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Women in Security: Jana Rankin, CEO of VuTeur, on how security tech can save lives

November 1, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

MASS SHOOTINGS – multiple deaths and injuries at the hands of an armed individual or individuals – invade our newsfeeds with depressing regularity, with the worst in US history taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, under a month ago. Discussions about the role security can play

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Women in Security: Milestone’s Odette Malkoun on kicking down barriers

October 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

As part of SSN Gulf’s exclusive series on leading ‘Women in Security’, we spoke to Odette Malkoun, Channel Business Manager at Milestone Systems to find out about her role – and ask her why men still dominate the security industry. Q. Tell us a bit about your current

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Milestone CEO Lars Thinggaard on inspirational people and building his own compass

August 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems’ President & CEO, Lars Thinggaard, sets his own course for good leadership. He is a leader who forges his own path. If he anticipates that the atmosphere during a management meeting might become a bit tense, he brings ‘scream pillows’. Then the

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Milestone continues to put partners first

June 6, 2017 By Zabeen Ahmed

UAE – Communication and working together are the key in informing customers about a shift from product focus to platform focus for a video security software manufacturer. Kirsten Højland, Milestone’s Vice President of Global Marketing, said the changes were a natural part of a continuing dialogue

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Milestone Systems: High-tech software offers substantial rewards to regional retailers

By Zabeen Ahmed

UAE – Retailers are just beginning to realise the potential revenue increases available when security systems are upgraded with analytics software, according to leading manufacturer Milestone, who held a flagship event in Dubai earlier this month. The Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) EMEA, held in Dubai

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Life safety and security firm Intertek discusses the challenges of the GCC’s construction sector

August 8, 2016 By Emma Procter

Mike Luna, Business Line Leader, Building & Construction and Electrical, MENAP, at Intertek, describes how the company’s life safety and security services have evolved – and the unique challenges and opportunities posed by this region. Can you describe in your own words the Intertek scope of business in the

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Specifically Speaking: Our regular Q&A with a security consultant; this time Stuart Aynsley, Mott MacDonald

January 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

Specifically Speaking this time is with Stuart Aynsley, Associate, Mott MacDonald, Dubai Talk about the main areas you are working in right now. Mott MacDonald is involved on numerous projects in the UAE and wider region working across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, education, air, rail and

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Straight Talk: We put our questions to Geoff Moore of Red Solutions and he doesn’t hold back…

September 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

Tired of all the PR spin? We ask key names in the security industry some to-the-point questions. This month: Geoff Moore, Red Solutions, Dubai. ———————————————————————————————- The security industry in the GCC is ‘becoming much more professional’ – discuss. Is that true? I don’t know. I think that you need to