Dark Matter poll reveals 48% of respondents’ organisations still lack key cyber security personnel

May 29, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has found that 48% of respondents to its recent Cyber Security Poll say their organisations do not have a senior management executive assigned to oversee cyber security, while 46% of respondents said their organisations did not


UAE consumers conflicted over privacy and security priorities says F5 Networks report

May 23, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – An EMEA-wide study commissioned by F5 Networks has revealed that whilst UAE consumers have no confidence in some organisations to keep their data safe, many are willing to share their personal information in return for using a service for free. The study, conducted by Opinium

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Cisco drives gender inclusion in ICT through its ‘Girls Power’ tech initiative  

May 16, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – In a global effort to raise awareness around the necessity for girls to consider a career in ICT, Cisco once again supported Girls in ICT Day through its Girls Power Tech initiative. The UAE edition of the event was held on 12 May at the Cisco’s Dubai


Around three out of four global organisations hit by at least one cyber security breach in the past year

May 5, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Nearly three out of four organisations have been plagued by at least one security breach or incident in the past year, with about 60 percent of breaches categorised as serious, according to a new report released by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the technology


Singapore looking to beef up building security, crucially at construction stage

April 11, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

SINGAPORE – In light of the current high-threat environment, the Home Affairs Ministry revealed in its Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament that it is reviewing measures to beef up building security in Singapore. This includes the adoption of security features as early as the


Milestone IP VMS helps Dublin Zoo protect animals from nighttime attacks by badgers and otters

April 4, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone open platform IP video management software (VMS) is helping the Dublin Zoo to protect its animals and their offspring from night-time attacks by local wild badgers and otters. Zookeepers at Dublin Zoo reported decreasing ostrich egg counts as well as unexplained flamingo injuries and


Next gen biometric technology and identity solutions coming to ISC West

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – The ISC West 2016 security trade show begins soon in Las Vegas, Nevada and visitors can expect to see, demo and learn about a broad range of biometric technology and identity solutions. BioConnect announced that it will be exhibiting jointly with Suprema and will be showcasing some


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

March 28, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

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