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  • 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......

  • The electronic security industry has never experienced a more difficult time. The pandemic has created stresses and strains throughout the supply chain, with system integrators, distributors and manufacturers all having to adapt the way they operate, to ensure colleagues, as well as customers, are k...

  • “We are witnessing a new generation of specialised mass notification and critical communications solutions coming to the fore that are designed to deliver targeted, geo-specific information in a joined-up way” Recent events in the Austrian capital of Vienna have once again served to underscore the.....

  • SME editor, Claire Mahoney, talks to Ken Francis president of cloud-based surveillance pioneers Eagle Eye Networks, who are opening an office in Dubai this year, about how off-premises surveillance can boost productivity and surveillance Do you think COVID-19 will result in a renewed focus on cloud-...

  • “What is perhaps most positive for the security industry is PwC’s latest Middle East survey. It found that impact of COVID-19 has compelled many businesses to address issues around inadequate technology. The majority of those surveyed realise the need to digitise functions and operations with ...

  • A lot has changed over the past few months and retailers have felt the impact of it. Reflecting on Milestone’s recent ‘Retail – Normal Service Resumed?’ white paper focused on the Covid-19 theme, barox Kommunikation AG, the global manufacturer of professional video switches, media converters.....

  • IBM Security has announced the official opening of its first Security Operations Center in Saudi Arabia and the region to provide managed security services to private and government sector customers. Through the center, IBM will offer clients in Saudi Arabia the option of managing their......

  • 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......

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