Electronic devices ban on flights to US from Abu Dhabi lifted

July 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – The US Department of Homeland Security has lifted the electronic devices ban on all flights between Abu Dhabi and the United States, Etihad Airways has announced, reports Arabian Business. The move follows “the successful validation of security measures at the US Pre-clearance facility at

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DarkMatter to showcase innovative security tech at Black Hat

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has announced its presence at Black Hat 2017 – taking place in Las Vegas, US. Black Hat is the world’s leading information security event, providing attendees with the very latest in research, development and

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Honeywell launches next generation of aspirating smoke detectors

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Honeywell, a leader in advanced smoke and fire detection technologies, has announced the next generation of Xtralis VESDA aspirating smoke detectors that re-define the ASD technology and which it says will set a new benchmark in the industry for reliable very early warning smoke

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Milestone Systems running series of top regional seminars

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has announced a series of local Introduction and Technical Seminars aimed to enlighten and empower new and existing partners, consultants and employees, on all things Milestone. Seminars from Bahrain to Botswana  Taking

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Case study: London’s largest shopping park secured by Hikvision’s Turbo range

July 3, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

  UK – Gallions Reach is the largest Shopping Park in London, set on a 65 acre site with 325,000 square feet of retail space. Home to 35 retailers, it is located in the heart of the Borough of Newham, which is the largest investment area

Cisco unveils ‘intuitive’ new network solutions

June 29, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has unveiled intent-based networking solutions that it says represents one of the most significant breakthroughs in enterprise networking. The introduction is the culmination of Cisco’s vision to create an intuitive system that anticipates actions, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to

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New ‘smart bags’ for UAE money transfer firms will be mandatory

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National Newspaper in Abu Dhabi report that a highly secure bag to combat attempted robberies will be made mandatory for all money-transfer companies next year, according to Dubai Police. Some Dh600 billion is transported in the UAE every year and robbery attempts are frequently

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Guest comment from IWMA: The Grenfell Tower fire – what will it teach us?

By SSN Gulf Staff

Special comment by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) after the London Grenfell Tower disaster. ON 14 JUNE the Grenfell Tower fire in London killed at least 79 people. A faulty fridge freezer sparked the fire. The exterior cladding and insulation on the tower have been blamed