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What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know

January 11, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

Guest blog by Jon Masters, Chief ARM architect, Red Hat RECENT PRESS reports talk about a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of modern microprocessors (aka chips) that power our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. These attacks, known as “Meltdown”

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SANS Dubai to educate enterprises on mitigating cyber attacks

By Emma Procter

UAE – Loss of sensitive data due to breaches has become a key cyber security concern for businesses. An estimated average of over 10.5 million records are stolen every single day. To help Middle East organizations prepare against inevitable attack, SANS Institute will host a cyber

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Johnson Controls introduces C•CURE Go Install app

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Johnson Controls has launched the C•CURE Go Install app for use with the Software House iSTAR Ultra LT. The new app provides a more efficient, convenient means of configuring or updating information on the iSTAR Ultra LT controller without having to physically access the unit.

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Firms to review internal IT security as UAE tech grows rapidly

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – As IT becomes more prominent in the UAE economy, more and more internal connections between people and systems are created, all of which need to be secured The UAE recently appointment the world’s first minister of artificial intelligence (AI), as the country sets on a path

AI hot topic at the next ISNR Abu Dhabi

December 19, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018). The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will be among the key topics of the Critical

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Axis to bring new launches to Intersec 2018

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Axis Communications, a market leader in network video, is returning as the gold sponsor and exhibitor during Intersec 2018, taking place at the Dubai International Convention Exhibition Centre from January 21-23 2018. Axis will showcase the recently launched AXIS D2050-VE Network Radar Detector, AXIS Q86

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Milestone supports ultra low light camera in new device pack

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, a leader in open platform networked VMS, has released Device Pack 9.5 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates for XProtect VMS to support new hardware. In 2017, Milestone added support for more than 1,100 new devices. These

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Middle East homeland security revenues to double by 2022

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Middle East homeland security market is on course for significant growth over the next five years, with revenues more than doubling in value from an estimated US$9.6 billion in 2017 to US$19.7 billion by 2022, new research has revealed. According to analysts Frost