Update on third IWMA seminar in Dubai at Intersec

December 4, 2017 By Zabeen Ahmed

GERMANY – The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has invited 70 delegates to the third IWMA Dubai Seminar. The event will take place on 21 January, the first day of Intersec 2018, and is accessible via the IWMA webpage. The event webpage includes, among other things, the

GIC invests US $100 million in UAE’s Tristar Group

November 14, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KUWAIT – UAE-based Tristar Group has successfully sold an equity stake to Kuwait-based Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) by issuing US$ 100 million worth of fresh shares to GIC. The proceeds will be used for the expansion of the Tristar business. Because of GIC’s investment in Tristar, the

First National Cyber Security Index launched in UAE

November 1, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The first National Cyber Security Index based on Dead Cult has been launched by a specialist in cyber defense and cyber intelligence, UAE-based ISnSC R&D. Being the next generation of cyber intelligence, The Dead Cult platform is most likely the most complete cyber intelligence platform

UAE appoints first Artificial Intelligence minister

October 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The UAE has appointed the country’s first Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in a cabinet reshuffle that saw several new appointments. “Today we announce the appointment of a minister for artificial intelligence. The next global wave is artificial intelligence and we want the UAE

Dubai airport’s new virtual border coming soon

October 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that in the coming years those arriving at Dubai airport can expect “a 100 per cent virtual border where human contact is absent”. The real implementation challenge isn’t tech but working out how, at a time of heightening

Sharjah police launch ambitious new security plan

October 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Sharjah Police have a launched a futuristic security project to plan and prepare for the security situation in the emirate up until 2030. The crime rate in the emirate is expected to decrease by 17 per cent by then. According to the project,

UAE donates 15 vehicles to Security Department in Lahij Governorate, Yemen

September 5, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The UAE has donated 15 vehicles to the Security Department of Lahij Governorate to improve the local security situation, as part of its efforts to promote security and stability in the various governorates of Yemen. Brigadier Saleh Al Sayed, Director-General of the Lahij Security

UAE Banks Federation shares tip for protecting against fraud

August 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The UAE Banks Federation (UBF), a professional body representing 48-member banks operating in the UAE, has shared some easy-to-implement tips which can help residents in the UAE protect themselves against certain types of fraud. The tips were compiled by the Fraud Prevention Committee, a