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Intersec focus: GCC education sector adopting biometric cloud-based systems

December 5, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A Dubai university’s cloud-based biometric time attendance system is growing in popularity across the GCC, as the regional education sector joins other industries adopting new technology to boost safety and security. The Hult International Business School in Dubai was the first to test Swiss

In this June 11, 2015, photo, a hexacopter drone is flown by Doug Bennett, senior technician and operator for Intelligent UAS, during a drone demonstration at a farm and winery on potential use for board members of the National Corn Growers in Cordova, Md. The small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aerial vehicles could replace humans in a variety of ways around large farms, transmitting detailed information about crops, directing farmers to problem spots and cutting down on the amount of water and chemicals used. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nokia to develop sustainable ecosystem for drones with the UAE

November 28, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Nokia have entered into a strategic collaboration to drive the development of an end-to-end Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) ecosystem that will make the UAE the first country in the world to allow the operation

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Gigamon to showcase its Innovative Visibility Fabric Solutions at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi

November 14, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Gigamon, a leader in traffic visibility solutions, has announced its participation as Silver Sponsor at the second edition of RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, being held from 15-16 November at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. The company will showcase its innovative Visibility Fabric solutions

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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