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Odyssey Cybersecurity has proudly announced the long-anticipated rebranding of its award-winning ClearSkies™ line of cloud-based products and services, signifying its promise to constantly stay abreast of rapid technological advancements in addressing its customers’ evolving Information Security and Risk Management needs. ClearSkies™ offers fast, robust, flexible, scalable...

Remsdaq, a leading manufacturer of access control systems, has launched a new range of facial recognition camera terminals with artificial intelligence functions for body temperature and face mask screening. The camera terminals are ideal for organisations looking to make their buildings COVID-secure using contactless technologies and...

March 16, 2021| Hybrid Summit Driving Customer Experience through Technologies Currently, the Middle East is the biggest digital hub with massive technological transformation taking place. In past decade, the Middle Eastern market has completely migrated its infrastructure to a digital platform. The current pandemic has enabled a...

Overall spending on information and communications technology (ICT) in Saudi Arabia is set to reach $32.9 billion this year, up 1.5% on 2020. That's according to the latest predictions revealed last week by International Data Corporation (IDC) as it hosted the region's most influential ICT industry figures...

Outdoor video surveillance experts, NSGate has signed a distribution agreement with Topnet Distribution FZCO, a regional value added distributor of network infrastructure, ICT and security solutions in the Middle East. With this agreement, NSGate's full range of  solutions for outdoor video surveillance systems and industrial networking...

360 Vision Technology, the UK manufacturer of rugged PTZ and thermal imaging cameras, will be promoting the use of radar imaging in its new Technology Learning Webinar. Scheduled for Thursday 4 February, 10am-11am, the free-of-charge radar technology webinar explores basic principles, applications, design considerations and system...

Axis Communications has appointed Ettiene Van Der Watt to the role of regional director, Middle East & Africa, which includes United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Africa and Levant countries. Ettiene has been part of the Axis family for close to a decade and...

Over two thirds of the British population now own a smartphone, using it for nearly two hours every day to browse the internet, access social media, bank and shop online. Now, they can also check-in to a hotel and open their hotel room using their...

Forensic Access a leading provider of a broad range forensic science services to the criminal justice system has acquired digital forensics specialists IntaForensics which consolidates their position as an international market leader in the sector. Oxfordshire-based Forensic Access’ portfolio of expertise covers the spectrum of forensic...

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the organiser of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2021) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021) which is being held from 21-25 February, has received approval from the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre for all badge holders to...

Designers of smart electronic perimeter detection and LED illumination equipment GJD has launched a high-performance illuminator that combines infra-red and white light for day and night vision. The Clarius Hybrid IP also incorporates the latest surface mount LED technology with enhanced optical output and outstanding reliability, delivering...

Saab has received a follow on contract with the United Arab Emirates regarding the sale of two GlobalEye systems, Saab’s advanced airborne surveillance system. The order value is USD 1.018 billion and the contract period is 2020-2025. The original contract with the United Arab Emirates for...

ITS Products has released its latest version of an anti-ligature non-grip corner custodial camera, specifically developed for prisons, secure mental hospitals, custody suites and immigration detention centres. The CMD4 has been designed to offer an extremely wide field of view minimising room blind spots. High-resolution recordings...

Rapiscan has launched its most advanced metal detection system to date with the Orion Metor 900M, which will be the first offering in a new line-up of advanced metal detection systems. The Metor 900M is weatherproof with IP65 protection and uses include visitor screening at stadiums, critical...

The International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), held from 21 – 25 February 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, have signed a strategic agreement with the Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun). A key enabler of the...

Heald Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced a partnership with German security firm truckBloc GmbH. The partnership will see truckBloc hold exclusivity in Germany to supply a range of Heald’s patent-protected security bollards including shallow and surface mount...

Fiera Milano has scheduled a new date for Italian security show Sicurezza. The show will be postponed by just one week and will take place from 23 to 25 November 2021, again at the same time as Smart Building Expo. The exhibition formula remains unchanged, aimed...

Finnish Security Awards has presented its Innovation Award 2020 to Idesco’s new mobile access solution: Idesco Mobile Lite, which lets users enter locked doors using credentials stored in their phones. Traditional RFID access control systems allow secure access only to users carrying, for example, an authorized card...

ATG Access has teamed up with Singapore baed ESCO Ptr Ltd to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of hostile vehicle mitigation solutions across Asia. The three-year agreement will grant exclusive rights to ESCO to manufacture, supply, install and maintain ATG Access equipment. ESCO has extensive...

Nedap, leading specialist in advanced vehicle identification solutions, has upgraded its ANPR Lumo license plate reader for vehicle access control with Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) ensuring a greater site security. The ANPR Lumo is one of the world’s first all-in-one license plate recognition system...

Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions LLC), a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) as a part of Dubai 10X initiative, announced the launch of end-to-end managed security services in the region. Customers can now avail Moro...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Intersec Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, will take place in September 2021. The 4th edition of the three-day event, licensed by Dubai-headquartered Messe Frankfurt Middle East, will take place from 19 –21 September 2021 at...

The SECON 2021 Secretariat has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in order to hold a more successful exhibition. Taking the current COVID-19 situation into account, the Secretariat has made the decision to change the dates of the event from March to 12-14 May 2021....

Qualys a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today launched the Qualys UAE Cloud, a platform that will allow public and private enterprises across the Middle East to innovate as Qualys brings them unprecedented security and visibility across their hybrid IT...

Suprema has announced that its Airfob Patch was selected as one of the 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2020 by Security Sales and Integration(SSI), SSI has been announcing the Top 30 Technology Innovations every year for more than a decade. SSI’s Top 30 Technology Innovations is...

IBM Security has announced the official opening of its first Security Operations Center in Saudi Arabia and the region to provide managed security services to private and government sector customers. Through the center, IBM will offer clients in Saudi Arabia the option of managing their...

Qognify have annouced the launch of the ayuga R16 video management system (VMS). Cayuga R16 makes it easier for security staff to react, with new features and functionality including Advanced Maps, Patrol in Tiles and Dynamic Camera Layouts, delivering a more comprehensive overview in real-time...

Less than two years after SINNAD went live with its new processing platform built on Compass Plus software, SINNAD has completed the migration of the largest Islamic bank in Bahrain to its system. SINNAD, a leading third-party payment service provider based in Bahrain, partnered with Compass Plus to...

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...