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  • To build a secure and sustainable society, it is vital that we accelerate the move towards smarter cities, says Martin Yates, CTO, Injazat. The urgency to move towards smart cities has been fuelled by the rapid urbanisation we have witnessed across the globe in the......

  • It’s natural to believe that with more cameras comes more security, but that is not the case, explains SPA member Mr Eric Brouwers. There are now over 1 billion video surveillance cameras in the world and that number is increasing rapidly. With this proliferation of......

  • Security Middle East magazine talks to Ibrahim Azab, Regional Sales Director for CyberRes, MEA, about how security operations are evolving in the Middle East and how the CyberRes suite of products can help organisations stay ahead. How have security operations and technology operations become more.....

  • David J. Gill, Registrar, RCSP (Register of Chartered Security Professionals) looks at why more Middle East-based security professionals are working towards chartered status. There are many professional disciplines that are widely recognised by Royal Charter such as engineering and accountancy. Howe...

  • The ISF’s Dan Norman looks at how Middle Eastern organisations can establish a stream of trustworthy data for effective threat insights. In turbulent times organisations pine for predictability and stability. Especially today, where organisations are still navigating the covid 19 pandemic, the war i...

  • Organisations must be diligent in their use of new and proven security measures to defend against a continually evolving threat says Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, at SANS Institute. Today, ransomware stands as a significant money-maker for nefarious individuals, and is no.....

  • Mazen Dohaji, Vice President (iMETA), LogRhythm looks at how companies can stay ahead of future threats in the Middle East region. Over recent years, the Middle East has become one of the leading adopters of digital technologies. Governments throughout the region are launching incentives to......

  • Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, considers the development in authentication and anti-counterfeiting holograms as the technology marks its 75th anniversary. The hologram was invented in 1947 by the Hungarian/British engineer and physicist Dennis Gabor. Sin...

  • Fabio Marti, Vice President, Marketing for Azena, looks at how organisations in the Middle East can transform their perimeter detection with modern technology. The phrase “guns, guards and gates” is likely still used in many places around the world to describe perimeter security measures. These......

  • False alarms can be costly and risky. Volodymyr Lugovsky, Presales Technical Manager at Ajax Systems, looks at the systems available to reduce false alarm probability and how they stack up. While few commercial properties would be without some kind of alarm system to protect against......

  • Building managers in the Middle East are leveraging biometric systems as part of their security protocols, to make commercial real estate easier to manage and ultimately a more secure prospect says Mohamad Tohme, Business Development Manager for Princeton Identity. The World Bank forecasts that the....

  • Rik Ferguson, Vice President Security Intelligence, Forescout, looks at the impact the emerging 5G technology will have on the future of threats, and how to security plan for tomorrow The professional life of a security practitioner is a fast-paced one. Constantly having to respond to......

  • Enrico Natalizio, Vice President, and Pietro Tedeschi, Senior Security Researcher at the Autonomous Robotics Research Center take a closer look at the task of securing drone communications to ensure the technology reaches its potential.  In recent years, our world has become more digitally connected...

  • One lasting legacy of the covid pandemic was the acceleration in the adoption of cloud-based access control solutions. Karel Stanovnik, International Business Developer at SPICA, challenges the common myths surrounding cloud-based applications. With on-prem solutions struggling to integrate access c...

  • The fourth edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia marked a triumphant return to the global live events stage when it took place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC) from 13-15 September. Despite a two-year break, the show proved that live events for the......

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