Surveillance Tag

Outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense. As the number of interconnected security devices keeps on growing, keeping pace with the latest updates can be tricky and very time-consuming. According to new research* conducted...

Hikvision launched the first MENA Hikvision Ecosystem Alliance Event 2019 in Dubai last week bringing together government end users, leading technology enterprises, AI Technology professionals, system integrators and over 200 CXO level decision makers, to explore the potential for collaborating and developing new technology opportunities...

More than 500 companies will present the smartest security & fire solutions for homes, cities and workplaces at Fiera Milano next month. Intelligent video cameras that warn in case of potential risk, anti-intrusion solutions that can be managed remotely, integrated cloud systems, biometrics, facial recognition, artificial...

Meraj Khan, business development manager - Critical Infrastructure, Axis Communication Middle East looks at how if you protect the core of your operations the benefits will be felt across the key security related areas of your organisation What is Critical Infrastructure? Critical Infrastructure is a broad...

Informa Markets has announced further growth for the 2019 edition of IFSEC International, FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show. Taking place on 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London, the shows demonstrated notable visitor growth, representing 39,188 unique visitors – including thousands of international...

Today the video surveillance camera technology landscape is changing beyond all recognition thanks to powerful 'system-on-a-chip' architecture. We lift the lid on today's cameras to find out more about the features being adopted including more advanced processing - like AI (Artificial Intelligence) based video analytics...

Timothy Compston checks out the latest Point-Of-Sale (POS) security solutions that are ringing the changes in the battle against customer theft and staff fraud including a new system gaining traction that advanced algorithms to deter the growing problem of theft at self-service check-outs There is little...

Genetec Inc. a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence today announced a new version of Security Center, the company’s open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. With customisable live dashboards, enhanced privacy...

Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) is using IDIS technology for one of the biggest financial surveillance system upgrades ever seen in the region, involving at least 1000 NVRs and over 2500 IP cameras. The bank, which serves over 5.4 million customers and is the second...

Philip Ingram MBE discusses his five trends for the security industry year ahead with Jamil Alasfar, senior sales manager Middle East & Africa with South Korean CCTV manufacturer IDIS and Johan Paulsson, CTO with the giant that is Axis Communications There are five major trends influencing...

DW Complete Surveillance Solutions has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Harco HIS to represent the company in the Middle East and Northern Africa region (MENA). “Our agreement with Harco truly represents finding the right partner at the right time,” said Wade Thomas, chief operating officer,...

Matrix will be showcasing its latest trends and technologies including its new NVRX Series and PRASAR communication system at a special event in Riyadh next week. Matrix Insight will take place on 26th July from 8:30 am onwards at Marriott Hotel. The company will showcase its...

Genetec will demonstrating Smart City-friendly security, intelligence and operational solutions at its second Intersec Saudi Arabia  in Jeddah Saudi Arabia (KSA) this week (April 24 to 26, 2018) on  booth #A27. Genetec will showcase Citigraf a decision support system that unifies public safety operations across city departments for...

The world’s leading security and fire protection solutions providers have laid out plans for some serious business prospects in a buoyant Saudi market where demand for fire safety, commercial security, and homeland security remains robust. According to analysts Frost & Sullivan, the combined value of the...

Joe Charlaff finds out more about a new technique that claims to be able to detect whether a drone camera has you under surveillance  The use of drones for surveillance is no longer in the realms of science fiction. We are now in an era in...

Axis Communications has appointed Verena Rathjen as vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In her new role, Verena Rathjen will take responsibility for Axis’ long-term success in the region and ensuring the strategic direction of the company’s expanded solution offering in a growing market.   "Axis...

Despite registering a decline over the last couple of years, the video surveillance market in Saudi Arabia is once again experiencing an upswing according to a new report from market analysts, 6W Research. A drop in oil prices and government spending cuts brought several major infrastructure...

Philip Verner, EMEA sales director, CEM Systems/Tyco Security Products looks at the access control trends to that will be influencing the security market this year “There are many trends and topics which will dominate the security industry this year. These include the growth of ‘smart security...

Security companies, tech giants and telecoms providers are all jostling for a share of the smart homes market and planning for the anticipated moment when IoT goes mass market   Growing awareness and acceptance of automation technology among consumers, increasing internet connectivity and a well- developed infrastructure...

Huawei is working with Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) to provide enhanced safe city surveillance capabilities to law enforcement agencies around the region. Intelligent Security Systems will share with Huawei its expertise on the integration of smart video surveillance camera solutions to complement Huawei’s innovative cloud-based intelligent...

Genetec, a leading provider of open-architecture IP security solutions, has launched a Decision Support System (DSS) that will provide security professionals in the Middle East with new levels of situational intelligence, system visualization, and incident management. Called Mission Control the new software which will be available...

Hikvision has launched a new range of thermal cameras for hazardous areas which will capture vivid, high-resolution HD video of moving objects at resolutions up to 640 x 512 pixels, unhindered by either darkness or inclement weather. The cameras also feature three innovative functionalities for image quality...

Over 35 security professionals in Kuwait were recently certified by video surveillance solutions company, Promise Technology at a special event held in March. Along with its Kuwait-based partner Business Automation and Security Services (BASS), the Promise training programme enabled security professionals to gain the skills and...