SANS Gulf Region 2017 opens for registration

October 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – SANS Institute has announced its largest ever cyber security training event in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from the 4-16 November. SANS Gulf Region 2017 will feature eight classroom style instructor-led courses covering key security topics including ethical hacking, penetration testing, digital

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SGW appoints new security consultant with top level UK background

October 4, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – SGW Safety & Security has appointed Alan Meyrick to the position of Security Consultant. A skilled security practitioner with 14 years’ experience, Mevrick’s knowledge of risk and security methodologies and theories provides a robust underpinning to the consultancy work he undertakes, allowing him to

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Latest version of exacqVision VMS enhances situation awareness

By Emma Procter

UK – Johnson Controls has introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (v8.8) which provides powerful tools that improve situation awareness and control for both administrators and users. To better react to imminent events that could potentially affect business, users can now embed a web page

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Invixium integrates with Paxton’s Net2 access control

September 27, 2017 By Emma Procter

UK – Paxton – a UK market leader of electronic IP access control and door entry solutions – has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with Invixium’s biometric software, IXM WEB. The integration allows for real time synchronisation between the two applications,

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Axis introduces network radar tech for accurate area detection

By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications has introduced its new AXIS D2050-VE Network Radar Detector. Radar technology is used for accurate and reliable area detection of moving objects in a variety of light and weather conditions. It is a good complement to cameras with video motion detection and


Equifax replaces key staff after data breach chaos

September 19, 2017 By Emma Procter

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


Sales to UAE hotels of security and fire systems rising fast

By Emma Procter

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 Emma Procter

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