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Paxton launches access and video management
Paxton’s next-generation access control and video management system, Paxton10, officially launched in South Africa on 2 July 2020. Paxton10 is the next step in complete security solutions and combines ...

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More than just compliance
SA is one year away from the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) D-Day.

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Gallagher launches Command Centre v8.30
Gallagher’s v8.30 release improves operator efficiency with enhancements to Command Centre Mobile and integrated third-party systems, and further supports health and safety obligations.

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From data centre to edge, from one source
Editor's Choice

First Distribution (FD) is better known in South Africa as an ICT distributor with an enterprise focus. Its offerings in this regard range from client solutions through to hosted solutions, data centre ...
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Fidelity ADT and Vumacam join forces
Fidelity ADT, News

Fidelity-ADT recently partnered with Vumacam to roll out a surveillance network of cameras across a number of southern suburbs in Johannesburg.
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BeSecure ready to expand across SA
News

BeSecure manages estate and village lifestyle from access and visitor management, through to care services.
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New channel leader for Trend Micro
News

Trend Micro has appointed Conner Smith as its new head of partnerships and alliances for the sub-Saharan Africa region.
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Agility, meticulous alignment and testing
Cyber Security

Data loss can put the nails in the coffin for unprepared businesses. Investing in cyber resilience is key to succeed in the age of digital transformation.
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Post-lockdown employee management
News

Kenai has adapted its visitor management solution to cater to the COVID-19 regulations governing employees going back to work.
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Customised personal security app for your workforce
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

Zecure takes the idea of app-based security to the business world, providing employees with a suite of applications on hand to cater to their personal security needs.
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Dahua releases DMSS
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dahua Technology has released DMSS, its newly designed mobile client that can connect to Dahua products via the Internet or Ethernet, through P2P or IP.
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HID introduces WorkforceID cloud platform
HID Global, Access Control & Identity Management

HID digitally transforms physical and cyber identity management, bringing new levels of convenience to administrators and users, reducing the need for in-person interactions.
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Managing outputs, attendance and time
Asset Management, EAS, RFID

What started out as a great idea to bring structure, order, measurement and accountability to fieldwork, has virtually overnight turned into an indispensable tool.
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Econz Wireless Timecard assists with employee screening
Access Control & Identity Management

Essential workers across a wide range of sectors are using Econz’ Timecard application to check employees’ current wellness status before starting work.
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The OSPAs partner with Securex South Africa
Technews Publishing, News

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have partnered with Securex South Africa and will be launching the 2021 awards during a security thought leadership webinar on 16 July 2020 at 14:30.
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Milestone forges ahead globally and in Africa
Milestone Systems, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

Hi-Tech Security Solutions was given the opportunity to speak to Milestone’s Kenneth H. Petersen and Anders Johansson about the company’s annual performance and its regional plans.
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WizzPass COVID-19 screening solution
Access Control & Identity Management

WizzPass provides COVID-19 screening solution for both staff and visitors in one system.
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Global Comms donates R1,6 million of technology
Global Communications (Member of Hudaco Group), News

SPARK Schools security enhanced with large surveillance technology donation from Global Communications.
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Resilience is critical for post-COVID business success
ContinuitySA, Security Services & Risk Management

Of the many lessons we have to learn from the current emergency, perhaps the most crucial one is to ensure that business strategy and operations are founded on resilience.
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Foot operated door opener
Access Control & Identity Management

Pro-Tech and Falcon Security have launched the new Foot Operated Door Opener (FODO), aimed at assisting in the creation of touchless ‘hands-free’ access control solutions.
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Cybersecurity comment: Securing the real endpoint
Cyber Security

The corporate perimeter is fast becoming irrelevant, as the so-called security boundary extends to wherever an Internet connection exists.
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Hikvision launches Optimus middleware
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hikvision Optimus, a system-level middleware product, makes it easier to integrate third party solutions into HikCentral.
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Cybersecurity comment: Cyber threats remain relentless
CA Southern Africa, Cyber Security

Over 80% of email-based threats in Q1 2020 leverage COVID-19 in some form to feign legitimacy to the end user.
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The cornerstone of frictionless access
Powell Tronics, Access Control & Identity Management

Powell Tronics has integrated the IDEMIA MorphoWave Compact into Impro’s IXP400 (Impronet) and Access Portal, through its PTWave solution.
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We need human ingenuity and AI-powered security
Editor's Choice

‘Inside the Mind of a Hacker’ report highlights rapid globalisation, acceleration in gender diversity, and growing neurodiversity among hackers.
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Hochiki shines a light on luxury
XtraVision, Fire & Safety

Luxury hotel chooses fire safety equipment from Hochiki as part of extension and restructuring works.
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Touchless access and mask screening
Hikvision South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

Managing protections for workers, customers, and visitors with the lingering effects of COVID-19 poses challenges in the business world.
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Factory honeypot traps malicious attackers
Industrial (Industry)

Results from six-month investigation conducted by Trend Micro Research can help inform protection strategy for industrial environments.
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Face, mask, palm and temperature detection
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management

The ProFace X series is a fully upgraded version of the ProFace product line running the ZKTeco-customised CPU for the intellectualised engineering facial recognition algorithm.
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Infection control access solutions
Gunnebo Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

With many organisations planning to resume operations, the implementation of social distancing and infection control in these environments is a challenge.
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Visitor management for businesses and office parks
Access Control & Identity Management

Managing visitors is an essential security task for organisations of all sizes, but especially large businesses that need to keep tabs on who enters and exits their premises and their reason for being ...
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Paxton releases latest door entry monitor
Paxton Access, Access Control & Identity Management

Paxton has added to its video entry product line by launching its next generation standard monitor – the Entry Standard monitor.
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Touch-free face recognition terminals
Hikvision South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

Hikvision announces touch-free MinMoe face recognition terminals for easier access control and time and attendance.
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Smart is the new black
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The idea of ‘smart’ is becoming a reality in almost every aspect of our business and personal lives, from home security and lifestyle, through to smart buildings and smart working processes.
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Leaders in risk & security: Assessing threat, risk and vulnerability
Sentinel Risk Management, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

After serving a 27-year ‘life sentence’ in the military, Andy Lawler has spent over ten years in the private security industry as a risk specialist.
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Round table: Secure identification and authentication
Technews Publishing, Dahua Technology South Africa, Suprema, neaMetrics, ViRDI Distribution SA, ZKTeco, Editor's Choice

Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted a round-table specifically to look at what is happening in the world of secure identity verification and authentication.
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ZKTeco offers touchless access for people and vehicles
ZKTeco, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

ZKTeco sports a range of touchless entrance control solutions from licence plate recognition cameras through to facial recognition and multi-modal access solutions.
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Secure biometric access for SAP
IT infrastructure

An expanded partnership offering endpoint biometric security for SAP takes on new importance amid COVID-19.
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