Author: Mike Dingle

Paxton's new installer app went live on the 20th of October 2020 and is now ready to download. The app gives users the ability to manage Paxton products on the go. 2020 has been a productive year for the people of Paxton, despite the on-going consequences...

Bernard Dunn, president of Boeing Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey explains how Boeing company Insitu is helping the GGC monitor its remote CNI assets with autonomous surveillance systems  The complex geopolitical environment in the Gulf demands that prudent nations remain constantly vigilant to protect their...

The latest video tech solutions for mission-critical applications in banking, education, logistics and grocery retail are being highlighted by IDIS in a new online Virtual Showcase. The ‘virtual booth’ replicates the exhibition experience, taking visitors on a tour of the latest IDIS solutions, in particular its...

SureView Systems is launching SureView Operations (Ops), a subscription-based version of its respected command center management system. The Ops platform optimizes operational processes and team response to radically improve the coordination and management of security events, creating better security outcomes. “Over the last few months, our...

BIOS Middle East has announced that they will be partnering with VMware to offer VMware SD-WAN to customers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. VMware SD-WAN delivers high performance and reliable access from branches or work-from-anywhere locations to cloud services, private data centers and SaaS-based enterprise...

Invixium has added two powerful advancements to its flagship device, IXM TITAN: mask detection and face recognition while wearing a mask. As businesses worldwide strategize their reopening plans per national and local guidelines, navigating mask mandates is among pressing health-focused considerations. Rather than rebuild security plans...

British technology firm Restrata is providing the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) a biosecure environment for the recently relocated Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, which is currently taking place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (running from 19 September - 8 November)....

Trevor Sinden, director of sales, Middle East & Africa at March Networks looks at how intelligent video is helping retailers during COVID-19 As retailers face the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19, many are adjusting to new ways of doing business. For some retail loss prevention managers this...

With the new IDIS Mobile Plus app, video surveillance users can adapt to the challenges they face whilst working from home. Mobile Plus now integrates the company’s popular IDIS Mobile app with its network and digital recorders, network cameras, and IDIS Solution Suite VMS, for improved...

IT and security systems integrators across the Middle East and Africa can now deliver more efficient, off-the-shelf integration of complete corporate systems – including access control, visitor management, security and building management - following a distribution agreement between Quanika and NIT, an Ingram Micro Company. Quanika’s...

What is the most exasperating aspect of owning a vehicle in today's world? Finding the right model based on convenience and mileage? The prime-hour traffic? NO! What infuriating vehicle owners the most is finding a parking spot that’s not taken! Here’s a little titbit for you:...

Spectrami, the META region’s primary cybersecurity Value-Added Distributor (VAD), today announced it will distribute the entire range of OneSpan digital identity and anti-fraud solutions in Egypt. OneSpan, the global leader in securing remote banking transactions, enables companies to flexibly deploy identity verification, authentication, mobile security, fraud prevention, e-signature and more either together or as...

Airbus highlighted the features of its Tactilon Agnet mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) solution at the IEEE 5G World Forum 2020. An Airbus Expert was one of the virtual forum’s presenters, in which he spoke about the communication and collaboration solution and how it could deliver faster,...

Honeywell is launching a new 60 Series line of 5MP IP cameras that offer greater detail than traditional camera and recorder solutions, and are well suited for users who want fast notification and verification of potential threats and responses. The 5MP video delivers a clearer...

The 8th edition of Middle East and North Africa Information Security Conference (MENAISC 2020) was inaugurated virtually today, under the theme “Evolving from Cyber Resistance to Resilience, in the Age of Smart Cities, Digital Economy and IoT." The two-day conference, from Oct. 5-6, includes the...

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint has announced the introduction of Dynamic User Protection that redefines modern user activity monitoring (UAM) and insider threat protection with the industry’s first cloud-native solution to deliver out-of-the-box functionality with no policy configuration. Through this capability, security teams are now empowered...

We all have learnt that about 71% of Earth's surface is water and that oceans hold about 96.5% of all Earth's water. A mere 0.65% of all of the water is usable, making every drop precious. Despite this fraction of usable water being available, there...

Value-added European technology specialists EET has become a nationwide distributor for Dahua Technology. “We are delighted to announce EET as a new, highly valued distributor of Dahua products in the UK market,” said James Wang, Overseas VP and UK & Ireland Country Manager. “As a niche technology distributor, EET...

Saudi Bugshan Company (SBC), in collaboration with its technology arm Brmaja Commercial Company (Brmaja), has selected IBM Cloud to host its IT infrastructure. This transition aims to support SBC’s business growth plans and meet its critical need for infrastructure performance and enterprise-grade security, while accelerating...

