Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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Axora launches Metals and Mining Innovation Forecast 2022/23
Miners making super-slow progress towards digital transformation despite universally designating it ‘critical to survival’, with cybersecurity one of the concerns hindering progress.


Putting safety at the heart of the city
While no device or solution in the world will change the ongoing threat to women, there are smart innovations that can make the city safer.


HS 6040 security X-ray inspection system
Hissco’s HS 6040 DE is a compact, versatile security X-ray machine used in a wide range of applications, and manufactured under strictest ISO 9001:2015 and CE standards.


The rise of edge computing: What does it mean for cybersecurity?
IT infrastructure, Cyber Security

Edge computing reduces response times, decreases bandwidth usage and maximises the real-time value of data for applications, processing or storage, by bringing it all closer to the source.
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Future-proofed intrusion detection for retail
Elvey Security Technologies , Retail (Industry), Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

One of the ongoing challenges that has faced retailers during their adoption of security technology is the issues caused by non-standardisation of technology.
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Ransomware loves retail
Retail (Industry), Cyber Security

The retail industry was the second most targeted industry by ransomware in 2021, with 77% of retail organisations hit with ransomware, a 75% rise from 2020.
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The $600 000 question
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management, Financial (Industry)

Usman Choudhary, chief product officer of VIPRE Security Group, advises companies to do the basics to protect themselves before looking for cyber insurance.
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Securing IoT devices to maximise their value
IT infrastructure, Cyber Security

Anything that is connected to the Internet is a potential security vulnerability, and IoT devices are increasingly targets through which cybercriminals infiltrate networks.
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Fire protection for new Fuchs warehouse
Fire & Safety

The new warehouse at Fuchs Lubricants South Africa in Isando, Johannesburg, not only incorporates the latest technology but complies with stringent fire detection and prevention requirements.
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IT security at the core of smart cities
Cyber Security, IT infrastructure, Government and Parastatal (Industry)

The success of service delivery and public access to universal Wi-Fi, home automation and smart sensors is based on increased IT security.
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A robust OT cybersecurity strategy
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, IT infrastructure, Industrial (Industry)

Cyber experts are still struggling to convince senior management to spend money to protect their control system assets, resulting in a lack of even basic measures to protect control systems.
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Post-pandemic access control features
Paxton, Access Control & Identity Management, Products, Commercial (Industry)

Access control features introduced at the height of the pandemic are still useful as effective, integrated entrance control mechanisms today.
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AI in video analytics
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

AI (artificial intelligence), has been developed and debated ever since the first computers were invented, and while the most revolutionary incarnations are not yet here, AI-based technologies are widely used today.
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Real-world sustainability and innovation
Axis Communications SA, Security Services & Risk Management

Technology such as smart city surveillance systems, in combination with video analytics that use artificial intelligence to analyse, prioritise and make decisions, enables cities to use resources as efficiently and sustainably as possible.
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Plugging the technical skills gap
Training & Education

Altron Karabina pioneers Smart Skills Sourcing programme to plug the IT skills gap for customers who can’t hire due to budget restrictions or skills availability.
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Top six priorities for business security this festive season

At this time of year it is not uncommon to see criminals enter a business posing as a customer or a delivery supplier, and then proceed to hold staff at gunpoint.
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Milestone flies a Kite for small businesses
Milestone Systems, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Milestone Systems introduces Milestone Kite for small to medium-sized businesses and organisations, supporting 6000+ camera models from 100+ manufacturers.
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The false alarm that’s costing money
Guardian Eye, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Property safety is often a litany of false alarms and fake threats that take up time, cost money and test patience, but it doesn’t have to be that way thanks to modern technology
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Leveraging AIOps at the storage layer
IT infrastructure

