Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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Improving access in mines
The VP1 controller provides full access control and remote monitoring of intelligent locks without having to wire into a network or install, manage and maintain software.


Using home security to provide home automation
Making outdoor intrusion detection sensors an integral part of the security/home automation system is a reality with Texecom Connect and Ricochet technology.


Emergency voice communication system
The Technoswitch Emergency Voice Communication Systems concept offers fire telephone and disabled refuge systems, as well as integrating emergency assist alarm systems in a single solution.


The Open Security & Safety Alliance celebrates first anniversary

Membership triples within first 12 months; ongoing industry work reduces market fragmentation and friction across security and safety landscapes.
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Vox expands managed services with Mimecast
Vox Telecom, Integrated Solutions

Vox has added Managed Mimecast to its suite of managed service offerings to provide customers with a more effective way of safeguarding their emails against spam and malicious attacks.
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Drones and cybersecurity?
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hacker drones can eavesdrop electronically on conversations, can perform network attacks, or can create fake wireless access points.
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New LPR camera from Axis
Axis Communications SA, Products

Dedicated licence plate camera for capturing clear images and easy integration with third-party software.
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Pwn2Own hacking contest to include industrial control systems
Cyber Security

As IT and OT converge under Industry 4.0 and digital transformation initiatives, security gaps are emerging in a range of popular industrial control systems.
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Utility outages: Are you looking at the big picture?
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

We have to start thinking about, and laying plans for, the real possibility that the whole grid is somehow compromised.
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AWS launches Equity Equivalent Investment Programme

Amazon Web Services launches Equity Equivalent Investment Programme with the department of trade and industry to help more South African businesses to innovate.
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Find the hidden value in data
News, IT infrastructure

Networks Unlimited Africa partners with Hitachi Vantara for IT, OT and IoT data storage solutions.
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Hikvision achieves ISO 28000:2007 certification
Hikvision South Africa, News

Hikvision has announced its ISO 28000:2007 certification, marking a further strengthening of the company's supply chain security assurance.
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Invixium and Pyro-Tech partner in South Africa
News, Access Control & Identity Management

Invixium, a manufacturer of IP-based biometric solutions and Pyro-Tech Security Suppliers have announced a new distribution partnership.
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2020 Residential Estate Security Conference in KZN
Technews Publishing, News, Residential Estate (Industry)

Meeting the residential security challenges in 2020 and beyond: Hi-Tech Security Solutions will host the Residential Estate Security Conference 2020 in Durban on 12 March 2020.
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Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest
Milestone Systems, News

Milestone Systems invites developers around the world to demonstrate their ability to create and deliver innovative software.
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SA among top 20 countries targeted in new phishing influx
News, Cyber Security

Recent Fortinet research has revealed that South Africa was among many countries targeted by a phishing actor or group using the same techniques.
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Data overkill in control rooms
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

New technology offers more information that can boost control room operators' efficiency, but how will this information be added to the control room?
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Perimeter security in high EMF environments
AcoustAlert, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Testing AcoustAlert PIDS on extra high tension sites like power stations and power generating gas turbine plants.
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Datacentrix attains ISO certification

Datacentrix has been awarded the ISO 27001 certification for its information security management system (ISMS).
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IoT secured with eSIM and Blockchain
News, Security Services & Risk Management

G+D Mobile Security secures IoT data streams for Lufthansa Industry Solutions with eSIM and Blockchain.
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The importance of body-worn cameras in the workplace
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News, Security Services & Risk Management

South Africans have far more agency over their security than they have realised in the past.
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Edwards Public Address & Voice Alarm System
Security Services & Risk Management, Products

Carrier has added the Public Address & Voice Alarm (PAVA) range to its fire product offerings.
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Drones and Digital Aviation Conference
News, Conferences & Events

Drones have opened airspaces for everyone in ways that humans had not imagined; to the extent that there is a drone to almost every kind of problem on earth. Drones already have the ability to increase ...
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Plan your media strategy with Technews Publishing

Dear Marketer, Have you ever looked back on a year and wondered how you survived it? For the majority of South Africans, 2019 started benignly enough, cosily wrapped in the blanket of Ramaphoria that ...
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Drones improve risk management
Security Services & Risk Management

Indwe embraces drone technology to help improve risk management and optimise insurance.
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Suprema receives FBI PIV/FAP30 certification
Suprema, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Suprema has announced that the company's BioMini Slim 3 has received FBI PIV (Personal Identity Verification) and Mobile ID FAP30 certification.
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A world of audio possibilities
Duxbury Networking, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Network audio is an essential tool for security solutions, and they offer additional capabilities like public address and background music.
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Not just intruder detection systems
Elvey Security Technologies , Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

The market is clamouring for the integration of traditional intruder detection systems with home automation, surveillance and access control solutions.
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Vodacom and SAPS launch MySAPS mobile app
Security Services & Risk Management

Vodacom, in partnership with the South African Police Service, will empower citizens to contribute to their own safety as well as the safety of their communities through the newly launched MySAPS app.
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Effectively securing large mines
VERACITECH, Technews Publishing, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Mining (Industry), Integrated Solutions

The vast areas covered by mining operations present security challenges such as the ability to provide effective perimeter protection and surveillance, while maintaining reliable communications between remote areas and control rooms.
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New camera support for VSAAS platform
Genetec, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Expansion of the Genetec Stratocast portfolio gives users flexibility and freedom of choice when selecting their cameras for the cloud-based VMS.
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SALTO achieves Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
Salto Systems Africa, News, Access Control & Identity Management

SALTO Systems has announced that it has received the first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for XS4 smart locking solutions, including the XS4 Original model for the European and Scandinavian standard ...
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More secured and efficient transportation
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Transport (Industry)

Implementing comprehensive smart transportation solutions will guarantee transportation hubs more security, more efficiency and more profit.
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Fast detection of smoke and flames
Bosch Building Technologies, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Fire & Safety

Video-based fire detection AVIOTEC from Bosch has been optimised for tunnels to provide early and reliable detection of smoke and flames in these dark environments.
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Learn from their mistakes
Logistics (Industry), Asset Management, EAS, RFID

One of the cardinal rules of business is to learn from the mistakes you make during your journey, but sometimes another company’s error can be just as instructive.
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Perimeter protection in Ghana
AcoustAlert, Mining (Industry), Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

A gold mine in Ghana has erected a dual fence with AcoustAlert PIDS fence detection on both inner and outer fence lines.
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Securing estate perimeters
Nemtek Electric Fencing Products, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Residential Estate (Industry)

Nemtek has a range of products designed to secure the perimeters of estates, however its display at the conference focused on its Network Energizer and its Dual-Action Tension Sensor.
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Real plug-and-play with Mountera
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The new Panomera W camera series from Dallmeier promises exceptional economy and functionality for capturing large areas.
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