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IATA backs aviation regulation flexibility during COVID-19 crisis

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed decisions taken by aviation regulators to provide flexibility to airlines and flight crew during the COVID-19 crisis, whilst urging others to follow suit. Gilberto Lopez Meyer, IATA’s Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations, said: “Safety is the industry’s top priority. Countries have a well-established licensing system…

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The Emirates Group’s business response to COVID-19

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Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Emirates and dnata have been adapting operations in line with regulatory directives as well as travel demand. The airline has aimed to maintain passenger flights for as long as feasible to help travellers return home amidst an increasing number of travel bans, restrictions, and country lockdowns across the world. It…

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Security industry event rescheduled due to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Show organisers decide to reschedule ISC West 2020 due to concerns regarding the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak across the globe After consultations between show organisers and the wider security community event organisers, Reed Exhibitions, have made the reluctant decision to reschedule this years’ ISC West which was due to take place from March 17-20 in…

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SECON 2020 – Postponed due to Covid-19

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Organisers of SECON 2020 in Kintex, Korea have made the decision to postpone the event in light of the Covid-19 virus outbreak in China. So far more than 40,000 people have been infected around the world, the vast majority inside China and two-thirds of them in Wuhan and surrounding Hubei province. There have been 910…

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Salary Survey Middle East 2020 (Pt1)

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The SSR Personnel & Executive Profiles global salary survey, supported by ASIS International, reviews more than 12,000 security professionals (nationals and expatriate) with data gathered from multiple sectors, including; the finance sector, manufacturing, hospitality, extractives, FMCG and logistics. Key responses from the survey were; 69% of respondents had a regional responsibility, the average salary increase…

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Commvault expands global leadership team with new regional leads in EMEA and APJ

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Commvault, a recognised global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, have announced the strengthening of its global presence and expertise with the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team. Former Dell Technologies vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Marco Fanizzi, and Callum Eade,…

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Tenable appoints Marty Edwards as Vice President of Operational Technology Security

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Tenable, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced the appointment of Marty Edwards, a globally recognised expert in cybersecurity for industrial control systems and operational technology (OT), as Vice President of OT Security. Renaud Deraison, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Tenable, said: “OT is part of the modern attack surface and CISOs are being tasked with…

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Veeam appoints Danny Allan as Chief Technology Officer

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Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, have announced that Danny Allan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy. Allan, promoted from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy, will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives, and…

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ATG Access joins new global security venture

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ATG Access has announced it will be joining with other Hill & Smith Holdings PLC-owned companies to form a new security brand – HS Security. With the creation of HS Security, Hill & Smith aims to utilise the strength of its new and expanding security portfolio, in order to become a serious global supplier of holistic security…

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Dubai Airshow announces Edge as first ever advanced technology partner

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EDGE, the advanced technology conglomerate that launched in Abu Dhabi, will be the largest individual presence exhibiting at the Dubai Airshow 2019. Integrating over 25 entities from Emirates Defence Industries Company, Emirates Advanced Investments Group, Tawazun Holding, and other independent organisations, EDGE will be the first ever Advanced Technology Partner of the Dubai Airshow in…

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