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New threats come to light post Covid


Recent studies show that the public remain concerned over terror threats and crime following the easing of lockdown rules and the return to normality  The end of lockdown could open the door for terrorists to strike against public transport and other bustling areas as public spaces begin to open up again. A number of recent…

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Oil and gas – advanced digital technologies


Security News Desk Middle East explores how embracing digitalisation for improved safety and efficiency is imperative for the oil and gas sector The energy industry serves as an ideal example of how advanced digital technologies like automated flare monitoring and intelligent video and audio solutions can transform operational safety, security and efficiency. Meraj Khan, Key Account Manager – End Consumer for Axis Communications, explores…

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Ask the expert – biometrics in healthcare


Dubai’s Smart Salem fitness centre shows how biometrics bring clinical and commercial benefits to healthcare settings The digital transformation of healthcare has accelerated to the point that it impacts almost every aspect of the patient experience. We book appointments online, receive reminders via text and email, enter our medical history and insurance data into tablets,…

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The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has rapidly become an adopted technology in healthcare in the UAE. SME explores how and why  As the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) gains traction in the UAE, healthcare operators must recognise the need for high-level security for patient data records and connected devices.  The Internet of Things (IoT)…

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Addressing changing needs of the Middle East market

Ettiene Axis

Looking to capitalise on strong regional demand for cutting-edge surveillance technology, particularly from government entities and organisations in the smart city, transportation, and oil & gas sectors, security trailblazer and network leader, Axis Communications Middle East & Africa (MEA) has recently announced several enhanced smart safety solutions. Over the last 15 years, Axis has established…

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Beware of the return to office

Rick Vanover, Senior Director for Product Strategy and Dave Russell, Vice President of Enterprise Strategy, discuss data threats in the office As organizations get closer to implementing return-to-work plans, most employees are excited about getting back into an office routine. They miss their colleagues, their favorite lunch spots, and the on-site corporate culture that can’t…

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Combined solutions for smart buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure in Spain, a market leader in innovation and technology for smart buildings, and Telefónica Tech, Telefónica’s holding company for digital businesses with high growth potential in IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Cloud, will be offering the Spanish market their services and solutions for smart buildings in one package. This collaboration agreement will enable both companies…

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Hikvision releases solar-powered security camera

Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, has launched a new 4G Solar Panel Kit for Standalone Security Sites. This will revolutionize the protection of remote assets in hard to reach places by proving a security camera that runs on solar power. One of the outstanding features of this camera is…

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VIVOTEK updates VAST 2 IP video management software

VIVOTEK, IP surveillance solution provider, is proud to announce an update to its acclaimed VAST 2 IP Video Management Software. “VIVOTEK’s VAST 2 is an easy-to-use IP Video Management Software solution,” explained David Liu, President of VIVOTEK USA, Inc. “It comes with exciting advancements, such as easy operation on single or multiple monitors, custom layout…

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Mindware and ESET sign distribution agreement

Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, today announced that it has signed an agreement with ESET, a global leader in information security software, to offer the entire suite of the vendor’s business products to enterprises across the Middle East. This builds on the existing partnership between…

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