Blueprint: Predictions of big trends impacting the digital economy, according to Equinix

February 26, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Tony Bishop, vice president Global Enterprise Strategy and Marketing for Equinix, looks at how big tech trends such as IoT will impact the digital economy. FROM THE Internet of Things (IoT) to renewable energy principles, we’ll see our digital economy transforming before our eyes in 2016. Here


Five tips for business travellers to bank securely online as cybercrime soars globally

February 21, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Online banking — by computer or by phone — is now as common a way to access your accounts as stopping at an ATM. But with cyber crime soaring globally regular international business travellers need to be cautious of how, where, and when they log on

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Answers please: Dan Drayton of Paxton Access gives his thoughts and impressions on Intersec Dubai 2016

February 8, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Dan Drayton, Sales Manager EMEA of Paxton Access gives SSN Gulf the lowdown on this year’s Intersec Dubai. How was Intersec 2016 for you? Compared to last year? The 2016 show was a great success for Paxton, we had record numbers of visitors to the stand

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Panasonic shows off next gen products and solutions at Intersec, with 4k fixed camera series leading the way

January 18, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa, has been demonstrating its smart security solutions which feature the latest in 4K technology at Intersec 2016. At the exhibition Panasonic is showcasing its 4K fixed camera series, rugged mobile cameras, heavy duty tough PTZ, smart coding technology,

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Specifically Speaking: Our regular Q&A with a security consultant; this time Stuart Aynsley, Mott MacDonald

January 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

Specifically Speaking this time is with Stuart Aynsley, Associate, Mott MacDonald, Dubai Talk about the main areas you are working in right now. Mott MacDonald is involved on numerous projects in the UAE and wider region working across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, education, air, rail and

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Dubai advisory SEVIA looks at the increasing need for innovation when it comes to cyber security

January 3, 2016 By Emma Procter

Special to SSN Gulf… Zabeen Ahmed, Founder of Dubai top innovation advisory firm SEVIA, argues that all companies need to up their game when it comes tech security WE LIVE IN a world run by technology – everything from communications, banking, healthcare, transportation, entertainment, and education is conducted through


Full agenda announced for 8th annual Chief Information Security Officer ME summit & roundtable

December 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – It is clear from recent research that pressure is mounting on organisations to further develop their security strategies and employ updated techniques and solutions to effectively defend against both external and internal threat actors. The vision of the leadership in the United Arab Emirates is

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Gregg Petersen from Veeam Software looks at using ‘Bring Your Own Encryption’ for securing cloud-based data  

December 10, 2015 By Emma Procter

While cloud computing, virtualisation, and other enabling technologies are integral to the Always-On business, it should not detract from the importance of security. Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC at Veeam Software discusses how bring your own encryption (BYOE) could reprioritise this for decision-makers… BRING YOUR own