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.


Protecting your customers’ data
Training & Education, Security Services & Risk Management

Simon Murrell, head of development and executive director at BrandQuantum says companies need to protect their customers from identity theft and data breaches.
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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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Kaspersky uncovers zero-day in Chrome
Kaspersky Lab, News, Cyber Security

Kaspersky’s automated technologies have detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Google Chrome web browser.
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Digitising Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

Mobile technology has the potential to change how Africa approaches patient and healthcare, says Phathizwe Malinga, managing director, SqwidNet.
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Body-worn cameras transforming security
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management

Police Service Northern Ireland now has over 7 000 officers using 2 500 cameras covering approximately 173 000 incidents each year.
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Securex West Africa returns in 2020
Conferences & Events, News

See more than 100 exhibitors over two days and join over 2500 professionals from more than 20 countries.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Residential Estate (Industry), Conferences & Events

Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted the Residential Estate Security Conference in August, focusing on the people, technology and processes involved in an effective security solution for estates.
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Duxbury partners with TVT
Duxbury Networking, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Duxbury Networking has announced its new partnership with TVT Digital Technology to provide South African resellers and customers with a wider range of options for surveillance equipment.
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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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Stolen credentials on the Dark Web
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Over 21 million credentials belonging to Fortune 500 companies, 16 million of which were compromised during the last 12 months, are up for sale.
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Accelerating global IoT deployment
IT infrastructure

Upcoming suite of Eseye products will deliver global IoT connectivity with near 100% coverage, automated onboarding and data provision into AWS IoT Core.
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The importance of XDR for cyber protection
Cyber Security, Products

35% of South African organisations are expecting an imminent cyberattack and a further 31% are bracing for it to happen within a year, according to local research conducted by Trend Micro.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Integrated solutions add value
Elvey Security Technologies , Integrated Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

Elvey distributes a broad range of products that are relevant to the estate market and the company's stand incorporated various suppliers' products in integrated solutions.
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