Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Local manufacturing – challenges and opportunities
Local companies manufacture a diverse range of products for the security industry, and although they face challenges, there are opportunities out there too.

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Addressing risks in the healthcare sector
The healthcare sector poses unique challenges and risks. Hospitals, for example, need to have a more-or-less ‘open door’ policy when it comes to people entering the premises and the main reception area.

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Fire prevention at the highest level
The SecuriFire fire detection system fulfils every safety requirement in both small businesses and large corporations.

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Vehicle fire detection and suppression systems
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

The FireDETEC Compact Line system offered by Technoswitch is a complete, engineered fire detection and suppression system designed to protect engine compartments against fire.
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A one-size-fits-all approach won’t secure the IoT
News, Cyber Security

Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) is something which cannot be done with a one-size-fits-all approach, and every kind of connected object must be assessed individually.
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Gianni Comoretto to retire from MAMI
News

Manufacturing and Minor Inventions, more commonly known in South Africa as MAMI, was founded 41 years ago by Gianni Comoretto, with an initial investment of R 500. People in the security industry know ...
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Deep-learning bi-spectral camera
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Hikvision has released a new thermal deep-learning turret camera, which will bring enhanced capabilities of indoor fire detection, including an advanced temperature anomaly alarm and visual warning.
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New series of XVR to support AT and AF PoC cameras
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dahua has launched a series of surveillance products that incorporate video, audio, power and data over a single coaxial cable.
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Cloud advantage or cost?
Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

No matter how you look at it, security in the cloud is as important as security in traditional data centres.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Making AI work for you
Technews Publishing, News, Conferences & Events

Gerhard Furter will deliver the keynote at the Residential Estate Security Conference 2019, providing a brief introduction into what AI really is and its application in estates.
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24-hour emergency response for staff
News, Security Services & Risk Management

The FirstRand Group has partnered with PanicGuard to create a 24-hour emergency response programme for staff.
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Milestone partners prove their skills
Milestone Systems, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Training & Education

Within the span of one week in mid-May, the Milestone Learning & Performance group celebrated important benchmarks: 200 000 course registrations and tutorial views, and 10 000 certifications.
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Integrated risk management essential
AVeS Cyber Security, IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management, Industrial (Industry)

With manufacturing focused intensively on innovation, combined with a reliance on connected networks and products, it is highly vulnerable to cyberattacks.
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Local security technology manufacturer
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

Technoswitch, a South-African manufacturer, importer and distributor of fire detection and suppression equipment turned 45 this year.
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It’s not wise to go SIEMless
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

As with every other aspect of security today, information security, while the popular child in a dysfunctional family, is no longer enough.
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iLegal 2019: Putting a face on surveillance services
Technews Publishing, News, Conferences & Events

iLegal 2019 will be held on 12 September 2019 at The Rosebank Crowne Plaza in Johannesburg. iLegal is the surveillance industry’s premier one-day conference hosted jointly by Hi-Tech Security Solutions and Dr Craig Donald.
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Intelligent queue detection
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Retail (Industry)

How do you keep waiting times to a minimum, and react quickly to growing checkout lines? Intelligent queue detection technology could be the answer.
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Spending to save
Technews Publishing, News

As residential estates and complexes grow like weeds across South Africa, often promoting themselves as more secure than a stand-alone house, many are finding that close proximity to a neighbour or a ...
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Directory of Suppliers
Residential Estate (Industry)


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The hidden claws of proof of concept
Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions

Proof of concept is a proven methodology for testing new technologies, but it isn’t perfect, and it can be more of a hindrance than a help.
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iLegal 2019: Critical IT aspects of Augmented Surveillance
Technews Publishing, News

iLegal is the surveillance industry’s premier one-day conference hosted jointly by Hi-Tech Security Solutions and Dr Craig Donald. iLegal 2019 will be held on 12 September 2019 at The Rosebank Crowne ...
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Events
Calendar of Events

Residential Estate Security Conference 2019M 20 August 2019 Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg Following sold-out events in 2017 and 2018, Hi-Tech Security Solutions will once againbe hosting a full-day ...
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ONVIF Hosts 20th Developers’ Plugfest
News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its twentieth ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest in early June in Tokyo.
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From the editor's desk: The difference between potential and skills
Technews Publishing, News

This issue of Hi-Tech Security Solutions includes our annual Local Manufacturing feature and it’s great to know that local security manufacturers are still going strong, even if the general manufacturing ...
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Improving safety at healthcare facilities
Active Track, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Healthcare (Industry)

Active Eye transforms 2 MP IP cameras into virtual employees or controllers who are permanently on duty managing your healthcare facility.
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IAM has business on high alert
Access Control & Identity Management

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is now a must in commerce and the need to protect digital assets is driving the development of solutions and widespread adoption
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Is security broken?
News

New VMware research reveals how South African businesses continue to try to battle sophisticated security threats in a digital age, with the same old tools.
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Locally manufactured security and industrial metal detectors
Saflec Group, Access Control & Identity Management

Saflec was founded in 1980 as an owner-managed company, designing, manufacturing and marketing security and industrial metal detectors.
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Remote time management
Jarrison Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Jarrison Systems has announced its JT Clock Myself and JT Clock Team. Both are solutions designed to add value to the Jarrison Time product.
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Centralised biometric access control
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Suprema biometric access control installed for entrances, doors and elevators for City Developments Limited in Singapore.
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Delta Scientific prevents two vehicle attacks
Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Security Services & Risk Management

Two vehicular attacks that occurred eight days apart at the Mayport Naval Station were stopped, the preventing both intruders from penetrating the site.
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Visual alarm devices enable effective, lifesaving evacuation
Johnson Controls, Fire & Safety

Visual alarm devices are used to supplement audio alarms, providing an effective means of alerting and evacuating occupants when a fire emergency occurs.
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Patient critical – healthcare’s cybersecurity pulse
Wolfpack Information Risk, News, Cyber Security, Healthcare (Industry)

The healthcare industry has become one of the leading cybersecurity attack vectors worldwide for several reasons.
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Facial recognition admission control at EU Summit
News

NEC announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania in May, 2019.
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Choosing the right fire detection system
FDIA (Fire Detection Installers Association), Fire & Safety

Charles Thiong’o from the FDIA highlights important factors to consider when choosing a fire detection system.
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Local software for enhanced security operations
Betatrac Telematic Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

AIMSS is a locally developed platform that makes managing your security officers and response vehicles out in the field easier, as well as providing an overview of all operations on a single screen.
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A customised solution for backup power
Specialised Battery Systems, News, Integrated Solutions

Specialised Battery Systems designed and implemented a bespoke solution for Stallion Security Electronics to deploy at almost any site.
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Three decades of access automation
ET Nice , Access Control & Identity Management

30 years of manufacturing experience in South Africa has resulted in ET Nice’s range of access automation technology becoming a preferred brand.
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