Features

  • Contactless deliveries have assumed paramount importance following COVID-19. As cases rise again, Mohammad Meraj Hoda, vice president of Business Development – Middle East & Africa at Ring gives us a look at how video doorbells improve all-round safety With the number of coronavirus cases contin...

  • New technology that can detect attempts to impersonate others through photographs from face images as been developed amidst the growing risk of fraud as biometric authentication gains popularity The newly developed technologies by Fujitsu include a forgery feature extraction based on telltale signs ...

  • Ashraf Sheet, regional director, Middle East & Africa at Infoblox looks at the growing threat of DDos attacks coming to a server near you! In 2020 DDoS attacks continue to increase both in volume and in frequency. Nexusguard Research just reported a 542% increase in DDoS......

  • When it comes to biometrics for security there is little doubt that facial recognition is now at the very forefront of ‘frictionless’ ways to authenticate the identity of individuals. Timothy Compston casts his eye over the latest developments We are seeing the latest generation of power...

  • Aluisio Figueiredo CEO at ISS – Intelligent Security Systems explains why the convergence of technologies and integration of information and communication have increased the threats   According to a recent research project conducted in May 2020 by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global critic...

  • With the number of cameras, camera resolutions, and associated video surveillance footage on the rise we take a closer look at the opportunities, challenges, and economics, associated with moving vital evidence into the cloud With more and more business functions reliant on cloud computing and......

  • Intersec, the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade fair, will open doors early next year in Dubai, with organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East providing a safe and vital environment to reconnect and restart business in 2021. The 23rd edition will take place from......

  • Security Middle East caught up with George Bou Mitri, vice president and general manager, Honeywell Building Technologies, META to talk about how smart technologies will be essential in ensuring business continuity over the coming months How are large-scale IoT-based projects such as smart cities be...

  • A global industry study by Tenable reveals the vast majority of Saudi Arabian organisations (95%) have experienced a business-impacting cyberattack in the past 12 months, according to both business and security executives. The data is drawn from ‘The Rise of the Business-Aligned Security Executive,’...

  • The stakes are never higher than when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. Timothy Compston takes a look at the camera technology that is making waves in this vital sector Given the critical nature and sheer scale of the infrastructure being protected – from airports......

  • Cybercriminals are targeting the growing online presence of businesses in the region, with attacks on web applications being the leading form of exploit. With this growing trend towards digital service channels, Dimension Data’s parent company, NTT Ltd., in its  2020 Global Threat Intelligence Repor...

  • Despite the growing market for VMS and VsaaS, Timothy Compston finds out that NVR technology is still very much the workhorse in the banking and transport sectors When it comes to the world of video surveillance these days it is all too easy to overlook......

  • Opinion: Sam Curry, chief security officer at Cybereason looks at the economic impact that COVID-19 will have on the cybersecurity industry, in the short, medium and long term The security industry has used biological models as an analogy for what is happening on networks and in......

  • Jacob Weiss – Global Threat Analyst – MENA for global travel risk management and international  medical and security assistance provider, Healix International, provides an insight into the impact of COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to every......

  • François Amigorena founder and CEO of IS Decisions and an expert commentator on cybersecurity issues looks at some of the cyber security challenges of remote working Due to the current situation of COVID-19 (coronavirus), most employees are asked to work remotely for obvious safety reasons.......

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