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Genetec riding high across VMS, Access Control, and ALPR

August 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Genetec has emerged as the only security and public safety solutions developer to hold a place in the top 10 global rankings for video management software (VMS), access control software, and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) software, according to recently published market research reports by IHS

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Abu Dhabi tops ‘safest city’ ranking

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, the largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide, reports Khaleej Times newspaper. With the lowest crime index of just 13.54 in the past six months, and a safety index of

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Lockheed Martin-Mubadala STEM challenge selects finalists

August 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Six UAE-based university teams were selected as finalists for the inaugural UAE Unmanned Aerial System Payload Design Challenge, a joint programme run by Lockheed Martin and Mubadala Investment Company. Launched in March 2017, the year-long initiative challenges university students to design, develop and integrate

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Bail set for Brit cyber expert detained in U.S.

August 6, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

U.S. – A U.S. judge in Las Vegas set a US $30,000 bail on Friday for a famed Brit cyber security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, 23, gained international celebrity status within the hacker

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Cisco appoints David Meads as Vice President for MEA

July 31, 2017 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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Paxton open new Middle East office in Dubai

By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton, the global brand of electronic access control and door entry systems, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office in Dubai. The new premises, located in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, will serve as the company’s first dedicated base in the area.

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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

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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