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Aramco calls in defence firms for offshore security say Saudi sources

July 26, 2017 By Emma Procter

KSA – Reuters news reports that state oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to increase security around its offshore facilities and has received bids for the work from defence firms, according to industry sources. Bidders include Raytheon Co of the United States, Germany’s Rheinmetall AG, Leonardo’s Selex ES Saudi Arabia

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Comment by Digital Shadows: Know where to find your digital risk

By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows, discusses how in today’s cyber-risk world, criminal forums exist everywhere – meaning focusing only on the dark web won’t give you a comprehensive view of your digital risk. APPROXIMATELY 250 YEARS ago Samuel Johnson said: “The next best

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Milestone Community Days coming to South Africa

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems is planning a number of local community events and has confirmed that the Milestone Partner Open Platform Days (MPOP) 2017 in South Africa will take place on 19th September in Johannesburg and 22nd September in Cape Town. For both customers and partners, the open platform

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Milestone Systems takes top VMS vendor spot again

July 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is once again the number one global VMS vendor by company revenue according to market research by business intelligence provider IHS Markit. The company received this top ranking for the ninth year running.

Dh3m of stolen gold recovered by cops in Dubai

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Police in Dubai have recovered Dh3 million in gold stolen by masked thugs in a daring armed robbery at an International City gold shop last Wednesday, reports Gulf News. Uniformed police officers raided the thieves’ hideout within 48 hours of the robbery, thwarting the

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AI and analytics accelerate the pace of digital workplace transformation

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – New research which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations

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Cisco appoints new Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in MEA

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has announced that Ali Amer (pictured) has been appointed Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in the Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Ali will be responsible for helping telecommunications service providers transform their networks, businesses and customers’ experiences to

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STME warns UAE business to protect IT systems after Wannacry, 50% not secured

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE — STME – a leading Middle East IT solutions provider and systems integrator – has issued a strong warning to the region’s business community about the potential vulnerability of IT systems following the global Wannacry attack in May 2017. It is estimated the attack affected