Armed police gather at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig  in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

London mayor reviewing security after Manchester attack

May 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced security will be reviewed in London after 22 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena this week. The mayor said extra police would be deployed on

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Rumours that Nest is about to launch 4K security camera

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Nest is said to be just a week or so away from introducing the next generation of its home security camera. According to Android Police, the new Nest Cam will be an indoor camera capable of recording footage in 4K. But there’s a twist:

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Intersec Saudi Arabia ends; double anticipated visitors

May 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – The inaugural edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia has concluded in high style, welcoming 6,131 Saudi trade buyers at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events. The visitor count was nearly double than what was anticipated by organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East and Al-Harithy Company

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WannaCry attack minimised by regional non-working day

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The impact from the largest global cyber attack ever on the UAE and across the wider region was luckily minimal as it took place on a non-working day [Friday] for most organisations, industry experts said. But Bilal Baig, Technical Lead for Mediterranean, Middle East,

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Canada plea to security camera makers after school streaming

May 9, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

CANADA – Canada’s privacy commissioner will once again press companies that make security cameras to strengthen privacy on their devices so users don’t unwittingly stream personal images on the internet. “We are actually going to be sending letters and reaching out the manufacturers in the very near future,” said Jennifer Rees-Jones, a

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Saudi Arabia’s first Intersec kicks off after boom 2016

April 30, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – Intersec Saudi Arabia kicks off tomorrow and will feature more than 130 exhibitors from 25 countries when it opens at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events. Saudi Arabia spent US $5.4 billion on commercial security, homeland security and fire safety in 2016, comprising

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Hormann launches external door with best thermal insulation value   

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hormann – a leading provider of doors and gates – has launched multipurpose doors MZ Thermo / MZ ThermoPlus with thermal break and up to 49% better thermal insulation than conventional multi-purpose doors. This is one of Hormann’s functional doors for homes. Apart from being

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Genetec kicks off Middle East roadshow across the region

April 25, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Genetec, a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, has embarked on a six country roadshow in the Middle East. The company will demonstrate the latest core features in Security Center 5.6 and its open architecture environment that supports a large