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France plans security measures to reassure Asian tourists after year of deadly attacks

November 7, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

FRANCE – France plans to bring in more police units and surveillance cameras to reassure Asian tourists put off by robberies and militant attacks and avoid a sharp drop in visitor numbers, daily newspaper Le Figaro said on Sunday. France is the most popular country in the

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Passport Systems showcases advanced technology against nuclear terrorists at Milipol Qatar

November 1, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – State-of-the-art radiation detection technology developed by Passport Systems is set to provide effective cargo scanning around the globe and will help protect property and populations from nuclear terrorists and CBRNe threats. “We are excited that our technology can vastly enhance the scanning of cargo

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UAE smart homes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.8% during 2016-22

October 27, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “UAE Smart Homes Market (2016-2022)” report to its offering. The UAE smart homes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.8% during 2016-22. Growing construction of villas in UAE has fuelled the growth in

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Qatar cyber security summit emphasises strengthening of digital security in GCC

October 18, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – Information technology experts from both government and private sector have emphasised the need of strengthening cyber security systems primarily focusing on GCC countries. “It has become increasingly important for the public, private and academic sectors to collaborate in dealing with cyber threats,” said Khalid Al

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G4S to give security staff cameras to detect weapons through clothing

October 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

UK – According to a report in The Telegraph newspaper in the UK, security firm G4S is to supply its security staff with cameras which can spot suicide belts and guns through clothing in a bid to foil any Paris-style attacks, after agreeing deal with software

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Guest comment by Darkmatter: The hack of Yahoo accounts, and the 700 days it took to be discovered

September 26, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

By Eric Eifert, Senior Vice President – Managed Security Services, DarkMatter On Thursday, 22 September 22, 2016, Yahoo confirmed that hackers stole the personal data associated with at least 500 million Yahoo accounts. Details including names, passwords, email addresses, phone numbers and security questions were taken

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du Cyber Security Conference in October to address cyber security concerns, top expert panel on board

September 19, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – du has announce its third Cyber Security Conference, which will be held on 9 October 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The event this year will bring together eminent national, regional and international personalities and businesses, and will address cyber security threats as an incumbent urgency

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Opinion: Intel Security opinion piece. Why enterprises need a multi-layer approach to public cloud security

September 11, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Scott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer of public sector at Intel Security. He runs worldwide government certification efforts and works with industry and government thought leaders and worldwide public sector customers to ensure that technology, standards, and implementations meet information security and privacy