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, today announced that Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, will integrate Qualys VMDR® and Multi-Vector EDR into its Cyber Next Platform, a managed security...

Global leader in metal recycling EMR deploys security and surveillance technologies from Axis Communications to secure its premises and help meet its sustainability goals Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has partnered with EMR, a global leader in metal recycling, to deploy a highly...

“Over the past 15 years, the crown jewels of Mandiant have historically been our incident response expertise, and the intelligence that comes from it,” said Kevin Mandia, Chief Executive Officer at FireEye. The purpose of the Mandiant Solutions group is to bring new, controls-agnostic offerings...

Contact tracing applications are being used to leverage the widespread global penetration of smartphone devices in controlling infectious disease outbreaks. According to latest research study, the market is set to grow at 15% CAGR through 2030. Also, study has projected substantial scope of increasing applications in...

Senstar, a world leader in video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, is pleased to announce the release of Senstar Symphony 7.4.1 featuring support for PostgreSQL high availability. The award-winning Senstar Symphony delivers an all-in-one solution for video, security, and information management. Senstar Symphony works with...

Security manufacturer, Gallagher, has launched their new T30 keypad reader.  The first of its kind from Gallagher, the T30 card and PIN reader offers an extra layer of security without the display screen of the T20, providing customers with even greater choice and flexibility when...

Paxton’s longstanding access control system Net2 receives its latest software update. The highly anticipated new feature Checkpoint Control supports COVID-secure sites and officially launched on the 24th September 2020. This additional functionality helps Net2 users to protect employees and visitors by monitoring and approving people...

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) today revealed the results of a global end-user survey on the outlook for industrial autonomy*, which shows that 64% of respondents from companies in process industries are anticipating fully autonomous operations by 2030. The survey provides an in-depth view of...

Florian Lauw (43) joined the communications team at Bosch Building Technologies in Grasbrunn near Munich as Corporate Communications Manager and Company Spokesperson on September 1, 2020. He reports to Carola Hehle, Director Corporate Communications Bosch Building Technologies.   Florian Lauw has extensive industry experience: Before that, he...

Medium voltage cables range between 6 kV and 33kV. They are mostly produced to be a part of generation and distribution networks for many applications like utilities, petrochemical, transportation, wastewater treatment, food processing, commercial and industrial markets. In general, they are largely employed in systems with...

HID Global has announced that its signature line of readers, HID® Signo™, has been named a New Product of the Year for 2020 by Security Today magazine. Recognized in the Access Control Devices/Peripherals category, the new reader line has established a new industry benchmark for the...

Today, Security Middle East Magazine learned that the organisers of Milipol Qatar, the leading international event for homeland security and civil defence, have announced force majeure has prompted postponement of the event for six months to March 2021. Over recent weeks and months, they have...

Cloud Box Technologies (CBT), a leading IT Infrastructure solutions provider in the Middle East, today announced the expansion of its business with the launch of its new security practice, with an expanded team of cybersecurity specialists and an end-to-end security solutions and services portfolio. With the...

ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, is announcing that it is now live on GitHub, an online open source development platform. The repository at github.com/onvif/specs will help drive the development of ONVIF network interface specifications. “By having a repository on GitHub,...

Financial Software and Systems a global payment products provider and processor, has introduced critical increments to its market-leading Smart Recon platform. The new system will leverage ML and automate manually intensive processes and improve the speed, accuracy, and the reliability of the payment reconciliation process. FSS...

Motorola Solutions has released a new thermal elevated temperature detection solution. The Avigilon H4 Thermal ETD solution is a pre-screening solution that can be used to detect indications of an elevated body temperature in a person. The Thermal ETD solution is now available in the...

Suprema, a global leader in access control, time and attendance and biometric solutions, announces the introduction of the FaceStation F2 Fusion Multimodal Terminal. The new multimodal biometric solution delivers exceptional authentication accuracy and anti-spoofing performance by the fusion of visual and infrared face recognition technology....

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced the new shallow foundation M50/P1 DSC550 Open Frame vehicle barrier. The DSC550 was tested to the new ASTM F2656-20 standard which measures the penetration level from...

Senstar, a world leader in video management software and perimeter intrusion detection products is pleased to offer its Safe Spaces video analytics solution in a compact, easy-touse appliance. Initially available to Senstar Symphony VMS customers, Senstar Safe Spaces analytics are now driven by the Senstar...

Intersec, the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade fair, will open doors early next year in Dubai, with organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East providing a safe and vital environment to reconnect and restart business in 2021. The 23rd edition of the annual three-day event...

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