Features

  • There’s no question what has occupied the majority of attention for risk managers during 2020. But international risk management and assistance expert, Healix International, believes the all-consuming consequences of the pandemic could leave governments and employers exposed to other risks in 2021. ...

  • Innovative end-to-end security and surveillance solution developed by Axis improves operations and security at Napoleons Casinos & Restaurants new Manchester site.  Axis Communications has developed a sophisticated security solution to protect a new casino site in Manchester, UK. The complete en...

  • Rick Vanover, senior director of Product Strategy at Veeam looks at three simple steps businesses can take to boost their security in the current climate Businesses across the Middle East are moving towards a hybrid working model – with some employees beginning to return to......

  • Timothy Compston considers the techniques that are taking off at airports to pick up on explosives and other suspicious items With activity in airports across the Middle East region starting to slowly re-open again after the shutdown at the height of the global pandemic –......

  • Timothy Compston discovers why retailers have been counting on video analytics to keep their businesses on track When it comes to the state-of-play of video analytics (video content analysis) in the retail space there is little doubt that analytics has proven invaluable during the ongoing......

  • Companies in the Middle East need to be on high alert over how their brands are being exploited by cybercriminals, writes Werno Gevers cybersecurity expert at Mimecast Middle East organisations are growing wary of criminals exploiting their brands to target their customers, partners or the......

  • The use of encryption is all around us. Every single keystroke, every email sent or received, and every search on Google requires some form of data encryption to protect our personal information.  In the business world, encryption is necessary to protect customers’ online purchases and......

  • Bernard Dunn, president of Boeing Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey explains how Boeing company Insitu is helping the GGC monitor its remote CNI assets with autonomous surveillance systems  The complex geopolitical environment in the Gulf demands that prudent nations remain constantly vigilant t...

  • Trevor Sinden, director of sales, Middle East & Africa at March Networks looks at how intelligent video is helping retailers during COVID-19 As retailers face the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19, many are adjusting to new ways of doing business. For some retail loss prevention managers......

  • New mask mandates in the region have increased the need for new facial recognition solutions, writes Aluisio Figueiredo CEO ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) The expansion of facial recognition into the mainstream of commercial, corporate and government access control strategies has been ongoing fo...

  • Louise Bou-Rached, Milestone System’s key account manager for the UAE looks at nine ways that video technology can help retailers optimise the shopping experience while adhering to the Coronavirus rules During the Coronavirus crisis, the challenges for retailers are many: how do we comply with...

  • Security Middle East speaks to Illyas Kooliyankal, chief information security officer of ADIB – the UAE’s leading Islamic retail bank about the how the bank has dealt with the security challenges caused by the current pandemic What were the challenges that you faced during Covid?......

  • Security teams are adapting to new responsibilities and operational processes — technology can help In recent months, I’ve had many different conversations with our customers about how the COVID pandemic has impacted their security operations—from global companies with hundreds of thousands of emplo...

  • 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 ...

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