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Princeton Identity brings biometrics and faster lines to Dubai Intl Airport

January 22, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Princeton Identity has announced the deployment of its Access500e identity management kiosk module within the Dubai International Airport (DXB). The Princeton Identity solution identifies DXB travelers within one to two seconds, reducing time spent in security lines and enhancing the overall travel experience. The Emirates Airlines

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India to install classroom cameras, Asia surveillance measures rising

By SSN Gulf Staff

INDIA – India’s capital territory Delhi will install surveillance cameras in all of its classrooms after a spate of violent incidents, a decision that comes as increased surveillance measures sweep across Asia. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said surveillance cameras would be installed in all government schools

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Security spending to hit $96 billion globally in 2018, says Gartner

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – According to research firm Gartner, worldwide security spending will reach US $96 billion in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017. In addition, spending on information security technology and services in the MENA region was estimated to have reached $1.8 billion in 2017, an increase of

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News and views straight from Intersec 2018

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opened the 20th edition of Intersec Dubai,  now the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade show – this year featuring 1,337 exhibitors from 59 countries The 20th edition of Intersec covers a whopping 60,000

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Interview: Vidsys on its CSIM platform and the UAE’s Hassantuk programme

January 11, 2018 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – A Smart and Safe city programme has been launched aimed at reducing the cost of inspecting buildings for more than 150,000 buildings across the UAE. Vidsys, a converged security and information management software (CSIM), provider announced that Injazat Data Systems will employ its CSIM

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Ten years at Intersec for Milestone, new tech to be showcased

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) will celebrate its 10th consecutive year at Intersec (21-23 Jan) in Dubai.  Milestone will be in Saeed Hall 1, Stand H28 to explain more about how intelligent video systems will shape the future and showcase

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What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know

By SSN Gulf Staff

Guest blog by Jon Masters, Chief ARM architect, Red Hat RECENT PRESS reports talk about a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of modern microprocessors (aka chips) that power our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. These attacks, known as “Meltdown”

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SANS Dubai to educate enterprises on mitigating cyber attacks

By Emma Procter

UAE – Loss of sensitive data due to breaches has become a key cyber security concern for businesses. An estimated average of over 10.5 million records are stolen every single day. To help Middle East organizations prepare against inevitable attack, SANS Institute will host a cyber