Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Biometrics: the game changer in access control
For security managers, the question is no longer, should I use biometrics, but rather, which biometrics should I use.

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Does your backup defend against ransomware?
Having a working backup in place doesn’t help if the backed up data is encrypted by ransomware, making the backup irrelevant.

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H.265 mobile video recorders
Dahua Technology recently launched its H.265 Mobile Video Recorder series featuring H.265 video compression.

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Surveillance augmented by technology and people
Technews Publishing, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Conferences & Events

iLegal 2019 examined how the surveillance industry is being enhanced through the intelligent integration of the latest technology and the best people have to offer.
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GUI for fire detection systems
FDIA (Fire Detection Installers Association), Editor's Choice

A graphical user interface for fire detection is a graphics program that makes it easier for the operator to access all the functionalities of the fire detection system.
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Transforming secure access for SMEs
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The dormakaba Matrix One access solution is an off-the-shelf access offering that is easy to use, completely secure and browser-based, making it accessible from anywhere in the world.
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Duxbury Networking launches Solar Switch
IT infrastructure, Products

Duxbury Networking has launched its Solar Switch with tailored capabilities for applications in less-accessible areas where electricity is not available or not reliable.
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Essential tips for a successful disaster recovery plan
Security Services & Risk Management

Arcserve Southern Africa offers six crucial steps necessary to design a successful disaster recovery (DR) plan.
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Big data operational and management requirements
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

Big data offers huge advantages in enhancing or augmenting data, giving it added meaning and context, creating a broader perspective in which to view things, and adding to the value of data.
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Live vehicle monitoring in estates
Products

The eTrac from BetaTrac allows estates to not only register vehicles as they enter the estate, but track their movements while there.
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Progress, not perfection
ZKTeco, News

ZKTeco South Africa is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of operations in South Africa, starting in a garage in Hartbeespoort. And the company says it has only just begun.
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The safe city and its need for interoperability
Integrated Solutions, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Interoperability continues to present one of the greatest challenges, particularly with video management systems, video recording devices and cameras.
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African trust centre launches cyber division
Cyber Security

Advancing cybersecurity to more stringent heights, LAWtrust has launched a new division focusing on cybersecurity services to complement its identity, encryption and digital signature offerings.
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Matching governance to context
ContinuitySA, Security Services & Risk Management

When building resilience and planning for business continuity, take proportionality to heart, advises Michael Davies, CEO of ContinuitySA.
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From the editor's desk: What a year it has been!
Technews Publishing, News

We’ve made it to the last issue of 2019. This year has been a tough one for the local security industry with almost everyone feeling the effects of the poor economy that shows no signs of recovery. Naturally ...
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A brighter future
NEC XON, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

NEC XON hosted its annual summit in October 2019 at Sun City under the banner of ‘Orchestrating a Brighter World’.
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Turnstar’s turnstile training course
Turnstar Systems, News

Turnstar hosted a turnstile training event at its head office in Johannesburg where it gave attendees an in-depth overview of its TITAN range of turnstiles.
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Pelco appoints CEO
News

Pelco announced the appointment of Kurt Takahashi as chief executive officer, effective 1 November 2019.
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Success lies in planning
Vox Telecom, Security Services & Risk Management

A safe and smart city will only be successful if it is planned properly, if there is buy-in from all the stakeholders and if it is managed efficiently.
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Events
Technews Publishing, Calendar of Events

Sicurezza Fiera Milano, Italy 13 – 15 November 2019 Sicurezza 2019 is ready to continue its international development, which has turned it into a major European event for the security & fire industry. ...
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TruVision licence plate cameras
UTC Fire & Security SSA, Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

TruVision ANPR cameras offer functionality for applications where vehicle access management is required based on licence plate.
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Products highlights of the Year 2019
Products

Secure hands-free access    Duxbury Networking launches Solar Switch    TruVision licence plate cameras    Dual-lens visitor counter    There’s an app for gate configuration    Cable theft detection and alerting ...
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The top five holiday scams
Home Security

The holiday season is a sea of shopping, laughter, gifts and entertainment. It is also a swamp of security risks and hacks and fraudsters, lurking on the edges of the festive fun.
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SALTO XS4 One
Salto Systems Africa, Products

With its stainless-steel construction and Mifare-DESFire and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technologies, the XS4 works with conventional smartcards and/or via SALTO’s JustIN Mobile app.
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Secutel’s new bodycam
Secutel Technologies, Products

The SecuTraq MP 5 all-in-one bodycam is a workforce tracking and management solution that empowers and protects your workforce.
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Axis 7th generation ARTPEC chip
Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Axis has launched its 7th generation ARTPEC chip, optimised for network video, to improve all the signature Axis technologies created to address difficult light conditions.
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Camera Nest enclosure improves accessibility
Elvey Security Technologies , Products

The launch of the South African made Camera Nest fundamentally changes the surveillance mounting and installation method.
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Secure hands-free access
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management

Suprema’s facial biometric terminals bring no-touch access into secure residential estates, high-rise apartments and luxury homes providing fast, easy and intuitive user authentication with the added benefit of hygiene.
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Cable theft detection and alerting system
Elvey Security Technologies , Products

Cable theft monitoring and alerting system makes use of Permaconn devices and the Pocket Secure app for real-time alerting.
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There’s an app for gate configuration
CAME BPT South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

CAME KEY is a new generation of working tool for gate automation, allowing setup and configuration from a mobile app.
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Creating safe cities with smart technology
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

In a digital age, where resilience and responsiveness are paramount to fighting crime and creating a safer world, CCTV systems are becoming part of every city’s infrastructure.
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Smart Inspection Unit developed by Roteck
Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management

Roteck has announced a portable personnel and bag scanning unit that can easily be transported, set up and used in almost any location.
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Dual-lens visitor counter
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dahua’s IPC-HD4140X-3D dual-lens visitor counter comes with Ivideon video surveillance and analytics built in.
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IP video intercom system
Hikvision South Africa, Products

Hikvision has released its second-generation IP video intercom system designed for door entry communication including video and security access.
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A platform approach to safer and smarter cities
Milestone Systems, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Selecting the right platform to manage the vast data collected from smart and safe cities is critical to the ultimate success of the project.
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Determining and mitigating risk: Where to begin?
Editor's Choice

Managing risk means proactively reducing the severity or seriousness of that which has not ‘yet’ occurred, says Lesley-Anne Kleyn.
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Manage remote transmitters via GSM
ET Nice , Access Control & Identity Management

ET Nice has released a new solution to set up and manage remote transmitters online and monitor access equipment via GSM.
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Cloud-based access control
Elvey Security Technologies , Access Control & Identity Management

Hattrix is a flexible and scalable security platform that marks a shift toward outsourcing security, similar to other services such as IT, HR, and legal services.
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