GEZE brings smart door and window solutions to healthcare sector

March 21, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Infrastructure and facilities are a key component when it comes to the development of GCC’s healthcare sector, which is expected to register strong growth in coming years. A fast growing population, increase in medical tourism and government led initiatives to provide mandatory insurance and

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Cisco highlights importance for women to lead at Annual Women of Impact Conference

March 12, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – To coincide with International Women’s Day, Cisco organised the ‘Women of Impact 2017 Conference’ – an annual full-day conference devoted to the development and advancement of women in the technology industry on 8 March in Dubai. Themed ‘It’s Time. Collaborate. Lead. Inspire,’ the event


SME’s – A growing target for cyber criminals in the Middle East

February 8, 2017 By Emma Procter

Hemayun Bazaz (pictured), Regional Manager – Channel Sales, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) looks at the very real cyber threat to small and medium sized businesses – SME’s THE THREAT to SMEs comes from the wider trend for cyber criminals to

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From the Intersec floor: Fire safety firm K5 announce construction of a new UAE-based plant

January 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Fire safety manufacturers K5 are seeking to make an impact on the Middle East market with unique fire suppression products. The Russian company, launched one year ago, used its first Intersec Dubai exhibition to announce the construction of a new US $100 million UAE-based

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ONVIF: 2017 at a glance – cyber security, safe cities and interoperability

January 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

Special comment to SSN Gulf by Per Björkdahl, ONVIF Steering Committee Chair PHYSICAL SECURITY is now on almost everyone’s agenda and the general understanding of the need for security is higher than ever. Though physical security has long been regarded as a necessity, and sometimes pejoratively,


Intersec to see public launch of Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) at conference

January 15, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The launch of Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) will feature in a full conference programme at Intersec 2017, where leading decision makers will discuss a new law governing the emirate’s security industry framework, guidelines and expectations. The SIRA Forum takes place on January


SSL inspection: Uncovering the cyber threats in traffic

January 10, 2017 By Emma Procter

Mohammed Al-Moneer, regional director, MENA at A10 Networks assesses the cyber threats in SSL Traffic (Secure Sockets Layer – SSL – is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.) The current state of insecurity Encrypted traffic accounts


IDEX Conference 2017 to attract key defense and security experts

By Emma Procter

UAE – IDEX Conference 2017, part of the International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX 2017) and Naval Defense Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017), is set to draw the participation of several leading security and defense decision makers and experts from across the world. Themed ‘Disrupting Innovation in Defense and