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Cybercriminals are targeting the growing online presence of businesses in the region, with attacks on web applications being the leading form of exploit. With this growing trend towards digital service channels, Dimension Data’s parent company, NTT Ltd., in its  2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report, has found...

UK surveillance platform manufacturer Silent Sentinel has extended its range of elevated body temperature detection cameras with the addition of a thermal only option called the Modum Lite. As standard the Modum Lite is accurate to within 0.5 degrees, however when deployed with the optional...

The fast-paced growth of Milestone Systems has resulted in a new regional headquarters in Dubai Media City. The move means double the office space for employees. The premises include a state-of-the-art Experience Centre equipped with new technology capable of simulating and demonstrating a wide range of...

Bosch has announced the launch of INTEOX, a new camera platform that claims to be the first fully open platform of its kind. It supports neural network based analytics, the next step in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. It also enables app developers and integration partners...

NIT an Ingram Micro Company (NIT) and a leading regional value-added distributor of IP surveillance and physical security solutions in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region, have signed a distribution agreement with barox Kommunikation GmbH, a leading manufacturer of network switches designed for...

SECON & eGISEC (International Security Exhibition and Conference) 2020 has officially announced its postponement from 6-8 July to 10-12 March 2021. SECON & eGISEC 2020, organised by Informa Markets BN Co Ltd, was planned to be held from 6th to 8th July, attracting more than 450...

COVID-19 continues to change the way companies do business in the Middle East. And one of the largest banks in Jordan is using solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) to adapt. Jordan Kuwait Bank (JKB) has implemented  Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops across its 64...

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider is increasing the availability of its Remote Video Inspection (RVI) service to ensure business continuity of critical vendor inspection services across the oil and gas supply chain during the current health and safety site restrictions. International Oil Companies...

A Tunisian police project is using surveillance robots to help impose lockdown restrictions. The 'P-Guard' project robot has been deployed on the streets of the Tunisian capitol by the interior ministry. The robot is manufactured by a company called Enova Robotics and was originally designed for security...

 telent, in collaboration with its technology partner Digital Global Systems (DGS), has agreeda three-year contract to install the CLEARKSYTM Drone Threat Management system at Bristol Airport, marking the first UK deployment of the system. The CLEARKSYTM Drone Threat Management system was developed by DGS in response to the rising threat of unauthorised drone usage at critical infrastructure sites, including airports. Its implementation at Bristol Airport, an international transport hub and one of the ten...

VisionLabs will be holding the 4th annual summit on Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision and Machine Learning. This year the summit which is entitled: 'Machines Can See' go online on June 8-10. Machines Can See 2020 aims to share latest results and scientific ideas in...

STid, leading developer of high security contactless identification and Nedap, market leader in access control solutions, have joined forces in the access control market. The partnership primarily focuses on integrating STid's high security expertise into the Nedap AEOS offering. This close collaboration makes STid a Nedap...

Six years after it was commissioned, the underwater security system protecting an undisclosed waterside facility in the Middle East, is to be expanded and upgraded to offer enhanced levels of intruder protection. The announcement was made by UK-based maritime security company, Sonardyne International Ltd UK, following...

A free Track and Trace module has been added to access control specialist, TDSi's EXgarde security management software to help organisations investigate and map the movement of people potentially infected with COVID-19 (or any other dangerous pathogen), so those who have come into potential contact...

Siemens has launched a thermal shield solution that can help with tracking infections from COVID-19 that can be integrated into the video and access systems of businesses. Siveillance Thermal Shield quickly measures the body temperature of a person seeking to access a building. Thermal imaging cameras are...

Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions LLC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is now a Dubai Electronic Security Center DESC certified Cloud Service Provider (CSP) in the UAE. DESC has developed a CSP Security Standard, which outlines requirements and guidelines for...

Genasys a global provider of critical communications solutions has announced $1.5 million worth of  international naval and port security orders, including a major naval port in the Middle East. The undisclosed port in the region ordered remotely operated LRAD 450XL acoustic hailing devices (“AHDs”) and Genasys hardware...

Genetec Inc a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions has released the full conference agenda for Genetec™ Connect’DX, the company’s first virtual trade show taking place April 20-22, 2020 which will include sessions and panels for the Middle East region with Arabic speakers available during the live chat. Focused on...

We may have figured out how to get our physical security and our IT security systems to talk to each other but what good is it if the people that run these departments still don't know how to converse? Philip Ingram MBE makes the case...

While many businesses are struggling during the current pandemic, UK CCTV manufacturer, 360 Vision Technology, has reported a substantial increase in enquiries relating to applications requiring a rapidly deployable solution for remote surveillance monitoring in recent weeks. Customers needing quick and remote surveillance solutions have been...

Surveillance platform manufacturer Silent Sentinel has launchd a brand-new range of standoff fever detection cameras designed for temperature detection called the Fixed Modem. The cameras are accurate to within 0.3 degrees and can be deployed as a standalone system or as part of a network deployed...

Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence has announced that it has opened pre-registration for its first virtual tradeshow, Genetec Connect’DX, taking place April 20-22, 2020. Building on the company’s strong culture of innovation, Genetec has designed...

Intersec Saudi Arabia will be postponed until September, according show organisers Messe Frankfurt. The decision has been made due to growing concerns and travel restrictions brought about by the continuing spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) The show, which was due to open at the RICEC Riyadh...

More than 1,100 exhibitors from 56 countries gathered in Dubai in Janury at the region's premier annual security event. Talking points this year were cyber security, compliance and the need for true integration. SME reports from Dubai Intersec was officially inaugurated by Major General Expert Rashid...

Optex and Fiber SenSys says they had an especially the positive reaction to their point locating sensor solutions for high-end applications and the latest range of IP connected beam towers at Intersec 2020. "The new Terrain Defender TD100™, buried sensor from Fiber SenSys, shown for the...

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