Middle East - a centre of new business growth for security, safety, and fire protection solutions providers
Posted On: 17-02-2020
According to analysts 6Wresearch, revenues from the Middle East information security market will reach 2.7 billion dollars in 2024, compared to US$1.4 billion in 2018.
With the cloud playing an increasingly important role in the storage and processing of important data, Abhay Joshi, Global Sales Head at Matrix Comsec, said Middle East organizations are taking measures to adopt high-end solutions that prevent unauthorised access and cyber-breaches.
"Organisational data is the most important resource that companies have, so firms are opting for secure cloud-based solutions," said Joshi. "At Intersec 2019, we'll launch our cloud-based Time-Attendance and Access Control solution COSEC VYOM.
"Up until now, Matrix offered on-premise solutions, but now customers will have the choice of deploying the solution either on the cloud or on-premises. We'll also launch our mobile-based COSEC APTA Face Recognition Technology. This might be helpful for corporates and manufacturing sectors whereby normal biometric technology fails to operate," added Joshi.
Commercial Security will be the largest section on the exhibition floor, with more than 450 exhibitors, including two-thirds of the world's top 50 commercial security providers. Fire & Rescue is the next largest section, with more than 400 exhibitors, followed by Safety & Health (150 exhibitors) Homeland Security & Policing (100 exhibitors); Perimeter and Physical Security (100 exhibitors), and Information Security (50).
A revamped conference line-up will be spearheaded by the Intersec Future Security Summit, raising key issues on Artificial Intelligence, security integration, emergency preparedness and response, data protection, and the Internet of Things.
The one-day Intersec Fire Conference on 21st January will provide insights into the changing global trends in fire protection and its implications on the Middle East, while Dubai's Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) Forum will also return with the latest updates in security law and industry regulations in Dubai.
Returning popular features to Intersec 2019 include the Drone Zone, an Outdoor Demo Area, a Smart Home Pavilion, and the Safety Design in Buildings Pavilion. More than 150 exhibitors will also participate for the first time, while Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, and the USA comprise the 14 country pavilions.
Intersec is organized by Messe Frankfurt Middle East and held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Official supporters include the Dubai Police, Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Police Academy, Dubai Municipality, and the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA).
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