US clinics redouble security and surveillance efforts after deadly shooting

December 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Bulletproof glass and armed security are nothing new at medical clinics that provide family planning in the US. But after a deadly shooting last month at a clinic in Colorado, clinics nationwide are redoubling security efforts, checking surveillance cameras and reviewing evacuation plans. Police say they’re

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Safety Design in Buildings, Muscat Conference kicks off tomorrow

By Emma Procter

OMAN – The Safety Design in Buildings Muscat conference is taking place tomorrow (8 December) at the Crowne Plaza hotel in the Oman capital. The conference campaign is a GCC-wide initiative to debate safety standards and practices in the built environment. Experts are offering insights through

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Hormann launches innovative Industrial Sectional Doors at this year’s Big 5

By Emma Procter

UAE – Hormann Middle East – a leading industrial, commercial and residential door manufacturer – marks its presence at the Big 5 exhibition this year with two new advanced products for the industrial sector: ALR 67 Thermo and SPU F 42 Plus Sectional doors. “Big 5 is a great

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Vivotek ensures safety and security at Iran’s Chaponashr Printing and Publishing Factory

By Emma Procter

TAIWAN – Vivotek’s IP surveillance solutions have been successfully applied by Chaponashr Printing and Publishing Factory, an innovative printing and publishing firm located in Tehran, Iran. To best monitor the movement of materials, visitors and employees throughout the facility, Chaponashr enlisted the expertise and experience of Pooya

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Global spotlight to shine on ME aviation and airport security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2016

November 30, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – With the Middle East, and in particular the GCC, emerging as major international air travel hub, aviation security will be a key point of interest at Intersec 2016, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. Investment in the airport security market

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Nest Cam home security camera is ‘always on’ researchers claim

By Emma Procter

US – Google-owned hardware manufacturer Nest has been forced to deny a claim that its web-connected security cameras keep recording even when turned off, The Register reports. However, that’s unlikely to quell the fears of users wondering why their camera remains on when the device itself is

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Kuwait urged to review outdated airport security controls, cameras

By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – The US and Britain have requested Kuwait to review the security controls implemented in Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. The intelligence agencies of those countries have advised Kuwaiti to take necessary precautions inside the airport because of some loopholes. It

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Eye on expansion for Sony Professional Solutions ME; Aydin Tolan, business head, discusses the future

By Emma Procter

UAE – Sony is a force to be reckoned with in 4K Ultra HD, having pioneered 4K workflow solutions for the professional video & film market and developed leading consumer solutions. The security arena is where Sony is making fast inroads – and perhaps shaking up a