Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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A competitive edge for the hospitality sector
Hotel security teams work hard to ensure high levels of security, but they face challenges in the form of high guest turnover and multiple entry and exit points that are easy for anyone to access.


Illustra Flex IR PTZ
Two new 2-megapixel Illustra Flex IR PTZs from Tyco are packed with functionality which enables them to collectively provide an affordable solution for virtually any video surveillance application.


Visibility is key, and lacking
Cybercriminals are most likely to be caught on servers and networks, but detecting their time and point of entry remains a mystery.


Are background checks worth the cost?
LexisNexis, Security Services & Risk Management

Often, the added cost and effort serve as an understandable deterrent to business owners who should consider skipping the background check process altogether.
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Biometrics in future healthcare
Healthcare (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management

The idea of using biometrics in the healthcare sector is not new, but it is one that hasn’t been explored or exploited to its full potential.
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New wireless era with Wi-Fi 6
IT infrastructure, Products

Cisco recently announced new solutions that help customers embrace a new age of wireless connectivity incorporating Wi-Fi 6 (also known as 802.11ax), the new standard for Wi-Fi networks.
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Virtual workshops for security management
Training & Education, Security Services & Risk Management

The International Security Industry Organisation (ISIO) and the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) has announced a series of virtual courses aimed at criminologists, security, investigation, protection and risk management practitioners.
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Vivotek strengthens cybersecurity
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Cyber Security

Vivotek has announced the availability of comprehensive protection in its Cybersecurity Management Solution under the strategy of its 'Security within Security' campaign.
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LunarX targets high-end security solutions
Editor's Choice, News, Integrated Solutions

LunarX Consulting and Projects, a new value-added distributor of high-end security solutions, was launched at an event at Serengeti Estate in March 2018.
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Hybrid cloud and hyper-converged data protection
IT infrastructure, Cyber Security

Arcserve Unified Data Protection extends disaster recovery and backup technologies to prevent downtime and data loss for hyper-converged and SaaS-based workloads.
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Combine technologies for effective intruder detection
Vox Telecom, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

One does not need to break the bank when securing valuables, but rather have the right mix of various layers of technology.
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Protecting ATMs
Secutel Technologies, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Financial (Industry)

Secutel Technologies has developed an intrusion detection system called VV Compact for ATM, designed and manufactured in South Africa.
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Visual intruder and perimeter security
Secutel Technologies, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Using surveillance cameras for intruder detection and perimeter security is possible with intelligent systems.
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HD PIR camera with strobe light
Hikvision South Africa, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hikvision’s Turbo HD passive infrared (PIR) camera uses advanced video surveillance technologies to capture infrared light given off by human bodies.
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The world’s first surveillance camera day
News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Conferences & Events

As part of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner is holding the world’s first Surveillance Camera Day on 20 June.
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MIE background screening findings
Managed Integrity Evaluation, Security Services & Risk Management

Candidate and supplier screening prioritised amidst murky market risks in MIE Background Screening Index Report for 2018.
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The disruption of automation
Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions

Automation is putting pressure on organisations to rethink and refine every aspect of their processes, skills and technology infrastructure.
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As-a-Service solutions bolster information security
IT infrastructure, Integrated Solutions

The emerging concept of ‘Everything as a Service’ (XaaS) makes advanced technologies and solutions more cost effective and available to a broader spectrum of business.
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Paradigm shift in the storage environment
IT infrastructure

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops, the way we store data also promises to become smarter - and more efficient, flexible, and cost-effective.
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Paxton’s global training reaches more installers than ever
Paxton Access, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Paxton has trained more than 2000 installers across the world already this year, meaning a record first quarter, and enabling more people than ever to use Paxton products.
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Lightning protection insurance for thatched roofs
DEHN Africa, Security Services & Risk Management

DEHNinsure offers surge and lightning protection insurance for thatched roofed buildings using its high-voltage-resistant insulated (HVI) technology.
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LoJax: Be very careful
Cyber Security

Even replacing drives won’t kill this malware, which is still active more than nine months after researchers from Arbor Networks detailed it.
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Intruder detection is becoming smarter and more mobile
Elvey Security Technologies , Regal Distributors SA, Editor's Choice, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Alongside the new technologies continually being developed, existing technologies are being co-opted into not only performing an intrusion detection role, but combatting that bane of the electronic security industry: false alarms.
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A smart city is a partnership
Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

Strength lies in unity, especially when forces collaborate to tackle crime. It is therefore necessary for a smart city to have integrated public and private safety and security systems.
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Insiders: who are they?
Security Services & Risk Management, Cyber Security

The 2018 Insider Threat Report by Cybersecurity Insiders reports that more than 51% of companies are concerned about unintentional insider attacks.
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Control room software selection
Intelligent Monitoring, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management

Wolfgang Kirsch discusses what customers should look for when selecting a control room management platform.
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The benefits of machine learning and UEBA
Cyber Security

Combining accurate and essential user behavioural data with machine learning allows you to more accurately monitor your users on an endpoint-by-endpoint basis.
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e-Immigration programme for Tanzania
Access Control & Identity Management

Tanzania selects HID Global’s solutions for electronic visa and residence permit services in its e-Immigration programme.
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The enemy within – insider ­security threats
Wolfpack Information Risk, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Financial (Industry)

Insider threats in today’s financial world are insidious and destructive and your defence against insiders should start long before the person assumes his/her position.
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IP video intercom system
Hikvision South Africa, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Hikvision has released its second-generation IP video intercom system designed for door entry communication including video and security access.
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New Flex Gen2 IR PTZ range
Elvey Security Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

The Illustra Flex Gen2 family of infrared (IR) PTZ cameras is equipped with powerful zoom and control in even the most challenging lighting conditions.
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Streamline lunchtime queues
Secutel Technologies, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Secutel, in partnership with Matrix Cosec, offers a one-stop-solution for the management of cafeterias and transactions.
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30 years of business continuity
ContinuitySA, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management

ContinuitySA is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and Hi-Tech Security Solutions spoke to CEO Michael Davies about the changes he has seen in the business continuity and disaster recovery markets.
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The benefits of background screening
iFacts, Managed Integrity Evaluation, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management

Companies need to be more vigilant about the people they employ by making sure comprehensive background screening checks are conducted.
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Huawei’s Platform + Ecosystem strategy for 2019
Huawei Technologies South Africa, News, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure, Conferences & Events

The annual Huawei Eco Connect event took place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg and saw more than a 1000 attendees and housed exhibition stands from an array of partners.
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KCB Bank Tanzania
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Uniview delivered a cost-effective and intelligent solution to help KCB Bank to upgrade its CCTV system.
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New Paxton audio monitor
Paxton Access, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Paxton has launched the Net2 Entry audio monitor, bringing a simple, cost-effective option to the Net2 Entry range.
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Local manufacturing from Hissco International
Hissco, Editor's Choice, Asset Management, EAS, RFID, News

Hissco International recently announced it has set up a local manufacturing partnership that will supply X-ray equipment to partners around the world.
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