WannaCry attack minimised by regional non-working day

May 16, 2017 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,


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


Paxton introduces smart and simple Net2 Entry Touch Panel

April 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Paxton, the UK market leader of electronic IP access control and door entry solutions, has announced the launch of the Net2 Entry Touch panel, the latest addition to its award winning door entry system. The new panel comes with a host of premium features,

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Panasonic appoints new Managing Director for Middle East & Africa

April 18, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa has announced the appointment of its new Managing Director Hiroki (Harris) Soejima, who took charge effective 2 April 2017. With an association of more than 33 years with the brand, Soejima brings with him rich and varied experience having


Extended time to sign up for Milestone’s first MIPS EMEA

April 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Set to be one of the hottest regional security events of the year, there is still time to sign-up to attend global VMS firm Milestone Systems’ inaugural MIPS EMEA 2017 – taking place in Dubai from 8-10 May 2017 at the stunning Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival