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Biometric payment cards to boost banking security, boom predicted by 2022

November 14, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Biometric technologies are steadily growing their presence in more banking applications, with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards being the latest addition finally ready to go public. The four major biometric modality technologies are fingerprint, eye, vein, and face recognition. With most smartphones having fingerprint

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Former MI5 boss says cyber will change future of intel

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – The cyber-world has created a new era for intelligence services, according to a former director at the British intelligence service MI5 – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports. Dame Stella Rimington, who was speaking at the RSA security conference in Abu Dhabi recently,

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New appointments for Milestone Systems right across region

By Emma Procter

UAE – VMS leader Milestone Systems is optimising the Middle East and African organizations in order to handle the rapid growth and great potential across the whole region. One in important change is the appointment of a Community Manager for the Middle East and Africa regions. Haider Mohammad

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Mifram unveils innovative barriers to prevent vehicle-ramming terror attacks

By SSN Gulf Staff

FRANCE – Mifram Security – a leader in the development and production of defensive solutions including anti-terror, threat protection and fortifications for military, law enforcement and civilian uses – will introduce its innovative line of vehicle barriers for prevention of vehicle-ramming terror attacks at Milipol Paris

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Hikvision to make AI Cloud debut

November 1, 2017 By Emma Procter

CHINA – Hikvision, a leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, successfully held an Artificial Intelligence forum in Shenzhen, China on 28 October, one day before the CPSE trade show kicked off (Oct. 29th – Nov. 1st). The forum had the theme of “AI,

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18th International Water Mist Conference to take place in London

By Emma Procter

GERMANY – Ragnar Wighus, President of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC 2018 will take place in London, UK, from 19-20 September 2018. The conference venue remains to be announced. Please save the date to ensure that you will not miss out on the

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Guest blog: Lessons learned from the most impactful breach in US history

By SSN Gulf Staff

Post the Equifax threat, Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of cyber firm Digital Shadows, reflects on the lessons we can learn before, during and after discovering a breach WHILE EQUIFAX is the latest major data breach to hit the headlines, we know it will not be

First National Cyber Security Index launched in UAE

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The first National Cyber Security Index based on Dead Cult has been launched by a specialist in cyber defense and cyber intelligence, UAE-based ISnSC R&D. Being the next generation of cyber intelligence, The Dead Cult platform is most likely the most complete cyber intelligence platform