Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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Why rehearsals and drills for crises and evacuation are so important
The rehearsal of concept (ROC) drill has been used extensively in the military, but is just as important when facing risks in organisations and institutions to protect people on the ground.


Is security broken?
New VMware research reveals how South African businesses continue to try to battle sophisticated security threats in a digital age, with the same old tools.


Locally manufactured security and industrial metal detectors
Saflec was founded in 1980 as an owner-managed company, designing, manufacturing and marketing security and industrial metal detectors.


Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Making AI work for you
Technews Publishing, News, Conferences & Events

Gerhard Furter will deliver the keynote at the Residential Estate Security Conference 2019, providing a brief introduction into what AI really is and its application in estates.
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24-hour emergency response for staff
News, Security Services & Risk Management

The FirstRand Group has partnered with PanicGuard to create a 24-hour emergency response programme for staff.
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Milestone partners prove their skills
Milestone Systems, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Training & Education

Within the span of one week in mid-May, the Milestone Learning & Performance group celebrated important benchmarks: 200 000 course registrations and tutorial views, and 10 000 certifications.
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Integrated risk management essential
AVeS Cyber Security, IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management, Industrial (Industry)

With manufacturing focused intensively on innovation, combined with a reliance on connected networks and products, it is highly vulnerable to cyberattacks.
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Local security technology manufacturer
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

Technoswitch, a South-African manufacturer, importer and distributor of fire detection and suppression equipment turned 45 this year.
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It’s not wise to go SIEMless
Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

As with every other aspect of security today, information security, while the popular child in a dysfunctional family, is no longer enough.
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Intelligent queue detection
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Retail (Industry)

How do you keep waiting times to a minimum, and react quickly to growing checkout lines? Intelligent queue detection technology could be the answer.
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Spending to save
Technews Publishing, News

As residential estates and complexes grow like weeds across South Africa, often promoting themselves as more secure than a stand-alone house, many are finding that close proximity to a neighbour or a ...
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Directory of Suppliers
Residential Estate (Industry)

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The hidden claws of proof of concept
Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions

Proof of concept is a proven methodology for testing new technologies, but it isn’t perfect, and it can be more of a hindrance than a help.
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Calendar of Events

Residential Estate Security Conference 2019M 20 August 2019 Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg Following sold-out events in 2017 and 2018, Hi-Tech Security Solutions will once againbe hosting a full-day ...
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ONVIF Hosts 20th Developers’ Plugfest
News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its twentieth ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest in early June in Tokyo.
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Gianni Comoretto to retire from MAMI

Manufacturing and Minor Inventions, more commonly known in South Africa as MAMI, was founded 41 years ago by Gianni Comoretto, with an initial investment of R 500. People in the security industry know ...
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Next generation BlazeCut T-series
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

Designed to protect small enclosed spaces with greater risk of fire, the BlazeCut T-series system is easy to install.
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Emergency lighting and fire detection combination
Fire & Safety, Products

Hochiki Europe has launched FIREscape+, a system which combines emergency lighting, fire detection and wayfinding technology.
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Video-based fire and smoke detection
Secutel Technologies, Fire & Safety

AxxonSoft has developed an early fire notification system based on intelligent video technology.
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Vehicle fire detection and suppression systems
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

The FireDETEC Compact Line system offered by Technoswitch is a complete, engineered fire detection and suppression system designed to protect engine compartments against fire.
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Fire suppression systems for data centres
Fidelity ADT Security, Fire & Safety

Fire suppression has changed substantially and managers must consider a range of different factors when it comes to their data centre fire suppression systems.
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Licence plate recognition camera
Products, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

VIVOTEK has introduced a new licence plate recognition camera featuring built-in licence plate recognition software and edge-computing capability.
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Double dose of storage security
Products, IT infrastructure

The integration of InfiniBox and SafeNet KeySecure platforms brings data-at-rest encryption together with centralised logging, auditing capability.
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Remote time management
Jarrison Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Jarrison Systems has announced its JT Clock Myself and JT Clock Team. Both are solutions designed to add value to the Jarrison Time product.
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Centralised biometric access control
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Suprema biometric access control installed for entrances, doors and elevators for City Developments Limited in Singapore.
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Delta Scientific prevents two vehicle attacks
Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Security Services & Risk Management

Two vehicular attacks that occurred eight days apart at the Mayport Naval Station were stopped, the preventing both intruders from penetrating the site.
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Visual alarm devices enable effective, lifesaving evacuation
Johnson Controls, Fire & Safety

Visual alarm devices are used to supplement audio alarms, providing an effective means of alerting and evacuating occupants when a fire emergency occurs.
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Patient critical – healthcare’s cybersecurity pulse
Wolfpack Information Risk, News, Cyber Security, Healthcare (Industry)

The healthcare industry has become one of the leading cybersecurity attack vectors worldwide for several reasons.
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Facial recognition admission control at EU Summit

NEC announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania in May, 2019.
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Choosing the right fire detection system
FDIA (Fire Detection Installers Association), Fire & Safety

Charles Thiong’o from the FDIA highlights important factors to consider when choosing a fire detection system.
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Local software for enhanced security operations
Betatrac Telematic Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management

AIMSS is a locally developed platform that makes managing your security officers and response vehicles out in the field easier, as well as providing an overview of all operations on a single screen.
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A customised solution for backup power
Specialised Battery Systems, News, Integrated Solutions

Specialised Battery Systems designed and implemented a bespoke solution for Stallion Security Electronics to deploy at almost any site.
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Three decades of access automation
ET Nice , Access Control & Identity Management

30 years of manufacturing experience in South Africa has resulted in ET Nice’s range of access automation technology becoming a preferred brand.
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Finding a safe harbour
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

A video surveillance system with around 40 IP and thermal cameras from Dahua Technology has been installed at Yarmouth Harbour on the Isle of Wight.
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Crescendo supports FIDO2 authentication
Access Control & Identity Management

HID Global has added FIDO2 authentication to its Crescendo smartcards, enabling them to support the FIDO Alliance industry initiative focused on standards-based ‘password-less’ sign-in.
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Introducing Gulf Security Technology
UTC Fire & Security SSA, Fire & Safety

Gulf Security Technology manufactures more than 16 million detectors and modules and more than 120 thousand control panels per year, making it one of the largest fire detection manufacturers in the world.
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Security solution for SD WAN
IT infrastructure

As thousands of African companies start to investigate and/or deploy SD WAN solutions, one consistent question arises: what are the security implications?
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Paxton launches new website

Paxton has launched a new global website, created to be a one-stop-shop for everything needed to install, sell and work with Paxton.
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