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


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


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

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Milestone MIPS event kicks off, new appointments named

May 9, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The hotly anticipated Milestone Systems Community Days event – MIPS – is currently in full swing in Dubai at the Intercontinental Hotel. At the same time, the leading provider for open platform networked video management software (VMS), has announced the appointment of Mohammed Riyaz as Country


Opinion: McAfee Labs on the 5 critical challenges in threat intelligence sharing

April 18, 2017 By Emma Procter

Vincent Weafer, Vice President, McAfee Labs explains in detail the five challenges facing security vendors and organizations that want to incorporate threat intelligence in to their security operations… AUTOMATED THREAT intelligence sharing is not new but it is still in its early years. During the past several


Extended time to sign up for Milestone’s first MIPS EMEA

April 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Set to be one of the hottest regional security events of the year, there is still time to sign-up to attend global VMS firm Milestone Systems’ inaugural MIPS EMEA 2017 – taking place in Dubai from 8-10 May 2017 at the stunning Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival