Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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TAPA conference 2019 explores layered approach to security
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) held its annual South African conference at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on 26 July 2019.


ViRDI UBio Tab 5
ViRDI Distribution SA (ViRDI Africa) has announced the release of its long-awaited UBio Tablet to the South African market.


Hikvision helps secure African Union Summit
Hikvision established a complete intelligent video solution to ensure the security of the thirty-third African Union (AU) Summit held on 7 July in Niamey, the capital of Niger.


New Africa sales manager for Axis Communications
Axis Communications SA, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Axis Communications has appointed Brendon Hall, previously the founder and MD of Pentagon, as its new sales manager, Africa.
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The hunt for the Carbanak group
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, News

Tomorrow Unlocked has released a free four-part documentary that tells the story of the notorious Carbanak APT group and its $1 billion bank heist.
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Becoming more cyber-savvy within the OT environment
Cyber Security, Industrial (Industry)

Organisations running operational technology (OT) have increasingly come under cyberattack, with malware sending shockwaves through these sectors.
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Highly adaptable wireless mesh network solution
Duxbury Networking, Products, IT infrastructure, Residential Estate (Industry)

Rajant's Living Network infrastructure evolves and adapts to your growing and changing connectivity requirements.
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ContinuitySA offers Complete Continuity Practitioner in October
ContinuitySA, Training & Education, Security Services & Risk Management

ContinuitySA is offering its popular five-day Complete Continuity Practitioner Programme on 21-25 October 2019 at its offices in Midrand.
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Hennie Lategan joins Centurion as head of exports
Centurion Systems, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Centurion Systems has announced the appointment of Hennie Lategan as the head of the company’s exports department.
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Check Point appoints new regional director for Africa
News, Cyber Security

Check Point Software Technologies has appointed Pankaj Bhula as regional director for Africa.
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ISO standard for protecting personal data
News, Cyber Security

Tackling privacy information management head on: first ISO standard for protecting personal data has been published.
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Rockwell Automation a founding member of ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance
News, Industrial (Industry)

To better secure today’s complex and often vulnerable production operations, the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance recently announced Rockwell Automation as a founding member.
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Genetec to integrate CylancePROTECT
Genetec, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News

Genetec has announced it is partnering with Cylance, a business unit of Blackberry, to bring AI-based antivirus protection to its appliance customers.
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Building automation vulnerable to hacks
News, Cyber Security

New vulnerability revealed in Internet-connected building automation devices at the DEF CON IoT Village that could impact critical building systems.
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Best in class at sea and ashore
Axis Communications SA, Transport (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Thermal network cameras support the guard tour function that can be used for continuous monitoring of a particular area according to the pre-set guard tour.
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Increase security efficiency, decrease costs
Security Services & Risk Management, Integrated Solutions

Trackforce offers customisable mobile and web applications to increase security operational efficiency and lower costs.
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Autonomous attendance
Products, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

The SACO RF attendance solution was developed with the focus on driving down costs without compromising functionality and ease of use.
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Estate-focused visitor management solution
Vox Telecom, Access Control & Identity Management, Residential Estate (Industry)

Vox has expanded its cloud-based visitor management solution to cater specifically for the needs of small multi-dwelling unit estates and large residential estates.
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Improving operational efficiency through surveillance
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Today?s surveillance systems are no longer just about monitoring, but more so the intelligence that sits on the camera and what businesses can do with that information proactively.
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New 5000 series single sensor cameras
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Data rate reduced by up to 50% and AI-supported object classification in new Dallmeier Series 5000.
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Removable bollard
Regal Distributors SA, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

ZKTeco?s removable bollard is a low-cost solution when the depth is not sufficient to install an automatic bollard.
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SearchInform releases automated profiling
Products, Security Services & Risk Management

SearchInform?s ProfileCenter creates a user?s psychological profile and predicts his/her behaviour without third-party profilers being involved.
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Platforms are us
Technews Publishing, News

A conversation I had at the recent Residential Estate Security Conference Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted in August (which will be reviewed in the October issue) got me to thinking about the security ...
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Dashcams useful for more than social media
Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Transport (Industry)

Logistics companies need to make sure that they have a complete solution that allows real-time driver monitoring and event notifications as they happen.
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Argentine Railway chooses Radwin's wireless broadband solution
RADWIN, IT infrastructure

Radwin's FiberinMotion will enable mission-critical applications onboard passenger trains, including CCTV, VoIP and future Wi-Fi connectivity.
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Mini PT/PTZ Series for easy installation
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dahua Technology is launching its new Mini PT/PTZ IP series for easy installation and remote monitoring.
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Modular fibre-optic patch panel
Jasco Trading t/a Webb Industries, Products, IT infrastructure

Telegärtner's Fibre Termination Box facilitates customised cabling in locations where large numbers of apartments or buildings have fibre-optic outlets installed.
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Constructive CCTV contributions to research
Leaderware, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Study leads to understanding that we need more recognition and reward for constructive participation in society.
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Managing staff effectively
dormakaba South Africa, iPulse Systems, Integrated Solutions, Access Control & Identity Management

Workforce management solutions allow organisations to track the relationship between productivity and the cost of employment, incorporating issues such as health and safety, T&A, rostering and more.
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Security workforce compliance tool
Security Services & Risk Management

To maintain service excellence across a security workforce is impossible without the help of information systems and technology.
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Call back the past
SCAN RF Projects, Security Services & Risk Management

Two-way radios are still very relevant in the security world and have gone through significant advances over the past few years to enable them to keep up with the expectations of people in today?s connected world.
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Ensuring a seamless ultra-wideband ecosystem
Editor's Choice, IT infrastructure

FiRa consortium ensures an interoperable ultra-wideband technology ecosystem across chipset, device and service infrastructure through standards and certifications.
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The rise of nation-state attacks

A new phase of cyber warfare has begun. Hackers acting on behalf of nation-state powers are no longer just out to disrupt critical infrastructures – they’re also actively seeking trade secrets.
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SAP and Uber Freight join forces
Transport (Industry), Asset Management, EAS, RFID

SAP and Uber Freight announced a partnership to modernise the freight industry through intelligent process automation and better access to a network of connected and reliable drivers.
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Preventing data breaches in small and medium businesses
Cyber Security

To minimise the likelihood of a data breach, companies should hire dedicated cybersecurity specialists, make sure their data is well encrypted and segmented, and only provide limited access to it.
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LanDynamix helps secure Michael Mount campus
IT infrastructure, Products

LanDynamix has implemented Fortigate, Fortinet’s firewall appliance, at Michael Mount Waldorf School in Bryanston, Johannesburg.
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New AlproMAX7 secures maximum rating
Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Alpro has launched a new range of ultra-secure mechanical mortice deadlocks, the AlproMAX7 which comply with BS EN 12209.
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Proficient operational security management
Security Services & Risk Management

The quest to establish an organised and integrated security operations programme based on a Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle for continuous improvement is paramount for a successful security operation.
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