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Improved incident response
Qognify VisionHub VMS+ enhances situational awareness and incident management by combining advanced video surveillance technology with built-in workflow components and other core physical security systems.

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New addressable fire control panels
Johnson Controls launches FireClass FC600 addressable fire control panels in the UK and South Africa, featuring a new colour 4.3-inch LCD screen with 32 zonal LEDs to ensure intuitive operations for all users.

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One lock to rule them all?
eCLIQ is a multi-layered locking system which combines key-operated mechanical and electronic protection through a range of high-security cylinders and padlocks for applications beyond doors.

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Guinea adopts OSIA-based identity management system
News

The National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion in Guinea (ANIES) will leverage the OSIA open standards approach to create a fully interoperable identity system to drive major economic and social inclusion programs across the country.
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Schneider Electric to integrate new ‘Matter’ standard
News

New global connectivity standard unveiled by the Connectivity Standards Alliance as interoperability is the key for smart homes and buildings of the future, integrating technology such as renewable energy generation and EV charging ecosystems.
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VMware releases 2021 Global Security Insights Report
Cyber Security

VMware releases 2021 Global Security Insights Report detailing the surge in cyberattacks targeting the ‘anywhere’ workforce, highlighting opportunity for security leaders to rethink and transform cybersecurity strategies.
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Shipments of cellular IoT modules exceeded 300 million units in 2020
News

Berg Insight estimates that global cellular IoT module shipments increased by 14% to a new record level of 303 million in 2020. Annual revenues grew slower at 8% to reach US$ 3.4 billion.
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CMC Networks partners with NetMotion
News

C-RAN Secure Access enables users to connect to the corporate network easily, securely and with full control by means of monitoring performance, productivity and user experience.
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Transform phones into clock-in devices
Access Control & Identity Management

Local tech company rolls out testing of cloud-based, contactless, facial-recognition-driven attendance management solution.
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Awareness training is key to e-mail security
Cyber Security

Awareness training should be actively deployed to complement organisations’ efforts to secure their e-mail systems, because hackers are increasingly targeting people as security technologies become more effective.
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Offering consumers a more sustainable card journey
IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management

Julia Schoonenberg, senior VP for Financial Institutions (MEA), IDEMIA, discusses the pressing need for improved and environmentally-friendly measures to reduce the strain on our planet.
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Unreported Trojan stole 1,2 TB of personal data
Editor's Choice

Researchers found a 1.2 TB database of passwords, cookies and files stolen from over 3 million computers by a malicious Trojan, including billions of personal records like passwords, cookies and files that date back to 2018.
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The knowledge you need
Editor's Choice

One of the threats that online users of all ages, professions and backgrounds face is doxing, the practice of gathering personal information with the purpose of publishing it or using it in some other way to harm somebody.
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Integrated online SIM management platform
Flickswitch, IT infrastructure

Whether it is rail carriages, construction equipment, shipping containers or any other non-powered asset, without an automated tracking system, it is very difficult to control the vehicles and assure their security.
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Anomaly detection is the first layer
Security Services & Risk Management

A multi-layered, proactive approach to data management and protection is essential and this begins with anomaly detection as the first line of defence.
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Smart city technology markets continue to evolve
News

Berg Insight, an IoT market research provider, released the latest edition of its comprehensive smart city technology report comprising in-depth studies of five key technology areas.
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Huawei calls for cybersecurity unity
Editor's Choice

Huawei opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China, to call for a unified approach to cybersecurity based on facts and verification, rather than suspicion and misconceptions.
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Enabling smart living
Dahua Technology South Africa, Smart Home Automation, Integrated Solutions

The Dahua Intelligent Residential Solution (DIRS) aims to achieve smart security, smart living and smart property management by using a combination of cutting-edge technologies.
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PoPIA: Time Is up
Security Services & Risk Management, IT infrastructure

