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Arecont Vision expands tech partner program with Visual Management Systems

November 1, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Arecont Vision, a leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announced today that Visual Management Systems, the developer of the TITAN VISION PSIM (Physical Security Information Management System), has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. “We are excited to team with Arecont Vision and

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Women in Security: Jana Rankin, CEO of VuTeur, on how security tech can save lives

By Imogen Lillywhite

MASS SHOOTINGS – multiple deaths and injuries at the hands of an armed individual or individuals – invade our newsfeeds with depressing regularity, with the worst in US history taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, under a month ago. Discussions about the role security can play

UAE appoints first Artificial Intelligence minister

October 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The UAE has appointed the country’s first Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in a cabinet reshuffle that saw several new appointments. “Today we announce the appointment of a minister for artificial intelligence. The next global wave is artificial intelligence and we want the UAE

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High interest for Milestone Community Days in South Africa

By Emma Procter

UAE – More than 250 participants attended two successful Milestone Systems Open Platform of Days (MPOPs) in South Africa recently. The events in Johannesburg and Cape Town brought together some of the most successful networked  video systems integrators, resellers and distributors in the region. Participants exchanged

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Johnson Controls introduces Software House iSTAR Ultra LT network door controller

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Johnson Controls has introduced the iSTAR Ultra LT Door Controller from Software House, a special edition iSTAR Ultra door controller that provides a full IP architecture and enterprise level features for small to mid-sized access control deployments. The controller centralises all access control decision processing

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Help AG inks partner deal with Skybox Security

By Emma Procter

UAE – Help AG has signed an agreement with Skybox Security that will allow the company to integrate Skybox’s security management solutions into its Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC), adding powerful new security analytics capabilities to Help AG’s Managed Security Services (MSS) offering. As a Skybox Premier

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Abu Dhabi developing ‘unhackable’ electronic chip

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National newspaper reports that cyber security experts in Abu Dhabi have found a way to create an “unhackable” electronic chip that could potentially be used in phones, cars, and computers. With the evolution of technology and manufacturing process giving way to less safety,

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Women in Security: Milestone’s Odette Malkoun on kicking down barriers

October 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

As part of SSN Gulf’s exclusive series on leading ‘Women in Security’, we spoke to Odette Malkoun, Channel Business Manager at Milestone Systems to find out about her role – and ask her why men still dominate the security industry. Q. Tell us a bit about your current