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Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries has expanded its corrosion testing facilities at its Sharjah Laboratory Complex to assists clients in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and Egypt. The upgrade and expansion of the Sharjah facility allows Intertek to offer enhanced...

Security Middle East editor, Claire Mahoney talks to Jamil Al-Asfar, senior sales manager, IDIS Middle East & Africa about the challenges involved in supplying one of the biggest bank security systems upgrade in the region The Middle East has some of the most stringent video storage...

Hikvision launched the first MENA Hikvision Ecosystem Alliance Event 2019 in Dubai last week bringing together government end users, leading technology enterprises, AI Technology professionals, system integrators and over 200 CXO level decision makers, to explore the potential for collaborating and developing new technology opportunities...

A group of British security companies has formed a consortium to take to this month's OFSEC fire & security exhibition in Oman. The Nukleas Integrated Security Solutions (NISS) consortium aims to provide a one-stop solution for command and control/surveillance requirements and is actively looking to work with...

More than 500 companies will present the smartest security & fire solutions for homes, cities and workplaces at Fiera Milano next month. Intelligent video cameras that warn in case of potential risk, anti-intrusion solutions that can be managed remotely, integrated cloud systems, biometrics, facial recognition, artificial...

Following the success of the 2018 inaugural edition, ISNR Innovation Awards 2020 is coming back, with 11 categories and endorsed by ISNR Government partners’ experts from Ministry of Interior and UAE Police HQs, including Dubai Police represented by Brigadier Walid Al Mannaei, as Head of...

The IP camera market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $8 billion to over $20 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Rise in the demand for modern security solutions to enhance road...

Abu Dhabi Municipality has overhauled its legacy networking infrastructure and deployed powerful new Wi-Fi 6 technology from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, that has laid the foundation for its Smart Digital Workplace initiative. Ahmad Al Hammadi, IT manager at Abu Dhabi Municipality says, “We understand...

VirtuPort inaugurated the 7th edition of the Middle East and North Africa Information Security conference 2019, under the theme: Cyberspace, The New Frontier Deception, Orchestration and Blackholes”, yesterday in Riyadh (9th Sept). The conference was attended by world experts and international companies specialising in cybersecurity. According...

An advanced, hybrid surveillance upgrade for Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) has earned IDIS and its integration partner Almajal G4S a place in the finals of the 2019 Intersec Awards. The project is one of the biggest financial surveillance system upgrades ever seen in...

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...