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AI and analytics are pushing digital workplace transformation

August 8, 2017 By Emma Procter

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 in 15 countries

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Singapore firms slow to adopt higher end video solutions, Milestone reports

August 7, 2017 By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Milestone Systems has unveiled the findings of its research study: ‘Video Surveillance Solutions in Singapore’. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today.

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Paxton open new Middle East office in Dubai

July 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton, the global brand of electronic access control and door entry systems, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office in Dubai. The new premises, located in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, will serve as the company’s first dedicated base in the area.

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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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Smart system devices for all UAE school buses confirmed by authorities

June 29, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The joint committee of the Ministry of Education and Emirates Transport has announced the adoption of the smart system for students’ safety in all school buses in Dubai and the northern areas. This step is being implemented to promote safe and secure school transport, as

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Altronix unveils NetWay Spectrum fiber solutions

May 23, 2017 By Emma Procter

US – Altronix, a leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, has introduced its NetWay Spectrum Series of advanced hardened PoE switches and Ethernet over fiber media converters. This new series delivers greater flexibility and integration for systems deploying fiber optic cabling. “Adaptive

Home security salesman murder trial begins in US

May 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

US – Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a salesman charged with fatally shooting a potential customer at his front door. Richard Amezquita, 35, is on trial for the slaying of Kerry O’Toole, 53, for a November 2015 shooting that left an upscale Northside neighbourhood

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Guest opinion: WannaCry ransomware is a wake-up call for organizations everywhere

By Emma Procter

In light of the WannaCry ransomware which has created mayhem in the cyber world, Steven Malone, Director of Security Product Management at Mimecast says it is time for organizations and individuals to take action to improve their cyber resilience immediately  ——————————— THE GLOBAL reach and considerable impact of the