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Mimecast report finds 57% of ME organisations fear impact of cyber criminals

February 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the launch of the Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an analysis report measuring the effectiveness and impact of email security systems. This effort highlights the need to push the entire industry to work


2017 Thales Data Threat Report: Security spending decisions leave sensitive data vulnerable

February 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. 68% of respondents have experienced a breach with 26% experiencing a breach in the last year –


As the curtains come down on Intersec 2017, the stats and the reaction

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Global product launches, live demonstrations, new bilateral agreements, interesting stats, and updated UAE fire safety codes were among the many highlights that shared centre stage, as the curtains came down on the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection. Intersec 2017 concluded


From the Intersec floor – Genetec launches video surveillance for retail intelligence

January 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Video surveillance giants Genetec have new markets in their sights with a focus on operational intelligence in the retail sector. The Canadian firm will offer a combination of video management, point of sale integration and video analytics to provide intelligence useful in a variety

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Intersec Dubai gets underway featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries

January 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Intersec 2017, the world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, got underway at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday, featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries. The 19th edition of the annual showcase was flagged off by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor


RedSeal Study: CEOs reveal cyber naivete as incidents rise and losses mount

January 15, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – RedSeal, a leader in the cybersecurity analytics market, has released the results of a CEO study, which surveyed perceptions of – and confidence in – their cybersecurity posture. The study, based on a survey of 200 chief executive officers from organizations across a host


Video analytics: delivering business intelligence through surveillance

January 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Jasleen Rehal, Strategic Alliance Manager, at open platform IP video management software provider, Milestone Systems, explains how advances in intelligent video mean the future of surveillance isn’t limited to capturing video for business security purposes. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE systems have been around for decades with the primary


A look at global cyber security hotspots for 2017 and beyond

January 2, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC – Over the past 12 months, the team at ITProPortal has been tracking levels of government investment in cyber hubs, as well as the introduction of national cyber strategies, to identify which territories will become the next big cyber security hotspots for businesses and contractors