Unity for Security Forum kicks of today in Abu Dhabi

March 27, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Abu Dhabi is gearing up to host ministers of Interior and Justice as well as experts and leaders from around the world for the inaugural Unity for Security Forum taking place here from today until 30 March. Gulf News reports that the forum is

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Digital Shadows grabs product gong at Infosec awards

March 21, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Digital Shadows, a leader in external digital risk management, was awarded Best Risk Management Product in the recent Infosec Awards 2017 in the US and was recognized as one of the businesses to watch on the Momentum Partners Quarterly Market Report. SearchLight was selected as the

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Milestone community delivers top retail surveillance solution across MENA

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the leading provider for open platform IP video management software (VMS), has delivered a flexible and scalable surveillance solution for leading shopping mall pioneer Majid Al Futtaim’s multi-site operations across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The solution integrates best-in-class technologies from


Vijay Arabia Fire & Security Systems launches maintenance division

March 12, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

QATAR – Vijay Arabia Fire & Security Systems (VASS) recently held a special event in Doha, Qatar to formally launch its newly formed maintenance division and announce new business alliances. The event was attended by Colonel Jamal Ja’afar al-Ajmi from Civil Defence, Captain Ali al-Suwaidi from


Saudi conference commits to battling digital security threats

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


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


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