|Someone’s doing business
March 2018, Technews Publishing, News
It’s hard to say if 2017 was a good or bad year for the security industry. For some companies it was a booming year, but for many it was one of just making it through to the end. Recent research from ...
|Identity theft R us
November 2017, Technews Publishing, News
There are some people in South Africa thanking whoever they see fit to thank that the government has bumbled to implementation of the PoPI Act for so long. You will have heard about the clever people ...
|The Russians are coming! Turn off your saunas immediately.
October 2017, Technews Publishing, News
I, of all people, love a good cloak-and-dagger hacking story. But really, the Americans are taking this to the extreme. First, Hillary blamed the nasty Russians for losing her the election (which has ...
|Feeling the pinch
September 2017, Technews Publishing, News
This year has been a tough one for the security industry. Actually, so was last year, but this year the political shenanigans have really hit home to many companies. Economic ups and downs are simply ...
|The future isn’t so bright
August 2017, Technews Publishing, News
In various issues of Hi-Tech Security Solutions, we have spoken of things like the IoT (Internet of Things) and other modern advances in technology. We have even touched briefly on issues such as artificial ...
|Another day, another attack
July 2017, Technews Publishing, News
One of the sad things about South Africa is that we have all become hardened to crime, especially violent crime. For whatever reason, the media does not report most of the crime that happens, unless it ...
|Compromise is not a secure option
June 2017, Technews Publishing, News
The past couple of months have been interesting for those in the security industry, especially cybersecurity. With thousands of computers hit by ransomware across the globe, we’ve all had a glimpse ...
|Never too old to learn
May 2017, Technews Publishing, News
In this issue of Hi-Tech Security Solutions we look at employee verification, but go a bit further into what employers are doing these days when it comes to making employment decisions. One thing that ...
April 2017, Technews Publishing, News
Not only are you getting the April 2017 issue of Hi-Tech Security Solutions delivered to your doorstep, but this month we are sending you the CCTV Handbook 2017 as well. How lucky can you be, you get ...
|The more things change…
March 2017, Technews Publishing, News
Do you want to know how rapidly surveillance, both analogue and IP is expanding? Well, you could ask a vendor, or you could pay a fortune for some research and get some interesting numbers, in terms of ...
|A place for old men?
February 2017, Technews Publishing, News
I received an interesting email from someone in the industry recently lamenting the lack of young people involved in the security world. The individual was concerned that the vast majority of the people ...
|The constant of change
November 2016, Technews Publishing, News
Having just seen the results on the American election, I thought I would do a Hillary and leave this issue without an editorial column, just like she got someone to tell her supporters to go home because ...