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Adam Bannister is a contributor to IFSEC Global, having been in the role of Editor from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam also had stints as a journalist at cybersecurity publication, The Daily Swig, and as Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
September 7, 2017

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The Video Surveillance Report 2023

Watch: Highlights from IFSEC Southeast Asia so far

The Drone Zone and a business-matching service are making their debuts at IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region’s leading fire, security and safety event.

The three-day event, which is taking place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC),  features more than 350 fire and security brands and cutting-edge products in access controls and biometrics, CCTV and surveillance, cybersecurity, drones, fire alarms, fire detection, fire protection, gates and doors, home automation, intelligent buildings, intruder alarms, network security, personal protection equipment, physical security, perimeter protection, x-ray equipment and many other latest technologies in security, fire and safety.

Exhibitors include Entrypass, Seagate, Dahua, Comnet, Nemtek, Nocturna, Hikvision, BFT, Falcon Safe, FAAC, Alarms and Automation, Golmar, Entrasys, Magnetic Control, Mobotix, MicroEngine, Propel Network, Senzo, Smartstripe, Ozak, Stratel, Union Light, Videx and many more.

Below you can watch some footage from day one of IFSEC Southeast Asia. With one day left to run, it’s not too late to head down to KLCC.

Now in its fifth year, the show attract draws architects, business owners, contractors, engineers, facilities managers, finance professionals, human resources personnel, IT professionals, procurement specialists, property developers, senior management and others from Southeast Asia and beyond.

IFSEC Southeast Asia is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors from 51 countries.

Drone Zone

The Drone Zone, featuring airborne demonstrations of security drones, is making its debut at IFSEC’s southeast Asia edition after two successful years entertaining the crowds in London.

Business-matching service

The business-matching service, another brand new feature, has matched visitors to the solutions or products that best meet their specific needs.

IFSEC Southeast Asia received strong support from Malaysia’s Ministry of Home Affairs, Royal Malaysia Police, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) Malaysia Chapter, British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and ASIS International (Malaysia Chapter).

Thai handover

There was also a big announcement at the show: IFSEC Southeast Asia will take place in Bangkok, Thailand next year and every other year subsequently.

Mr M Gandhi announcing that #IFSECSEA will be in Bangkok, Thailand in the even years & odd years in KL #PressConference

Among the special guests at in Kuala Lumpur were the Royal Thai Police, who met with a number of UK companies in the UK Pavilion, including Nocturna, TDSi, Tensor and Squad Asset Track.


The Malaysia’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), PPKKM and APSA have organised Conference Perdana, with a keynote address from YAB Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. The seminars are free for all visitors.

The Deputy Director of Crime Prevention & Community Safety Department, Royal Malaysia Police has also delivered a keynote address.

Dato’ Sri Haji Mustapa Haji Ali, President of the Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) Malaysia Chapter, also spoke.

Natalya Kaspersky, president and co-founder of InfoWatch Group and Kaspersky Lab, talked about data loss prevention.

The third and final day – Friday 8 September – runs from 10:00am-4:00pm.


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