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Teradata unlocks IoT value for smart cities with Cisco integration

March 12, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Teradata has announced it is working with Cisco on a digital transformation solution with a focus on smart cities and communities. Combining the merits of Cisco’s IoT platform, Cisco Kinetic for Cities, with the Teradata analytics platform, the solution will help cities become smarter and more

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New CEO for cyber firm DarkMatter announced

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Faisal Al Bannai, founder and managing director of DarkMatter, has announced the appointment of Karim Sabbagh as CEO effective April 2018. Al Bannai will become managing director of the firm, and will continue to lead its strategic direction and oversight. “Our vision and goals

Restrata launches Training Academy

February 28, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Restrata, a global leader in security, safety and emergency response solutions, has launched a new training academy targeting employees and associates across the organisation. The initiative dubbed “The Restrata Academy” aims to encourage the sharing of information between service lines and departments. Managing director,

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UAE-based Restrata appoints new head of consultancy

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Safety and security services provider Restrata has announced the appointment of Neil Purcell as the company’s new head of consultancy. In a statement, the UAE-headquartered company said that Purcell, who joined Restrata this January, will be responsible for leading the delivery of consultancy projects to clients

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Smart suitcase to ensure more safety at Dubai airports

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A new smart suitcase that can detect “cleverly concealed” explosives and weapons will be deployed across Dubai airports to catch smugglers. The suitcase is equipped with two screens and sample explosives, which can be scanned by the officer and detailed information on the illegal

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Milestone launches System Builder Program for delivering hardware

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Millestone Systems, a global leader in networked video management software (VMS), has announced a new global program for hardware partners in the Milestone community. The unique open program enables hardware manufacturers to ship their servers, clients and storage solutions powered by Milestone XProtect software.

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Akamai internet report shows botnets shift focus to credential abuse

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Newly released data that analysed more than 7.3 trillion bot requests per month found a sharp increase in the threat of credential abuse, with more than 40 percent of login attempts being malicious, according to the Fourth Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet /

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Hormann unveils new lift barriers that meet stringent safety conditions

February 14, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hormann, a leading provider of doors, gates, frames and operators in the region, has introduced new lift barriers equipped with EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) emergency function to secure passages of up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very frequent use, capable