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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...

Iris identification biometric technology from Aditech has been chosen by Google to secure data centre access management Following a selection process that included a number of on-site meetings and demos in select locations, followed by different implementation stages, both locally and internationally, Iris Recognition became a...

Panasonic has announced a collaboration with the software company A.I.Tech. It brings together i-PRO’s industry leading security cameras with built-in AI capabilities and groundbreaking intelligent applications to provide a range of business solutions based on deep learning, many applicable to the current COVID-19 environment. The deep...

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...

H.E. Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis, CEO & Executive Director Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) commits to Intersec “The Dubai Government’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) is committed to providing Dubai with the highest levels of safety and security through the implementation of international best practices in...

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,...

New whitepaper highlights benefits of integrated access control systems to help organisations transform security and operations, but stresses that existing barriers are preventing adoption. Axis Communications, has announced its latest whitepaper: The digitisation and cyber security of physical access control, to highlight the many benefits of...

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...

The Middle East and Africa's cyber security market size is expected to rise due to increasing cyber-crimes in the countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kenya, Bahrain, South Africa, and Egypt. Additionally, the government of above-mentioned countries have well developed and stringent data protection laws and...

Data breaches exposing millions of personal records are becoming the new normal. Data leaks reached an all-time high, rising by 492% to a record 27 billion in the first half of 2020. The data acquired by Atlas VPN revealed a total of 2,037 publicly reported breaches...

Dubai, UAE: 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 will take place...

Underlining their commitment and implementation of the highest standards of cybersecurity protection, barox Kommunikation AG, the global manufacturer of professional video switches, media converters and IP extenders specifically designed for video applications, has confirmed that its RY-28 Series Managed Ethernet switch range devices can be...

Suprema, a global leader in access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, announced its first virtual event, Suprema Connect 2020, scheduled to take place for one month from September 15. With all major security conferences cancelled due to COVID-19, Suprema designed Suprema Connect 2020 to...

 ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has published the Release Candidate for Profile D, a draft specification that covers interfaces for access control peripherals. This newest profile candidate is designed to provide ONVIF interoperability for peripheral devices such as locks,...

US Iris recognition company Iris ID has supplied its contactless IrisAccess biometric technology for employee time and attendance at several hotels in Iraq. The Millennium hotels – the Millennium Kurdistan, the Copthorne Hotel Baranan and Millennium Kurdistan Hotel and Spa – are located in the Sulaymaniyah province in the country’s Kurdistan region. Mohammed Murad,...

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today that Saudi Arabia’s Gulf General Cooperative Insurance Company (GGCI) has successfully completed its journey to the powerful Nutanix Cloud in a move designed to help the organization overcome regulatory compliance and security challenges. “Currently, the retail segment...

Milestone Systems today announced that its board of directors has appointed Thomas Jensen as chief executive officer. Thomas Jensen will assume the role on October 1, 2020. After an extensive search for the right candidate for the ceo position at Milestone Systems, the board of directors...

Bold report their new Gemini CCTV cloud monitoring platform release includes new integrations and features to enhance the monitoring control room user experience and in response to the latest technology.  These include the addition of three new CCTV systems and a number of feature enhancements. ...

Mimecast have announced an industry changing capability that will allow customers to launch live phishing simulations. Known as SAFE Phish, it’s designed to let security teams create training exercises using real-life, de-weaponized campaigns that target their organizations and employees. Training results are engineered to be...

Saudi Arabia has revealed ambitious plans to transform the Middle East’s technology sector and position the Arabian Gulf nation at the global forefront of a bold, new era of futuristic technology adoption. LEAP, a landmark technology event of national importance that supports the Kingdom’s Vision 2030...

The visit aimed to discuss the opportunities of the joint cooperation between the two parties, where the municipality can enhance its capabilities by adopting more digital technologies to increase efforts in boosting its citizen happiness index, ensuring performance excellence and provide citizens and residents with...

According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, The Thermal imaging market has emerged as one of the most profitable niche verticals of the global electronics and media industry. The recent launch of Leonardo DRS, Inc.’s innovative Tenum™ 640 thermal imager...

LEGIC Identsystems has announced the SM-6310, a powerful IoT Edge Processor with embedded ARM® Cortex® Core, RFID, Bluetooth® Low Energy and 128KB of programmable flash memory stored in CC EAL5+ certified Secure Element (SE). With application code and cryptographic keys stored in SE, the SM-6310 is ideal for compact, low-power, contactless applications requiring secure user and device authentication and...

With the latest update of Milestone XProtect video management software (VMS), 2020 R2, Milestone Systems offers three new Search categories and improved geographical awareness. This ambition led Milestone Systems to introduce a new centralized Search framework in the 2019 R3 software update. The Search framework enables...

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