Guest blog: 5 Steps on the Journey to GDPR compliance

June 11, 2018 By Lauren

Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam Software, runs through GDPR compliance, who it applies to, and why it can’t be brushed aside… There are still a vast number of organisations that have not taken the necessary steps to ensure GDPR

Milestone Systems VP EMEA scoops Danish leadership award

May 28, 2018 By Lauren

UAE – The recently appointed VP EMEA at Milestone Systems, Malou Toft, has been given the award Leader of the Year 2018 by Djøf, The Danish Association for Lawyers, Economists, Political and Social Scientists. “Malou understands that communication is a prerequisite to succeed as a leader: she knows

China: AI-powered CCTV cameras catch another wanted fugitive

May 27, 2018 By Lauren

CHINA – Unlike in some countries, China’s facial recognition tech is working, and it’s Black Mirror scary for its citizens. Facial recognition cameras at a music concert over in Zhejiang province, eastern China, recently identified a “wanted” man, known as “Yu”, Qianjiang Evening News reported. Chinese authorities had been investigating Yu

The inside track on how the new EU data privacy law will affect the UAE

By Lauren

UAE – The UAE’s The National newspaper has published a useful guide on the biggest shake up in data privacy in the EU, since many in the UAE will also likely to be affected by the changes. New General Data Protection Regulation rules will mean companies

ONVIF to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC International 2018

By Lauren

US – ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced it will exhibit at IFSEC International 2018 in London (19-21 June 2018) at ExCel London. IFSEC International is Europe’s largest security exhibition and more than 27,000 security professionals are expected to attend this year’s event.

Axis answers market demand with comprehensive range of IR-enabled cameras

By Lauren

UAE – Infrared (IR) illumination provides a highly-effective enhancement for video surveillance in complete darkness. Axis Communications recently unveiled several new network cameras featuring its IR functionality, including pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) and fixed dome cameras, bullet, fisheye and panoramic cameras, and discreet sensors units.

Paxton announces new system integrator training dates in Middle East

By Lauren

UAE – Paxton, a global brand of electronic IP access control and door entry equipment, has announced a series of free, one-day practical training workshops in Dubai and Saudi Arabia. These will enable systems integrators in the region grow their business and add access control to

Survey: Companies are bullish on Cloud Analytics

April 29, 2018 By Lauren

UAE – A majority of the largest companies in the world (83 per cent) agree that the cloud is the best place to run analytics, according to a new survey by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Teradata, a leading cloud-based data and analytics company. In the