Tight security all round as international defence event DefExpo India kicks of today

March 28, 2016 By Lauren

INDIA – The ninth edition of DefExpo India, a biennial exhibition on land, naval and internal homeland security systems, is set to commence at Quitol in Naqueri, South Goa today amidst tight security. A total of 844 companies from 44 countries are participating in the four-day defence

Sony brings 4K video security solution to Harton Technology College in global first education installation

March 22, 2016 By Lauren

CASE STUDY: Sony brings 4K video security solution to Harton Technology College, UK in global first Background UK – Since its foundation in 1936, the UK’s Harton Technology College in South Shields, Tyne and Wear has set a precedent for excellence in education. Now, the school

Ooredoo signs major online security deal with solutions provider Si at Mobile World Congress

March 6, 2016 By Lauren

Qatar – Ooredoo has signed a major security agreement with Si, a pioneering solutions provider, which will position Ooredoo as the leader in Managed Security Services provision across the region. The partnership, which was completed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona recently, will provide Ooredoo customers with an

Cisco introduces first fully integrated, threat focused next gen firewall to help companies better manage risk

February 21, 2016 By Lauren

UAE – As global companies embrace new digital business opportunities, cyber security is regularly cited as a top concern impeding growth and innovation. To give businesses the confidence to pursue digital opportunities to enable growth, Cisco has made security a top priority and is today announcing innovations

Researchers show hack lets phones ‘eavesdrop and make premium calls’

February 16, 2016 By Lauren

UK – A report by BBC News has said that security researchers have hacked a phone to show how it is possible to eavesdrop on conversations and make premium calls on someone else’s line. The problem affects voice-over-internet-protocol (Voip) phones, commonly installed by businesses, when default

Cisco annual security report reveals a decline in defender confidence and increased Impact of Industrialised attackers

January 25, 2016 By Lauren

UAE – The just released Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, which examines threat intelligence and cyber security trends, reveals that only 45 percent of organisations worldwide are confident in their security posture as today’s attackers launch more sophisticated, bold and resilient campaigns. While executives may be

Napco Security Technologies rating Increased to hold at Zacks Investment Research

January 18, 2016 By Lauren

US – Napco Security Technologies was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Sunday, MarketBeat.com reports. Napco is a diversified manufacturer of security products, including access control systems, door-locking products, intrusion and fire alarm systems and

Fatal inaction: the crane collapse deaths in KSA last year show how far construction site safety has to go

January 7, 2016 By Lauren

KSA – There is no arguing that it was a bad end to 2015 for the construction sector in Saudi Arabia. A much broadcasted catastrophe – the tower crane collapse in the Holy City of Mecca in September that killed 107 people inside the Grand Mosque