Author: Claire Mahoney

Intelagard, a leading manufacturer of Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS) within the CBRNe arena, will be introducing a new decontamination unit at Intersec next week in Dubai. The company, which produces decontamination units that range in size from portable backpack systems to truck and trailer mounted...

Affordable but increasingly powerful integration technology from Maxxess will be highlighted at Intersec 2020, as the company showcases the latest off-the-shelf, modular solutions for mixed-use developments including offices, retail, hospitality and residential complexes. Using versatile, open-technology software, is proving to be an alternative to costly or...

Silent Sentinel is launching its new range of uncooled (LWIR) thermal cameras at Intersec next week. The cameras, which are assembled in the UAE, are designed and engineered in the UK but will be assembled in the UAE to allow for increased supply and support to...

Museums and heritage sites in the region have a number of roles to play – not only are they there to preserve items and artefacts of historical interest, they also exist to serve their communities by offering spaces that engage and invite comment and discussion....

NIT, a distributor of IP surveillance and physical security solutions in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (“META”) region has signed a distribution agreement with XPR to supply is access control solutions, locking solutions and hotel solutions across the Middle East region. “We are pleased to...

Traka, the leading worldwide specialist in intelligent asset management solutions, has announced the successful integration of its advanced key and asset management software at Atlantis, The Palm, allowing the iconic Dubai hotel to offer its guests the highest level of hospitality and security. An intuitive, browser-based...

Outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense. As the number of interconnected security devices keeps on growing, keeping pace with the latest updates can be tricky and very time-consuming. According to new research* conducted...

The growing need for remote towers was one of the hot topics discussed at the Global Air Traffic Management (GATM) conference, held at Dubai Airshow 2019 on the 19 and 20 November. The importance of collaboration across the industry was also a key theme, as delegates...

The annual BAPCO Conference & Exhibition, the leading public safety communications technology event in the UK, has opened for registrations. Taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 10 – 11 March, BAPCO 2020 will bring together public safety technology users, manufacturers, technologists, academics and...

Invixium a manufacturer of modern IP-based biometric solutions has announced a joint distribution partnership with Zone of Multi Resources (ZMR), a key supplier of security, communications and technology solutions servicing Saudi Arabia. With this new agreement ZMR now offers Invixium’s full line of advanced biometric solutions...

IFSEC is expanding into the Egyptian market with the launch of IFSEC Egypt. The event will be held in Cairo’s EIEC on 4-6 November 2020 alongside the fire safety show FIREX Egypt, which takes place for the first time on 3-5 November 2019, and the long-established...

Wavestore’s highly secure, open platform Video Management Software (VMS) has been approved by Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). SIRA is a government body responsible for managing the security industry in Dubai. Since it was established in 2016, developers have been required to obtain SIRA certification...

The results are in for Securexpo East Africa 2019 and organisers have confirmed the show’s visitor growth rate since 2018 at 36%. This year’s post-show statistics have uncovered several other successes from the show, making it their largest and most successful to date. Mr Fazul Mohamed,...

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries has expanded its corrosion testing facilities at its Sharjah Laboratory Complex to assists clients in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and Egypt. The upgrade and expansion of the Sharjah facility allows Intertek to offer enhanced...

Security Middle East editor, Claire Mahoney talks to Jamil Al-Asfar, senior sales manager, IDIS Middle East & Africa about the challenges involved in supplying one of the biggest bank security systems upgrade in the region The Middle East has some of the most stringent video storage...

Hikvision launched the first MENA Hikvision Ecosystem Alliance Event 2019 in Dubai last week bringing together government end users, leading technology enterprises, AI Technology professionals, system integrators and over 200 CXO level decision makers, to explore the potential for collaborating and developing new technology opportunities...

A group of British security companies has formed a consortium to take to this month's OFSEC fire & security exhibition in Oman. The Nukleas Integrated Security Solutions (NISS) consortium aims to provide a one-stop solution for command and control/surveillance requirements and is actively looking to work with...

More than 500 companies will present the smartest security & fire solutions for homes, cities and workplaces at Fiera Milano next month. Intelligent video cameras that warn in case of potential risk, anti-intrusion solutions that can be managed remotely, integrated cloud systems, biometrics, facial recognition, artificial...

Following the success of the 2018 inaugural edition, ISNR Innovation Awards 2020 is coming back, with 11 categories and endorsed by ISNR Government partners’ experts from Ministry of Interior and UAE Police HQs, including Dubai Police represented by Brigadier Walid Al Mannaei, as Head of...

The IP camera market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $8 billion to over $20 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Rise in the demand for modern security solutions to enhance road...

Abu Dhabi Municipality has overhauled its legacy networking infrastructure and deployed powerful new Wi-Fi 6 technology from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, that has laid the foundation for its Smart Digital Workplace initiative. Ahmad Al Hammadi, IT manager at Abu Dhabi Municipality says, “We understand...

VirtuPort inaugurated the 7th edition of the Middle East and North Africa Information Security conference 2019, under the theme: Cyberspace, The New Frontier Deception, Orchestration and Blackholes”, yesterday in Riyadh (9th Sept). The conference was attended by world experts and international companies specialising in cybersecurity. According...

An advanced, hybrid surveillance upgrade for Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) has earned IDIS and its integration partner Almajal G4S a place in the finals of the 2019 Intersec Awards. The project is one of the biggest financial surveillance system upgrades ever seen in...

Meraj Khan, business development manager - Critical Infrastructure, Axis Communication Middle East looks at how if you protect the core of your operations the benefits will be felt across the key security related areas of your organisation What is Critical Infrastructure? Critical Infrastructure is a broad...