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Airbus supports Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix with secure and reliable technology

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Airbus was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The security teams and coordinators of the Formula 1 race used the company’s Tetra network solutions to safeguard the venue and secure the smooth running of the event which took place between November 28 and December 1, 2019. The…

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Why a Smart Hospital Needs to Look After the Security of its Network

Gamal Emara

Few industries stand to benefit more in a connected world than healthcare, if you consider how a hospital currently operates – running on a network of machines that are constantly monitoring, measuring and analysing, dealing with hundreds of people walking in and out of its doors on a daily basis, and on high alert around…

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Middle East’s first Security Integration Forum announced


Nedap and Touchless Biometric Systems (TBS) hosted the first Security Integration Forum in the Middle East. The event, held at the Conrad hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, brought together leading technology businesses and experts. The aim was to enable discussion of the latest security industry trends and potential collaborations and showcase advanced technologies…

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Tenable Research finds new vulnerabilities in popular blink smart security cameras

Renaud Deraison

Tenable, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, have announced that its research team has discovered seven severe vulnerabilities in Amazon-owned Blink XT2 security camera systems. If exploited, the vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of an affected device, allowing them to remotely view camera footage, listen to audio output and hijack the device for use in…

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McAfee Introduces CASB-Integrated Cloud Security Platform for Container-Based Applications

Rajiv Gupta

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, have announced McAfee MVISION Cloud for Containers, thereby becoming the first unified cloud security platform to integrate container security with its Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) security solution. Leveraging NanoSec’s zero trust application visibility and control capabilities for container-based deployments in cloud environments, the…

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Traka Continues to Modernise Atlantis, The Palm’s Access Control Systems

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Traka, the leading worldwide specialist in intelligent asset management solutions, has announced the successful integration of its advanced key and asset management software at Atlantis, The Palm, allowing the iconic Dubai hotel to offer its guests the highest level of hospitality and security. An intuitive, browser-based asset control software, Traka Web and Traka Touch technology…

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Avigilon adds Appearance Alerts to Commercial VMS


Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, have announced the newest version of its video management software, Avigilon Control Centre (ACC) 7.4, which incorporates artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition technology. The new “appearance alerts” capability will help commercial organisations, such as educational institutions and hospitals, accelerate response times by identifying people of interest in enterprise settings. For…

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Huco bags dual awards at VMworld 2019

Dilip Kalliyat, President of Huco and Sivagurunathan, CTO of Huco

Huco, the region’s pioneer in Hybrid Cloud, DevOps, DevSecOps, Cloud Native and Digital Workspace solutions and services, has been awarded the VMware Services Partner of the Year for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa region for the second consecutive year along with the Rising Star Partner of the Year – UAE award. The awards highlight…

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SANS Global Online Cyber Security Conference, KringleCon

Ed Skoudis

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, invites cyber security practitioners and hackers around the world to take part in KringleCon 2019. This fun, free, seasonally-themed virtual conference features world-class speakers sharing tips and tricks on how to win the cyber battle. Immediately following the conference SANS will host its thirteenth…

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