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IDIS releases latest-generation 6 MP and 8 MP PTZ cameras
IDIS has launched four new 8 MP and 6 MP PTZ cameras that deliver excellent image quality and extend the company’s trusted NDAA-compliant lineup.

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Saving with legacy alarm integration
Virgin Active upgrades to wireless Ajax alarm systems while integrating existing legacy wired products into the same system.

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Advantages of palm vein biometrics
Fulcrum Biometrics Southern Africa offers five key differentiators when comparing the reliability and accuracy of palm vein biometrics with other modalities.

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From the editor's desk: A way to fail safely
Technews Publishing, News

This edition of Hi-Tech Security Solutions has a rather sad story (http://www.securitysa.com/16667r), but also one of courage. We interviewed Chris Bentley, who was what we would call an insider risk, ...
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Axis sets science-based targets for reducing emissions
Axis Communications SA, News

Axis Communications has committed to set company-wide emissions reduction targets in line with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which aims to drive ambitious climate action across the private sector globally.
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Becoming more cyber resilient
IT infrastructure

Organisations must consider the need for a highly secure and effective authorisation and authentication process, says Hayden Sadler, country manager for South Africa at Infinidat.
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StorONE eliminates capacity-based pricing, offers per-drive pricing model
News

StorONE announced a new pricing model that enables customers to scale for free, driven by a significant software update to the StorONE Storage Engine.
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Be prepared for the increase in reconnaissance
Cyber Security

Because ransomware has become so lucrative, cybercriminals are becoming more devious and putting significantly more energy into reconnaissance.
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CathexisVision integrated with Suprema’s BioStar2
Technews Publishing, News, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions

This integration uses BioStar2 access control events to trigger automated actions on the CathexisVision system, including alerts, recording a camera and commands such as locking and unlocking doors, and clearing an alarm.
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Duxbury awarded Axis SA Distributor of the Year
Duxbury Networking, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Axis Communications held its Annual Partner Awards on 1 July 2022 to celebrate and acknowledge the efforts of Axis’ partners by awarding them for key projects and achievements throughout the year.
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inq. acquires Enea Edge IP for edge orchestration capability
News

inq., a global edge solutions provider, announced an agreement with Enea AB to license the Enea Edge intellectual property through a perpetual software development licence.
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Eagle Eye introduces ‘Smart Video Search’
Eagle Eye Networks, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Eagle Eye Networks has introduced Eagle Eye Smart Video Search, a new feature for all customers to make searching for video as fast and easy as searching the Web.
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How deepfakes attack business and how to combat them
News

The FBI recently announced that more companies have been reporting people applying for jobs using deepfaked, video, images, recordings and stolen identities pretending to be someone else to get a remote IT position.
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Add a mobile punch to payroll
News

Econz Wireless has appointed 4Sight Holdings as a distributor of its products throughout the Middle East, Central Europe and Africa regions.
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Cybereason expands presence across sub-Saharan Africa
News, Cyber Security

Cybereason has appointed Chantél Hamman as its new channel director focused on growing the company’s presence across sub-Saharan Africa.
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Liquid launches Africa's first Cyber Security Fusion Centre
News

Liquid Cyber Security, a business of Cassava Technologies, recently launched the first of its matrix of Cyber Security Fusion Centres in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Three ways to prevent non-delivery
Security Services & Risk Management

By using an escrow platform, you can pay for the item, but the funds are held in a trust account until you receive the item and are happy it’s what you ordered.
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R60 per month per camera for cloud AI
Iris AI, Editor's Choice

Snap Guard offers homes and small businesses an easy, low-cost cloud AI service that is self-managed but can also be linked to armed response services.
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How to weather the approaching perfect storm
Cyber Security

Cybercrime is spiking and security skills are scarce, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are particularly vulnerable as the financial impact of falling victim to these security breaches can result in their total collapse.
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Global GPS tracking and IoT management platform
Technews Publishing, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

Wialon, Gurtam’s flagship product, is a telematics and IoT platform currently tracking over 3.2 million units in over 150 countries.
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Gallagher releases Command Centre v8.70
Gallagher, News, Integrated Solutions, Products

Command Centre v8.70 introduces a range of features and enhancements to create operational efficiencies and improved site security, including a next-generation integration with HALO Smart Sensors.
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Local innovation continues
BoomGate Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

While having local manufacturing facilities presents its own set challenges in South Africa, Boomgate Systems makes full use of its in-house local manufacturing and R&D.
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The house wins with Ajax
Elvey Security Technologies , Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Entertainment and Hospitality (Industry)

One of the largest hotel-and-casino complexes in South Africa’s North West province needed to increase security on its perimeter, but due to the sheer extent of the site, it was deemed extremely difficult ...
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All-mobile people management solution with facial recognition
Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management, Products

The new mobile Incident Desk People Management platform with facial recognition combines identification data on suppliers, staff, sub-contractors and even people on watch lists, for less than the cost of traditional service management tools.
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Maximise parking lot security
Hikvision South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

Hikvision has created its range of TandemVu PTZ cameras which provide wide-angle and close-up visibility of incidents, real-time alerts for security teams, and sound and light alarm deterrents in commercial parking spaces.
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Custom AI video analytics with AxxonSoft
LD Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The AxxonSoft development team trains neural networks to tackle out-of-the-ordinary projects, including unusual viewing angles, difficult lighting, particular object types, thermal camera use and more.
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Flexible perimeter solutions
Gallagher, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The flexibility of Gallagher’s perimeter solutions is key to allowing sites to overcome their unique challenges, including environmental extremes, size considerations, varying intruder behaviours and site geometry.
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Linux-based biometric access control
ZKTeco, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

The SpeedFace M4 is a Linux-based multi-biometric access control and time attendance terminal with visible light facial recognition and palm verification.
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Security and safety in food manufacturing
ASSA ABLOY South Africa, Industrial (Industry)

Food safety, employee health and site security must all work in harmony to ensure the efficient operation of a large-scale food producer.
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Network strobe siren
Axis Communications SA, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The new AXIS D4100-E Network Strobe Siren can be used to deter intruders, improve operational efficiency and more with the power of light and sound.
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The new front line for cyberattacks
Cyber Security

Built to protect privacy from all surface attacks and brute force, the Blackphone Privy 2.0 is the world’s smartest and most secure defence for encrypted businesses and personal communications.
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Risk reduction and cybersecurity
Security Services & Risk Management, Cyber Security

How should risk managers think about cyber risk? What are the main considerations and red herrings? How do you know you’re mitigating cyber risk?
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Cybersecure surveillance cameras
HiTek Security Distributors, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Cyber Security

Provision-ISR builds customer trust and opens up new opportunities with Check Point Quantum IoT Protect Firmware built into Provision-ISR cameras.
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Turning electric locks mobile
ASSA ABLOY South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The new ABLOY Keyless Access Controller allows organisations to make electric locks or other electronic door locking devices operable with a mobile app.
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Four cameras in one
Duxbury Networking, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

The new M5000 multidirectional 15 MP camera from Axis features three 5 MP sensors and one PTZ camera with 10x optical zoom and HDTV 1080p, delivers sweeping overviews and zoomed-in details.
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New XProtect Incident Manager
Milestone Systems, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News

With the introduction of the XProtect Incident Manager in 2022 R2, users will be able to manage incidents directly in their VMS and connect video footage with incidents as they unfold
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MFA threat highlights SA’s security negligence
Cyber Security

According to the 2021 Cyberthreat Defence Report, more than 43% of the more than 1200 surveyed global IT decision makers said they had not yet deployed even basic MFA.
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GJD launches the GEM external curtain detector
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

The GEM is a wired outdoor PIR curtain detector with up to 12 m selectable detection range and a narrow invisible curtain beam, making it highly effective in protecting properties against crime.
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