HID addresses identification challenges at ID4Africa August 2019, News, Access Control & Identity Management Being able to verify people’s identities is critical for a nation’s growth and prosperity and yet HID says nearly half of all African citizens can’t prove who they are to vote, travel freely and receive government benefits and services.
Global biometrics trends adoption March 2019, Access Control & Identity Management Globally, digital transformation and consumer acceptance of biometrics as a measure to increase security protocols are both having a significant impact on driving the rapid adoption of biometrics.
Your face tells a story November 2018, Technews Publishing, Access Control & Identity Management, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Facial recognition has advanced to the point where it can be rolled out over large areas and accuracy is no longer a hit-and-miss affair.
Our dependence on cyber-connectivity November 2018, Wolfpack Information Risk, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security The health, safety, security, economic well-being of citizens, effective functioning of government and perhaps even the survival of the industrialised world relies heavily upon interconnected critical systems.
The building blocks of safe and smart cities November 2018, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure Hi-Tech Security Solutions asks NEC XON and Vox for insights into what some of the foundations of a safe and smart city are.
Border security: Technology or barriers? November 2018, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection While it is important to provide a visible as well as a covert patrolling presence on borders as well as points of entry from other countries, this needs to be supplemented with technology.
Smart cities spend less November 2018, Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management A proactive management model allows cities to work smarter and save money while offering better services and results to their citizens.
How to implement physical security November 2017, Genetec, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Utility providers and operators will now have to upgrade better security systems to help tighten security.
Pelco adds to airport safety and security November 2017, Pelco by Schneider Electric, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Nigeria’s international airport equips itself with an intelligent end-to-end IP video solution for proactive response.
21st-century border surveillance November 2017, Secu-Systems The mission of securing a nation’s borders is challenging for many reasons, chief among them is the sheer size of the area that needs to be effectively monitored and patrolled.
A thermal border November 2017, Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Like many cutting-edge technologies, thermal imaging was first developed for military use in the 1950s and 1960s for missiles.
The complexity of borders November 2017, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure Controlling borders is a critical task for governments the world over, both at official and unofficial entry points where illegal crossings are made.
Integrated border management November 2017, Guardiar, Editor's Choice, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions The most important component in the deployment of a physical security solution is the integration of various security systems into one solution.
Multi-biometric ID for Mexico February 2017, IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management Safran Identity & Security has been awarded a five-year contract by the National Electoral Institute of Mexico (INE) for its multi-biometric identification system and related services.
Untapped potential in government security June 2016, Technews Publishing, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management There’s no shortage of potential for advanced security solutions in government, but the awarding and implementation of tenders is an issue.
Perimeters still the first line of defence June 2016, Guardiar, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection Dan Edwards explains that the perimeter fence is still the first layer of protection for the defence of critical assets of government and parastatals.