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Straight Talk: We put our questions to Geoff Moore of Red Solutions and he doesn’t hold back…

September 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

Tired of all the PR spin? We ask key names in the security industry some to-the-point questions. This month: Geoff Moore, Red Solutions, Dubai. ———————————————————————————————- The security industry in the GCC is ‘becoming much more professional’ – discuss. Is that true? I don’t know. I think that you need to

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Guest opinion: Can new network environments actually be trusted? Trevor Dearing of Gigamon looks at the big issues.

September 21, 2015 By Emma Procter

With ever more high tech, penetration in the telecom industry and mobility, Trevor Dearing, EMEA marketing director at Gigamon, asks – can new network environments really be trusted? THE TELECOMS  industry today is facing a number of powerful drivers that are rapidly forcing an evolution of both business


Major border security challenges for South Africa says minister

September 11, 2015 By Emma Procter

SOUTH AFRICA – One of the main challenges for South Africa’s ports of entry is that the Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA’s) IT systems are not integrated according to department minister Malusi Gigaba, responding to a parliamentary question. He said the Enhance Movement Control System (EMCS) has

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David Mills of Forster Profiles Middle East talks the fire glazing and steel profile systems market

September 1, 2015 By Emma Procter

This month’s Specifically Speaking is with David Mills, Head of Forster Profiles Middle East, and a long time supporter of the Safety Design in Buildings (SDiB) campaign. Forster originates from Switzerland and specialises in high quality steel frame profiles for buildings which help keep fire spread and


Vehicle access control equipment firm Delta Scientific highlights rise in ‘soft target’ business

July 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

Delta Scientific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of vehicle access control equipment with over 260,000 square feet of production facilities in California, US. The company’s three product lines consist of high-security vehicle barricade systems, parking control equipment and guard booths. The company has been engineering and manufacturing vehicle

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The network must do more to protect the Internet of Things from hackers, says Aruba Networks

July 8, 2015 By Emma Procter

Manish Bhardwaj, senior marketing manager at Aruba Networks, an HP Company, talks about stopping hacker threats before they start US – If you’re always on the hunt for your keys and wallet, the Internet of Things (IoT) is here to make your life easier. Attach small

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The CEO of Dubai’s Trajan Consulting explains how her company’s investigative training arm is raising standards

June 11, 2015 By Emma Procter

SSN Gulf spoke to Catherine Granger, CEO of Trajan Consulting (pictured) about the company’s growing investigative training arm and the unique services it is offering to the region. What kind of service are available from Trajan’s investigative training team? Trajan’s range of training and qualifications enables professionals to

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Specifically Speaking: This month’s industry Q&A is with John Noone, fire engineering at Arup, Dubai

June 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

Specifically Speaking features a Q&A with a different security consultant every month. Email for more information. THIS MONTH: We caught up with John Noone, Associate, Fire Engineering at Arup in Dubai. Give an overview of your current role and its scope. I am the UAE fire