Archive for December 2016

Sony adds to video security with new high sensitivity network cameras 

UAE – Sony has announced the launch of eight new Full-HD video security cameras to its latest line up of sixth generation (G6) range of network cameras, delivering on the ever increasing demand for greater image clarity and sensitivity within the video security market. The new video security V and E series cameras include: V-Series:…

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DDoS Defense: Are corporate networks in the Middle East protected

DDoS Defense: Are corporate networks in the Middle East protected

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are growing in both size and sophistication. Recently in September, a pair of high-profile DDoS attacks reached more than 600 Gbps and 1 Tbps, respectively, ranking among the largest DDoS attacks on record. And their ferocity is only expected to trend upward.

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2017 the year of… the security professional?

2017 the year of… the security professional?

In many ways, 2016 was very much the ‘Year of the Ransomware Threat’, and it is very hard to see that changing much next year. After all most cybercrime is driven by hard cash and the fact remains that most ransomware and extortion attacks are successful.

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Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December 2016, which provides insights into how enterprises are using security operations centers (SOCs), details key 2016 developments in ransomware, and illustrates how attackers are creating difficult-to-detect malware by infecting legitimate code with Trojans and leveraging that legitimacy to remain hidden as long as possible.

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Promise’s Surveillance Summit highlights partner collaboration

Promise's Surveillance Summit highlights partner collaboration

The Promise Surveillance Solutions Summit, held on December 7 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, brought together an impressive crowd of security professionals from throughout the Middle East excited to experience demonstrations and learn key insights on the surveillance industry’s hottest trends and technologies.

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Arecont Vision surveillance deployed at Roumieh Prison

Arecont Vision surveillance deployed at Roumieh Prison

Roumieh is the largest prison in Lebanon, holding thousands of prisoners within its walls. The size of the prison population of Roumieh and the challenges authorities face around internal crime, corruption, contraband, and inmate unrest have led to the continued notoriety of the facility.

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