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Equifax replaces key staff after data breach chaos

September 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Credit report giant Equifax has replaced two senior staff after revealing last week it had suffered a massive data breach. Data on up to 143 million Americans, about 400,000 Britons and a number of Canadians may have been stolen by hackers between mid-May and

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Sales to UAE hotels of security and fire systems rising fast

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Gulf News newspaper reports that the sale of security equipment, including CCTV cameras, surveillance systems, authorised access controls, and central security control systems, are all hugely popular for hoteliers across the region, said Dilip Sinha, General Manager at Honeywell Environmental and Energy Solutions, Middle

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DarkMatter is selected by EastNets as cyber security partner

September 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cyber firm DarkMatter has been selected by EastNets, a leading provider of innovative global compliance, risk and payments solutions, to help boosting the company’s cyber resilience and offer additional protection to its digital assets and that of its clients. EastNets operates as a certified

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DMCA event to highlight Dubai’s maritime sector, including security

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) will shed light on its comprehensive initiatives promoting maritime safety, secure navigation, and operational efficiency of Dubai’s maritime sector at this year’s Port Development Mena Conference in Dubai, UAE. The event will take place between 26-28 September and

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CCTV plan for UK Parliament halted for being ‘unsightly’

September 5, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – CCTV is to be installed for the first time in the Palace of Westminster’s internal corridors and Westminster Hall in London – but the move to address security fears is being held up because of “heritage” concerns. The Telegraph said that the Commons and Lords Speakers

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Cambridge Pixel supplies radar trackers to ASV Global for unmanned boats

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, is supplying its radar tracking and fusion software to ASV Global (ASV) to enhance situational awareness on its range of unmanned boats. ASV supplies unmanned and autonomous surface vessels for commercial, military and

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Tower security guards to get fire safety training in UAE

August 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Security guards at high-rise towers must be fully trained in fire safety or they will be out of a job, according to a report in the UAE’s The National newspaper. That was the message from Maj Gen Abduallah Khalifa Al Marri, commander in chief of

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Honeywell adds trio of WiFi security cameras to connected home portfolio

August 22, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

U.S. — Honeywell has released three new Total Connect indoor and outdoor video cameras that give homeowners on-demand access to high-definition video through the Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services application. With built-in intelligent analytics, homeowners have increased insight into activity within their homes. For all three cameras,