Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Nomad launches early adopter programme
Participants in Nomad’s Early Adopter Programme will receive 10% of their volume order to facilitate testing before the commercial launch later this year.

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How to stay cybersafe on business trips
No matter where you are in the world, tech-savvy criminals are looking for ways to exploit email addresses, social media profiles, passwords, financial data and stored files.

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Improve data connectivity in fleet management
While the market is still dominated by tracking systems, more advanced fleet management solutions are gaining traction on the market.

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Advanced technologies to curb corruption
News, Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

The use of advanced technology to curb fraud, corruption and cyber-related crimes received a massive boost as the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Special Investigation Unit (SIU) agreed to work together.
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Vivica acquires Activate Group to strengthen IoT portfolio
Vox , News

Guardian Eye, a Vivica Group company that offers remote CCTV monitoring, access control and industrial control systems, has acquired Internet of Things (IoT) as-a-service provider, Activate Group.
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Upgraded security and AI monitoring at upmarket estate
Watcher Surveillance Solutions, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

Estate upgrades and enhances its security through a partnership between surveillance specialist Watcher and the incumbent guarding company.
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BCX and Alibaba Cloud confirm partnership
News, IT infrastructure

BCX and Alibaba Cloud have formed a partnership to bring cloud technologies to businesses in South Africa to drive local digitalisation.
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Infinidat a leader in ransomware protection
IT infrastructure, Products

InfiniSafe brings together the key foundational requirements essential for delivering comprehensive cyber-recovery capabilities with immutable snapshots, logical air-gapped protection, a fenced forensic network, and near-instantaneous recovery of backups of any repository size.
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What’s the difference between SASE, SD-WAN and SSE?
IT infrastructure

When it comes to the wide area network (WAN), the letter ‘S’ plays a pivotal role – from SASE to SD-WAN to SSE – but there can be some confusion with so many WAN ‘S’ acronyms.
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Adopting a cyber-secure mindset
Security Services & Risk Management, Cyber Security

Adopting a cybersecure mindset is the key to mitigating the risk of falling victim to the growing cybercrime pandemic.
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Fotech and C3SS launch technology partnership
C3 Shared Services, News, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Fotech has signed a non-exclusive MOU with C3SS, a South Africa-based perimeter and infrastructure security company, to target specific African markets.
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Jaco van Wyk joins Olarm in Johannesburg
Olarm, News, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Jaco van Wyk has joined Olarm as its partner manager in Gauteng; he has strong technical security and client service experience in the South African market.
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The most common Facebook Marketplace scams
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET South Africa, shares critical safety tips when buying or selling on Facebook Marketplace, and how to tell if you’re being scammed.
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Arcules experiences rapid growth
News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Arcules experiences rapid growth as global demand soars for secure and flexible video surveillance-as-a-service solutions.
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Better manage video walls
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Hiperwall’s hardware-agnostic, IP-based video wall software platform now allows admins to better manage content integrity by assigning users access to specified regions of the video wall.
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Green industrial security solution
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Vivotek designed a comprehensive and scalable, smart industrial IP surveillance solution including cameras, PoE switches and a video management system for green buildings.
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Specialised surveillance and communications
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, News, Integrated Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions spoke to Arcanum Africa’s Peter Stolwerk and Aaron van Schaik to find out a bit more about the company and the unique products it is bringing to the local market.
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Identity proofing allows easy virtual ID checks
Access Control & Identity Management, Security Services & Risk Management

The identity verification market is expected to grow from $8 billion in 2021 to reach $17,7 billion in 2026 with a CAGR of 17,1%, and identity proofing in particular is gaining popularity.
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The current and future state of smart OT security
Technews Publishing, Industrial (Industry), Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

Nearly 60% of survey respondents also revealed that their organisation suffered at least one OT breach during the past 12 months, with 10% experiencing four or more.
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UHF and Bluetooth multi-technology reader
Evolving Management Solutions, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

The SPECTRE nano offers hands-free identification of the vehicle and/or the driver, as well as interoperable and multi-protocol secure identification.
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Are you getting value from security investments?
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

If you have a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Cybersecurity has a similar issue: every problem can appear as an isolated situation requiring a point solution.
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A single-pane-of-glass view
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

A single-pane-of-glass view is critical to effective management of cybersecurity risks, says Commvault’s Gerhard Fourie.
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Opportunities for diverse talents in South Africa
Technews Publishing, Cyber Security, Training & Education

Success in cybersecurity needs an inquisitive and analytical personality, along with the ability to remain composed and calm under pressure.
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GJD launches new range of white-light floodlights
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

GJD has announced the launch of its new range of floodlights, combining high-quality LED technology with a modern and aesthetically pleasing design suitable for all outdoor lighting applications.
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ATG Digital launches solution for emergencies
Access Control & Identity Management, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

ATG Digital has launched a Roll Call feature on its app to assist SHEQ managers and safety officers who cite attendance records in an emergency as one of their biggest challenges.
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Fire prevention in your home or business?
Fidelity Services Group , Fire & Safety, Security Services & Risk Management

A recent fire at a nightclub in Boksburg has once again highlighted the importance of fire safety for both homes and businesses. When a fire breaks out, the consequences can be devastating.
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Security platform for safety
LD Africa, Mining (Industry)

Harsh mining conditions have resulted in the importance of unique security installations. The occurrence of an interruption or failure of production equipment can cause a significant financial loss for ...
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Integration of Bosch planning software with AutoCAD
Technews Publishing, Fire & Safety, Security Services & Risk Management, Products

Bosch has released its new software version of Safety Systems Designer with a new, free plugin available that enables automatic data transfer between AutoCAD software and Designer.
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Clarity and control to IoT fleet costs
Integrated Solutions

Fidelity Services Group is using Apex BI’s Clarity IoT platform to underpin its Fidelity SecureDrive solution, an offering from Fidelity that delivers insurance telematics, smart fleet management and data insights.
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Business continuity during outages
Security Services & Risk Management

rotecting technical equipment from unplanned outages is important if a company is to maintain business continuity and safeguard critical equipment.
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The cost of safety
iFacts, Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management

In June 2022, the South African police statistics showed that crime had increased significantly. According to the SAPS, 6083 people were murdered over the quarter (up 22%), the equivalent of 68 people a day.
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MOTOTRBO R7 two-way radio
Products

MOTOTRBO’s rugged construction is ready for harsh environments, and its advanced connectivity options get your workforce ready for tomorrow.
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Hikvision integration with Page Automation
Hikvision South Africa, News

Hikvision has announced the integration of its MinMoe Face Recognition terminals and its Hik-ProConnect online device and service management platform with Page Automation’s SmarTTime software.
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Security risk and the sum of small things
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

Dr Craig Donald advises that the small things we often write off as unimportant can quickly scale to become serious threats to security and safety.
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A guide to employing a new guarding company
Security Services & Risk Management

Outsourcing guarding has become necessary for businesses to mitigate crime, loss and compliance risks, provided you have done your due diligence.
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Identity management in a factory environment
ZKTeco, Industrial (Industry)

Combining access control, video surveillance and intrusion systems for protecting people and assets may not provide a complete security solution for industrial companies.
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Cybersecure surveillance cameras
HiTek Security Distributors, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Cyber Security

Provision-ISR builds customer trust and opens up new opportunities with Check Point Quantum IoT Protect Firmware built into Provision-ISR cameras.
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IDIS releases latest-generation 6 MP and 8 MP PTZ cameras
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

IDIS has launched four new 8 MP and 6 MP PTZ cameras that deliver excellent image quality and extend the company’s trusted NDAA-compliant lineup.
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