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


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


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


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