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Eliminating forced gate opening scenarios
When activated by the 'gate forced open' alarm feature, the transmitter transmits a wireless alarm signal up to 750 metres in any direction.


Netgear Armor on Orbi Wi-Fi
Netgear has announced the worldwide availability of Netgear Armor Cyber Threat Protection, powered by Bitdefender, on Orbi Wi-Fi mesh systems, to protect home IT and IoT devices.


Smart integration for complete home security
IDS is integrating its IDS X-series control panels, X-wave2 wireless technology, Optex’s sensing systems and the HYYP Smart Home and Control Room System in one platform.


Six best practices for creating secure passwords
Home Security, Cyber Security

Passwords are like toothbrushes: you want to choose a good one, never share it, and replace it quarterly.
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Tackling the trillion dollar identity fraud crisis
Home Security, Access Control & Identity Management

Online identity theft syndicates are dealt a significant blow as proven remote digital identity technology platform goes mainstream.
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Milestone appoints new VP for research and development
Milestone Systems, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Milestone Systems has appointed Tom Bjerre as its new VP for research and development. He will oversee planning, development, testing and release of Milestone Systems’ video management software.
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Siemens relaunches fire safety division in SA

Siemens Building Technologies has relaunched the company’s Fire Protection Systems Portfolio Segment in South Africa, distributing its products nationwide through OTN Systems South Africa.
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Linear heat detection systems
FDIA (Fire Detection Installers Association), Fire & Safety

A linear heat detection system is a stand-alone fire detection system used for detecting heat from fires. The cable can be run from distances of up to 8 kilometres dependent on the type of cable installed.
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Throwing the book at qualification fraud
LexisNexis, News, Security Services & Risk Management

Until now, qualification fraud has not been punishable by law. However, this is set to change with the introduction of the National Qualifications Amendment Bill.
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The face of visitor management
ZKTeco, Commercial (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management

Visible light facial recognition technology can ensure that visitor management processes make everyday proceedings easier, especially for regular clients.
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KYD: Know Your Data
Technews Publishing, IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management

Organisations need to know what information they have, why they collected it, and they need to adhere to regulations about how long they can or must keep it before deleting it.
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Centurion announces new board of directors
Centurion Systems, News, Access Control & Identity Management

After more than 30 years at the helm of access automation manufacturer, Centurion, co-founder Pat Dickens stepped down as the company’s MD at the end of March, with current sales and marketing director Richard Rohman being named as his successor.
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Does green cost more?
News, Commercial (Industry)

GBCA, ASAQS and UP launch the 2019 edition of Green Building in South Africa: Guide to Costs & Trends.
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Foresight means secure offices
Bosch Building Technologies, Commercial (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management

If you’re responsible for a medium or large-sized office, it’s more important than ever that you have access to a means of ensuring people’s safety, managing risks and fraud, and protecting property.
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Hyper-converged simplicity
IT infrastructure, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hyper-converged infrastructure combines all of the data centre’s critical components, such as storage, networking, compute, backup and more into pre-packaged units.
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TAPA: The role of an effective treasury function in business risk management
Technews Publishing, News

Neil Le Roux, the Founder of Diligent Advisors will speak at the TAPA SA (Transported Asset Protection Association) annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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Critical vulnerability in Windows OS
Cyber Security

Vulnerability allows remote code execution by an attacker directly from the network using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in remote desktop services that affects older versions of Windows.
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Kaspersky Lab to open office in Kigali, Rwanda
Kaspersky Lab, News, Cyber Security

Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa.
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Password awareness critical
Kaspersky Lab, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

A recent study revealed that digital identity data and information holds significant value to cybercriminals – who craft ways of gaining this data and exploit it on the dark Web for as little as $50.
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Is AI the key to managing rampant data storage costs?
IT infrastructure

We are currently living in a data economy, where most businesses’ competitive advantage stems from its ability to analyse data, improve customer experience and decision-making.
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Security Warehouse training
Training & Education

Based in Centurion, Security Warehouse offers certified training courses on a number of topics, including CCTV, access control, alarm and gate systems and more.
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Where are your crown jewels?
Wolfpack Information Risk, Commercial (Industry), Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Understanding what data they store and analyse is gaining increasing urgency for organisations that are now accountable to new(ish) privacy regulations such as the GDPR and our PoPIA.
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A platform to the future
Genetec, Cathexis Technologies, Milestone Systems, Gijima Electronic and Security Systems (GESS), Integrated Solutions, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, IT infrastructure

With AI, IoT and cloud changing the security technology landscape, will your security management platform be able to adapt to new demands?
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Home automation made easy
HiTek Security Distributors, Home Security, Residential Estate (Industry), Products

Home automation makes is possible for apps, devices, alarm systems to integrate with each other seamlessly, allowing the consumer to customise their functions to their taste and priorities.
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Integrated solutions for home security
Centurion Systems, Home Security, Access Control & Identity Management

Our entrance gates are the thresholds between the outside world and us, the barrier between order and potential chaos.
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Smart access keypad
Salto Systems Africa, Home Security, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Danapad is an easy-to-install, wireless, smart access keypad that enables homeowners and businesses to manage secure access control to their houses.
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A secure home on your phone
Fidelity ADT Security, Home Security, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The latest offering in home security from Fidelity ADT is a product that gives the customer the control they need over their home security – no matter where they are.
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Service station security basics
Associations, Integrated Solutions, Retail (Industry)

It comes as no surprise that the petroleum and retail industries are targeted by criminals as these businesses receive, to a great extent, cash in exchange for their products and services.
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Turnstar secures FNB’s headquarters
Turnstar Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

The recent upgrades to First National Bank’s (FNB) headquarters at 1066 Pritchard Street in the Johannesburg CBD include a number of physical access control elements.
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Enhancing perimeter security with video
Pelco by Schneider Electric, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Securing perimeters, whether they surround an airport, seaport, or an oil and gas facility, require a layered approach.
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Partnership to reduce farm violence and agricultural crime
Fidelity ADT Security, News, Security Services & Risk Management, Agriculture (Industry)

Agri SA has partnered with Fidelity ADT, a subsidiary of the Fidelity Services Group, to offer a range of services and products to its members and the rural community.
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PoPI-compliant identity scanner
OnGuard, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Identiscan is a web-based, PoPI-compliant visitor access system targeted primarily at residential estates and complexes.
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SIM swap fraud expands
News, Cyber Security, Financial (Industry)

A new wave of attacks targeting financial services and online services have become very common in South Africa and the wider region.
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New Paxton web interface
Paxton Access, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

New user interface, Net2Online from Paxton, makes Net2 accessible from any device with an Internet connection. It comes as a free feature with Net2 Pro software.
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Protecting education campuses with AI
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Education (Industry)

School security must also be designed in layers, or concentric circles of protection, starting at the school’s perimeter and working inward.
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From hype to viable assistance
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dallmeier has published four practical statements about video technology and artificial intelligence to assist users in differentiating reality from research.
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Network cameras with strobe light and alarm
Hikvision South Africa, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Hikvision has introduced the new AcuSense network camera series to its EasyIP 4.0 security solutions, featuring a strobe light and an audio alarm.
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New sliding gate operator
Martin Electronics, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

The new Sentry SGO6 sliding gate operator, available from Martin Electronics, is a cost-effective, easy-to-install solution for controlling domestic and light industrial gates with a mass of up to 600 kg.
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