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

John Noone, Arup

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


Exclusive Q&A: Meet the UAE Paxton Access team as they discuss growth, educating integrators, and the rise of IP

May 24, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton Access is a UK designer and manufacturer of IP access control and door entry systems with 30 years experience. Based in Brighton, the company manufactures all products locally and exports to over 40 countries worldwide. Due to the Middle East security market’s booming demand for these kinds of systems,

Marwan Khoury, Axis Communications

Exclusive Q&A: Axis Communications gives SSN Gulf the inside track on its recent sustainability report

May 21, 2015 By Emma Procter

EXCLUSIVE: Marwan Khoury, marketing manager Middle East & Africa for Axis Communications talks to SSN Gulf about the issues behind the company’s recently published sustainability report. Axis Communications has been publishing its Sustainability Report for a few years now, why is it important and what needs