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Two cases of cyber resilience
Infinidat consolidates backups and cyber resilience for a cloud service provider in the healthcare environment, as well as an energy utility based in EMEA.


All-in-one smart access solution for residential living
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.


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


Are you below the security poverty line?
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice

While management may think their company is pulling its weight in terms of cybersecurity, the security team knows if it is operating below the security poverty line.
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Industrial control systems under attack
News, Cyber Security

According to Kaspersky ICS CERT statistics, from January to September 2022, 38% of computers in the industrial control systems (ICS) environment in the META region were attacked using multiple means.
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VMS 7.2 supports the investigation process and adds cloud capabilities
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Products

Qognify has launched the second release of its VMS, including extended support for body-worn video, additional functionalities to support investigations, and a new web client architecture. VMS 7.2 addresses the increasing use of body-worn video (BWV) across many sectors.
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Johnson Controls releases IQ4
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions

New lower cost panel leverages Qolsys IQ Platform targeting residential, SMB, builder, MDU/multi-family and wellness market segments.
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The rise of edge computing: What does it mean for cybersecurity?
IT infrastructure, Cyber Security

Edge computing reduces response times, decreases bandwidth usage and maximises the real-time value of data for applications, processing or storage, by bringing it all closer to the source.
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Accelerating your Zero Trust journey in manufacturing
IT infrastructure, Cyber Security, Industrial (Industry)

Francois van Hirtum, CTO of Obscure Technologies, advises manufacturers on a strategic approach to safeguarding their businesses against cyber breaches.
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Managing data privacy concerns when moving to the cloud
Cyber Security

While the cloud offers many business benefits, it can also raise concerns around compliance, and some organisations have taken the approach of staying out of the cloud for this reason.
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The future of AIoT
Hikvision South Africa, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hikvision hosted its 2022 Shaping Intelligence Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on 29-30 November, where the company, its customers, and technology and solution partners, looked into the future of AIoT and explored paths to shared success.
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Smart car parking solution eases traffic flow
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Products

Ethiopia’s first smart parking lot, designed to improve traffic flow and management efficiency, has been built and installed using Dahua Technology’s smart parking solutions.
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Securiton and Dallmeier announce partnership
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , News

Securiton AG Switzerland is now integrating the Panomera and Domera camera systems from Dallmeier to ensure its customers benefit from the highest standards of privacy and security.
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IQ WiFi 6 supporting users and security installers
IT infrastructure, Products

The IQ WiFi 6 is a new purpose-built mesh router solution for homes and businesses with security, automation and Wi-Fi devices.
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Building a holistic application security process
Altron Arrow, Cyber Security

Altron Arrow asks what it means to build a holistic AppSec process. Learn what’s involved in a holistic approach and how to get started.
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Records in place now, not later
Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management

It is important, after an incident, to have records in place as soon as possible. Too often the matter is left for the day when the company is going to court, or a disciplinary hearing is scheduled.
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KPMG 2022 CEO Outlook, South African edition
Editor's Choice, News

Mid-November saw the release of the latest KPMG 2022 CEO Outlook, South African edition, aptly sub-titled ‘Potential Growth in Uncertain Times’.
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Suprema’s new BioStation 3
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The brand new BioStation 3 is not only Suprema’s smallest face recognition device to date, but it also comes packed with the largest variety of features.
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Informing, entertaining and communicating across your landscape
Evolving Management Solutions, Access Control & Identity Management

For the first time, the attraction of large shopping malls with many stores, entertainment and food courts no longer offers enough appeal to attract customers.
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The greatest asset for driving transformation

Dell Technologies’ research from 40+ countries details how, after two years of accelerated digital transformation, business leaders are more aware than ever of the role employees play in driving successful change
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Crossing the chasm
Editor's Choice, News, Security Services & Risk Management, Training & Education

Industry reports suggest that in the next ten years, millions of jobs could go unfilled because there simply are not enough people to fill them.
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Mending Africa’s digital infrastructure gaps

inq. Fabric is the first African-developed cloud connectivity, network-as-a-service software for automated provisioning and routing.
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Glide Master High Security 90° Sliding Gate
BoomGate Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Boomgate Systems was asked to make a sliding gate that can turn 90 degrees. The gate had to offer high security and be vandal-proof.
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Suprema renews international privacy and security standard certifications
Suprema, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Suprema has simultaneously renewed two important international standard certifications regarding information security management (ISO/IEC 27001) and privacy information management (ISO/IEC 27701).
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Rhino103 extinguishing control panel
Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression, Fire & Safety, Products

Technoswitch has released the Rhino103 extinguishing control panel range, designed and manufactured in South Africa to comply with EN54 parts 2 and 4, and EN12094.
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Banks move to lithium battery technology for intruder systems
Uniross Batteries, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

With advances in battery technology, lithium batteries now include a built-in Battery Management System (BMS) to monitor the battery and shut it down should there be a risk of a failure or overheating.
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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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Visible-light facial recognition terminal
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The SpeedFace-V5L [P] is a visible-light facial recognition terminal using intelligently engineered facial recognition algorithms and the latest computer vision technology.
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Technoswitch partners with Ciqurix for video fire detection
Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression, News, Fire & Safety

Technoswitch is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Ciqurix (UK), a leading supplier of video fire detection products.
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Facial and palm verification
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The ProFace X [P] supports both facial and palm verification, with a large capacity and rapid recognition.
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Benefits beyond just security
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Store cameras are boosting customer experience and sales, as well as preventing losses, finds market research e-book from IDIS.
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Hytera and KZN Police Service roll out digital call handling system
Government and Parastatal (Industry), Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Integrated Solutions

Hytera Communications announced that the municipality of Ray Nkonyeni in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa is now using its digital call handling system for the reporting and recording of crimes.
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Smart parking management platform
Access Control & Identity Management, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

Parket builds a seamless bridge between supply and the ever-increasing, but fluid – and often temporary – demand for parking bays.
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Understanding customers better using AI
Secutel Technologies, Retail (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

With in-store analytics of consumer behaviour, retailers can improve store performance and boost the productivity of their business.
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Axora launches Metals and Mining Innovation Forecast 2022/23
IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management

Miners making super-slow progress towards digital transformation despite universally designating it ‘critical to survival’, with cybersecurity one of the concerns hindering progress.
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Putting safety at the heart of the city
Security Services & Risk Management

While no device or solution in the world will change the ongoing threat to women, there are smart innovations that can make the city safer.
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HS 6040 security X-ray inspection system
Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Products

Hissco’s HS 6040 DE is a compact, versatile security X-ray machine used in a wide range of applications, and manufactured under strictest ISO 9001:2015 and CE standards.
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Why Multi-Factor Authentication, universal ZTNA and Zero Trust matter
Access Control & Identity Management, Cyber Security

Malicious cyber actors are experimenting with new attack vectors and increasing the frequency of zero-day and other attacks, according to Fortinet’s 1H 2022 FortiGuard Labs Threat Landscape report.
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