Author: Mike Dingle

Rudie Opperman, Engineering and Training Manager EMEA at Axis Communications explores how thermal imaging technology is being used to protect electrical substations. Like any critical infrastructure, electrical substations face several risks. These include intruders, vandals, hazardous weather conditions, and peak energy demand periods. On top of...

As cyber threats becomes an epicentre of GCC business risk, James Gerber, CFO of SimSpace, details the preventative measures large organisations should be taking to ensure bottom-line growth in 2024. In early 2023, the GCC Executive Committee for Cybersecurity held its first meeting, marking a political...

When it comes to protecting critical infrastructure, biometric technology is the route to go, says Shiraz Kapadia, CEO and President of Invixium. Strategies for safeguarding critical infrastructure at a national level are a fundamental necessity for the governments of countries everywhere placing significant importance on securing...

Matrix Security Solutions was able to assist a cash management solutions company in Riyadh in overhauling its systems for more efficient operations. Company Overview A cash management solutions company based in Riyadh, that provides customised cash solutions to banks, CITS and corporates. The company manages end-to-end receivables...

Day one of Intersec's 25th edition has truly set the bar high with over 1,100 global exhibitors featuring their most ground-breaking products, and 45,000+ professionals gathering to catch some of the insightful sessions from the Security Leaders’ Summit, where industry leaders shared actionable insights, and...

Matthew Hunt, Head of Sales (Land Communications), Thales UK, looks at Cyber and Electro Magnetic Activities (CEMA) and its role on the battlefield. Ask anyone for the first words that spring to mind at the mention of ‘cyberspace’ and they will likely say some variety of:...

The Security Middle East magazine team is currently at Intersec Dubai which has officially opened its doors for its silver jubilee edition. The newest innovations in the security sector are being showcased here, alongside a packed conference programme bringing thought leaders and industry experts in front...

If you want to know more about thermal camera and radar technologies then pay a visit to the Teledyne FLIR stand at Intersec – SA-J11. The company will be showcasing some of its FLIR solutions, which help customers address issues such as intrusions and security breaches...

Hikvision will be using its attendance at Intersec to educate visitors on how advanced AIoT solutions can support new efficiency and productivity gains in business. The company is working to push the boundaries of conventional security offerings with its new range of multi-dimensional AIoT products and...

Explore how an AI-powered security solution strengthens airport safety and security and enhances passenger’s experience. After the post-COVID slump, the aviation industry is now experiencing a robust recovery. But as passenger traffic increases, so do security challenges for airports. To protect their assets and safeguard staff...

The General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs has completed a new project that will see its land custom centres in Al Ain city equipped with advanced inspection devices that use artificial intelligence (AI) and rapid non-stop scanning technology to increase efficiency and security. Two customs centres...

Sandy Issa, Marketing Manager, Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) for the Middle East, is the only woman on a team of 25. She talks to Security Middle East magazine about how she navigates the gender divide in a tech-orientated sector. What it is like to be a...

Princeton Identity Inc has launched its newest user authentication device, EyeAllow, a solution that supports the broadest range of modalities within a single unit. EyeAllow supports iris and face biometrics, RFID cards, high-frequency smartcards, mobile credentials, biometrics-on cards and PIN codes. Working with Princeton Identity's Identity...

AmiViz, the Middle East region’s first enterprise B2B marketplace for cybersecurity has announced a strategic partnership with Asimily, who deal with a comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) risk management platform. The full press release details the partnership: This alliance underscores the...

We learn more about March Networks and its innovative and proven video surveillance and business intelligence capabilities from Trevor Sinden, March Networks’ Director of Middle East Sales. March Networks helps enterprises of every size improve their security and competitive advantage with the world’s most innovative solutions...

Qatar's National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA) is set to expand the Educational Cybersecurity Curricula to private schools in the region this year. During the course of 2023, the NCSA, implemented the curricula to all government schools in the region. This was based upon the agency's desire...

According to The Cyber Express, Bahrain’s E Visa service has been targeted by notorious hacktivists, Anonymous Collective. As yet, details on the extent of the breach, what information has been compromised and the motive, have not been disclosed. The cyber attack has not yet been verified...

Paxton has unveiled a brand-new manufacturing facility named the Paxton Electronics Centre. The state-of-the-art facility is the next step in the security technology developer's vision for their UK technology park in Brighton, East Sussex. It speaks to the country's continued global expansion. This modern campus is...

Klass is a new Video Intercom system from Videx, that combines design and practicality - recently, Videx released a press release detailing the features of the product. "Klass is the new video intercom featuring a sophisticated ultra-slim design and a tempered glass finish that makes it...

Dahua Technology, a provider of video-centric AIoT solutions and a service provider, actively supports the sustainable development of society and green initiatives through 'tech for good'.  A press release from the company discusses their multi-pronged approach. The company donate their solutions in key areas where it is...

The internal security threats, which are most common to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can be divided into three main groups: data breaches, corporate fraud, and labor discipline issues. In 2019, SearchInform launched the information security outsourcing service and started helping small and medium-sized businesses withstand...

In a recent press release, AxxonSoft announced version 2.0 of the Axxon One video management software (VMS), with several new features integrations and various other enhancements. Upgrades include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities. Integration...

Genetec Inc., a provider of innovative unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions has announced a new version of its flagship unified security platform, Security Center. With a shift toward a continuous delivery approach, this version marks a new era in the way customers...

An IDIS end-to-end retail branch network solution has been adopted across all of Konyalı Saat’s 40 store locations in Türkiye as well as at the leading retailer’s warehouse and workshop where high-value watches are repaired, serviced, and calibrated. Konyalı Saat is one of Türkiye’s leading independent...

Amstergi Holdings, a trailblazer in ELV systems and physical security solutions, proudly reveals its game-changing alliance with SAFR® from RealNetworks, a leading facial recognition technology specializing in identity authentication, access control, and automated surveillance. This landmark partnership positions Amstergi as a regional distributor across the Middle...

In a recent press release, consisting of market analysis and forecast, Hanwha Vision has announced the 2024 forecast for major trends in the video surveillance industry. With the world of video surveillance rapidly evolving, new technologies and cutting-edge innovations are being adopted by companies of all...

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), an end-to-end digital solutions provider and Siemens, a leader in technological solutions, have announced a collaborative effort to support more industries within the GCC to hone their competitive edge while supporting their sustainability ambitions. The collaboration was signed at the COP28, currently...

Barracuda Networks, Inc., a provider of some of the most used cloud-first security solutions, today announced the launch of its new global partner program, the Barracuda Partner Success Program. The new program is architected with two foundational elements: the shared success model and partner agility. A key...

PERCo equipment will be presented at the Intersec international security exhibition on January 16-18, 2024 in Dubai, UAE. According to a new press release from PERCo, the company will be presenting innovations alongside a variety of products applicable to the Middle East Security markets. These products include: [caption...

Brigadier Hasan Nasser Al Razooqi, Director of Administrative Affairs of the General Department of Training, officially launched a course designed to familiarise Dubai police inspectors with human trafficking and its transnational aspects, at the end of October. The course is currently ongoing, consisting of 16 workshops...