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Six security company staff charged with Dh1m theft

July 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Khaleej Times newspaper in the UAE reports that six staff of a security company have been charged with theft and stealing Dh1,198,000 from a vehicle they were transporting. The six Sri Lankans admitted in the Court of First Instance to the charge of theft

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Cisco appoints David Meads as Vice President for MEA

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has announced the appointment of David Meads as Vice President for its Middle East and Africa operations. In the current era of digital disruption Meads, in this newly created role, will oversee the execution of Cisco’s strategy in these two regions, ensuring the technology

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American University in Dubai and Dormakaba in Expo 2020 collaboration

July 26, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – American University in Dubai (AUD) and security and access solutions firm Dormakaba collaborated to invite students to contribute to EXPO 2020. The spark to create this idea came from one of the AUD students Tania Mary George who collaborated with Simon Beckers of Dormakaba to

Vienna airport to increase security with face scan systems

By SSN Gulf Staff

AUSTRIA — Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said recently the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the Schengen Zone, the

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Comment by Digital Shadows: Know where to find your digital risk

By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows, discusses how in today’s cyber-risk world, criminal forums exist everywhere – meaning focusing only on the dark web won’t give you a comprehensive view of your digital risk. APPROXIMATELY 250 YEARS ago Samuel Johnson said: “The next best

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Milestone Community Days coming to South Africa

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems is planning a number of local community events and has confirmed that the Milestone Partner Open Platform Days (MPOP) 2017 in South Africa will take place on 19th September in Johannesburg and 22nd September in Cape Town. For both customers and partners, the open platform

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Milestone Systems takes top VMS vendor spot again

July 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is once again the number one global VMS vendor by company revenue according to market research by business intelligence provider IHS Markit. The company received this top ranking for the ninth year running.

Dh3m of stolen gold recovered by cops in Dubai

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Police in Dubai have recovered Dh3 million in gold stolen by masked thugs in a daring armed robbery at an International City gold shop last Wednesday, reports Gulf News. Uniformed police officers raided the thieves’ hideout within 48 hours of the robbery, thwarting the