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The 9th Defense, Security and Public Safety Technology Fair & Forum for the Middle East and Africa (DSS) is a highly anticipated  expo that serves as a platform to showcase the latest advancements in the defense, security, and public safety industries. DSS brings together industry leaders, experts, and professionals from the Middle East and Africa region to exchange ideas, share knowledge, and explore the latest solutions to address the evolving challenges in these sectors.

DSS is renowned for its comprehensive display of cutting-edge technologies, products and solutions that contribute to enhancing defense, security, and public safety. DSS features a wide range of exhibits, including advanced equipment, systems, and services designed to bolster national security, protect critical infrastructure, and ensure public safety. From state-of-the-art surveillance systems and intelligence gathering tools to crisis management solutions and emergency response mechanisms, DSS showcases the latest advancements that are revolutionizing these industries.

DSS forum  provides a valuable platform for experts to engage in meaningful discussions, debates, and presentations on various topics related to defense, security, and public safety. Participants have the opportunity to delve into critical issues such as counter-terrorism measures, cybersecurity, border control, disaster management, and more. These discussions foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the development of effective strategies to address the ever-changing security landscape of the Middle East and Africa.

DSS 2023


  • Defense Equipment Manufacturers
  • Surveillance System Providers
  • Cybersecurity Solutions Providers
  • Intelligence and Threat Analysis Services
  • Border Control and Immigration Solutions
  • Emergency Response and Disaster Management Services
  • Law Enforcement Technology and Equipment Suppliers
  • Government and Military Agencies
  • Air and Maritime Security Solutions Providers
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection Services
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Equipment Manufacturers
  • Tactical Gear and Equipment Suppliers
  • Communication and Command Systems Providers
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Manufacturers
  • Biometric Solutions and Identity Verification Services
  • Counter-Terrorism Technology Providers
  • Forensic Science and Investigation Services
  • Crisis Management Software and Solutions
  • Homeland Security Consulting Firms
  • Training and Simulation Services for Defense and Security Personnel
  • Electronic Warfare Systems Suppliers
  • Firefighting and Rescue Equipment Providers
  • Secure Access Control and Visitor Management Systems
  • Data Analysis and Predictive Policing Solutions
  • Emergency Medical Services and First Aid Equipment Suppliers
  • Drone Detection and Countermeasures Providers
  • Geospatial Intelligence and Mapping Solutions
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems Providers
  • Threat Detection and Prevention Solutions


DSS plays a crucial role in fostering partnerships and collaborations between industry stakeholders, government agencies, and international organizations. It offers a unique networking opportunity for exhibitors, security experts, defense experts and regional potential buyers to connect and establish fruitful business relationships. The exhibition also attracts delegations from various countries, allowing participants to gain insights into global best practices and explore potential areas of cooperation.

DSS 2023

The mission of defense and national security agencies is to be prepared for the ever-evolving challenges of today's world and the emerging threats of the future. They understand the importance of staying ahead in a time of rapid technological advancements. As we look ahead to the coming year, two major priorities stand out: readiness and the integration of new technologies.


Readiness encompasses having the right personnel, equipment, and capabilities to counter known threats and effectively respond to unexpected contingencies. It involves maintaining a state of constant vigilance to ensure the safety and security of our nations.

DSS, as an established event, has consistently attracted a diverse range of visitors, including government officials, ministers, senior officers, and national security and intelligence agencies. This success can be attributed to its ability to bring together the right mix of stakeholders from across the region.

DSS serves as a platform for the security and public safety industry, providing a unique opportunity for networking and education. Over the course of four days, professionals from manufacturers, distributors, security professionals, and end users come together to connect and explore the most innovative solutions in the market.

DSS  has become a cornerstone in the industry, fostering unparalleled business opportunities and facilitating collaboration among key players in the supply chain. With a focus on showcasing cutting-edge technologies and fostering knowledge exchange, DSS continues to be the premier event for the defense, security, and public safety sector in the region


DSS and Cairo ICT: A Formula of Success

Experience the power of synergy at DSS, an exceptional amalgamation of exhibition, conference, and networking events that unites security and public safety leaders from the Arab and African regions. What sets DSS apart is its co-location with Cairo ICT, the renowned technology event in the MEA region, which adds further depth and diversity to its portfolio and audience. Now in its 27th edition, DSS has established itself as the go-to platform where the realms of technology and security seamlessly merge.

With a meticulous focus on technology-driven domains, DSS offers a comprehensive and all-encompassing experience for attendees. From cutting-edge innovations to strategic discussions, every facet of the security and public safety landscape is thoughtfully curated to provide a complete and immersive scene

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