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August 2012


From the Editor's Desk

Integrators in the crosshairs

Welcome to our August issue. We have a bunch of focus areas this month, from fire to our IFSEC SA review to storage, to our annual healthcare feature and a look at the world of system integration. The ...

  A comprehensive security risk assessment
Security Services & Risk Management

A security risk assessment is a realistic, thorough and intelligent approach to security as a preventative measure against crime. It gives a comprehensive mechanism that ultimately gives clients the compass of what they are up against in terms of security risk.

  Back to the future: new owners, new drive, new vision
Reditron, News

Scarcely two weeks have passed since Norbain UK announced it had been acquired by Newbury Investments UK and was looking to sell the company’s branches in South Africa, Portugal and Netherlands, and the local concern has been bought by its current management.

  Bandwidth and storage considerations
Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Network bandwidth and storage requirements are important considerations when designing a video surveillance system. The factors include the number of cameras, the image resolution used, the compression type and ratio, frame rates and scene complexity.

  Biometrics and future trends in one sitting
Technews Publishing, Calendar of Events, Financial (Industry)

At the recent Hi-Tech Security Solutions’ Executive Breakfast, well-known scenario fundi Clem Sunter presented a keynote which included the latest future scenarios for the global as well as South African environments.

  Defining integration
Technews Publishing, Integrated Solutions

These days everyone calls themselves a systems integrator, claiming to have all the skills and experience necessary to integrate all types of products and technologies into a solution that adds value to the client. The users out there tell a different story.

  IP integration watches the media
Camsecure, Integrated Solutions

Allied Publishing, the distribution house for newspapers such as The Citizen and The Star, wanted a professional surveillance system at their Booysens and Kramerville depots that focused on IT.

  It is inside and it is on top
Security Services & Risk Management

Another characteristic of insider fraud is the ability of the perpetrators to cover their tracks – they’re talented at concealing their deception. The Citigroup fraud apparently relied on the insider being able to make various false accounting entries that created an illusion of legitimacy around the transactions that eventually ended up in his own account.

  Monitoring large-scale events
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The 2012 Rand Show attracted a crowd of 250 000 visitors and it’s the responsibility of Johannesburg Expo Centre to ensure that all are guaranteed a safe and secure experience at the event.

  Overall positive vibes at IFSEC SA
Technews Publishing, Conferences & Events

Despite some grumblings and unhappiness, the general opinion of IFSEC SA 2012 is positive, with quality leads found for those on the show floor.

  The role of security manager in 2012
iFacts, News

If a company is not in a position to appoint an in-house security manager, serious consideration should be given to appointing an independent security manager that can be on site on a full time basis or offer a certain number of days per week.

  Turning the tide on The Gap's darker side
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Healthcare (Industry)

Feeling duty-bound to do something to preserve life and repair the park’s negative image, Woollahra Municipal Council has implemented a master plan involving both deterrence and response measures which now include a Geutebrück GeViScope-based video security system.

  Virtual credentials
Access Control & Identity Management

For decades, we have carried our identities around on magnetic stripe (magstripe) and smart cards, but in today’s mobile world, we now have the opportunity to embed them on a variety of portable devices.

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Asset Management, EAS, RFID
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Conferences & Events
Cyber Security
Fire & Safety
Integrated Solutions
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection
Security Services & Risk Management

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