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DarkMatter and Symantec to provide next-generation cyber security solutions

May 1, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has announced it is entering a partnership arrangement with Symantec Corporation, a global leader in information protection and security software, to provide security solutions and services to help customers navigate the complex world of threats

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Urgent call for regulators to address the burning issue of building fire safety

April 25, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Over the past few years a spate of serious building facade fires has triggered a global debate on the quality of fire safety regulations and standards for buildings, particularly in high-rise buildings. From China to France and Germany to the UAE, whilst the specific causes

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Risky business: Why #GenMobile’s mobile lifestyle can ruin security for your organisation  

April 18, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

  Sabahat Nasim (pictured), Channel Sales Manager – Gulf at  Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company gives a warning to business owners after a study revealed the mobile generation could be putting their employers at risk… ——————— AS IF IT departments and business heads don’t already have enough headaches,

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UAE based cyber security company finds vulnerabilities in IoT and smart devices

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – While there are certainly advantages to IoT and Smart devices, they are also a very attractive area for hacking and privacy breaches. At a regional security tradeshow, Managed, a UAE based cyber security company recently showcased how vulnerable the IoT systems and Smart consumer

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Axis strengthens its perimeter defense solution portfolio with high-security video analytics

April 11, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has announced a solution for large-scale perimeter protection with the introduction of AXIS Perimeter Defender, a high-end video analytics application for intrusion detection for the enterprise market. With this launch, Axis enables its partners to deliver a

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Promise Technology tackles recording and storage needs for IP video surveillance in Qatar

April 4, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – Everywhere you look around Qatar it’s obvious – the country is preparing for something big. Ever since the small and rich country was awarded the 2022 FIFA World Cup, preparations have been underway to build new stadiums, hotels, roads and even a new rail network.

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Cherif Sleiman of Infoblox warns region of Domain Name System (DNS) exposure to hackers

March 20, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Cherif Sleiman, General Manager, Middle East (pictured) at Infoblox looks at the theft of sensitive or regulated data and intellectual property – where DNS is frequently used as a pathway for data exfiltration ………………………………. SEVERAL HIGH profile data breaches have been in the news recently. We read

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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