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Biometric Vulnerabilities And Fixes

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Philip Ingram from Security News Desk and Security takes a look at Biometric vulnerabilities and fixes with some emerging biometric technologies including a unique authentication capability from iProov.

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Topics: Information Security, facial recognition

Saudi Arabia Fire Safety Market Reached $577 million in 2015

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Saudi Arabia has remained one of the most promising fire safety markets in entire GCC region. In last few years, the market has enjoyed strong growth owing to growing construction market in the areas such as residential, retail, hospitality, public infrastructure, healthcare, and education. Also, with recent fire incidences and emergence of high rise buildings the need for advanced fire safety systems have surged in the country.

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Topics: fire saftey market

The Right Vision To Put The Brakes On Traffic Law Violators

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at SecurityNewsDesk and Security reports that mobile and static camera systems, including those incorporating high-accuracy speed measurement, are becoming an increasingly important weapon for police forces to combat poor driver behaviour and excessive speed.

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Topics: Homeland Security, Homeland Security and Policing

Aircraft Security - From Cockpit Protection To Air Rage and Baggage Theft

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and finds out more about security on board planes from the monitoring and protection of the cockpit door to tackling the issues like air rage and theft by baggage handlers.

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Topics: Aviation Security

Video Surveillance Systems Segment Captured More than 67% of the Market Revenues in Saudi Arabia’s Electronic Security Market

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Saudi Arabia is the leading revenue generating country in electronic security market amongst all GCC countries. Led by factors such as increasing government security spending, rising public & private infrastructures, surging investments and growing IT infrastructure. Further, the market is also exhibited to increase due to growing IT spending and rising tourism in the country.

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Topics: video surveillance systems

Fast Track Tunnel Fire And Incident Detection

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 13, 2016 2:12:43 PM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and discovers that technologies like video analytics and thermal cameras are allowing potential tunnel fires and traffic- related incidents to be detected and dealt with in a timely manner.

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Topics: Fire Safety, Fire & Rescue

The Deep and Dark Web

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 7, 2016 1:43:30 PM

The World Wide Web is an integral part of most peoples’ day to day lives, enabling business, social activity, entertainment, education, awareness and much more. With the growing Internet of Things (IoT) the only conclusion we can come up with is that it will continue to grow.  Within the Security, Fire and Safety world we are seeing daily innovations that rely on Internet connectivity.

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Topics: Information Security, Cybersecurity

Are We On The Right Track For Train And Railway Security?

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 5, 2016 11:01:56 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and takes a closer at railway security in light of a number of high profile incidents.

The incident on a high speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris just over a year ago - which was thankfully thwarted by the actions of those on board - brought into sharp relief just how vulnerable rail passengers are in such confined conditions.

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Topics: Commercial Security, Perimeter and Physical Security

Opening Up About IP Physical Security Standards

Posted by Richard McKeon on Aug 31, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and, speaks to Per Björkdahl, ONVIF Steering Committee Chair, about the growing profile of the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products.

Influencing Standards

As a starting point, Björkdahl is keen to spotlight the fact that the newest access control specification from ONVIF has now been adopted by the global standards group - International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) - as its new standard for electronic access control systems.

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Topics: physical security standards

Facial Recognition Back in the News

Posted by Richard McKeon on Aug 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere wants to introduce facial recognition software; Allevate and Facewatch have just launched a SaaS solution in Brazil.  Philip Ingram with Security News Desk and looks at facial recognition back in the news.

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Topics: Biometrics Security

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