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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

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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