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Remote working needs digital sauce
Almost two-thirds (64%) of South African enterprises expect all staff to make a full return to the workplace, with fewer than one in five (18%) expecting to accommodate half or less.

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Protecting your biometrics is your birthright
Thanks to an increase in data breaches, fraudsters are motivated and armed with the correct information, meaning they are very capable of impersonating an individual. The impacts of this are catastrophic.

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Bosch launches new X series cameras
The new Flexidome IP starlight 8000i X series cameras combine built-in AI and enhanced image quality to support predictive solutions in mission-critical applications.

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The human element in cybercrime
iFacts, Cyber Security

Keeping up with threat intelligence is a must for any security analyst today and the insider threat remains a huge part of any risk analysis.
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How to prevent employee data theft
Cyber Security

With inside jobs frighteningly frequent, a cybersecurity expert shares prevention tips to avoid malicious insider attacks.
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USBs threats are back
Cyber Security

Kaspersky has uncovered a rare, wide-scale advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign; initial infection occurs via spear-phishing emails containing a malicious Word document and can then spread to other hosts through removable USB drives.
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Track and manage service delivery issues
News

Acumen Software’s mobile and web platform allows city residents to report road related issues such as potholes, as well as power and water outages and to communicate with local municipal officials.
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ONVIF releases Profile D for access control peripherals
Access Control & Identity Management

ONVIF has released Profile D, a new profile that addresses interfaces for access control peripheral devices, providing an additional tool for building modern and secure IP-based integrated video and access control systems
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Entry-level XVR powered by AI
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dahua Technology recently launched its Cooper-I Series XVR. As the first entry-level XVR to offer AI functions, this series allows customers to use AI-enabled XVRs without spending a fortune.
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Incedo consolidates its cybersecurity defence
Cyber Security

Check Point Software´s end-to-end solution safeguards Incedo and its customers from a global spike in cyberattacks, while reducing costs and increasing productivity.
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IoT data connectivity options
Flickswitch, Editor's Choice

Companies use different mobile network connectivity types depending on their IoT needs but choosing the right one can be tricky. In this article, we walk you through three options.
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Facial recognition T&A for SMMEs
Access Control & Identity Management

The SmartFace facial recognition app could assist in keeping accurate timesheets for staff, with employees now able to use their own cellphones to clock in and out for work.
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Fence alarm systems
XtraVision, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

The IRONCLAD is a sensor cable, the cable is attached to the fence to detect any cutting, climbing, lifting, or jumping on or over the fence.
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What you need to know about mobile access control
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management

Mobile access control moves the access credential from a standalone card onto your mobile phone, replacing RFID cards and employee badges. Suprema summarises the benefits of mobile access control.
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New DSV physical access solutions
Turnstar Systems, Commercial (Industry)

Global freight and courier giant, DSV, is expanding and refining its footprint in South Africa, making use of Turnstar solutions to streamline and secure access.
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Automation and AI in security
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Commercial (Industry)

It’s important for businesses to have an internal strategy for automation and AI as these can relate to both cybersecurity and other parts of the business and provide a benchmark for evaluating the security vendor.
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Smart living with Dahua
Dahua Technology South Africa, Integrated Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

The Dahua Intelligent Residential Solution aims to achieve smart security, smart living and smart property management by using a combination of cutting-edge technologies while taking living experience to a new level.
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Gijima and Cattron to deliver intelligent solutions
Gijima Specialised Solutions (GSS), Industrial (Industry), News, Integrated Solutions

South African ICT provider, Gijima, has entered into a partnership agreement with Cattron, a provider of high-performance, intelligent control solutions, as part of Gijima’s quest to expand its horizons.
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Surveillance business models are changing
Technews Publishing, Eagle Eye Networks, Bosch Building Technologies, Dahua Technology South Africa, Genetec, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

