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DW Complete Surveillance Solutions has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Harco HIS to represent the company in the Middle East and Northern Africa region (MENA). “Our agreement with Harco truly represents finding the right partner at the right time,” said Wade Thomas, chief operating officer,...

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a global leader in intelligent video surveillance solutions, has released the Spectra Professional IR - a rugged camera ideal for transportation, city surveillance, airports, seaports and commercial markets. The Spectra Professional IR features “above the horizon” viewing capability providing greater coverage...

One the largest banks in Oman has selected Trend Micro a global leader in cybersecurity solutions for its IT security infrastructure. Established in 1984, currently Oman Arab Bank (OAB) operates more than 65 branches and representative offices and over 148 ATMs across the Sultanate. The bank is quickly becoming...

Despite being fully aware of security risks following the introduction of high-profile legislation like GDPR, workers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have the worst cybersecurity discipline in the world and displaying signs of ‘security fatigue’, according to a study by Aruba, a Hewlett...

Together with the telecom companies STC Specialized and House of Invention International (HOI) in Saudi Arabia, Airbus supplied its secure communication infrastructure to the security staff protecting this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. "Our reliable critical communication infrastructure plays a vital role in making sure...

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) has released its Midyear Security Roundup 2018, revealing that cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods intended to steal money and valuable computing resources. Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this...

Muscat International Airport has won the overall CEM Systems Project of the Year Award for 2018. The landmark $1.8 billion new airport project was honoured at CEM Systems’ annual security conference, held 23—24 May at the Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland. “As the largest infrastructure project...

Milestone Systems will again be holding a number of Intro Day Seminars across the region over the next couple of months. These technical seminars are designed with Milestone's new and existing partners in mind, as well as consultants and employees. They will provide an overview of...

Oman Data Park (ODP) has deployed Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) as part of its ODP Managed Security Services for end point protection. Oman Data Park is the first managed service provider in Oman, offering managed cloud services, public cloud, co-location and managed security services to both...

CathexisVision, the Video Surveillance Management Software Suite from Cathexis Technologies has taken top honours for the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2018 and been announced the overall winner in the Video Surveillance Software category. Benchmark is a globally recognised business-to-business publication for installers and integrators, which is dedicated...

The largest hackathon competition in the Middle East, organised by the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, was launched in Jeddah on Tuesday July 31, 2018, under the name of "Hackathon of Hajj". The three-day event, with the participation of thousands of developers from both...

Matrix will be showcasing its latest trends and technologies including its new NVRX Series and PRASAR communication system at a special event in Riyadh next week. Matrix Insight will take place on 26th July from 8:30 am onwards at Marriott Hotel. The company will showcase its...

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions launches smart, BIM-enabled product specification tool that helps users create complete and tailored door opening solutions - ASSA ABLOY OPENINGS STUDIO. "OPENINGS STUDIO offers innovative and tailored plug-and-play BIM-enabled solutions for doors and hardware. Not only is the tool simple and convenient,...

Altronix has added Paxton Access to its expanding portfolio of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions. “Our collaboration with Paxton Access further simplifies the design and installation process for system integrators,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Trove facilitates a quicker and cleaner installation, which is...

Milestone Systems, leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has announced the appointment of Amine Sadi as country manager for the Middle East region. Amine Sadi has been with the company since May 2009 and brings a strong background as successful country manager...

BCDVideo has appointed Rohit Khubchandani as its new regional sales director for the Middle East, Africa & India where he will oversee BCDVideo’s sales and business development. With over twenty years of experience driving opportunities and sales, BCDVideo says that Rohit brings his technical and territorial...

Despite a steel drop in demand due declining oil prices and a deteriorating economy the Saudi market for biometrics products has since 2017 witnessed robust growth, according to a new report from 6Wresearch. This upsurge has been attributed to substantial investment in mega infrastructure projects due...

According to a newly-released report by Trend Micro Incorporated, ransomware remains a widespread threat in the UAE with the country accounting for 2.4 million of the 1.7 billion ransomware attacks detected globally in Q1 of 2018. The same trend was seen in Kuwait where 1.9 million...

Southwest Microwave has announced the appointment of Harun Ozerdem as Middle East sales manager. Harun will manage business development activities in Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE and Yemen. Harun has over 20 years of experience as a security industry professional....

Hikvision has launched a new range of EasyIP 4.0 cameras and NVRs that build on the capabilities of its EasyIP 3.0 range. The EasyIP 4.0 products are built on Hikvision’s H.265+ Smart Codec, which reduces bandwidth and storage requirements by up to 50% over H.265, delivering...

Around 450 Hanwha Techwin cameras have been installed at multiple campuses at Beykent University in Istanbul, Turkey to assist medical students with their studies. As part of their studies medical students at the University need to take lab exercises in audiometry and advanced simulation. However only...

Arabian Security & Safety Services Co Ltd (AMNCO) was named '2018 KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award' at the https://ww2.frost.com/event/calendar/middle-east-best-practices-awards-banquet Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held on 14th May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. With over three decades of...

The Saudi Arabian oil company Saudi Aramco has commissioned the German firm Tönnjes E.A.S.T. www.toennjes.com to supply 237,000 RFID windscreen stickers to help manage access control at its premises. Only vehicles bearing such a label will be able to enter the company’s sites. The sticker contains a UHF...

Live-streaming enabled bodyworn cameras from Digital Barriers Ltd  have been deployed by the City of Makati in the Philippines to enhance emergency response and ensure the security and safety of traffic officers. By enabling the live-streaming of footage from cameras back to a central control centre, Makati hopes...

FLIR Systems has launched a new line of security cameras called Saros™, a next-generation outdoor security product line that combines multiple traditional perimeter protection technologies into a unified solution. This approach is designed to deliver accurate, actionable alerts and verified alarm data. The FLIR Saros camera...

Home security specialists Ring has announced a partnership agreement with X-cite by Alghanim Electronics, Kuwait's largest electronic retailer, to distribute Ring’s products for the growing home security market in Kuwait. Mohammad Meraj Hoda, vice president – Business Development at Ring said, “Ring’s mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods...

As part of the railway modernisation contract for the Cairo-Alexandria line, which carries more than 25 million passengers per year, Egypt National Railways (ENR) has selected Thales for the extension to modernise the 48-km Cairo-Benha section. The project will substantially improve safety on the Cairo-Benha section...

Tata Power Company is to deploy the Blighter B400 series radars as part of the Indian Government’s Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd, a British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning (E-scan) radars and surveillance solutions, has secured its first sale into India for...

Genetec will demonstrating Smart City-friendly security, intelligence and operational solutions at its second Intersec Saudi Arabia  in Jeddah Saudi Arabia (KSA) this week (April 24 to 26, 2018) on  booth #A27. Genetec will showcase Citigraf a decision support system that unifies public safety operations across city departments for...

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions held a successful seminar with its major partner Universal Building Materials Merchants Co Ltd (UBM), one of the largest door and hardware distributors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The seminar took place in Riyadh at Marriott...

The world’s leading security and fire protection solutions providers have laid out plans for some serious business prospects in a buoyant Saudi market where demand for fire safety, commercial security, and homeland security remains robust. According to analysts Frost & Sullivan, the combined value of the...

UAE facilities management company Emrill is celebrating a major contract win this month from property giant Emaar Properties that will see the company provide manned security services for Emaar's sites in downtown Dubai and the Dubai Marina Master Communities. Alex Davies, Emrill’s managing director commented, “This...

Johnson Controls has announced that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third-party cybersecurity standards from UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3. UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL...

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