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A new panel discussion featuring experts, Issam Shibany from MVP Tech- A Covergint Company, and Marco Auditore from Milestone Systems, discussing how a unified open platform will be utilized by the MENA region's critical infrastructure and government businesses, featuring moderation from the Information Security Forum's...

Hikvision has released several new security solutions solutions, designed to help oil and gas companies. In an official press release, the company describes how these new solutions fit into the new wave of technologies. Hikvision's AI-powered Solution for the Oil and gas Industry provides advanced technologies...

Ending a seven-year diplomatic rift, the ambassador from Iran is expected to arrive in Riyadh in the coming days. In June of this year, the Iranian embassy was re-opened in Saudi Arabia, following its closure seven years ago. Iran's new envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,...

Biometric security has been implemented in malls across Kuwait, as part of an effort from the Ministry of the Interior to enhance nationwide security. The Avenues Mall was the first to have a biometric station set up. Instead of a time-consuming process at an official office,...

BCD has announced Harmonize Remote Monitoring and Management to simplify multiple module systems. BCD recognises that technology is advancing at pace, resulting in constantly updating systems and ever-changing challenges for businesses of all shapes and sizes. To support this rapid evolution, BCD is releasing the Harmonize...

The world's largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals, (ISC)², has announced it's signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE Cybersecurity Council to provide increased training and professional developments to enhance the UAE cybersecurity workforce. As part of the MoU, (ISC)² will support...

Akamai Technologies, Inc has announced the deployment of a new scrubbing centre in Dubai, positioning its DDoS protection platform to deliver the strongest security protections to organisations across the Middle East. As the Middle East continues to develop its Saudi Vision 2030 plan, the amount of...

SANS Institute has announced SANS Dubai February 2023 will be held in the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, from February 27th to March 4th, 2023. The event will be focused on threat detection and elimination, strengthening security architecture and managing a security operations centre, whilst tailoring defences to...

Congratulations to Secure Logiq - who was recognised for its efforts in offsetting the carbon of the electronic security manufacturing sector. The company took home the award for Security Sustainability service of the year at this year's Intersec Exhibition. Secure Logiq's company ethos is based on...

Well, that's a wrap. Intersec is over for another year. The Security Middle East magazine team enjoyed meeting everyone at the show and having the opportunity to hear from expert speakers and thought leaders; exploring the newest innovations set to hit the market; and forging...

Swimlane, the low-code security automation company, has announced its expansion to the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) with the appointment of Ashraf Sheet as vice president of the region. Sheet will build on the increasing demand for Swimlane security automation throughout META while accelerating the...

Seventy four per cent of organisations say that damaging cyberattacks are a result of vulnerabilities in the technology that was put into place during the pandemic, according to Tenable Inc. In the Beyond Boundaries: The Future of Cybersecurity in the New World of Work report, it...

LogRhythm has now closed nominations for its upcoming Pinnacle Awards which will acknowledge standout industry leaders who are solving today’s greatest security challenges. The awards will recognise security leaders, programs and organisations that are making positive contributions to the industry. Award categories include Security Leader of...

More streamlined, cost-efficient options for integrating Axis Communications network door controllers, cameras, and audio devices are now possible thanks to a new technology integration between Quanika and IPConfigure. The integration between Quanika’s access control and visitor management software and IPConfigure Orchid VMS enables more affordable, powerful,...

Border security and law enforcement authorities are being urged to increase their investment in anti-counterfeiting devices as the trade in fake Covid 19 documents grows. Latest news reports indicate an ‘explosion’ in the underground trade in counterfeit documents, says the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, with fake...

Multi-location businesses, such as retail franchises, building management companies, and chain establishments, are often challenged to understand why certain sites are more successful, productive, or optimised effectively for safety than others. Leadership is left wondering what factors are responsible for success, how less profitable stores...

Smiths Detection, a leading threat-detection and security-technology company, will supply a full suite of passenger baggage screening equipment for Kuwait’s new International Airport Terminal 2, which is currently under construction. Smiths Detection, a leading threat-detection and security-technology company, will supply a full suite of passenger...

Global video data infrastructure leader, BCDVideo has launched their new A&E Security Specifiers program, which is open for online registration through the BCDVideo website. This tailored program will allow specifiers to leverage BCD’s two decades of experience and partnerships through an easy-to-use online portal, offering plentiful...

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint has announced the introduction of Dynamic User Protection that redefines modern user activity monitoring (UAM) and insider threat protection with the industry’s first cloud-native solution to deliver out-of-the-box functionality with no policy configuration. Through this capability, security teams are now empowered...

Intersec 2020, the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade show,held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today opened its doors to the latest security safety solutions and three days of agenda-setting discussion, as global industry sources...

Mimecast a leading email and data security company has announced the winners of its Middle East Partner Awards 2019. Five channel partners from the UAE were recognised across six categories for their performance over the past year. Mimecast revealed the winners during its annual Mimecast Partner...

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...

The acquisition of Paramount Group’s newly launched, next generation armoured personnel carrier, the Mbombe 4, was announced by the United Arab Emirates at IDEX 2019, the largest defence and security Expo in the Middle East. The announcement was made by the UAE’s Ministry of Defence on the first...

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...

Manufacturers of PSIM systems must stop penalising end-users with costly upgrades and maintenance agreements if the true benefits of integration are to be enjoyed, writes Stephen Smith, managing director of Integrated Security Manufacturing Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) systems have come a long way in an...

More than 50 leading organisations and solution providers in the region came together for the GCC Governance, Risk and Compliance Forum at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek at the end of September. This cross-sector B2B forum attracted chief risk officers, chief compliance officers, heads...

USD 1.5 trillion investment opportunities over the next decade will propel Iran as the ‘go to market’ in the Middle East, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. The Iranian government's 2025 strategic economic plan aims to double the economy from the current USD 415...