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India to install classroom cameras, Asia surveillance measures rising

January 22, 2018 By SSN Gulf Staff

INDIA – India’s capital territory Delhi will install surveillance cameras in all of its classrooms after a spate of violent incidents, a decision that comes as increased surveillance measures sweep across Asia. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said surveillance cameras would be installed in all government schools

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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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Guest blog: What’s next for cyber security in 2018?

December 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Cybersecurity played a huge role in 2017 with a number of attacks on a global scale – this is not going to abate anytime soon. Scott Manson, Cybersecurity Lead – Middle East and Africa, Cisco offers his 5 predictions for cyber security in 2018… WE LIVE IN a world

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Augmented Reality safety glasses eye Middle East debut at Intersec Dubai

December 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional workers. Italian safety equipment

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Women in Security: Jana Rankin, CEO of VuTeur, on how security tech can save lives

November 1, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

MASS SHOOTINGS – multiple deaths and injuries at the hands of an armed individual or individuals – invade our newsfeeds with depressing regularity, with the worst in US history taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, under a month ago. Discussions about the role security can play

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Women in Security: Milestone’s Odette Malkoun on kicking down barriers

October 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

As part of SSN Gulf’s exclusive series on leading ‘Women in Security’, we spoke to Odette Malkoun, Channel Business Manager at Milestone Systems to find out about her role – and ask her why men still dominate the security industry. Q. Tell us a bit about your current

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BeyondTrust guest blog: Critical considerations for security awareness training

October 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Morey Haber, vice president of technology at BeyondTrust, lays out a set of critical factors that Middle East organizations should consider when building security awareness training programs for their teams. ONE OF MY favourite spam emails are the ones from cyber security companies soliciting security awareness training

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Ring to make Middle East debut at next week’s GITEX

October 4, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Ring, a leader in home security, announced that it is making a foray into the Middle East market and will make its debut at GITEX Technology Week 2017 (8-12 October). The company will use the exhibition as a platform to unveil its latest suite of