|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). ...
|Integration and information is the name of the game
September 2014, Technews Publishing, News
If you’re a regular Hi-Tech Security Solutions subscriber (do you follow our LinkedIn Group?), you’ll know that we’re about to launch our 2015 version of the Hi-Tech Security Business Directory, the most ...
|Lost your keys? There’s an app for that
August 2014, Technews Publishing, News
Working on a magazine like Hi-Tech Security Solutions makes it easy to forget that all the technology that is dominating the security industry these days doesn’t really impact most people’s lives very ...
|Home is where the surveillance is
July 2014, Technews Publishing, News
South Africa is generally pretty isolated from the big news happenings in the First World and we sometimes only feel the effects of global events long after, which is fortunate in some cases and unfortunate ...
|The globality of integrated solutions
June 2014, Technews Publishing, News
The security industry is big on integration at the moment. If some of the people in the know were to be believed, you would think this is a new concept just invented. Of course integration has been around ...
|The flexibility of ethics
May 2014, Technews Publishing, News
By now I’m sure everyone has heard of the masses of information the NSA in America is collecting from everywhere in its efforts to combat terrorism in America – well that’s the official line anyway. And ...
April 2014, Technews Publishing, News
Before I get onto this month’s editor’s note, have you received your CCTV Handbook 2014 with Hi-Tech Security Solutions? You should have. It’s awesome and you shouldn’t miss it. If your Handbook was ...
|Jobs, who needs them?
March 2014, Technews Publishing, News
This has been an interesting month full of gruesome logic failures, a maniacal lack of common sense, some potentially positive happenings, an international answer to user authentication issues (admittedly ...
|Who is your competition?
February 2014, Technews Publishing, News
As you recovered from your December break and adjusted to your first days back in the slave galley, you may have noticed a news article about Google buying a company called Nest Labs for just over $3 ...
|Surreptitious, behind the scenes goings on?
January 2014, Technews Publishing, News
The Security Industry Alliance (SIA) held its annual conference in mid-November with a number of industry leaders speaking on a variety of topics. What was clear from the speakers is that the industry ...
|Social media for the rest of us
November 2013, Technews Publishing, News
As I write this, Twitter has just listed its shares on the stock exchange and made a few billionaires and millionaires. Sad to say, I don’t fall into either of those categories. However, it does bring ...
|Maybe it's time to panic
October 2013, Technews Publishing, News
I spoke to someone dealing in identity authentication recently and he was telling me how some of South Africa’s business leaders are dead against the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act. According ...