Intersec Blog

All At Sea On Shipping Attacks

Posted by Richard McKeon on Dec 6, 2016 10:13:57 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, listens to concerns regarding the protection of shipping in the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden and, worryingly, that attacks on seafarers are once again on the rise.

Last week on the one year anniversary of the High Risk Area (HRA) reduction in the western Indian Ocean, MAST - the maritime risk management firm – certainly didn't pull any punches when it issued a warning regarding the high risk of attacks on vessels in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes due, in part, to the political instability in Somalia and Yemen, which is having an impact off-shore as well as on.

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Topics: Homeland Security and Policing

GCC Education Sector Beefs Up Safety and Security with Biometric Cloud-Based Systems

Posted by Richard McKeon on Dec 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Dubai, UAE: A Dubai university’s cloud-based biometric time attendance system is growing in popularity across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as the regional education sector joins other industries adopting new technology to boost safety and security.  

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Topics: Perimeter and Physical Security

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation For Crowd Protection

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, finds out what can be done to put the brakes on vehicle attacks in crowded places.
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Topics: Homeland Security and Policing

Value Added Security With Video Analytics

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

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, discovers how, after a number of false dawns, video analytics or VCA (Video Content Analysis) is coming of age.

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Topics: Commercial Security

Trump Presidency And Its Effect On The Middle East Security Market

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 24, 2016 10:50:48 AM

With what many describe as the shock prospect of a Trump Presidency what are the likely effects on the Middle East Security Market? Philip Ingram from Security News Desk investigates.

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Topics: Security & Safety

On Alert with Mass Notification

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 22, 2016 10:23:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, investigates the way that mass notification technologies are keeping people informed when the worst happens.

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Topics: Perimeter and Physical Security

New European Data Protection Regulations Will Impact Middle East Companies

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 17, 2016 10:25:43 AM

European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply to Middle East Based companies and preparation is essential. Philip Ingram from Security News Desk examines some of the issues.

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Topics: Information Security

Top Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Show Attendance

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, shares his top tips for getting the most out of your attendance at Intersec 2017.

Having attended hundreds of trade shows and read thousands of pages of PR relating to companies, products, services and more, it constantly amazes the Security Media team how companies fail to capitalise on the significant outlay they have invested in attending and exhibiting at a trade show.

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Topics: Intersec

A Smarter Approach For Safer Cities

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 10, 2016 10:20:07 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, Finds out why a smarter approach to security makes sense for safer cities.

Cities around the world from Rio - which recently held the Olympics – to Cape Town, South Africa, are increasingly adopting ever smarter, joined-up, solutions to keep their citizens safe as well as ensuring other key aspects of city life – like traffic – are moving in the right direction.

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Topics: Security & Safety

The Changing World Of Access Control

Posted by Richard McKeon on Nov 8, 2016 11:43:25 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at SecurityNewsDesk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, speaks to Philippe Huysman, Global Portfolio Manager Access Control, Siemens Building Technologies, about how access control has changed in recent years and what the future holds.


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Topics: Commercial Security

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