Physical Security

British maritime company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) has announced a partnership with MSI-Defence Systems (MSI-DS) around key systems on its K50 KRAKEN maritime gunship. UK based, MSI-DS are a land and naval weapon systems specialist with more than 120 years of experience in the defence industry....

Johnson Controls, a security solutions provider, has acquired Vindex Systems; a systems integrator delivering intelligent business protection solutions. The acquisition is designed to further strengthen Johnson Controls’ range of interconnected electronic security solutions. Delivering turnkey security solutions, including system planning and design through to implementation, installation, support...

NATO confirmed that it will assist Qatar in its preparation and operation of security measures for the 2022 FIFA World Cup happening later this year. 1.2 million tickets are estimated to have been purchased for the sport event, with 40 million applications submitted to attend the...

Security management solutions organisation Maxxess has added advanced facial recognition authentication to its eVisitor visitor management solution for access control. The new measure comes with off-the-shelf integration to RealNetworks’ industry-leading SAFR® technology. Maxxess eVisitor has established itself as one of the most flexible, secure visitor management...

Security company Axis Communications has opened its Axis Experience Center in Dubai to showcase its latest innovations and security solutions. As the first experience center in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, the center has been designed to offer visitors a more in-depth look at...

A leader in intelligent identity and access security, BeyondTrust has announced it will simplify and streamline its partner security program. The announcement promises to provide customers with the ability to maximise their technology investments, whilst still improving business outcomes. The new enhanced program includes the introduction of...

Video surveillance vendor TRASSIR celebrates 20 years of operation whilst outlining its global plans for development within the GCC region. The GCC region comprises of United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. Recently, TRASSIR smart city and urban solutions have gained a lot...

IDIS has released a retail focused appliance that offers retailers the benefits of AI-powered business and customer intelligence. The new IDIS AI Box for Retail, the DV-1304, is an NDAA-compliant, 4-channel add-on appliance that gives users powerful additional functionality from either their existing IDIS DirectIP® network cameras...

Physical security professionals are embracing cloud security, according to the latest report from Genetec. The report gathered insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders to determine their views and attitudes as the security industry evolved in 2021 and beyond, and indicates an accelerated move to the...

Israeli airlines are suspending flights to and from Dubai after a clash between the secret police service Shin Bet and its Emirati counterparts. Three Israeli airlines — Arkia, Israir and El Al — operate flights between Tel Aviv and Dubai, but they will be put on...

Intersec 2022 has played host to brands from over 120 countries across the safety, security and fire protection industries. One market leader is AMAG Technology who offer pioneering services in physical access control, identity management and integrated security solutions. We caught up with Mark Williams, Director...

Dubai Police has expanded its fleet of exclusive vehicles with a Cadillac CT5. The compact sedan will be hitting the roads of Dubai as a police patrol car. Dubai Police’s commitment to having a versatile fleet of cars ready for any situation means that the CT5...

The merger of protective intelligence software Ontic, and SIGMA Threat Management Associates will deliver an end-to-end solution for physical and behaviours threat signal intelligence, automation, workflow and threat assessment methodology. The two companies had previously partnered together to integrate SIGMA’s threat assessment protocols and expertise with...

Following a fatality when a member of the public accidentally interfered with an electricity transformer, The Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) decided to review its perimeter security and opted for a monitored pulsed fencing solution from Gallagher Security. Based in Muscat, Oman, the Oman Electricity Transmission...

Securitas, the leading intelligent protective services partner, has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German market leader specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security. The acquisition will enhance Securitas’ protective services capabilities in Germany and is in line with the Group’s strategy of doubling...

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