Mimecast acquires Ataata

July 16, 2018 By Emma Procter

UAE – Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced it has acquired Ataata, Inc.  Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees. The acquisition

Mimecast opens German data centers to fight email cyber attacks

June 12, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

GERMANY – Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, today announced that its German data centers are open for business. New Mimecast research highlights only 13% of surveyed German organizations had so far adopted a complete cyber resilience strategy, while 88% felt this was ‘crucial’

China: AI-powered CCTV cameras catch another wanted fugitive

May 27, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

CHINA – Unlike in some countries, China’s facial recognition tech is working, and it’s Black Mirror scary for its citizens. Facial recognition cameras at a music concert over in Zhejiang province, eastern China, recently identified a “wanted” man, known as “Yu”, Qianjiang Evening News reported. Chinese authorities had been investigating Yu

Survey: Companies are bullish on Cloud Analytics

April 29, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A majority of the largest companies in the world (83 per cent) agree that the cloud is the best place to run analytics, according to a new survey by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Teradata, a leading cloud-based data and analytics company. In the

Dubai police nab Dh5 million security guard thief

March 26, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Dubai Police have arrested a security guard who stole Dh5 million from a money transport vehicle heading to an ATM in a shopping mall. The Kenyan security guard went with an accomplice to Deira City Centre, told his colleague that he wanted to go to

March sees Kuwait fire safety and occupational health expo

March 12, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

KUWAIT – The Kuwait International Fire Safety Security and Occupational Health Expo is set to take place from 18-19 March at Kuwait International Fair Grounds. Kuwait is seeing increasing awareness about fire, safety, security and occupational health. The rapidly growing demand for fire protection equipment’s and technologies across the country

Restrata launches Training Academy

February 28, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Restrata, a global leader in security, safety and emergency response solutions, has launched a new training academy targeting employees and associates across the organisation. The initiative dubbed “The Restrata Academy” aims to encourage the sharing of information between service lines and departments. Managing director,

AI hot topic at the next ISNR Abu Dhabi

December 19, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018). The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will be among the key topics of the Critical