Features

  • Timothy Compston considers the state of play of recording and storage for video surveillance There is little doubt that these are dynamic times when it comes to the recording and storage architecture associated with video surveillance applications across the Middle East region and beyond. Solutions....

  • Genetec shares the results of its ‘Physical Security in EMEA 2021’ report, based on insights from over 1,500 physical security professionals which show how physical security teams across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are leveraging technology to manage both short term needs and long-term pri...

  • The construction industry may not appear to be an obvious target for cybercrime, but it garners unwanted online attention just like other sectors. According to the Cost of Data Breach Report 2020 by IBM, the average cost of a data breach in the industrial sector......

  • “Successful systems integrators also understand the importance of securing what they sell,” says Matt Barnette chief executive officer of the PSA Security Network – the world’s largest system integrator consortium At PSA Security Network, we have seen key attributes that make up the most succe...

  • In the first of his regular new information security columns for Security Middle East, Daniel Norman senior solutions analyst at the Information Security Forum (ISF) looks at how criminals exploit the ‘accidental insider’. Profiling and understanding key threats posed to an organisation ...

  • This guest feature on contactless biometric technology is brought to you by IDEMIA’s vice president of sales for the Middle East and Africa, Nicolas Garcia. It’s been over a year since the World Health Organization declared the COVID 19 virus a global pandemic. This once......

  • For people and businesses in Lebanon, stability has been hard to come by for some time. Mass civil demonstrations against the government have become commonplace in recent years, leading to an ongoing period of significant political instability and an economic crisis. Long-term tensions with the......

  • Timothy Compston spotlights the access management issues that are leaving businesses vulnerable to cyberattacks and potential remedies to shore-up their defences    The last year has certainly been a turbulent one across the globe thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and, not surprisingly, this has had.....

  • Industry veterans Hadi Rayess and Mike Matar have joined Eagle Eye Networks in Dubai and are looking for resellers as the video surveillance industry is transforming quickly to cloud. How it all Started There have been times when cloud video surveillance was a hard sell.......

  • Brian Mallari, director of product marketing, Smart Video, Western Digital says it is important not to view the evolution of smart video in a vacuum According to Omdia Research, over 116 million network cameras were shipped in the professional surveillance market in 2019, with the......

  • Since the pandemic, the number of cyber-attacks in the UAE and the region has seen a substantial increase, as the organisations have been forced to an immediate remote working scenario. As part of the efforts targeting the cyber security of the financial sector specifically, the......

  • New research into the impact of COVID-19 on physical security purchasing decisions has revealed a sharp increase in the necessity/urgency for businesses to adopt hosted video surveillance (VSaaS) and access control (ACaaS) solutions in Europe. While 70% of 1000 senior decision makers in IT, security...

  • “As an effect of the Covid crisis, we expect to see governmental buyers seeking out new Internet-of-Things (IOT) technologies and smart city-applications” The Covid 19 pandemic is changing the face of the global homeland security and civil defence market highlight demand for new and maturing......

  • Stephen Burke, ceo and founder of Cyber Risk Aware  looks at what we have learnt and what we need to know when it comes to cybersecurity in 2021  Nothing could have prepared us for 2020 – a year that demanded a swift and dramatic restructure of corporate......

  • Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications gives his six top trends for the physical security sector in 2021    When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, few would have predicted the enormous impact it would have across the world. In the physical security sector we have seen technology......