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Prime time for palm vein identification
Ingenico and Fujitsu Frontech North America, represented by Fulcrum Biometrics in South Africa, unveil queue-busting solution for secure in-store commerce.

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Optimising remote technical support
Sanden Intercool Kenya improves efficiency, removes manual processes with FIELDForce from MACmobile, making its technical backup and support staff more productive, while also optimising record keeping.

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Can we reduce cyberattacks in 2023?
Zero-trust cybersecurity strategy with simplicity and risk reduction at the heart is mandatory to reduce exponential cyberattacks in 2023, says GlobalData.

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ChatGPT’s impacts will be social, not technical
News

ChatGPT is truly a remarkable achievement, an artificial intelligence (AI) that you can have a conversation with and ask to do everything from writing essays to coding computer programs.
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Paxton Promotes Blair Bowen to Divisional Director of Manufacturing
Paxton, News

International security technology manufacture, Paxton, announce it has promoted Blair Bowen to Divisional Director of Manufacturing to oversee the expansion of its manufacturing operations in the coming years.
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Employee screening trends
iFacts, Security Services & Risk Management

Criminal record checks still the most popular background check conducted around the world, but global employee screening trends are changing according to iFacts.
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Artificial intelligence in Africa: levelling the narrative
News

While AI can benefit multiple industries, in Africa the key sectors that stand to gain are financial services (specifically fintech) and agriculture.
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Spend on cloud to accelerate across Africa in 2023
News

More than two-thirds of companies using cloud computing across major African markets plan to increase their spending on cloud services in 2023.
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Governing cybersecurity from the top as a strategic business enabler
Cyber Security

C-Suite executives still do not take cybersecurity seriously enough, while boards are not nearly as engaged in cybersecurity as they are in other areas of oversight.
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Organisations expanding cybersecurity training to include customers
Training & Education

Large organisations and financial institutions are increasingly passing protective measures onto customers as cybercrime continues to intensify.
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Texecom launches the Midnight Black Collection
Technews Publishing, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

Working in harmony with darker environments, the Midnight Black Collection has been created for businesses and sites that require or prefer a security solution which offers discreet protection that compliments their surroundings.
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SAN market set for growth
Technews Publishing, News, IT infrastructure

Storage-area network (SAN) market to hit US$ 26,86 billion in revenue by the end of 2029 due to factors like widespread adoption of Hybrid SAN-NAS solutions.
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Suprema launches BioStation 3
Suprema, neaMetrics, Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, News, Products

Suprema has launched BioStation 3, a contactless access control terminal specialised for facial recognition in the post-Covid era.
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What to do in the face of growing ransomware attacks
Technews Publishing, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Ransomware attacks are proliferating, with attackers becoming more sophisticated and aggressive, and often hitting the same victims more than once, in more than one way.
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Where does SA logistics stand as far as cybersecurity is concerned?
Logistics (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management

Lesiba Sebola, director of information technology at Bidvest International Logistics, says it is paramount to safeguard IT infrastructure given how central it has become to operations.
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Cybersecurity in 2023: The latest trends and developments
News

In 2023, experts predict that several trends will shape the cybersecurity landscape, including the growing use of artificial intelligence (AI), the increasing focus on the Internet of Things (IoT), and the rise of quantum computing.
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It is time to take a quantum leap in IoT cybersecurity
Drive Control Corporation, Cyber Security

IoT has become integrated everywhere, including enterprises. While it offers many benefits, such as increased productivity and the rollout of mission critical applications, it can also lead to (enterprise) cyber-attack vulnerabilities.
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A closed security concept for test halls and perimeter
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Editor's Choice

At its factory facilities in Vilsbiburg, Germany, Flottweg SE relies on tailored video security technology from Dallmeier for perimeter security and workplace safety.
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Five IT trends to watch in 2023
IT infrastructure

The efforts made by South African companies in 2021 and 2022 have positioned them well for the next wave of growth and innovation — or for continued economic disruption.
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Improving data security for a hybrid society
News

