Author: Claire Mahoney

IDIS America has been honoured with the prestigious Security Today New Product of the Year Award. The program honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security. The IDIS AI Box...

Following a fatality when a member of the public accidentally interfered with an electricity transformer, The Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) decided to review its perimeter security and opted for a monitored pulsed fencing solution from Gallagher Security. Based in Muscat, Oman, the Oman Electricity Transmission...

With higher penetration of Cloud based software solutions the new partnership between Taeknizon, a fast growing Private Cloud provider in the Middle East & Asia, and US based WallPost, a cloud based ERP solution provider is timely. Especially designed for SMEs, Taeknizon will serve as...

More streamlined, cost-efficient options for integrating Axis Communications network door controllers, cameras, and audio devices are now possible thanks to a new technology integration between Quanika and IPConfigure. The integration between Quanika’s access control and visitor management software and IPConfigure Orchid VMS enables more affordable, powerful,...

BCDVideo has appointed Fredy Issa from Dell Technologies as managing director of the Middle East, Russia, Africa, and Turkey (MERAT) region and has made several other key regional appointments as the video data infrastructure leader continues to bolster its presence in the Middle East. With 15...

ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it will end its support for Profile Q early next year since it contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices. Profile Q was developed to provide...

Securitas, the leading intelligent protective services partner, has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German market leader specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security. The acquisition will enhance Securitas’ protective services capabilities in Germany and is in line with the Group’s strategy of doubling...

Secure Logiq is joining forces with 360 Vision Technology, AMG Systems, Cortech Developments, Harper Chalice and Suprema to present a free webinar dedicated to Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) security technologies. The 1-hour session will take place on Wednesday 28th July at 10am BST (05.00 EDT, 09.00...

Swiss Arabian Perfumes Group is the first perfume manufacturer to operate out of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It currently produces more than 35m perfumes each year, from five modern manufacturing facilities with a combined area of 165,000ft2, and exports to over 80 countries. Given Swiss...

Security and IT professionals in the Middle East are increasingly looking to secure critical application data using encryption and HSMs. This and other findings are highlighted in the Entrust 2021 Middle East Encryption Trends study, the sixteenth annual multinational survey by the Ponemon Institute. The study...

Security threats against AI are not new, but they have been insufficiently addressed by enterprise users, argues VP analyst Avivah Litan  Repressive regimes are working hard on artificial intelligence (AI) systems that control populations and suppress dissent. If these efforts succeed, political protests will be a sentimental...

Bangladesh has opened it first eGates at the capital’s International Airport. The implementation of the state-of-the-art automated border control (ABC) solution is part of the country’s overall modernisation of the next-generation electronic passport infrastructure. The gates were provided by Veridos, a provider of integrated identity solutions. The...

ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile M, which standardises metadata and events for analytics applications. This new profile addresses the dynamic video analytics market as well as expands the pathways for the use of metadata and...

Demand for more powerful, flexible but simple integrated security and site management solutions - in applications including datacenters, healthcare, banking, and critical infrastructure – is being met by a new technology tie-up between Korea’s IDIS and Australian-headquartered, Inner Range. The collaboration brings together IDIS’s end-to-end video...

Eagle Eye Networks, global leader in cloud video surveillance has introduced the first-of-its-kind 4G, direct-to-cloud body camera designed specifically for commercial use. This new offering provides commercial customers with affordable access to feature-rich, professional-grade body camera services, which improve staff safety and accountability, trigger immediate response,...

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