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Suprema’s intelligent biometric access controller CoreStation has acquired UL 294 compliance. UL 294 is a certification designed especially to ensure the safety and reliability of access control products. The certification has significance to larger customers like government institutions, corporations, and medical and banking verticals that value...

Public finances under strain from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic can be boosted considerably by investing in tax stamp and traceability programmes, according to an international trade body. Two new webinars organised by the International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) examine the central role tax stamps play in securing revenues as international...

Moro Hub has announced its collaboration with IBM to launch IBM Power Systems as a cloud service for the first time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The new cloud service will enable organizations to benefit from improved performance and high data processing speeds, while reducing...

The Cyber Exposure company, Tenable has published updates to its partner program, Tenable Assure. The program has expanded service choices, a updated partner portal and all new certification program. The latest updates to the program, are scheduled to take effect from the 15th January 2021. “The...

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced a new BoonTV event, "The Key to Closing the Biggest Gap in Physical Security: Unauthorized Entry." In this event, JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, reveals the assumptions and misconceptions around entrance security...

Canadian manufacturer of touches biometrics systems, Invixium, is opening a new office in Dubai servicing the Middle East, Turkey, North Africa and Pakistan.  The new MENA headquarters has been established to best respond to the growing interest in Invixium’s health-focused, temperature-based workforce management and access control biometric solutions that...

GJD have launched the Clarius® Hybrid IP IR/WL LED illuminator. GJD are an award-winning manufacturer of smart electronic perimeter detection and high performance LED illumination equipment. The Clarius® Hybrid IP is a high-performance combined infra-red and white light illuminator; which incorporates the latest surface mount LED technology...

A new global centre for advanced technology research has been unveiled in Abu Dhabi. The Technology Innovation institute has been established to set the research and development priorities in Abu Dhabi. It aims to deliver discovery science and breakthrough technologies that have a global impact. It...

Gulfnet Security Systems  has partnered with Patriot One Technologies, developer of the PATSCAN™ Multi-Sensor Threat Detection Platform, to purchase, deploy and service as the Middle East region’s security system integrator. Gulfnet Security Systems has been servicing the Middle East regions for over 16 years, under a...

EntroWatch is an award-winning access control software for Entro series door controllers and contractless card readers. EntroWatch have recently produced new features to coincide with Covid-19. These features include occupancy management, temperature & mask screening and contact tracing. Occupancy management can be used to manage social...

Honeywell a global leader in connected buildings, and Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, will work together to create integrated solutions to optimize data center sustainability, resiliency and operational performance. These solutions are expected to be available in 2020. The partnership...

International Security Week is to take place 30 November – 3 December 2020. Experts in the industry are coming together to discuss the impact of hacking, data leaks and cyber crime on global security. The information security market is forecast to reach $170.4 billion in 2022,...

A survey has been conducted to develop a clear understanding as to how many Emiratis use video communication and why. Research shows the UAE  will continue to support the use of Zoom post Covid-19. Out of the pool of Emiratis surveyed across all the different Emirates,...

Infoblox has published its first Quarterly Cyberthreat Intelligence Report for Q3 2020, that includes data on threat activity publicly released from July 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020. This data provides original research context and insight into significant threats recently observed, detailed analysis of advanced malware...

LogRhythm has launched a new solution to help organisations meet the minimum cybersecurity requirements for information and technology assets operating within the KSA. In 2018 the ECC (Essential Cyber Security Controls) was launched by the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) within the Kingdom as part of the Saudi Vision...

Sophos, has announced the availability of Sophos Rapid Response, an industry-first, fixed-fee remote incident response service that identifies and neutralizes active cybersecurity attacks throughout its entire 45-day term of engagement. Sophos Rapid Response provides organizations with a dedicated 24/7 team of incident responders, threat hunters...

A new IBM Study has been carried out in the United Arab Emirates which revealed nearly five out of ten organisations have prioritized a digital transformation as a result of Covid-19. According to the study, participating businesses are also seeing more clearly the critical role people...

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...

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)....

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...

The current pandemic is still dominating our lives and not surprisingly continues to dominate our magazine. Reducing opportunities for virus transmission is now a major priority for all businesses particularly those that are forward facing such as retail. Video surveillance technology has for several years now...

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:...

Andrea Babbs of anti-virus solutions provider Vipre says that as well as combatting external cyber threats businesses need to remain focused on the threat of accidental insider data leakage  Cybercrime has rapidly become the world’s fastest growing form of criminal activity, and is showing no sign of slowing...

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...

Honeywell has announced new solutions to its Healthy Buildings Safety & Security offering that help building owners comply with social distancing and mask guidelines. Using deep learning artificial intelligence video analytics, the Honeywell Pro-Watch and MAXPRO Network Video Recorders (NVR) and Video Management Systems (VMS)...

Honeywell has announced the release of its Pro-Watch Integrated Security Suite, a software platform designed to help protect people and property, optimise productivity and ensure compliance with industry regulations. Pro-Watch Intelligent Command is a web-based user interface that provides organisations complete situational awareness of their security...

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