Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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Real plug-and-play with Mountera
The new Panomera W camera series from Dallmeier promises exceptional economy and functionality for capturing large areas.


A world of audio possibilities
Network audio is an essential tool for security solutions, and they offer additional capabilities like public address and background music.


Access solutions for every estate
Impro's flagship Access Portal solution comprises one of the most user-friendly software solutions on the market.


Data overkill in control rooms
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

New technology offers more information that can boost control room operators' efficiency, but how will this information be added to the control room?
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From the editor's desk: Six-and-a-half impossible things

When it comes to people named Alice, there are two that are noteworthy in the greater scheme of things and specifically when it comes to security in South Africa. Interestingly enough, they both faced ...
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New appointments at CA Southern Africa
CA Southern Africa, News

CA Southern Africa has announced a number of senior appointments to strengthen its local team.
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Stalkerware on the increase
Kaspersky Lab, Cyber Security

The number of users that encountered stalkerware (commercial spyware often used as a tool for domestic espionage) increased by 35% to 37 000 in 2019.
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Hikvision achieves ISO 28000:2007 certification
Hikvision South Africa, News

Hikvision has announced its ISO 28000:2007 certification, marking a further strengthening of the company's supply chain security assurance.
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ContinuitySA offers ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course
ContinuitySA, Training & Education, Security Services & Risk Management

ContinuitySA is once again offer its five-day Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course on 18-22 November 2019 at the company's Midrand facility.
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Reductor malware hijacks HTTPS traffic
Kaspersky Lab, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, News

Kaspersky researchers have discovered new malware that hijacks victims' interaction with HTTPS web pages in the process of establishing encrypted communication between the user and the website.
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IoT in security
Duxbury Networking, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

Using the Internet of Things is not really optional these days, but securing the Internet of Things is compulsory, no matter what industry you operate in.
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Duxbury partners with TVT
Duxbury Networking, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Duxbury Networking has announced its new partnership with TVT Digital Technology to provide South African resellers and customers with a wider range of options for surveillance equipment.
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The intelligence era - looking beyond storage
IT infrastructure

We are witnessing the dawn of the intelligence era, which signifies a fundamental shift in the storage landscape.
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Multitude of solutions available for mining operations
Axis Communications SA, Mining (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Mines need to spend money on security just like all businesses do, and the economies of scale that apply to mining operations make some of the most advanced and expensive technologies somewhat more attainable than in many other applications.
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Adding value to mining security
Cathexis Technologies, Mining (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Cathexis offers users the ability to make key-decisions, based on intelligent information processing and take automated actions.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Residential Estate (Industry), Conferences & Events

Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted the Residential Estate Security Conference in August, focusing on the people, technology and processes involved in an effective security solution for estates.
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Invixium and Pyro-Tech partner in South Africa
News, Access Control & Identity Management

Invixium, a manufacturer of IP-based biometric solutions and Pyro-Tech Security Suppliers have announced a new distribution partnership.
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Johnson Controls introduces Verasys
Johnson Controls, Integrated Solutions, Products

Johnson Controls introduces a flexible solution to the South African market - ensures low field installation costs and new level of insight into building operations.
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Perimeter security in high EMF environments
AcoustAlert, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Testing AcoustAlert PIDS on extra high tension sites like power stations and power generating gas turbine plants.
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Keeping your things to yourself
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

Three experts spoke to Hi-Tech Security Solutions to offer advice on keeping your IoT working for you and not for cyber criminals.
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Three words that could save your life

Technology company what3words has mapped the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares, and given each one a unique what3words address.
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Securex West Africa returns in 2020
Conferences & Events, News

See more than 100 exhibitors over two days and join over 2500 professionals from more than 20 countries.
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Dahua partners with Pepper
Dahua Technology South Africa, News, Integrated Solutions

Dahua Technology has announced a strategic partnership with Pepper, an IoT platform-as-a-service, to allow the integration of its intelligent solutions into Dahua hardware.
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Integrated solutions add value
Elvey Security Technologies , Integrated Solutions, Residential Estate (Industry)

Elvey distributes a broad range of products that are relevant to the estate market and the company's stand incorporated various suppliers' products in integrated solutions.
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Perimeter protection in Ghana
AcoustAlert, Mining (Industry), Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

A gold mine in Ghana has erected a dual fence with AcoustAlert PIDS fence detection on both inner and outer fence lines.
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Securing estate perimeters
Nemtek Electric Fencing Products, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Residential Estate (Industry)

Nemtek has a range of products designed to secure the perimeters of estates, however its display at the conference focused on its Network Energizer and its Dual-Action Tension Sensor.
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Thermal cameras with artificial intelligence
Dahua Technology South Africa, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Residential Estate (Industry)

Dahua Technology showcased solutions that are important to residential estates, namely perimeter protection.
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SALTO Systems SA partners with Training Ninja
Salto Systems Africa, News, Training & Education

SALTO Systems has partnered with Training Ninja to extend its training footprint to the coastal regions of South Africa.
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Suprema receives FBI PIV/FAP30 certification
Suprema, News, Access Control & Identity Management

Suprema has announced that the company's BioMini Slim 3 has received FBI PIV (Personal Identity Verification) and Mobile ID FAP30 certification.
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Improving access in mines
Astra Fasteners, Mining (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management, Products

The VP1 controller provides full access control and remote monitoring of intelligent locks without having to wire into a network or install, manage and maintain software.
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A balanced, fair industry
Residential Estate (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management, Associations

PSiRA is focused on supporting the effective promotion and regulation of the private security industry.
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Emergency voice communication system
Technoswitch, Products, Fire & Safety

The Technoswitch Emergency Voice Communication Systems concept offers fire telephone and disabled refuge systems, as well as integrating emergency assist alarm systems in a single solution.
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Fire Beam Xtra covers up to 160 metres
Technoswitch, Products, Fire & Safety

The Fire Beam overcomes traditional beam detection challenges where building movement and accessibility made beam detection unreliable and laborious to commission and maintain.
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Effectively securing large mines
VERACITECH, Technews Publishing, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Mining (Industry), Integrated Solutions

The vast areas covered by mining operations present security challenges such as the ability to provide effective perimeter protection and surveillance, while maintaining reliable communications between remote areas and control rooms.
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More secured and efficient transportation
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Transport (Industry)

Implementing comprehensive smart transportation solutions will guarantee transportation hubs more security, more efficiency and more profit.
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Fast detection of smoke and flames
Bosch Building Technologies, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Fire & Safety

Video-based fire detection AVIOTEC from Bosch has been optimised for tunnels to provide early and reliable detection of smoke and flames in these dark environments.
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Frictionless access with a wave
IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management, Residential Estate (Industry)

IDEMIA was the Platinum Sponsor for the Residential Estate Security Conference 2019 and set up its MorphoWave Compact frictionless fingerprint biometric scanner at the entrance to the conference.
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Streamlined access and reporting
Comb Communications, Access Control & Identity Management, Residential Estate (Industry)

The main focus of the Comb stand was its practical demonstration of the MK II Lite intercom system with third-party integrated products.
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