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IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East

October 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE: Growing demand for streamlined and IP network video surveillance will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research. Driven by increased investments

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Survey reveals the “5 Deadly Sins” that increase the risk of a data breach

September 27, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A new survey from BeyondTrust – a cyber-security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access – has identified the five most common mistakes organisations make when it comes to privileged access management (PAM) and how they prevent organisations from effectively protecting sensitive

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Keytech and the smart security revolution spreading from the UAE

September 19, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Digital systems are now at the forefront of the industry, with consumers expecting to see high-tech solutions to everyday security issues as a matter of course. A security venture, SMS by Keytech, could help realise the expectation that manually signing into a location will

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Dubai developer to use new cladding tech to combat fire risk in tower

September 11, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – A newly developed form of cladding offering fire-resistance up to temperatures of 1200ºC is being used for the first time in the construction of a residential tower in Dubai, it was announced on the opening day of Cityscape Global this week. Developed in Spain

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UAE wifi users not taking security risks seriously, says Norton report

August 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – According to the 2017 Norton WiFi Risk Report, 95% of UAE consumers indicate they have acted in an unsafe matter when connecting to WiFi hotspots, including potentially sharing their email or online bank account log-in information. Two-thirds (66%) of UAE consumers can’t wait more

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Two-way talk finally added to Canary security cameras

August 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

U.S. – TechCrunch.com reports that high profile security startup Canary is bringing a handful of new features to its camera products, the all-in-one and Flex. Most notable here is the addition of two-way audio, which has been noticeably absent from the company’s products and ranks as

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Singapore firms slow to adopt higher end video solutions, Milestone reports

August 7, 2017 By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Milestone Systems has unveiled the findings of its research study: ‘Video Surveillance Solutions in Singapore’. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today.

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Hackers in U.S. shine light on voting machine vulnerability

July 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Politico magazine shines a light on the contentious world of election machine hacking in the U.S… ELECTION OFFICIALS and voting machine manufacturers insist that the rites of American democracy are safe from hackers. But people like Carten Schurman need just a few minutes to raise doubts about