Thecus and GCT announce launch of Thecus Middle East

January 3, 2016 By Emma Procter

GCC – Thecus Technology, an innovator in network-attached storage, and GCT, a distributor of IT products in the Middle East, have worked closely for several years to deliver advanced storage solutions to customers in the Middle East, CIS, and Africa. In order to strengthen their partnership


German banks retail payment systems under threat of attack, warns cyber expert

December 27, 2015 By Emma Procter

GERMANY – German banks have been warned by a top cyber security researcher that their retail payment systems have security flaws that could allow fraudsters to steal payment card PIN codes, create fake cards or siphon funds from customer or merchant accounts. Karsten Nohl, who is credited with revealing

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Hormann introduces Tubular Frame Fire-Rated and Smoke-Tight Doors

December 21, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – For secure planning in construction projects, Hormann Middle East, the industrial, commercial and residential door manufacturer has introduced Tubular Frame Fire-Rated quality doors designed to be used in construction sites, factories and shops. Fire-rated/smoke-tight doors and glazing are available in models of T30, T60 and


UAE represents the region at Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert gathering

December 14, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The United Arab Emirates, representing the Middle East region, recently took part in the Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert Group Meeting that was held in Oklahoma, in the USA. The UAE has made outstanding contributions by strengthening international cooperation with Interpol, particularly with respect to


Vivotek ensures safety and security at Iran’s Chaponashr Printing and Publishing Factory

December 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

TAIWAN – Vivotek’s IP surveillance solutions have been successfully applied by Chaponashr Printing and Publishing Factory, an innovative printing and publishing firm located in Tehran, Iran. To best monitor the movement of materials, visitors and employees throughout the facility, Chaponashr enlisted the expertise and experience of Pooya


Nest Cam home security camera is ‘always on’ researchers claim

November 30, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Google-owned hardware manufacturer Nest has been forced to deny a claim that its web-connected security cameras keep recording even when turned off, The Register reports. However, that’s unlikely to quell the fears of users wondering why their camera remains on when the device itself is


UAE MoI delegation attends internal state security show Milipol Paris

November 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – A delegation from the UAE Ministry of Interior visited Milipol Paris 2015, the worldwide exhibition of Internal State Security, at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center. Members of the delegation reviewed the latest technological public and industrial internal security products and services, including transmissions, communication and authentication, media, access


Ezviz set to debut two budget-friendly mini security cameras at show

By Emma Procter

US – Ezviz, the firm behind the US $70 “Mini” security camera, is back with two new security systems slated to debut at CES 2016 in January. Both systems will feature 1080p live-streaming cameras designed to stand up to indoor and outdoor use. They are also