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Westcon ME awarded Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’

October 15, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Westcon Middle East, a leading value-added distributor (VAD) of convergence, infrastructure, mobility and security solutions in the Middle East, was named the Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’ during the recent Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, US. Westcon Security


CASE STUDY: Video-based tracking solution from Axis and SeeTec delivers goods

October 12, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Apart from producing high quality flat-pack furniture and furniture components, ABWood in Poland, supplier to IKEA, knew that to pack and ship products quickly and safely from A to B would further strengthen its good reputation as a sub supplier. To maintain a high


Security systems market in Russia to rise significantly in next five years

October 5, 2015 By Emma Procter

IRELAND – A new report by Research & Markets has predicted the security systems market in Russia to grow at a CAGR of 13.27 per cent over the period 2014-2019. Titled “Security Systems Market in Russia 2015-2019”, the report covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the security


Access control market in Kuwait to grow by 7 per cent as commercial sector demand rises

September 13, 2015 By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – According to a report by 6Wresearch, Kuwait’s access control systems market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than seven per cent over the next six years. Surging spending on Information Technology (IT), growing security concerns, the need to restrict unwanted access, penetration

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Web baby-monitoring cameras open to hacking and lack basic security, study warns

September 5, 2015 By Emma Procter

UK – Several popular web-connected baby-monitoring cameras lack basic security, researchers have warned. Even the most rudimentary hacking attempts could give hackers access to the devices, US company Rapid7 said. Babies could be watched, but the cameras could also be used as a springboard to attack other home


UAE employees among the global worst for mobile security, says report

August 31, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – According to a new report by Aruba Networks, employees in the UAE have some of the worst mobile security habits in the world. The report looked at more than 11,000 employees in 23 countries and found that established Western markets display by far the world’s


Perimeter Security Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.6 per cent to 2020

August 10, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – The perimeter security market size to grow from US $14,010.3 million in 2015 to $20,250.6 million by 2020, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.6 per cent from 2015 to 2020, according to market researcher firm Also, the critical infrastructure

Cyber Attacks Ahead

Survey shows cyber breaches still massive concern for Fortune 500 companies

By Emma Procter

US – According to a recent 2015 Fortune 500 CEO survey, 66 per cent of respondents believe cyber security is one of the greatest threats for their business, These days, an increasing amount of sensitive data migrates to the Cloud and gets accessed remotely, which directly increases the