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Case study: London’s largest shopping park secured by Hikvision’s Turbo range

July 3, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

  UK – Gallions Reach is the largest Shopping Park in London, set on a 65 acre site with 325,000 square feet of retail space. Home to 35 retailers, it is located in the heart of the Borough of Newham, which is the largest investment area

Cisco unveils ‘intuitive’ new network solutions

June 29, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has unveiled intent-based networking solutions that it says represents one of the most significant breakthroughs in enterprise networking. The introduction is the culmination of Cisco’s vision to create an intuitive system that anticipates actions, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to

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Smart system devices for all UAE school buses confirmed by authorities

By Emma Procter

UAE – The joint committee of the Ministry of Education and Emirates Transport has announced the adoption of the smart system for students’ safety in all school buses in Dubai and the northern areas. This step is being implemented to promote safe and secure school transport, as

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New ‘smart bags’ for UAE money transfer firms will be mandatory

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National Newspaper in Abu Dhabi report that a highly secure bag to combat attempted robberies will be made mandatory for all money-transfer companies next year, according to Dubai Police. Some Dh600 billion is transported in the UAE every year and robbery attempts are frequently

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Guest comment from IWMA: The Grenfell Tower fire – what will it teach us?

By SSN Gulf Staff

Special comment by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) after the London Grenfell Tower disaster. ON 14 JUNE the Grenfell Tower fire in London killed at least 79 people. A faulty fridge freezer sparked the fire. The exterior cladding and insulation on the tower have been blamed

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Hikvision, EY join up on information security development project

By SSN Gulf Staff

CHINA – Hikvision, a leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, and EY China advisory, recently held a joint conference for the launch of the information security development project in Hangzhou, China. This is in response to the increasing number of cyber security issues. Weiqi Wu, Vice

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Suspicion of banned materials in deadly London blaze

June 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK — The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London’s Grenfell Tower may have been banned under UK building regulations, two British ministers said as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 70 people. Trade Minister Greg Hands said the

Security firms warn of new cyber threat

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission, according to a Reuters report. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates