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Hormann tackles safety at loading points with Wheelblocker

August 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hormann has launched Wheelblocker – a new piece of safety equipment that locks lorries into the loading bay, designed to prevent workplace transport injuries that usually happen during the unloading and loading process. The manually-operated system locks lorries and trailers into place. The wheel-blocking

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Second Dubai Torch Tower fire hits just week before repairs begin

August 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The recent Torch tower in Dubai Marina erupted just weeks after authorities finally approved repairs to damages from the first fire that broke out in 2015, reports The National newspaper. An internal memo sent to residents of The Torch announced that the Dubai Civil

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Dubai Health Authority launches info security project

July 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched an information security project, which comes in line with the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy, reports Gulf News. The strategy was launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and

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Six security company staff charged with Dh1m theft

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Khaleej Times newspaper in the UAE reports that six staff of a security company have been charged with theft and stealing Dh1,198,000 from a vehicle they were transporting. The six Sri Lankans admitted in the Court of First Instance to the charge of theft

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Aramco calls in defence firms for offshore security say Saudi sources

July 26, 2017 By Emma Procter

KSA – Reuters news reports that state oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to increase security around its offshore facilities and has received bids for the work from defence firms, according to industry sources. Bidders include Raytheon Co of the United States, Germany’s Rheinmetall AG, Leonardo’s Selex ES Saudi Arabia

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Milestone Systems takes top VMS vendor spot again

July 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is once again the number one global VMS vendor by company revenue according to market research by business intelligence provider IHS Markit. The company received this top ranking for the ninth year running.

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Cisco appoints new Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in MEA

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has announced that Ali Amer (pictured) has been appointed Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in the Middle East and Africa. In his new role, Ali will be responsible for helping telecommunications service providers transform their networks, businesses and customers’ experiences to

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Nominum launches Cyber Insider security webinar series

By Zabeen Ahmed

US – Nominum – a DNS-based security leader – has announced it is kicking off “Cyber Insider,” a monthly webinar series with Nominum’s security and data science team that will provide detailed discussions about emerging cybersecurity threats. Based on analysis of over 100 billion Domain Name System (DNS) queries