Digital Shadows global study reveals UAE tops list in Middle East for most employee data leaks

October 3, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analysed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000. The report found that 97 per cent of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors and geographical regions, had leaked


UK’s Paxton Access uses Net2 with biometrics to simplify security at large London school

September 26, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

CASE STUDY UK – With a brand new, state-of-the art building at Westcombe Park, in London, and a fully redeveloped facility at Maze Hill, The John Roan school in the UK required an improved and upgraded access control solution. They turned to leading access control and

Security cameras operated by the Department of Homeland Security are installed in front of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Building at 26 Federal Plaza, June 3, 2014 in New York. The  building has for tenants: the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Social Security Administration, the General Services Administration, and the Federal Protective Service. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

VMS segment captured 67% of market revenues in KSA’s electronic security market

September 19, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – Saudi Arabia is the leading revenue generating country in electronic security market among all GCC countries – led by factors such as increasing government security spending, rising public & private infrastructures, surging investments and growing IT infrastructure. Further, the market is also exhibited to

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Nearly half of enterprise networks show evidence of DNS tunneling, according to Infoblox security assessments

September 5, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Network and control company Infoblox, has announced results of its Security Assessment Report for the second quarter of 2016, which finds that 40 percent—nearly half—of files tested show evidence of DNS tunneling, a significant security threat that can indicate active malware or ongoing data exfiltration within an


Security systems market in Latin America to grow at a CAGR of 14.35% over 2015-2019

August 29, 2016 By Emma Procter

US – Technavio has released a new report indicating that security systems market in Latin America will grow at a CAGR of 14.35% over 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of the following security systems: – Surveillance


Five essential tips for keeping your e-commerce business and clients safe from hackers

August 22, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

IF YOU have an e-commerce business you may be concerned about security. Expert Dianna Labrien from has published five essential tips for staying safe… ——————————————————– Have a system in place for purging customer data The best way to ensure that your data is not vulnerable to hackers

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Case study: Paxton Access secures new office for Ingram Micro in Johannesburg

August 14, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

The UK’s Paxton Access tells SSN Gulf about a recent successful case study for a new commercial/technology centre in Johannesburg, South Africa for Ingram Micro. ——————————- Paxton’s Net2 system secures new office of global tech distributor Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale provider of technology products and supply

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Cisco 2016 midyear cybersecurity report predicts next generation of ransomware

August 8, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) finds that organisations are unprepared for future strains of more sophisticated ransomware. Fragile infrastructure, poor network hygiene, and slow detection rates are providing ample time and air cover for adversaries to operate. According to the report’s findings, the