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SIA talks open APIs at ID4Africa
Pioneering industry-first open standards initiative from the Secure Identity Alliance assures interoperability for sovereign ID programmes and promises to eliminate vendor lock-in.


Small business solutions with ­Access in a Box
Access in a Box is specifically designed for small businesses, or businesses with only a few entry points such as gyms, medical practices or retail stores.


Free asset visibility solution
Cynet announces the availability of its free Proactive Visibility offering for insights on IT assets and activities to security solution providers, MSSPs and business customers.


TAPA: Risk takers vs. resilience makers
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), Technews Publishing, News

Thorsten Neumann, president and CEO of TAPA EMEA, will speak at the TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) SA annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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SA industrial facilities at risk of cyber attacks
Industrial (Industry), Cyber Security

With international analysts warning of a growing risk of cyber war, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities, South African stakeholders must step up their efforts to mitigate risk.
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Thermal monocular for public safety
TeleEye (South Africa), Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

LIR launches Scion Thermal Monocular for public safety professionals, including connectivity with the FLIR TruWITNESS platform.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Risk or product assessment?
Technews Publishing, Conferences & Events

The Residential Estate Security Conference 2019 will be held on 20 August 2019, once again at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg. This year will see a variety of specialists addressing various ...
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Dallmeier Panomera integrated with Genetec
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Panomera functionality is now available to the users of one of the most widely used unified security platforms.
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Surveillance and analytics for security
Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Public spaces can be made safer almost immediately with smart surveillance technology, and the adoption of CCTV camera systems is exactly the decisive step that is needed to clean up our cities streets.
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A new method for data destruction
News, Security Services & Risk Management

Xperien is now able to professionally erase data on retired IT assets in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA).
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Unlocking the potential of smart locks
Secutel Technologies, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Matrix COSEC has an access solution that has been successfully rolled out with one of the major gyms in South Africa – granting access to both the gym and locker facilities to its members.
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NIST recommends ONVIF as new standard for FBI
Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News

ONVIF’s Export File Format is the new standard recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the exporting and playback of video surveillance recordings.
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TAPA: Firearm law vs. criminal law - know your rights
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), News

Heinrich Gonzales, director at HFG Attorneys, will speak at the TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) SA annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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Child fingerprint identification solution
News, Access Control & Identity Management

Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to deploy world’s first scalable child fingerprint identification solution to boost immunisation in developing countries.
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Fake videos not threat to courtroom evidence
Security Services & Risk Management

The Washington Post recently reported top AI researchers are “racing to defuse an extraordinary political weapon: computer-generated fake videos that could undermine candidates and mislead voters".
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Cyber-attacks target operational technology
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Industrial (Industry)

Focus on operational technology security increasing as around 74% of OT organisations come under attack in the past year, finds a new Fortinet report.
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Fear of the unknown
Kaspersky Lab, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Fear of the unknown: while there’s still interest in cryptocurrencies, just 19% locally understand how they work.
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Johnson Controls launches Technology Contracting in Africa
Johnson Controls, Editor's Choice, News, Security Services & Risk Management

To address the growing challenge of planning, integrating and maintaining a multitude of different, highly connected systems, Johnson Controls is launching Technology Contracting in Africa.
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Assess business resilience in terms of value
ContinuitySA, Security Services & Risk Management

Looking at the total value of the investment (VOI) is a far better way of assessing the worth of an in-vestment with many intangible benefits.
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Linx launches Approved Education Partner Program
Training & Education

Linx International Group announces a new initiative to make security training courses available to security practitioners worldwide.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Integrating man and machine for effective security and operations
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, News, Residential Estate (Industry), Conferences & Events

The Residential Estate Security Conference 2019 will delve into how estates and their service providers can better integrate man and machine for more effective security and operations.
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From the Editor's desk: No really, take it seriously
Technews Publishing, News

Cybersecurity is a topic that has been done to death in the media. The blanket coverage has been so great that people, even the few that realised the danger, have started to gloss over the issue, barely ...
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Ingo Mutinelli moves to IDEMIA
Technews Publishing, IDEMIA , Editor's Choice, News

IDEMIA, the security and identity management company has announced that Ingo Mutinelli will be taking on the post of regional sales director for the southern Africa region.
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Scoring reputation
LexisNexis, News

The report, The Future of Reputation, explores the possible future ramifications of Consumer Reputation Scores which are widely used by various institutions.
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Credentials in the cloud
Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions

HID Global brings high-assurance authentication to broader markets with new cloud-based credential management solution.
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GSM IceCube Gateway
Radio Data Communications, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The GSM IceCube Gateway unit is a new generation, multi-directional interactive gateway module which replaces the traditional radio, and is a key component to generating future revenue for security companies.
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Lower the TCO of video surveillance
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Qognify launches a web-based system reducing operational costs and simplifying management of large-scale distributed surveillance camera networks.
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High standard of safety at printing plant
Bosch Building Technologies, Fire & Safety, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Industrial (Industry)

Bosch implements a networked solution with video-based fire detection for the Mohn Media printing company.
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Versatile electronic lock cylinders
Salto Systems Africa, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Fully integrated with the SALTO System’s Space and SALTO KS platforms, the new Geo range of electronic cylinders are compact in size, making them a suitable solution for almost any type of door.
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A smart Industry 4.0 solution
Bosch Building Technologies, Industrial (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

A new customised Industry 4.0 solution consists of the integration between video analytics and warehouse management software which prevents theft, heightens efficiency and improves shipment tracking.
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People counting for retail success
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Retail (Industry)

How counting the people who enter your mall or store can help you improve customer experiences and boost your revenues.
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A birds-eye view for Pran Boulevard
Axis Communications SA, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Commercial (Industry)

New development holds nothing back when developing surveillance systems to assist with preventative security in a modern office space.
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Automated contraband detection
Security Services & Risk Management, Transport (Industry)

Today’s X-ray screening solutions have been updated with auto-detection capabilities that will raise an alert if a weapon or even small quantities of explosives and toxic materials are detected.
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Aspirating smoke detectors from Securiton
Fire & Safety, Products

SecuriRAS aspirating smoke detectors from Securiton are reliable and robust. Thanks to their detection technology, they can detect incipient fires immediately.
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Four essential cloud security concepts
Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

Security is a critical a component of any cloud environment, but to be effective, it needs to be as agile and dynamic as the cloud infrastructure being protected.
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Social media and intelligence-led surveillance
Leaderware, Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

Social media has become a major feature of most people’s lives in the last few years and they can be invaluable as a source of information for companies and security organisations.
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Dallmeier integrates facial recognition
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

German manufacturer Dallmeier has announced a development partnership to integrate AnyVision’s facial recognition technology into Dallmeier’s Hemisphere platform.
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AI to grow in MEA

Annual spending on artificial intelligence in the Middle East and Africa to top $530 million by 2022.
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