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Vision 2030 in Saudi to see SAR8.3 billion invested in tech

October 16, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Delegates at the HR Tech Saudi Summit taking place between 20-21 November in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will get to discuss how government investments worth SAR 8.3 billion will pose new opportunities for businesses to transform HR practices. The government of Saudi Arabia pledged the multi-billion


IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East

By Emma Procter

UAE: Growing demand for streamlined and IP network video surveillance will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research. Driven by increased investments

Dubai airport’s new virtual border coming soon

By Emma Procter

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that in the coming years those arriving at Dubai airport can expect “a 100 per cent virtual border where human contact is absent”. The real implementation challenge isn’t tech but working out how, at a time of heightening

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Ring teams with Al Jammaz to provide smart home security for Saudi

By Emma Procter

KSA – Smart home security firm Ring  recently announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers


SANS Gulf Region 2017 opens for registration

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – SANS Institute has announced its largest ever cyber security training event in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from the 4-16 November. SANS Gulf Region 2017 will feature eight classroom style instructor-led courses covering key security topics including ethical hacking, penetration testing, digital


BeyondTrust guest blog: Critical considerations for security awareness training

By SSN Gulf Staff

Morey Haber, vice president of technology at BeyondTrust, lays out a set of critical factors that Middle East organizations should consider when building security awareness training programs for their teams. ONE OF MY favourite spam emails are the ones from cyber security companies soliciting security awareness training

Sharjah police launch ambitious new security plan

October 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Sharjah Police have a launched a futuristic security project to plan and prepare for the security situation in the emirate up until 2030. The crime rate in the emirate is expected to decrease by 17 per cent by then. According to the project,

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Ring to make Middle East debut at next week’s GITEX

By Emma Procter

UAE – Ring, a leader in home security, announced that it is making a foray into the Middle East market and will make its debut at GITEX Technology Week 2017 (8-12 October). The company will use the exhibition as a platform to unveil its latest suite of