Restrata launches Training Academy

February 28, 2018 By Emma Procter

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

Update on third IWMA seminar in Dubai at Intersec

December 4, 2017 By Emma Procter

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 Emma Procter

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 Emma Procter

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 Emma Procter

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 Emma Procter

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,