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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...

Brive Hospital in France has selected STid and Vauban Systems to provide access control to its premises and guarantee the protection of its patients. Since November 2016, the Ministry of Health has required all public and private health care facilities to set up a Security Plan...

Milestone Systems recently received Security Equipment Approval from the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) of Dubai. SIRA is a government body regulating the security industry in the Emirate of Dubai, providing protection to the community using preventive security systems and precautionary measures. Video Guard, an initiative by...

Paxton has launched a new global website with new features and pages all based on installer feedback. Features include: new information-rich product pages, with videos, case studies, instructions and brochures, an installer resource area for everything you need to fit and quote Paxton, a handy image download...

Vivotek has introduced its first license plate recognition camera - the B9387-LPR  which can identify license plates from over 70 countries around the world. The camera also offers efficient access control management through black & white lists and multi-site camera centralised maintenance. The black & white list...

Airport Solutions Dubai, taking place 19-20 November within the Dubai Airshow will offer an opportunity for the airport community to explore technology advancements to meet future capacity demands, says the organisers, Tarsus. As passenger numbers continue to rise globally, airports are seeking innovative solutions to meet...

Informa Markets has announced further growth for the 2019 edition of IFSEC International, FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show. Taking place on 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London, the shows demonstrated notable visitor growth, representing 39,188 unique visitors – including thousands of international...

The latest in security innovation and education is about to hit Sydney with the Security Exhibition & Conference, the largest commercial event for the security industry in Australia, returning to the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour from 24-26 July 2019. Once a year, across...

SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH, part of the Allegion group - a global leader in digital locking and physical access control systems - has entered a technology partnership in Europe with Morphean. The new technology partnership, that will utilise SimonsVoss’ digital access control system SmartIntego[1], extends Morphean’s...

Optex has celebrated a number of technological firsts in its 40 year history, including the world’s first automatic door sensor using far infrared technology and one of the first wireless security sensors. SME speaks to Masaya Kida, managing director for Optex EMEA about whats behind...

Securex West Africa welcomed more than 2,300 industry professionals, who met to discuss cutting-edge security solutions within a growing regional market. The ninth edition of the show took place at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, Nigeria from the 16th to 17th April. Over two bustling days...

As one of the Middle East’s first companies dedicated to the pursuit of improving quality of life, Bee’ah is setting a benchmark in AI capabilities within the region and around the world through smart platforms. It has now teamed up with Johnson Controls and Microsoft...

Network security and the threat of cyber-loopholes should be a top priority for video surveillance users, IDIS will tell visitors at IFSEC International. Launching a cybersecurity advisory video ahead of the show, the IDIS team will also be on hand to demonstrate and explain how IDIS...

Panasonic will leverage its innovative technologies and solid track record in high-profile global events as it gears up to empower business organisations participating at mega events, like the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai.  The company also announced that it will deploy skilled experts on site...

Vision-Box is set to supply Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal Building with a state-of-the-art Automated Border Control platform. Located in Muharraq, Bahrain International Airport (BIA) serves as an important hub in the Gulf region. It is currently being transformed through the Airport Modernisation Programme (AMP),...

Wavestore’s VMS recent pre-qualification for major customer projects across the Middle East has led to the company reporting increased sales activity across the region. Wavestore works closely with a wide range of technology partners to ensure its video recording and management software is at the heart...

Matrix, a leading manufacturer and provider of Telecom and Security solutions, will be showcasing several of its latest security solutions and its forthcoming Matrix Insight 2019 events in Jeddah and Riyadh this April. Solutions on show will include its newly launched face recognition technology for authentication...

Airbus provided secure communications technology for the formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain from 29 to 31 March. The Bahrain International Circuit Organisation used the Kingdom of Bahrain’s extended Tetra network infrastructure to ensure a smooth organization and secure the race. “Events, such as Formula 1 races,...

One of the UAE's youngest hackers took to the stage at the recent Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC 2019) GISEC, the region’s largest cybersecurity forum, is a yearly event organised by Dubai Police and Dubai Electronic Security center, where the world’s best hackers demonstrate...

Despite ongoing concerns about state data-sharing, new research has revealed that senior decision makers prioritise media reputation (71%) and face-to-face relationships (72%) over where a vendor is based (58%) when evaluating a potential security partner. The research, commissioned by Say Communications explored senior decision makers’ attitudes...