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Turnstar ramps up countermeasures
Turnstar has developed and patented an early warning and deterrent system which will alert security, and anyone nearby, of any attempt to place ramps over the raised spikes.

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New and improved site management app
The Paxton Connect app enables users to open a door directly from their smartphone or tablet from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

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PID supports motion detection
A PID (perimeter intrusion detection) solution is an invaluable part of a perimeter security system, complementing CCTV for more effective management and control.

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The value of proper engineering in fire protection design
Spero Sensors & Instruments, Fire & Safety

Fire protection systems are some of the most important but often overlooked, undervalued and underestimated parts of complex mining and industrial facilities, but are often treated as afterthoughts in the long design processes.
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Child kidnapping prevention tips for all ages
Fidelity Services Group , News

The figure for reported kidnappings in 2010/2011 was 2839 and the upward trajectory of this particular crime by 133% in 2019/2020 places South Africa at risk of being viewed as a kidnapping hotspot.
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Multi-factor authentication is critical
Cyber Security

PoPIA compels companies to turn to multi-factor authentication to secure valuable customer data; even if it a third party is breached, the company whose personal information was compromised will still be held accountable.
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Future of healthcare must be built on security
Healthcare (Industry)

IoMT, IoT, wearables to revolutionise health and potentially expose patients to new threats, say Doros Hadjizenonos and Matthew Taljaard.
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Backup storage to protect against ransomware
IT infrastructure

Backup data is a primary target of ransomware and legacy backup storage systems often expose their customers’ last line of defence to the attack.
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Lenovo resilient edge computing
IT infrastructure

Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group has announced a new solution with VMware’s software solution for the edge running on the resilient ThinkSystem SE350 Edge Servers.
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Unlocking the future of connectivity with Wi-Fi 6E
IT infrastructure

While not the only solution, Wi-Fi 6E gives an organisation far greater control over how their data is treated and it is cheaper.
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Protect connected devices at home
Kaspersky, Smart Home Automation

Kaspersky has announced the release of a new solution to help telecom operators respond to growing consumer demand for the protection of smart home devices.
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AI made in Africa for Africa
Editor's Choice

inq is focused on cloud and digital services and offers a range of services, such AI analytics services for surveillance that can use video streams from almost any camera.
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Introducing Zero Trust security
Cyber Security

] A zero-trust model relies on contextual awareness to adaptively grant access to authorised users using patterns based on identity, time and device posture.
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Kaspersky protects Linux and delivers security services
Kaspersky, Cyber Security

Kaspersky unveils updates to two of its applications in the Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security protection solution for virtualisation and cloud environments.
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Protecting data from curb to core
Access Control & Identity Management, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

As demand continues to rise, data centres must have increasing information and physical security measures in place, to assure their clients they can safeguard the sensitive data they have been entrusted to protect.
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Ransomware and the supply chain
Logistics (Industry)

Organisations need to follow the right recipe of supply chain transparency, data backup and security maintenance and testing to avoid getting their 15 minutes of fame as the next victim of ransomware.
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A hands-on, virtual tour
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The dormakaba 360° City app is a virtual space created to enable existing and potential customers to experience and explore dormakaba products in an innovative, interactive way.
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The easiest way to connect four cameras
Regal Distributors SA, Products

The Securi-Prod 4-way splitter is the easiest way to connect four CCTV cameras to a network from a central power point.
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SIP-based video intercom
Advanced ID Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

For residential complexes, the J-Phone Home SIP-based video intercom and connected smartphone application provides residents reliable connectivity to visitor management.
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Two forms of security risk in 2021
Alwinco, Security Services & Risk Management

As independent security risk assessors/advisors, Alwinco has a rather solid digital footprint in the security field throughout South Africa and the rest of the world.
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Helping South African business tackle cyber threats
Vox , Cyber Security

South Africa is now the third most targeted country in the world when it comes to cyber-attacks, with the average cost of an attack increasing from R3 million in 2020 to R4 million in 2021.
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Data compliance for healthcare
Healthcare (Industry)

All healthcare facilities including hospitals and clinics are required to manage the complete destruction of all data when IT assets reach end-of-life using compliant data erasure techniques essential to protect company data.
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Become a data-driven organisation
Integrated Solutions

Businesses now have an unprecedented opportunity to put data at the centre of systems, processes and ultimately, decision-making.
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Industry 4.0 meets digital in transportation
Transport (Industry)

Emergent technologies and platforms now allow organisations across sectors such as transport, logistics and manufacturing to refine operational excellence and business process optimisation in increasingly tight economic times.
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SABRIC annual crime stats 2020
Editor's Choice

As customers turned to online shopping and settling payments on app, criminals enhanced their efforts to phish customers to steal their personal data to defraud them on digital and online platforms.
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Your immediate response to prevent banking fraud
Editor's Choice

If you are like any normal South African, you approach intersections labelled ‘high crime’ or ‘high smash and grab zone’ with an overabundance of caution and the same applies to any intersection where ...
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Next-generation mobile APN product
Flickswitch, Products

SIMcontrol has launched its fully-managed mobile APN product that connects company data SIM cards via a private and secure network.
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People management: analytics and AI
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Companies are relying heavily on analytics to gain more business intelligence in terms of improving internal efficiencies, profitability and customer experience.
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Beat the heat
Fire & Safety

Addressing these fire safety mistakes will help prevent the crippling effects of fires on business operations and avoid serious injury or even death.
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AI is driving people management
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

Entrivo is a digital IOT service for automatic door operators which provides full view of the operating and performance information of the connected doors from any location.
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Video security goes mobile
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Flexible visual documentation of logistics processes, live images in the control room in critical situations, detailed reporting of damages – all this is possible simply with a smartphone.
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Dahua’s wildlife and environment protection
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

In Schwarze Berge Wildlife Park located in Rosengarten, Germany, the local wildlife population is protected by camera systems from Dahua Technology.
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Suprema No. 1 in the global biometric market, excluding China
Suprema, News

According to the latest report by Omdia, a global market research firm, Suprema ranks first in global market share, excluding China, in the field of biometric readers.
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Three things to know about WDR
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

WDR technology is great for high contrast scenes, balancing the bright and shaded areas simultaneously so an image neither appears blown out nor too dark.
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Eagle Eye Networks gets Uncanny Vision
Eagle Eye Networks, News

Cloud video surveillance company, Eagle Eye Networks, adds additional artificial intelligence technology, engineering talent and a new regional office in India.
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BPT releases new video and audio intercoms
Black Point Tech cc t/a BPT, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

AGT is the new range of audio or audio/video entry handset receivers from BPT with a high-performance speaker that provides a loud ringtone as well as crisp audio.
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Meeting the security challenges of healthcare
Salto Systems Africa, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

SALTO smart access solutions combine the security, protection and flexibility that healthcare facilities need and its antimicrobial silver ion technology in construction contributes to a more hygienic environment.
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The Ajax mobile app
Regal Distributors SA, Products, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Whether you’re on the move or on the couch, the Ajax app enables your customer to get a detailed overview of their EZVIZ cameras.
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