UAE space agency and Lockheed Martin to train next gen of space talent

June 27, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Global technology leader Lockheed Martin has announced the signing of a deal with the UAE Space Agency to launch a comprehensive dual-track space training program for students and early career professionals in space fundamentals. The program was developed as part of Lockheed Martin’s growing collaboration with the


Elite squad of female police officers playing key role in VIP security in Dubai

June 13, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Dubai police has confirmed an elite squad of women police officers is playing a pivotal role in guarding hundreds of VIPs visiting the emirate and providing security during high-profile events, reports Gulf News. Since 2015, officers at the Security Management and VIP Protection Agency


GEZE Middle East opens showroom in Doha, Qatar; part of Qatar 2020 expansion plan

June 6, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – GEZE Middle East – a leading developer and manufacturer of construction systems for door, window and safety technology – has added another showroom facility to its lineup in the region. Located in Salwa Road in Doha, Qatar, the 3,000 sq ft facility displays the latest range of GEZE’s automated


Download free whitepaper ‘National Security in the Middle East’ before conference starts

May 23, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC- 2016 will see significant growth in the GCC national security market, driven by the need for security support around massive regional projects such as the Expo 2020 in Dubai, Midfield Terminal Complex in Abu Dhabi and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. IQPC has recently put

Rene Paap Product Marketing Manager A10 Networks

Guest blog by A10 Networks: It’s a trap! Preparing for smokescreen DDoS attacks

May 16, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

Guest blog: Rene Paap (pictured), product marketing manager, A10 Networks assesses the threat from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks… THE THREAT landscape is more complex than ever, and establishing a cybersecurity strategy in 2016 entails accounting for a number of different factors. Hackers will employ a variety


DarkMatter and Symantec to provide next-generation cyber security solutions

May 1, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has announced it is entering a partnership arrangement with Symantec Corporation, a global leader in information protection and security software, to provide security solutions and services to help customers navigate the complex world of threats


Urgent call for regulators to address the burning issue of building fire safety

April 25, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Over the past few years a spate of serious building facade fires has triggered a global debate on the quality of fire safety regulations and standards for buildings, particularly in high-rise buildings. From China to France and Germany to the UAE, whilst the specific causes

Sabahat Nassim Channel Sales Manager Gulf at Aruba 2

Risky business: Why #GenMobile’s mobile lifestyle can ruin security for your organisation  

April 18, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

  Sabahat Nasim (pictured), Channel Sales Manager – Gulf at  Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company gives a warning to business owners after a study revealed the mobile generation could be putting their employers at risk… ——————— AS IF IT departments and business heads don’t already have enough headaches,