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India to install classroom cameras, Asia surveillance measures rising

January 22, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

INDIA – India’s capital territory Delhi will install surveillance cameras in all of its classrooms after a spate of violent incidents, a decision that comes as increased surveillance measures sweep across Asia. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said surveillance cameras would be installed in all government schools

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Security spending to hit $96 billion globally in 2018, says Gartner

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – According to research firm Gartner, worldwide security spending will reach US $96 billion in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017. In addition, spending on information security technology and services in the MENA region was estimated to have reached $1.8 billion in 2017, an increase of

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News and views straight from Intersec 2018

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opened the 20th edition of Intersec Dubai,  now the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade show – this year featuring 1,337 exhibitors from 59 countries The 20th edition of Intersec covers a whopping 60,000

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Ten years at Intersec for Milestone, new tech to be showcased

January 11, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in network video management software (VMS) will celebrate its 10th consecutive year at Intersec (21-23 Jan) in Dubai.  Milestone will be in Saeed Hall 1, Stand H28 to explain more about how intelligent video systems will shape the future and showcase

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What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know

By SSN Gulf Staff

Guest blog by Jon Masters, Chief ARM architect, Red Hat RECENT PRESS reports talk about a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of modern microprocessors (aka chips) that power our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. These attacks, known as “Meltdown”

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Johnson Controls introduces C•CURE Go Install app

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Johnson Controls has launched the C•CURE Go Install app for use with the Software House iSTAR Ultra LT. The new app provides a more efficient, convenient means of configuring or updating information on the iSTAR Ultra LT controller without having to physically access the unit.

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Firms to review internal IT security as UAE tech grows rapidly

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – As IT becomes more prominent in the UAE economy, more and more internal connections between people and systems are created, all of which need to be secured The UAE recently appointment the world’s first minister of artificial intelligence (AI), as the country sets on a path

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Axis to bring new launches to Intersec 2018

December 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Axis Communications, a market leader in network video, is returning as the gold sponsor and exhibitor during Intersec 2018, taking place at the Dubai International Convention Exhibition Centre from January 21-23 2018. Axis will showcase the recently launched AXIS D2050-VE Network Radar Detector, AXIS Q86