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) comes into full effect on 1 July 2021 and there remains much confusion and ambiguity regarding its definitions, requirements and enforcement.
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Building walls is not enough
Vox , Cyber Security

Cybersecurity: businesses are still building walls to defend against nuclear attacks.
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Don’t let hackers steal personal identities
Access Control & Identity Management

Protecting your own and others’ personal information is no longer an option, there is too much of it ‘out there’ and it’s easy to get hold of.
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iPulse to distribute Hitachi’s VeinID products
iPulse Systems, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Hitachi Europe, a pioneer of finger vein biometric technology and iPulse Systems have announced a partnership to allow iPulse to distribute Hitachi’s VeinID products and solutions in Africa.
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Gallagher to resell Invixium
News

Gallagher and Invixium recently announce a global agreement in which Gallagher will distribute Invixium products for access control.
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Building intelligent services into security
Watcher Surveillance Solutions, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Organisations need security systems that are reliable, intelligent, efficient and aimed at optimising the guarding component in order to adapt to their environments.
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TOA’s new IP horn speaker
TOA Electronics, Products, Integrated Solutions

TOA’s new IP-A1SC15 IP Horn Speaker (15 W) easily integrates video and audio systems to assist in responding immediately to an emergency situation by means of a live announcement.
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Dicentis Flush
Bosch Building Technologies, Products, IT infrastructure

Bosch adds modular product range with installation convenience to its IP-based conference portfolio, allowing easy system scalability with the option of cost-saving dual-seat setups with microphone sharing.
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Control from anywhere
Access Control & Identity Management

From the flexibility of managing security from any location to the convenience of using a smart phone in place of an access card, Gallagher delivers user-friendly technology, underpinned by the strongest security.
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Multiple credential options
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Suprema announced the launch of the X-Station 2, a versatile intelligent terminal with credential options of mobile access, QR and barcodes as well as RFID cards and PIN.
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Multi-imager with built-in AI
Bosch Building Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Bosch has introduced a multi-imager camera with built-in AI to support predictive solutions. The new Flexidome multi 7000i cameras combine multi-directional overviews with actionable insights for wide-area coverage.
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Command Centre 8.50 released
Gallagher, Access Control & Identity Management

Command Centre 8.50 offers intelligent features including, mobile credential syncing between sites, cutting-edge integrations and several enhancements for increased site security and user efficiency.
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Integrated banking security solutions
Elvey Security Technologies , Financial (Industry)

As with most security system applications, a combination of manpower, physical barriers and technology provides the best approach to the commonly recognised ‘deter, detect and defend’ philosophy.
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Web-based secure access solution
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The web-based Matrix One secure access solution is fast and user-friendly to set up and is tailored to meet the needs of small and medium enterprises.
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Where are the keys?
LD Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The initial step to securing any organisation is getting rid of old and outdated technologies. Who wants to carry around a huge bunch of keys?
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Securing healthy worksites
Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The difference between traditional access technologies and healthy access solutions is their purpose. Traditional access keeps the wrong people out and the right people in, while healthy access keeps sickness out.
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Art, science and psychology
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

Workforce management (WFM) is an art and a science, with a bit of psychology thrown in as well. It incorporates human resources, technology, budgets, logic as well as creativity and strategic planning, lots of strategic planning.
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Cash services with a difference
Financial (Industry)

Although 80% of South Africans have a bank account, most consumer transactions are still cash-based and cash usage in the economy continues to grow at an annual rate of between 6% and 10%.
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Cyber securing financial companies
Galix Group, Financial (Industry)

Financial companies are constantly under attack from both physical and cyber criminals and while the physical attacks are primarily perpetrated by organised criminals and syndicates, cyber-attacks can be organised or opportunistic.
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Workforce management in the new age of COVID-19
G4S Secure Solutions SA, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

The workforce management industry has changed beyond recognition, bringing positive change to the work lives of millions and helping businesses who rely on the deskless workforce become more efficient, productive and profitable.
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