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Teenager hacks drone to expose risks associated with IoT


Recently at Kaspersky Lab’s annual Cyber Security Weekend 2019 that took place in Cape Town South Africa. Reuben Paul, a 13 year old, 7th grader known as the “Cyber Ninja”, was able to hack into a drone, exposing the gaping holes in the security measures of millions of every day gadgets and technology devices, that are part of the IoT. Related posts: Connected industrial machinery faces security risks Falcon Eye celebrates 10,000 drone flights Spry, the world’s first ever waterproof […]

Smart Transport

Enhancing regional transport security with face recognition

Priyanka Prakash

Alexander Belyaev, Technical Director at NNTC discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) is being implemented into video surveillance systems. In line with Dubai’s ‘Oyoon’ (‘Eyes’) project, AI-assisted video surveillance designed to tackle crime in the city and help reduce roadside deaths and traffic jams. Related posts: Dahua launches Distributed Face Recognition Server Panasonic launches Facial Recognition and Vehicle Capture Camera at GITEX NEC develops new identification technology Digifort to Demo VMS Solutions at Intersec Dubai 2018

Industrial Security

Rockwell Automation strengthens industrial security


Communications between industrial control devices have minimal protection leaving them vulnerable to threats like malicious tampering and incidental system changes that can stop production or injure workers. Related posts: Connected industrial machinery faces security risks Almost 50% of industrial computers subjected to malicious cyber activity Protecting Industrial Control Systems USB devices pose significant threat to industrial facilities



Fire Security

Sharjah launches advanced fire detection system for buildings


The Sharjah Prevention and Safety Authority recently launched the new Aman system to enhance the emirate’s fire prevention capabilities and implement the best industry practices to build a safe and risk-free society in response to the directive of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Related posts: OPTEX launches WX Infinity series intrusion detection sensors Advanced’s Fire Panels bags FM Approvals Diamond Mark Fire protection systems market on the swing Saudi Arabia get its first Facade & Fire testing […]

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