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Hotel association calls for flexible fire safety laws

MyBHA says rigid by-laws make it hard for many operators to get licences. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBHA) has urged the authorities to be flexible with by-laws pertaining...

IFSEC Southeast Asia thanks the BSIA for its continuous support over the last 5 years.

IFSEC Southeast Asia, the most prominent security industry event in the ASEAN region, would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to the BSIA team for their continued and invaluable...

Video surveillance trends in 2017

As IoT gains traction and more devices get used in both the public and domestic domains, cyber security will become increasingly important In just a few decades, the video surveillance industry has...

Property boom, retail put Vietnam security on growth trajectory

Vietnam’s booming property and retail segments are putting the country’s security industry on the path for further growth, according to Benco, a local video surveillance solutions brand. Already,...
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Saigon hooks up first CCTV surveillance center

By Quoc Thang December 7, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7 Eyes in the sky will be keeping watch over the city and its citizens from the new center. A public security center has been opened in Ho Chi Minh City...
Control centre of NTU-NXP Smart Mobility Test Bed.

Singapore’s first Smart Mobility consortium launched to test new tech on NTU campus

Above photo: Control centre of NTU-NXP Smart Mobility Test Bed. Photo credit: NTU In the near future, cars could have in-vehicle smart displays that alert drivers in advance to tolls, road works and...

The Top Cyber Security Risks In Asia-Pacific In 2017

(Photo: Shutterstock) By Fadli Sidek and Jamie Rubbi-Clarke Cybercriminals will continue to innovate through ransomware The malware business is a business like any other: cyber threat groups compete...

Malaysia-Thailand border needs new fencing to enhance security

PADANG BESAR : New fencing at the Perlis-Thailand border should be planned and built fast to bolster protection of the country's security and sovereignty, said the Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed...

Zahid: China's success in reducing crime rates can be emulated

KUNMING: China has been able to drastically reduce its crime rates over the last few decades, due to it investing a lot on developing sophisticated assets to boost security control. Deputy Prime...

China willing to transfer border control technology: Zahid

YUNNAN – China has expressed its willingness to transfer its border control technology to Malaysia in assisting the latter to strengthen its relevant agencies. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid...

Thailand Mobile Operators Must Enable Biometric Enrollment: Regulator

Government regulators in Thailand are making biometric enrollment mandatory for mobile subscribers, reports the Bangkok Post . It’s a move headed by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications...

Bangkok needs 60,000 CCTV cameras, police chief says

The capital needs to have around 60,000 CCTV cameras in public places to help detect crime, says national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda. Speaking yesterday at the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Office...