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Tackling counterfeit PPE use in Middle East

Honeywell has introduced digital authentication technology for its personal protective equipment (PPE) manufactured in the UAE in a bid to fight rising counterfeiting in the Middle East and Africa regions. While the COVID-19 pandemic has buoyed demand for PPE such as N95 respirators, the new market demand has also sparked an increase in counterfeit PPE…

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The biggest challenges to mining

SME takes a look at the biggest security threats and solutions facing the mining industries covering illegal mining, theft, intrusion and employee safety Mining supports the very foundations of a country, as economies can depend on the vital resources unearthed. While the mining industry contributes greatly to the worldwide economy, it faces threats requiring comprehensive…

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Zero trust visibility into business-critical applications

Comprehensive Zero Trust Architecture Prevents Attack Methods Emerging from the Remote, Cloud Based Workforce Vectra AI, provider of threat detection and response, has announced a deep product integration with Zscaler Private Acces (ZPA) to provide end-to-end access visibility and protection from remote workers to business-critical applications. With this integration, security operation centers (SOCs) can achieve…

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Fighting invisible enemies

Surveillance is one of the biggest connected systems contributing to smart cities. How can smart surveillance tackle health risks and dangers in smart cities Ghosts, dark powers and curses: all classic elements of many scary movies, and examples of why it doesn’t take something visible to scare people.  We have a natural fear of dangers…

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Big Interview: Interoperability and identity management

David Bunzel, Executive Director, PSIA, talks exclusively to SME about the critical nature of interoperability, identity management and standardisation The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is a global consortium of over 65 physical security manufacturers and systems integrators focused on promoting interoperability of IP-enabled security devices across all segments of the security industry. The company’s currently…

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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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Crossword Cybersecurity signs Memorandum of Understanding

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialisation company focused on cyber security and risk management, has today announced its intention to establish a subsidiary in the Sultanate of Oman as its Middle Eastern Regional HQ. A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Al-Rawahy Holdings LLC of the Sultanate of Oman, which will see the formation…

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Mindware and ESET sign distribution agreement for the Middle East

Mindware, Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, announced that it has signed an agreement with ESET, provider 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 the two companies that extends to Saudi…

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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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MVP Tech launches new data centre infrastructure

Engineering Driven, with a unique blend of ICT/ELV expertise, mission critical facilities, engineering and telecom infrastructure we provide our clients with a range of Data Centre solutions, where Information and communications technologies, electronic security and building automation all fall under the specialties of MVP Tech. The uniqueness of our solutions & service stems  from  a…

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