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Saudi conference commits to battling digital security threats

March 12, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – Over 1,300 IT and security stakeholders gathered in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to advance discussions on collaboration, standardization and a unified approach to mitigate cyber threats at the recently held 2nd International Cyber Security Conference, reports Zawya. The conference was the largest gathering of

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Milestone releases Device Pack 9.0 for XProtect, awards Axis

February 27, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), Milestone Systems, has released Device Pack 9.0 for partners and customers using its XProtect video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates supporting new hardware. These updates are always top focus at Milestone, as

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Seven nation security alliance announced to crack organised crime

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A seven nation international security alliance was recently announced in Abu Dhabi to serve as a working group to confront organised and transnational crime, in the presence of Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and interior ministers

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Johnson Controls unveils aggressive growth plans at MEA conference

February 20, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – At its recently held two-day Executive Channel Conference in Dubai, Johnson Controls hosted over 200 guests including leaders of 78 distribution channels across 24 countries in Middle East and Africa (MEA). Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide

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Hikvision plans R&D centre in Montreal, Research Institute in Silicon Valley

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance products and solutions, has announced it plans to establish an R&D Centre in Montreal, Canada and a Research Institute in California’s Silicon Valley, California. “These two major investments underscore Hikvision’s R&D globalisation strategy and the commitment to providing

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Illegal Cayan Tower stunt lands Russian model and team in trouble

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cayan Group, a leading property developer in the Middle East, has strongly condemned a Russian model Viki Odintcova and her assistants for a daredevil stunt of hanging off the edge off Dubai’s Cayan Tower roof without any restraints, or safety precautions. Odintcova, who risked

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Vivotek scoops six excellence awards in Taiwan

February 8, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

TAIWAN – IP surveillance solutions firm Vivotek has announced that six of its intelligent IP surveillance products have received the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Awards. The products recognised include three H.264 models MS8391-EV, MD8563-EH and APC (Automatic People Counting) camera as well as the H.265 models, IZ9361-EH, FE9381-EHV and

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Milestone Systems emphasises MEA focus at a busy Intersec 2017

February 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, a global leader in video management software (VMS), showcased the open platform community’s solution power at the crowded Milestone booth at Intersec 2017, held in Dubai in late January – as well as its focus on this region. Highlights included Christian Ringler’s introduction