With a ‘set-it-and-forget-it’ enterprise storage management approach thanks to AI capabilities, and standardised processes across applications and service levels, complexity is dramatically reduced.
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Sasol ensures Zero Trust for SAP financials with bioLock
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Multi-factor authentication, including biometrics, for SAP Financials from realtime North America prevents financial compliance avoidance for Sasol.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2022
Technews Publishing, Residential Estate (Industry), Conferences & Events

The first Residential Estate Security Conference since March 2020 discussed the people, technology and processes involved in mitigating risks to deliver smart, secure living.
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Define your strategy for agility and resilience
Security Services & Risk Management

The effects of the global pandemic have permeated every facet of our professional and personal lives. How we approach work and how organisations view business fundamentals have changed irrevocably.
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DeltaTrak and Ericsson IoT offer real-time cold chain traceability
News, Products, Logistics (Industry)

Ericsson’s Internet of Things (IoT) business and DeltaTrak announced a collaboration through Deutsche Telekom that will drive cold chain traceability enhancements powered by the Ericsson IoT Accelerator platform.
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Why Multi-Factor Authentication, universal ZTNA and Zero Trust matter
Access Control & Identity Management, Cyber Security

Malicious cyber actors are experimenting with new attack vectors and increasing the frequency of zero-day and other attacks, according to Fortinet’s 1H 2022 FortiGuard Labs Threat Landscape report.
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Simplifying SIEM, EDR, XDR and SOAR
Bitrate, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security

Jeroen Dubbelman unpacks what some of the latest acronyms used in the cybersecurity industry actually mean to businesses looking for solutions for their cyber requirements.
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Railway AI-enabled video analytics
Rugged Interconnect Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The Rugged Computing Group has announced the AVA-RAGX, a fanless AIoT video analytics platform for railway applications, paired with Nvidia’s Jetson AGX Xavier platform.
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The next generation of Point of Sale
Commercial (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management, Products

New digital point-of-sale (POS) platforms are gaining traction, which means payment providers and investors should take note.
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Industrial outdoor Gigabit PoE+ extender
TRENDnet, IT infrastructure, Products

Easily extend up to two PoE+ signals an additional 100 m for a total PoE distance of 200 m with this new industrial outdoor gigabit PoE+ extender from TRENDnet.
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Lithium iron phosphate may keep us connected
IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management

Lithium iron phosphate batteries are the solution to securing mobile reception during load shedding according to Lance Dickerson and Felix von Bormann from Revov.
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Next-generation monitoring and detection
News, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Products

Fotech has launched two next-generation Helios DAS systems. Fotech’s DAS technology turns fibre-optic cables into thousands of sensors to enable continuous, uninterrupted and real-time monitoring around the clock.
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Cloud can cut your security risks
Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

Todd Schoeman, BT client business director in South Africa, explores the ways that organisations can reduce security risk by using the cloud.
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Hikvision releases eDVR Series with eSSD technology
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Hikvision recently added the eDVR Series to its expanding portfolio of security solutions for SMBs, offering compact, durable, easy-to-use and energy-efficient solutions.
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No supply chain delays from Germany
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dallmeier announces that its complete Domera single-sensor camera family is available without delivery problems for installers and channel partners.
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Locally developed explosion-protected network camera
Modular Communications, Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Modular Communications has designed and developed a locally manufactured camera enclosure which includes a 12 MP ultra-high-resolution IP camera.
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GSM intercoms for mobile visitor management
Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Controlling who has access to your property is vital, however, who gave that access is also important, if not more so.
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Is the public cloud secure?
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Public providers spend a lot on security and specialise in security as a critical part of their business model, but there are risks in the public cloud that customer companies aren’t always aware of.
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Integrated security management platforms with biometrics
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Biometric solutions have become the focus in many discussions as businesses seek more sophisticated security solutions beyond the traditional identification badge and access control system.
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FlameSpec flame detectors from Technoswitch
Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression, Fire & Safety

The FM-approved FlameSpec detectors address slow-growing fires and fast eruptions of fire while maintaining high performance and reliable detection in all weather and light conditions.
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