Researchers from Tokyo University of Science develop a method that can perform computations with encrypted data faster and at a lower cost than conventional methods, while also improving security.
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South Africa can accelerate its move to smart cities
Security Services & Risk Management

What global smart city leaders have in common is that they have built on, and developed existing infrastructure, transforming it iteratively; South Africa is well positioned to adopt this approach.
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Boost enterprise data resilience
Arcserve Southern Africa, IT infrastructure

Arcserve Unified Data Protection 9.0 offers unified, multi-tenant cloud-based management, enhanced data availability, durability, and scalability with Cloud Object Storage, and expanded support for Oracle DB and Microsoft SQL Server.
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South African business readies for a journey to the cloud
Security Services & Risk Management

There is an increasing demand for cloud services in the country, driven by the need to use advanced technologies such as AI while also providing hybrid workers access to data, regardless of their location.
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Two all-in-one pendant speakers
Axis Communications SA, Products

Axis Communications has announced the AXIS C1510 and AXIS C1511 network pendant all-in-one speakers, which make audio announcements smart and easy.
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Key success factors that boost security resilience
Cyber Security

Adoption of zero trust, secure access service edge and extended detection and response technologies, all resulted in significant increases in resilient outcomes, as are executive support and cultivating a security culture.
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Batteries creating false alarms due to load shedding
Uniross Batteries, Smart Home Automation, Products

A local security company has solved the problem of receiving false alarms during loadshedding by replacing its customers’ 12 V lead batteries with lithium batteries.
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HD global shutter FPD-LINK III camera
Products

e-con Systems, an OEM embedded camera company launches NeduCAM25, a full HD global shutter FPD-LINK III camera module.
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A comprehensive video solution for retail
LD Africa, Retail (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Retail Intellect is a comprehensive, flexible solution for retailers that matches technologies to ensure point-of-sale safety and security with video analytics.
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The Deposita Protector 3000 d-s1
Deposita, Security Services & Risk Management

The Protector 3000 d-s1, designed for medium-sized enterprises, improves the level of security at the business and helps optimise resources by streamlining cash-handling processes.
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Cut the home access fuss with Fluss
Smart Home Automation

The Fluss app integrates with a small device connected to your home or business electrical system that turns your smartphone into a key to open any gate, garage, or door.
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Gallagher to showcase new Controller 7000 single door
Technews Publishing, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Gallagher will be showcasing its latest access control innovation, the Controller 7000 Single Door on its stand at Intersec Dubai from 17-19 January 2023.
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31 percent of all IoT SIMs managed with third-party IoT CMPs
News, Integrated Solutions

Berg Insight recently released new findings about the market for IoT connectivity management platforms (CMPs), a standard component in the value proposition from mobile operators and IoT MVNOs around the world.
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Olarm product highlights for 2022
Olarm, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

Olarm rapidly expanded its ecosystem in 2022 with several new products, the launch of its training academy, and a presence in Gauteng.
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Axis launches P3265-LVE dome camera
Axis Communications SA, Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Based on ARTPEC-8 — the latest Axis system-on-chip (SoC) — Axis’ latest dome high-performance camera includes a deep learning processing unit (DLPU), and cybersecurity features.
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Integrate, integrate, integrate
IT infrastructure

Security and speed will always war for dominance in DevOps but it’s time to integrate the two as the landscape becomes increasingly fractious and complex.
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Two cases of cyber resilience
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

Infinidat consolidates backups and cyber resilience for a cloud service provider in the healthcare environment, as well as an energy utility based in EMEA.
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All-in-one smart access solution for residential living
Salto Systems Africa, Smart Home Automation

SALTO Homelok is set to change residential living with its all-in-one solution that integrates smart access control technology, hardware, cloud software, digital keys, a smart living ecosystem, and global service support.
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Lithium iron phosphate may keep us connected
IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management

Lithium iron phosphate batteries are the solution to securing mobile reception during load shedding according to Lance Dickerson and Felix von Bormann from Revov.
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