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Royal Jordanian airline says US laptop ban has been lifted

July 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Royal Jordanian said on Sunday passengers could now take laptops and other large electronic devices onboard direct flights to the United States, making it the latest Middle East airline to be exempted from the US electronics ban. Jordan’s flag carrier joins Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar

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DarkMatter to showcase innovative security tech at Black Hat

July 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has announced its presence at Black Hat 2017 – taking place in Las Vegas, US. Black Hat is the world’s leading information security event, providing attendees with the very latest in research, development and

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Milestone Systems running series of top regional seminars

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has announced a series of local Introduction and Technical Seminars aimed to enlighten and empower new and existing partners, consultants and employees, on all things Milestone. Seminars from Bahrain to Botswana  Taking

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New ‘smart bags’ for UAE money transfer firms will be mandatory

June 29, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National Newspaper in Abu Dhabi report that a highly secure bag to combat attempted robberies will be made mandatory for all money-transfer companies next year, according to Dubai Police. Some Dh600 billion is transported in the UAE every year and robbery attempts are frequently

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Suspicion of banned materials in deadly London blaze

June 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK — The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London’s Grenfell Tower may have been banned under UK building regulations, two British ministers said as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 70 people. Trade Minister Greg Hands said the

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Veracity showcasing end-to-end Command & Control solution at IFSEC

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Veracity, a leading provider of innovative IP video systems, is showcasing a new suite of products at IFSEC 2017 that bring together the three cornerstones of its business: IP transmission, storage and display. Following on from its acquisition of security Command & Control software manufacturer

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UK electrical safety body to open in Dubai to combat fires

June 6, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – NICEIC, the UK’s electrical contracting industry’s independent voluntary regulatory body for electrical installation safety throughout the UK, is to establish a regional base in Dubai. The expansion of NICEIC’s services comes after the introduction of Dubai’s new fire code in January 2017, which mandates

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Axis launches next gen range of positioning cameras

June 1, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Axis has launched a new generation of positioning cameras, giving operators faster and more accurate pan and tilt capabilities to monitor large-scale sites, perimeters and borders in real-time and are able to respond instantly to security alerts and incidents. Thanks to their enhanced capabilities, the