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Paxton open new Middle East office in Dubai

July 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton, the global brand of electronic access control and door entry systems, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office in Dubai. The new premises, located in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, will serve as the company’s first dedicated base in the area.

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American University in Dubai and Dormakaba in Expo 2020 collaboration

July 26, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – American University in Dubai (AUD) and security and access solutions firm Dormakaba collaborated to invite students to contribute to EXPO 2020. The spark to create this idea came from one of the AUD students Tania Mary George who collaborated with Simon Beckers of Dormakaba to

Vienna airport to increase security with face scan systems

By SSN Gulf Staff

AUSTRIA — Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said recently the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the Schengen Zone, the

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Aramco calls in defence firms for offshore security say Saudi sources

By Emma Procter

KSA – Reuters news reports that state oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to increase security around its offshore facilities and has received bids for the work from defence firms, according to industry sources. Bidders include Raytheon Co of the United States, Germany’s Rheinmetall AG, Leonardo’s Selex ES Saudi Arabia

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Comment by Digital Shadows: Know where to find your digital risk

By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows, discusses how in today’s cyber-risk world, criminal forums exist everywhere – meaning focusing only on the dark web won’t give you a comprehensive view of your digital risk. APPROXIMATELY 250 YEARS ago Samuel Johnson said: “The next best

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Milestone Community Days coming to South Africa

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems is planning a number of local community events and has confirmed that the Milestone Partner Open Platform Days (MPOP) 2017 in South Africa will take place on 19th September in Johannesburg and 22nd September in Cape Town. For both customers and partners, the open platform

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Milestone Systems takes top VMS vendor spot again

July 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is once again the number one global VMS vendor by company revenue according to market research by business intelligence provider IHS Markit. The company received this top ranking for the ninth year running.

Dh3m of stolen gold recovered by cops in Dubai

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Police in Dubai have recovered Dh3 million in gold stolen by masked thugs in a daring armed robbery at an International City gold shop last Wednesday, reports Gulf News. Uniformed police officers raided the thieves’ hideout within 48 hours of the robbery, thwarting the