|Your IP camera is a computer
November 2015, Technews Publishing, News
It’s a sad fact that in the security industry, cost more often than not clinches the deal. This is not always the case as there are some people out there buying security because they know what they want ...
|It’s education, stupid
October 2015, Technews Publishing, News
As South Africa’s official education system continues plummeting to the bottom of the global table in terms of what our kids are taught and the quality of the individuals teaching them, it’s even more ...
|You’re on your own
September 2015, Technews Publishing, News
I had a strange experience recently. I have been a ‘member’ of an online site for some time, a few years actually, in order to receive a weekly email from them. This was not an important site in that ...
|Marketing vs. reality
August 2015, Technews Publishing, News
The security industry has really got its work cut out for it. In South Africa, most of us are more focused on the physical security side of things due to the country’s extreme levels of crime and the ...
|Solutions are us
July 2015, Technews Publishing, News
Hi-Tech Security Solutions took some time out to visit IFSEC UK once again this year to keep an eye on what’s happening internationally in the security market. As always, IFSEC did not disappoint. It’s ...
|No effect at all
June 2015, Technews Publishing, News, This Week's Editor's Pick
There has been an enormous amount of discomfort in the South African security industry lately after the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act had the 51% clause sneaked into it – who would ...
|A month of surveillance
April 2015, Technews Publishing, News
The surveillance industry always has something happening, either in the technology arena where the latest inventions are being brought to market, or on the business side where the deals are made that ...
|Isn’t security full of surprises
March 2015, Technews Publishing, News
We’re just finishing off our March issue and the news breaks that Canon is now buying Axis for $2.8 billion – or that’s the offer and the Axis board is feeling all warm and fuzzy about it. This just a ...
|What happened during the holidays?
February 2015, Technews Publishing, News
It’s a sad state of affairs, but not everyone shuts down over the Christmas period. So, while most South Africans are in braai mode, the rest of the world carries on. Since this is the first issue we’re ...
|Packing for Peru
January 2015, Technews Publishing, News
Business Insider recently published an article looking at global trends going forward (You can find it at http://t.co/G8ayyQ4DAw). While the article is worth a read for some interesting insights, the ...
|Taking the lead
November 2014, Technews Publishing, News
The November issue of Hi-Tech Security Solutions is packed full of security news and views, and we have some good news from local companies.
First of all, we take a look at the transport sector and ...
|Qui custodit vigilum?
October 2014, Technews Publishing, News
It’s amazing to see how the security industry works. It seems so dull and boring (unless you happen to be a security officer, in which case you prefer dull and boring as it gets very dangerous otherwise). ...