Nominum launches Cyber Insider security webinar series

July 19, 2017 By Lauren

US – Nominum – a DNS-based security leader – has announced it is kicking off “Cyber Insider,” a monthly webinar series with Nominum’s security and data science team that will provide detailed discussions about emerging cybersecurity threats. Based on analysis of over 100 billion Domain Name System (DNS) queries

Pelco Optera Multi-Sensor cameras integrate with top VMS solutions

By Lauren

US – Pelco by Schneider Electric – a global leader in surveillance and security products and technologies – has announced that its Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with over 20 of the industry’s leading Video Management System (VMS) solutions. “Panoramic cameras’ ability to increase situational awareness, lower TCO and increase security

Royal Jordanian airline says US laptop ban has been lifted

July 11, 2017 By Lauren

UAE – Royal Jordanian said on Sunday passengers could now take laptops and other large electronic devices onboard direct flights to the United States, making it the latest Middle East airline to be exempted from the US electronics ban. Jordan’s flag carrier joins Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar

After the Petya cyber attack, ISYX Technologies says cybersecurity must start with training staff

By Lauren

Mohammed Basheer, IT Security Practice Head at ISYX Technologies explains how after Petya (and others) cybersecurity starts with training your employees… THE PETYA RANSOMWARE attack that hit computers around the world recently, the second in two months, is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in

Jail for trio after Dh10m security van theft attempt

By Lauren

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that three men will serve three years in jail each in Dubai for attempting to steal Dh10 million from a security van after stabbing one of the guards in the stomach. At 9pm on August 24 last

Tighter UAE regulations on all drone importation after airport issues

By Lauren

UAE – UAE aviation regulators will no longer allow the importation of drones that fail to meet the specifications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), according to a report in Arab News. This after UAE airports were estimated to have incurred losses of about Dh350,000 (SR357,386) for

HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its government ID business

By Lauren

UAE – Identity solutions brand HID Global has announced it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications. Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government programs. “Our

ONVIF releases Profile A for broader access control configuration

By Lauren

US – Industry standardisation body ONVIF has announced the final release of Profile A for broader access control configuration. It establishes a standardized interface for access control clients – and expands the configuration options of ONVIF conformant access control systems. The release marks the first open specification that allows for