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New CEO for cyber firm DarkMatter announced

March 12, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Faisal Al Bannai, founder and managing director of DarkMatter, has announced the appointment of Karim Sabbagh as CEO effective April 2018. Al Bannai will become managing director of the firm, and will continue to lead its strategic direction and oversight. “Our vision and goals

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AIS Training and Restrata partner up on training for emergencies

By Emma Procter

UAE – Industrial training specialist AIS Training, and safety and security firm Restrata, are joining forces to develop and deliver incident management training for the energy sector. The new partnership will see a number of specialised training courses developed and delivered for the oil and gas,

Restrata launches Training Academy

February 28, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

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,

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UAE-based Restrata appoints new head of consultancy

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Safety and security services provider Restrata has announced the appointment of Neil Purcell as the company’s new head of consultancy. In a statement, the UAE-headquartered company said that Purcell, who joined Restrata this January, will be responsible for leading the delivery of consultancy projects to clients

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Smart suitcase to ensure more safety at Dubai airports

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A new smart suitcase that can detect “cleverly concealed” explosives and weapons will be deployed across Dubai airports to catch smugglers. The suitcase is equipped with two screens and sample explosives, which can be scanned by the officer and detailed information on the illegal

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Milestone launches System Builder Program for delivering hardware

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Millestone Systems, a global leader in networked video management software (VMS), has announced a new global program for hardware partners in the Milestone community. The unique open program enables hardware manufacturers to ship their servers, clients and storage solutions powered by Milestone XProtect software.

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GEZE Middle East opens new showroom in Oman

By Imogen Lillywhite

OMAN – GEZE Middle East has added another showroom facility to its lineup in the Middle East. Located in Ruwi in Muscat, Oman, the 3,000sqft facility showcases the latest range of GEZE’s automated doors and windows solutions and gives architectures a firsthand demonstration of how the technology can

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Akamai internet report shows botnets shift focus to credential abuse

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Newly released data that analysed more than 7.3 trillion bot requests per month found a sharp increase in the threat of credential abuse, with more than 40 percent of login attempts being malicious, according to the Fourth Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet /