Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Enhancing control room effectiveness
Dr Craig Donald says we need AI or analytics that works seamlessly, instantly, with minimum operator involvement to produce relevant information to augment human decision-making.

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Integrated video telematics solution
Webfleet Solutions, part of Bridgestone, launched Webfleet Video into the market. With Webfleet Solutions and Lytx integrated on one platform, users can access and manage both their vehicles and their ...

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Linking HR and security
Employee screening is implemented to ensure the risk of the company is managed and fraudsters do not enter the workplace, but the results of the vetting are not often linked to other areas in the business.

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Smart entrance control technologies
Access Control & Identity Management

An important part of physical security systems, entrance control has gained even greater prominence on the security agenda in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Over-coax AI evolves
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dahua has launched the latest upgrade of its High Definition Composite Video Interface series, the HDCVI 6.0 Plus, featuring its high-performance AI chip and advanced deep-learning algorithm, enabling accurate recognition of humans and vehicles.
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Urban branches bring the human connection back into the suburbs
Fidelity Services Group , News

Advances in technology and evolving crime patterns have changed the face of the security industry, introducing a highly systems-driven approach to provide communities with the necessary support and technology innovation.
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On-site and cloud video storage partnership
News

BCDVideo and Wasabi deliver versatile, cost-effective surveillance storage in a joint solution providing affordable storage to support the high growth of video surveillance data.
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When will we get rid of passwords?
Cyber Security

Passwords are inconvenient and create numerous security vulnerabilities, so why can’t we just replace them? The short answer is that there’s no better method. Yet.
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Six things to improve PoPIA readiness
Editor's Choice

When it comes to the preparedness for PoPIA compliance, just under one-third (30%) of companies indicated they were well prepared, while 39% said they were ‘somewhat’ ready, but more work needs to be done.
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Harnessing smart expandability
Centurion Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

Centurion Systems designed the D5 SMART gate motor to be a product that is as powerful as a standalone solution as it is as part of a larger security ecosystem.
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McAfee delivers the most robust CASB foundation
Editor's Choice

McAfee delivers the most robust CASB foundation for customers looking to deliver on their zero trust and SASE security roadmaps, scoring 94 out of 100 against Gartner’s criteria for Cloud Access Security Brokers.
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Security and service assurance
Financial (Industry)

Companies must test and monitor new digital transformation projects over both wired and wireless networks – during and after deployment – to assure a quality user experience.
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Agile networking for unpredictable business landscapes
IT infrastructure

Although the events of 2020 may have put SD-WAN implementations on the back burner, the agility, resilience and performance it offers are actually the ideal solution to many current and future business challenges.
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INTERPOL supports the Coalition Against Stalkerware
Editor's Choice

The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) is set to enhance the ability of the global law enforcement community by allowing them to investigate the use of stalkerware and support victims who require assistance.
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A new era of digital buildings
Security Services & Risk Management

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digitally integrated buildings, as organisations have had to implement strategies to adjust to new ways of working to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, mitigate security risks and implement health and safety measures.
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New Net2 tutorial series available
Paxton, News

Paxton has produced a new series of Net2 tutorials to support installers with the latest features in its access control software. The short informative videos provide guidance on how to make buildings COVID-secure with Net2.
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Healthcare, cybersecurity and the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain
Cyber Security

Understanding why the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain is being targeted and how to protect against such attacks is vital for IT leaders who understand that healthcare and cybersecurity must now go hand-in-hand.
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Educating remote workers on cybersecurity
J2 Software, Cyber Security

Cybercriminals have shifted their focus to vulnerable employees who now work from home and use personal Internet connections, requiring more education of remote workers on cybersecurity and better computer safety practices or risk having their data compromised.
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Cloud workload protection with container security
IT infrastructure

New innovations enable collaboration between InfoSec and DevOps teams to reduce risk and protect public cloud and on-premises Kubernetes environments.
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What happens to your data when you leave the estate?
Vox , Asset Management, EAS, RFID

COVID-19 infections and the imminent enforcement of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) on 1 July 2021 have put business and residential estate visitor management under the spotlight from both a health and a data privacy perspective.
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Using analogue cameras in the cloud
Eagle Eye Networks, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

‘Analog Video to Cloud’ guide offers business owners – from coffee shops to large corporations – an overview of cloud system advantages, easy-to-follow best practices, checklists and what to know when transitioning analogue to cloud.
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Aura announces UK launch
News

South Africa’s Aura has announced it will expand its footprint into the UK. Aura will offer its security response services to support and complement the UK’s response network where it aims to have 10 000 users receiving the company’s service within seven months.
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Get your security systems and routines ready for winter
Fidelity ADT, News

Many people rearrange their wardrobes and gardens in preparation for winter, so why not also reshuffle your thinking on home security to mitigate the risks colder weather brings?
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DLP in-cabinet fire suppression systems
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

BlazeCut C-Series systems supplied by Technoswitch provide automatic fire suppression systems for indoor protection, using Novec 1230 clean agent which is completely non-corrosive, electrically non-conductive and safe for people.
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Multi-site made simple with Paxton10
Paxton, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

Paxton’s combined video management and access control platform, Paxton10, has received an update allowing administrators to manage multiple sites, spanning cities, countries and even continents.
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CoreStation offers multi-credential flexibility
Suprema, Products

Suprema CoreStation supports a wide range of credential options from PIN, RF card, mobile access as well as face and fingerprint recognition.
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Premier Elite 168 for mid-range installations
Elvey Security Technologies , Products

The Texecom Premier Elite alarm panel from the Elvey Group allows for 8 zones, expandable to 168 hardwired zones and 128 wireless zones (using Ricochet) as well as providing coverage for 16 areas, with 16 keypads.
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Surveillance in remote areas
LD Africa, Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The JH016 4G Solar Powered Outdoor Security Camera is designed to meet the security needs for remotely monitoring off-the-grid locations, without Internet/Wi-Fi or power.
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Choosing the right integrated security solution
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management

A need for comprehensive and well-constructed security strategies for financial institutions is more profound now than it has ever been in the past.
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Residential security gets smarter
Integrated Solutions

Technology is changing the face of the South African residential security industry, with increasingly sophisticated tools like thermal cameras, facial recognition systems, licence plate readers and even secure storage solutions.
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A healthy pulse for the surveillance operator
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

SmartFinder technology within new SeMSy Compact video management system from Dallmeier promises a Comfort Search with a range of enhanced intelligent functions.
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Living on the edge
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

With the increase of intelligent cameras that can now offer video content analysis (VCA) comes various challenges, such as information safety, storage, security, bandwidth limitations and GSM coverage.
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Dual-tech external wireless detectors
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

GJD has announced the launch of two new external wireless motion detectors to provide intruder detection and perimeter protection solutions. The two new products are the D-Tect X Dual Tech and the D-Tect Universal Dual Tech.
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Motion and glass break sensor
Regal Distributors SA, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The Ajax CombiProtect is a wireless solution that is designed to offer a simple solution that has both a motion and glass break detector integrated into it.
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The benefits of integrated systems
Milestone Systems, XtraVision, Technews Publishing, Arteco Global, Integrated Solutions

For the residential estate, the need for integration should be part of security from the initial planning phase to ensure that the full security solution can be managed centrally, and to make adding new technology as simple as possible.
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CommScope appoints Datanet as a Ruckus distributor
News

Pinnacle’s ICT Infrastructure division, Datanet, announced it has signed a distribution agreement with CommScope.
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Banking on radio
Global Communications , Security Services & Risk Management

Communicating between built-up and remote areas is often not possible using cellular technology since signals may be poor or non-existent. This is where two-way radios come to the fore.
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Increase data centre uptime
Grafo Wiremarkers Africa t/a Brady South Africa, IT infrastructure

Brady Corporation offers reliable labels that are designed to reliably identify any data centre cable, server, component and rack to take the guesswork out of troubleshooting.
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