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”

Kentec chosen for prestigious central London development

November 9, 2015 By Emma Procter

UK – Kentec fire alarm control panels have been chosen by specialists GBE Fire & Security for a fire safety system that will protect a prestigious 102,000 sq ft new-build office and retail development in the heart of London’s Chancery Lane, close to Holborn’s Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice. The new building,

Integrator 3W Networks contracted to establish telecom infrastructure for ADCO

October 15, 2015 By Emma Procter

GCC – 3W Networks, a telecommunication, safety and security systems integrator operating in the MENA region, has been contracted by a global Italian engineering contractor to establish the Telecom Infrastructure of the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) – Al Dabb’iya Surface Facilities Phase III

Axis announces explosion protected network cameras

October 5, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has introduced its first explosion protected network cameras -the XF40-Q1765 Explosion Protected Fixed Network Camera and the XP40-Q1765 Explosion Protected PTZ Network Camera. The cameras feature stainless steel housings certified for hazardous areas and offer full HDTV

Bangkok bombing: Thai police claim arrested foreigner is man seen on CCTV

September 28, 2015 By Emma Procter

THAILAND – A foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a temple in August that killed 20 people is the bomber who actually planted the explosives and seen on CCTV images, Thai police said on Saturday. So far 17 people have been charged with