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Middle East Payment Services have announced the launch of their new biometric payment cards based on the Zwipe Pay solution, using Mastercard's Biometrics Card technology. Leading regional players (MENA) in card issuance, MEPS is a principal member of major issuing and acquiring schemes. As a result of...

Dubai International Financial Centre, (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region has hosted 10 leading regions' banks and FinTechs to discuss the challenges facing the financial sector. The roundtable was hosted by Mohammad AlBlooshi, Head of DIFC Innovation...

COVID-19 continues to change the way companies do business in the Middle East. And one of the largest banks in Jordan is using solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) to adapt. Jordan Kuwait Bank (JKB) has implemented  Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops across its 64...

Security Middle East editor, Claire Mahoney talks to Jamil Al-Asfar, senior sales manager, IDIS Middle East & Africa about the challenges involved in supplying one of the biggest bank security systems upgrade in the region The Middle East has some of the most stringent video storage...

An advanced, hybrid surveillance upgrade for Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) has earned IDIS and its integration partner Almajal G4S a place in the finals of the 2019 Intersec Awards. The project is one of the biggest financial surveillance system upgrades ever seen in...

The Middle East and Africa recorded a 27-fold increase in contactless transactions during 2017. Timothy Compston finds out whether contactless payment adds up security wise  The move to near field communication (NFC) - or radio frequency identification (RFID) - contactless payment methods is proving to be...

One the largest banks in Oman has selected Trend Micro a global leader in cybersecurity solutions for its IT security infrastructure. Established in 1984, currently Oman Arab Bank (OAB) operates more than 65 branches and representative offices and over 148 ATMs across the Sultanate. The bank is quickly becoming...

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology has announced the Qatar National Bank (QNB) has begun using its Iris ID identity recognition solution to authenticate customers using the bank’s ATMs. The technology increases transaction security and convenience by allowing customers to have PIN-free...

Researchers in India have developed a small mobile ATM that uses iris and fingerprint recognition for transactions. Developed by Evolute Company, the handheld devices with biometric verification can deliver all the services expected from a traditional ATM such as cash withdrawal, cash deposit and balance...

Security & Fire Excellence Awards

Security & Fire Excellence Awards, which will take place on Monday 02 December 2024 at JW Marriott Grosvenor House on Park Lane in London!

Following the incredible event in December, we are very excited to back at the highly prestigious Great Room at JW Marriott Grosvenor House, this year running alongside IFSEC, FIREX, Facilities Show and Safety & Health Expo which take place on 2–4 December, 2024 at ExCel London.

Offering elegance, flexibility and sheer quality, JW Marriott Grosvenor House London is a meeting destination of unrivalled luxury in the heart of Mayfair. Since 1929, the Great Room has welcomed royalty, presidents, actors and musicians for the most exclusive and lavish events. One of Europe’s largest and most impressive event spaces to dine banquet style, the Great Room has always been the jewel in Grosvenor House’s crown.

Security & Fire Excellence Awards is the perfect opportunity for you to recognise and reward the excellence of your teams and to network and socialise with the very best in your industry, plus with the early December dateline, combined with the shared dateline with IFSEC and FIREX, you can now cost effectively combine your attendance with your company’s festive celebrations and exhibition participation too!