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The importance of effective SLAs
A successful security installation that delivers over the long term requires ongoing maintenance and a reliable service provider.

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Schneider Electric launches EcoStruxure Asset Advisor
Vendor-neutral asset risk management via sensors and cloud-based monitoring tools offers 24/7 data-driven predictive service for business continuity.

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Dahua unveils core products for 2020
Dahua Technology unveiled its 2020 core products in Intersec Dubai, enabling and accelerating its AIoT transformation.

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#SecurityMustPrevail
Education (Industry)

The former director of protection services at Nelson Mandela University, and former president of Camprosa, shares his research into how educational institutions have adapted in-housing their security services.
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What about corporate data at home?
IT infrastructure

Companies that send employees home with proper safeguards face challenges, but those relying on uncontrolled employee-owned phones and computers to get work done 'are sitting ducks'.
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What are your rights within the context of COVID-19?
Security Services & Risk Management

LexisNexis South Africa has launched a COVID-19 free resource centre aimed at informing the public of its rights and responsibilities during the lockdown period.
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Cyber attackers’ focus on South African businesses
Cyber Security

Ransomware industry flourishes in SA while businesses are largely unprepared for the business interruption and financial fallout of a breach.
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IFSEC rescheduled to 8-10 September 2020 due to coronavirus fears
Technews Publishing, News

IFSEC and co-located shows have been rescheduled to take place on 8–10 September 2020 at London ExCeL.
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Amazon Web Services achieves Level 1 BBBEE status
News

AWS also invites 100 percent black-owned South African small businesses to apply for the AWS Equity Equivalent Investment Programme.
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The quest for biometric data
Kaspersky, Cyber Security

One-in-three computers processing biometric data faced attempts to steal data or take remote control of the devices in the third quarter of 2019.
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The end of blind alarms
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Today’s alarms should be supplemented by visual verification to ensure that guards are not dispatched to false alarms, wasting time and money.
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Cybercriminals target Zoom domains
Cyber Security

With the lockdown in full swing, working from home has become the new normal for many people. However, this has also opened up new opportunities for cybercriminals.
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Digital document revolution
Access Control & Identity Management

A new white paper that examines the implications of the transition from physical to digital security documents has been published by Reconnaissance International.
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Lucky #13 security controls for SMEs
Cyber Security

SMEs are the perfect victims for cybercrime as they are often oblivious to the vast amounts of data they’re accumulating.
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A life of cybercrime
Cyber Security

The inside story of how a Nigerian hacker earned over US$100 000.
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Bitdefender appoints Cyber Security South Africa as country partner
News

Bitdefender has appointed Cyber Security South Africa as its country partner to manage the Bitdefender product range in South Africa and other African countries.
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End-to-end surveillance upgrade
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

An upgrade of a video surveillance solution composed of video management software and 425-plus new cameras has transformed security operations for the Central Bank of Jordan.
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Innovation is no longer a nice-to-have
Editor's Choice

5G, IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, block chain and ledger technology are impacting the way in which business as we know it operates.
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£28 million X-ray agreement for ADANI
News

ADANI announces £28 million framework agreement with the UK Ministry of Justice for the supply, installation and support of X-ray transmission body scanners.
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Passwordless authentication
Cyber Security

Thales’s support for Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) 2.0 provides passwordless access to Microsoft Azure Active Directory-connected apps and other services.
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New Door Pilot app from dormakaba
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

With new dormakaba Door Pilot, automated doors can also now be operated on the basis of remote control technologies. The system, comprising the Door Pilot app for smartphones and a Wi-Fi interface for ...
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ATM security solution
Secutel Technologies, Security Services & Risk Management

Secutel Technologies has developed a range of integrated security solutions designed to boost ATM security.
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What will happen to digital privacy in the upcoming decade?
Kaspersky, Cyber Security

Your data is now everywhere. Your phone. Your smartwatches. Your smart home. And if something goes just a little bit wrong – it will disappear in just one click.
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Enabling education as essential service
Suprema, Education (Industry)

Suprema offers a range of identity solutions to streamline education processes and procedures to assist in improving outcomes.
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Fire alarms at sea
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

Technoswitch now offers marine approved conventional control panels from Haes, aimed at fire safety for all small to medium seafaring vessels.
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Suprema BioMini Slim 3
Suprema, Cyber Security

Replace passwords by integrating fingerprint biometrics into your solution with BioMini Slim 3 and its easy-to-use SDK.
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IRMSA launches Risk Report for 2020
Editor's Choice

The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) has launched its sixth annual risk report, the IRMSA Risk Report SOUTH AFRICA RISKS 2020.
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Why is CCTV failing?
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

It seems that a lot of the CCTV systems out there are largely for show, or to retrieve information afterwards.
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Managing the fire risk of transformer explosions
Fire & Safety

While a simple solution is to install adequate fire detection and suppression systems, this is hampered by the lack of necessary funding.
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Secure vehicle access in residential estates
Protoclea Advanced Image Engineering, Access Control & Identity Management

Can technology offer a cost-effective solution that will provide both secure access control and free-flowing traffic in estates?
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The importance of correct specifications
Sensor Security Systems, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

To prevent the incorrect specification of CCTV equipment, Sensor Security has a comprehensive checklist to complete.
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Educating employees about mobile cyber threats
Cyber Security

While nearly 9 in 10 companies allow employees to access critical business apps using their personal devices, Android-based malware now represents 14% of all cyber threats.
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Li-ion UPS battery from Schneider Electric
Asset Management, EAS, RFID

Schneider Electric has announced the launch of the APC Smart-UPS Lithium-Ion UPS Battery to South Africa, offering double the lifespan of VRLA batteries.
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New alarm solutions
Hikvision South Africa, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Hikvision has created a broad portfolio of alarm solutions that are sophisticated, automated, and fit for purpose.
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Facial recognition in 0.3 seconds
ZKTeco, Products

ProFace X offers a maximum of 50 000 facial templates and facial recognition speed of less than 0.3 sec per face.
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Arcules and Milestone deliver hybrid VMS solution
Milestone Systems, News

Powerful functionality meets hyper-scalability with the introduction of the Arcules-XProtect Hybrid VMS Solution.
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Donating anti-pandemic equipment
Dahua Technology South Africa, News

Dahua Technology supports prevention of coronavirus by donating anti-pandemic materials worldwide.
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Hikvision launches LED display product line
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hikvision has launched a full range of internally manufactured LED displays, providing high-definition colour imaging.
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