New OnSSI guidebook helps mitigate cyber attacks

April 11, 2018 By Lauren

US – OnSSI, the company behind the Ocularis 5 VMS – has announced the release of the Hardening Guide for Networked Video Surveillance Systems. The free downloadable guide provides specific recommendations on hardening video surveillance systems by applying cyber security measures designed to help prevent and

Hikvision announces deal with Brazilian football club Corinthians

March 26, 2018 By Lauren

BRAZIL – Hikvision, a leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced a partnership deal with Corinthians, the Sao Paulo-based Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A football club. As part of the three-year deal, Hikvision will provide the 49,000-seat stadium with a security solution combining a number

Konica Minolta allocates initial 1.5m euro to Mobotix tech development

By Lauren

GERMANY – Mobotix and Konica Minolta have entered into a technology development agreement whereby Mobotix’s hardware and software technologies will be further developed with a view to creating innovative solutions for applications in areas such as smart cities, healthcare, process optimisation and other sectors. Under the agreement Konica Minolta

Altronix and ZKTeco USA announce new access control and power integration solution

By Lauren

US – Altronix and ZKTeco USA have recently teamed up to deliver a new access control and power integration solution that simplifies board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs. Designed and manufactured to seamlessly integrate with ZKAccess C3 and in Bio access control

Indian agency denies security lapse in ID card project

By Lauren

INDIA – The semi-government agency behind India’s national identity card project has denied a report by news website ZDNet that the program has been hit by another security lapse that allows access to private information. ZDNet reported that a data leak on a system run by a

Dubai police nab Dh5 million security guard thief

By Lauren

UAE – The Dubai Police have arrested a security guard who stole Dh5 million from a money transport vehicle heading to an ATM in a shopping mall. The Kenyan security guard went with an accomplice to Deira City Centre, told his colleague that he wanted to go to

March sees Kuwait fire safety and occupational health expo

March 12, 2018 By Lauren

KUWAIT – The Kuwait International Fire Safety Security and Occupational Health Expo is set to take place from 18-19 March at Kuwait International Fair Grounds. Kuwait is seeing increasing awareness about fire, safety, security and occupational health. The rapidly growing demand for fire protection equipment’s and technologies across the country

Teradata unlocks IoT value for smart cities with Cisco integration

By Lauren

UAE – Teradata has announced it is working with Cisco on a digital transformation solution with a focus on smart cities and communities. Combining the merits of Cisco’s IoT platform, Cisco Kinetic for Cities, with the Teradata analytics platform, the solution will help cities become smarter and more