Singapore looking to beef up building security, crucially at construction stage

April 11, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

SINGAPORE – In light of the current high-threat environment, the Home Affairs Ministry revealed in its Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament that it is reviewing measures to beef up building security in Singapore. This includes the adoption of security features as early as the

US senate agrees to tighten up airport security

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Following the Brussels Airport bombings, the US Senate has agreed to approve a series of new security measures as part of its recent reauthorisation to fund the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – including expanding the TSA PreCheck programme to concentrate checks on other passengers


Milestone IP VMS helps Dublin Zoo protect animals from nighttime attacks by badgers and otters

April 4, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone open platform IP video management software (VMS) is helping the Dublin Zoo to protect its animals and their offspring from night-time attacks by local wild badgers and otters. Zookeepers at Dublin Zoo reported decreasing ostrich egg counts as well as unexplained flamingo injuries and

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Increased cybersecurity measures key to defend against GCC-wide energy infrastructure attacks, say experts

By SSN Gulf Staff

BAHRAIN – Increased investment and awareness in cybersecurity measures are key for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) decision-makers if they’re to successfully defend against potential attacks on critical energy infrastructure, security experts have advised. Dr Kevin Rosner, Senior Fellow with the Institute for Analysis of Global Security,


Next gen biometric technology and identity solutions coming to ISC West

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – The ISC West 2016 security trade show begins soon in Las Vegas, Nevada and visitors can expect to see, demo and learn about a broad range of biometric technology and identity solutions. BioConnect announced that it will be exhibiting jointly with Suprema and will be showcasing some


Promise Technology tackles recording and storage needs for IP video surveillance in Qatar

By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – Everywhere you look around Qatar it’s obvious – the country is preparing for something big. Ever since the small and rich country was awarded the 2022 FIFA World Cup, preparations have been underway to build new stadiums, hotels, roads and even a new rail network.


Upbeat first ISNR for Milestone Systems, strong interest in VMS

March 28, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), joined more than 500 international and regional companies exhibiting at the recently concluded ISNR event in Abu Dhabi showcasing some of the most innovative and advanced technologies in the security and safety industry. Customers


Tight security all round as international defence event DefExpo India kicks of today

By SSN Gulf Staff

INDIA – The ninth edition of DefExpo India, a biennial exhibition on land, naval and internal homeland security systems, is set to commence at Quitol in Naqueri, South Goa today amidst tight security. A total of 844 companies from 44 countries are participating in the four-day defence