Leading US security firm AlertEnterprise appoints Dan Sterry as Vice President, Global Sales

February 29, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – AlertEnterprise, a leading Physical – Logical Security Convergence software company based in the US, has announced the addition of Dan Sterry as Vice President of Global Sales. Sterry joins AlertEnterprise from RightCrowd Software, where he served as Vice President for North American sales, overseeing the growth in

Spanish police arrest YouTuber showing how to get weapons through airport security

February 21, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

SPAIN – Police in Spain have arrested a man accused of using YouTube to show how to make weapons that could pass undetected through airport scanners, according to a report by British newspaper The Daily Mail. Detectives say a large part of the material he put out

UAE President appoints National Security Advisor

February 16, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – UAE President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan issued a federal decree appointing Shaikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al-Nahyan as National Security Advisor. According to a statement posted on the UAE News Agency (WAM), the new National Security Advisor will be under the authority of the Supreme

UAE condemns terror attack on Saudi mosque

January 31, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – The UAE has condemned the terrorist attack which today struck a mosque in the province of Ihsa, Saudi Arabia. A suicide bombing and gun attack on Shi’ite Muslim worshippers killed at least four people in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday. In a statement, the Ministry of

UK government arm comes to Dubai to talk cyber security support

January 18, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Intersec Dubai saw the UK Trade and Investment’s Defence and Security Organisation – an arm of the British government – bring companies to the show in the hope of landing lucrative contracts in cybersecurity, infrastructure and transport. “There is talk about establishing a large rail

Sony named 2015 innovator for 4K camera

January 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – It was a good year in 2015 for Sony as the supplier of audio visual and technology solutions was included in a regional roundup of the most innovative companies in product development for the security sector. Sony Professional was praised alongside other big industry

US clinics redouble security and surveillance efforts after deadly shooting

December 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Bulletproof glass and armed security are nothing new at medical clinics that provide family planning in the US. But after a deadly shooting last month at a clinic in Colorado, clinics nationwide are redoubling security efforts, checking surveillance cameras and reviewing evacuation plans. Police say they’re

UAE embassy in Paris cautions Emiratis against travelling to the city

November 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

FRANCE – The UAE embassy in Paris has warned Emiratis to avoid travelling to the French capital due to the insecure situation there. The embassy said on Twitter that the city was in a state of emergency and that French Police were “searching cars and individuals”