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Risk and security management company, Spearfish has been appointed to oversee security management for a major international development organisation in Nigeria. A team of Spearfish consultants have been embedded within the organisation’s operations from where they will manage its security programmes and provide live support and...

Growing demand for streamlined and IP network video surveillance will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research. Driven by increased investments and...

Smiths Detection has introduced the eagerly awaited HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner – the first to feature the company’s proprietary CT (Computed Tomography) scanning technology that eliminates the need to remove electronic devices and liquids from hand luggage Subject to approval from the appropriate local authorities,...

UAE based cyber security firm DarkMatter has been named the strategic partner for ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018, jointly organised by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Reed Exhibitions. Rabih Dabboussi, DarkMatter’s senior vice president of Sales, Marketing and Business Development says: “Our innovative and world-class cyber security...

Home security specialists, Ring will be making its Middle East debut at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. The company will use the exhibition as a platform to unveil its latest suite of smart home security products such as Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Video Doorbell Elite,...

Intersec is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens doors in January 2018 in Dubai. The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek...

The Saudi radio communications operator Bravo has decided to provide Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) infrastructures from Airbus in order to renew the existing public safety network in Eastern Saudi Arabia. Airbus will deliver and deploy 150 Tetra base stations in the coming months. After Bravo’s positive...

Integrated Control Technology (Europe) Ltd have announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Harco HIS to meet increased demand for the ProtegeGX and WX platforms across EMEA. The agreement will enable both companies to cater to the growing demand for integrated security systems incorporating access control, intrusion...

A new analytics tool has been developed by airport security specialist, Vision-Box, to help assist airport operators and security staff manage passenger details and complex operational metrics. Called vb dashbox, the new web-based tool is designed to harness, analyse and give meaning to raw data and present...

PSIM provider CNL Software has entered a technology collaboration with leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology. The partnership says the company will enable it to provide an IPSecurityCenter PSIM platform in which Promise’s high performance storage solutions can be used. “We believe...

Blighter Surveillance Systems a British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions, has introduced a lower cost, entry level version of its Blighter B400 Series Doppler ground surveillance radar aimed specifically at airports and critical infrastructure sites. The new version of the radar delivers...

Make the most of your existing analogue infrastructure and utilise Ethernet over coaxial cable technology for an easy move to a modern IP-based video surveillance system. That’s the message from AMG Systems, the UK manufacturer and global leader in the field of video transmission. AMG sales...

Joining an award-winning line of perimeter protection thermal cameras, the FLIR FB-Series O thermal security camera features a 320x240 resolution thermal imaging sensor that detects potential intruders in total darkness, and through sun glare, smoke, dust, and light fog. Three separate lens options provide narrow-to-wide...

Vivotek has unveiled the latest release of its video management software, VAST 2 which offers brand new intuitive user interface and boasts an extended range of user-centered functionalities, including auto setup, advanced search, and custom layout as well as additional add-on functions for failover protection,...

Dubai Opera is now one of the world's smartest and most energy-efficient performance spaces thanks to an extremely powerful building management platform from Siemens. The dhow-shaped building is a multi-format performing arts centre which accommodates up to 2,000 spectators. An innovative feature of Dubai Opera is...

The newly formed International Critical Control Rooms Alliance (ICCRA) has launched its first project – to drive the standardisation of critical control room technical interfaces for public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) organisations. There is currently no common interface standard between the telecoms solution – whatever...

Attendees at this year’s IFSEC International will have the opportunity to experience a number of new and innovative cameras from Pelco by Schneider Electric (Stand D800). Headlining these advanced solutions are the company’s ExSite Enhanced Explosion-Proof Cameras which are engineered to survive in the most...

Body worn camera specialists Edesix’s is launching a range of discreet incident recorders to help protect vulnerable staff. The VideoTag Series ( the VT-100 and VT-50), stream live footage and have a standby battery-life of up to three months. The VT Series also provides audio and video...

NXN (formerly neXgen Group), a leading Smart Cities Digital Services organisation in the region has joined forces with McAfee to launch a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) practice in the Middle East. The MSSP practice will enable NXN to build on their Smart City Managed Service...

Nedap has received an Intertraffic Parking Solutions Award for its smart parking solution in the Turkish city of Izmir. As part of the cities’ large scale Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) implementation, that includes solutions to optimise traffic and transportation, 2,000 parking spaces have been equipped...

Smiths Detection chose the Airport Show in Dubai to unveil its advanced screening and management platform - Checkpoint.Evoplus. This sophisticated software has been designed to support next-generation checkpoint X-ray screening equipment, streamlining security processes to help increase passenger throughput; optimise resources; reduce operational costs; and...

Transguard, a division of Emirates Group Security (EGS) has been awarded the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) at the 23rd annual Business Excellence Awards. Transguard provides logistics services to more than 100 destinations across the globe and is the only security agency authorised by Dubai Civil Aviation...

Al Murabit Security Services (Al Murabit) has opened its new office in Burjessia, Basra, demonstrating its commitment to deliver its full security service offering to customers in southern Iraq, as well as through its headquarters in Baghdad. Situated in the southern oilfields, the new office relocates...

  The first Intersec Saudi Arabia was inaugurated today (2 May) by HH Saud Bin Abdullah Bin Jalawi Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Makkah Region for Security Affairs under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques...

Hikvision MENA will be hitting the road over the next couple of months for a 14-date series of seminars across the Middle East region. The tour which takes in UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt is the second regional event of its kind for...

Security and Telecoms specialists Matrix will be holding a one day product summit on 1st May at the Riyadh Marriot Hotel, Saudi Arabia. The company will showcase a number of biometric and access control products, including its latest 'Your Mobile Your Identity' access control app which uses...

The latest addition to Panasonic’s security camera range is set to offer a significant improvement in operability as well as a reduction in the cost of storage and maintenance for city CCTV surveillance. The outdoor, vandal-proof, Full-HD, PTZ camera (WV-X6531N) comes equipped with a x40 optical...

The inaugural edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia takes place in just over under two weeks. The show will feature 140 exhibitors from 25 countries when it opens from 2-4 May 2017 at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events.   The biggest names in the business signed...

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