The CCTV Handbook round table highlighted the changes that are happening in the surveillance and security world in general, from cloud to costing models and of course, cybersecurity.
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A growing market for body-worn cameras
Forbatt SA, Secutel Technologies, Technews Publishing, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Body-worn cameras have been around for a long time, but have not been as successful as many thought they would be, but after a slow start, things are gradually changing.
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Camera Selection Guide 2021
Camera Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The Camera Selection Guide 2021 includes a range of IP, analogue, thermal and speciality cameras aimed at a broad range of surveillance functions.
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How good is an artificial intelligence?
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

AI-based video analysis holds the promise of a technological quantum leap, with significant customer benefits. But only if the competent (i.e. informed) user can appraise the technology correctly.
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Directory of suppliers
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The Directory of Suppliers and Solution Providers provides a selection of companies involved in various aspects of surveillance projects, from consulting to implementation and ongoing maintenance, as well as equipment suppliers.
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HID Global launches optical fingerprint reader
HID Global, Access Control & Identity Management

HID Global has unveiled a new look for its DigitalPersona 4500 optical fingerprint reader which is targeted at desktop or point-of-sale environments.
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Optimising processes and safety in manufacturing
Editor's Choice

Smart security cameras gather and analyse data used to improve quality control, production efficiency and overall security, while business intelligence analytics help to improve inventory management, warehousing and logistics processes for a more efficient facility.
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DualCurtain Outdoor motion detector
Regal Distributors SA, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Ajax’s DualCurtain Outdoor motion detector comes standard with their patented near-area detection mode, which expands the protected area.
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ZYTEQfire launches G-One addressable fire panel
Fire & Safety

ZYTEQfire has launched the G-One addressable fire panel, complementing its existing range of GEKKO and OCTO+ panels.
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Extending mobile access
Access Control & Identity Management

Farpointe Data enhances the security and use of proximity access technology into the mobile age combined with two-factor authentication.
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Winners of the inaugural South Africa OSPAs
Technews Publishing, Secutel Technologies, Cathexis Technologies, Editor's Choice, News, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

The presentation of the first-ever South Africa Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) took place virtually on Thursday 3rd June 2021 as part of an internationally attended online thought leadership webinar.
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Fire document holder
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

The Fire Document Holder, designed and manufactured by Technoswitch, makes storing and protecting all site-related fire documentation simple and effective.
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Integrated, modularised operations management
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Skycom, along with its mobile solutions partner, Nimbus Solutions, has developed a cloud-based platform that supports a host of integrated, in-house operations management modules, as well as mobile visibility and reporting in real-time.
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Extending access control cost-effectively
ASSA ABLOY South Africa, Commercial (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Your electronic security could save you money at every stage of its lifecycle if you pick the right locks, such as battery-powered wireless locks.
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Fire safety for server cabinets
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

The TEC601, designed and manufactured by Technoswitch, is an all-in-one fire and extinguishing rack-mountable control system designed to protect electronic equipment in 19-inch server room cabinets.
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Facial recognition with mask alert
Regal Distributors SA, Access Control & Identity Management

Regal Security has announced the availability of the Hikvision 671 Facial Recognition Terminal including a forced mask wearing alert.
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360° thermal detection
XtraVision, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Thermal Radar is a network-based thermal surveillance and detection solution providing constant 360° situational awareness by rapidly rotating a FLIR Boson thermal sensor and running edge analytics.
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Practical testing issues
Technews Publishing, Leaderware, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

Dr Craig Donald discusses practical site testing issues and questions to ask when buying new CCTV systems.
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Cloud-based surveillance and analytics
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The Secutel SecuVue Cloud Bridge and Cloud Managed Video Recorder, linked to the SecuVue Cloud Platform, protects your existing investment in CCTV cameras.
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Technoswitch stand-alone power supply range
Technoswitch, IT infrastructure

The Technoswitch stand-alone 100-240 V AC to 24 V DC, 2 A regulated power supply range is available in three different enclosure types.
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