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Technal Middle East and Siderise launch building façades solutions

November 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Building fires are a major hazard to civilians and a cause of death globally with around six million people being seriously injured in fire accidents per annum resulting in over 500,000 deaths. In the GCC region too, where recent spate of fire incidents in high-rises

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Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit sparks key discussions

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Advanced Conferences & Meetings recently launched the Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & SPA, Abu Dhabi. This event focused on the use of innovative global strategies and solutions to advance government integration, automation and performance. It brought together key

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Paxton opens new centre for technology and innovation

By Emma Procter

UK – Paxton, a global brand of electronic IP access control and door entry systems, has opened a new state-of-the-art centre for technology and innovation alongside its current UK head office in Brighton. The 29,000-sq. ft. Paxton Technology Centre is now home to the company’s product

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60% of info security professionals in region not confident in their company’s preparedness

By Zabeen Ahmed

UAE – More than 60 percent of information security professionals in the Middle East are not confident in their company’s preparedness to cope with cybersecurity incidents, according to the latest Global Information Security Workforce Study, highlighted at the (ISC)² Secure Summit MENA held this week in

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Guest Blog: Cybercrime safety tips for Black Friday

By SSN Gulf Staff

Heino Gevers, Customer experience manager at Mimecast Middle East and Africa, offers tips to help consumers be more careful and aware when it comes to becoming targets for cybercriminals as they go about getting the best deals online… MIDDLE EASTERN shoppers are growing more comfortable with the

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Johnson Controls offers simplified access control solution

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Johnson Controls has announced the immediate availability of the innovative Kantech KT-1 single door controller with embedded simplified access control software for one door systems. With KT-1’s new Standalone Mode, using a dedicated web browser, the KT-1 Ethernet-ready single door controller can be controlled

GIC invests US $100 million in UAE’s Tristar Group

November 14, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KUWAIT – UAE-based Tristar Group has successfully sold an equity stake to Kuwait-based Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) by issuing US$ 100 million worth of fresh shares to GIC. The proceeds will be used for the expansion of the Tristar business. Because of GIC’s investment in Tristar, the

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Pelco and AMAG join forces on integrated surveillance and access control

By Imogen Lillywhite

US – Pelco by Schneider Electric, a global leader in surveillance and security products and technologies, has joined forces with AMAG Technology, a leading manufacturer of access control and security products. The integration provides a truly integrated and scalable access control and surveillance system management solution