Government and Parastatal (Industry)


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.

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Seeing through the fog
June 2016, Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Thermal imaging cameras operate by detecting the heat signatures generated by people and objects and using this to generate a picture of the environment.

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Security partnership in government required
June 2016, ZKTeco
Government and its related entities are the biggest consumers of security in both its physical and electronic forms.

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Huawei awarded for Kenyan smart city
June 2016, Editor's Choice, News
With the company’s end-to-end offerings, authorities can access, store, share and analyse public safety data with ease.

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No quick fix for government security
May 2015, IDEMIA , Integrated Solutions
While there are a number of commonalities between securing a business facility and securing government and parastatal facilities, there are also a number of elements that require a slightly different approach.

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A commonsense guide to ­protecting electrical substations
May 2015, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
With electricity being top-of-mind for South Africa, perhaps we can learn from US efforts to create a standard for securing utilities. John Romanowich, president and CEO of SightLogix offers insight into the issue.

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Data security is essential for Government
May 2015, Galix Group, Cyber Security
Cybercrime is a burgeoning threat, not only to business but also to governments all over the world. The increasing number of highly publicised examples of cybercrime highlights this trend.

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Integrated security features strongly in parastatals
May 2014, Technews Publishing
Just as private organisations depend on security systems to monitor activities in and around their premises and to control the access of people into their facilities, parastatals have similar needs. Hi-Tech Security Solutions spoke to Telkom and CSIR about the changing face of security in their domain.

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Old meets new: Public sector identity management
May 2014
Along with the increased mobility of people which must be facilitated, governments must also deal with threats such as organised crime, illegal immigration and cybercrime.

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Integrated border management
May 2014
Gemalto launches integrated border and visa management solution for fast, reliable and secure immigration control. The solution integrates platforms, software and services to enhance security of border check points and significantly reduce waiting times through automated document verification and border control systems.

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Guidelines for key control in correctional facilities
May 2014
At correctional facilities, the environment is highly structured to ensure that security, safety and order can be maintained. Security procedures are clearly defined and include among others, head counts, inmate movement tracking, visitor logs and cell inspections.

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Local manufacturing by the numbers
May 2013, News
Hedley Davidson unpacks the realities of local manufacturing by the numbers, having been locally designing and manufacturing electronic access control since 1989. This article focuses on his belief that South African companies have the necessary ingredients to bring internationally competitive products to market.

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Effective integrated security solutions
March 2013, Chase Solutions, Integrated Solutions
Government organisations need assistance in managing their varied disciplines through the use of technology, software solutions, measurable management of service providers and staff, and proper beneficial integration of the three pillars, namely 'people, process and technology'.

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Securing complex sites since 1929
March 2013, Elvey Security Technologies , Access Control & Identity Management
Government institutions are notoriously difficult to secure. They require a specialised system that will ensure the safety and security of employees and the back office while accommodating a constant flow of visitors in and out of the premises without hindering public access or infringing on people’s privacy.

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Dallmeier records petroleum security
March 2013, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
For many years the TPAO, Turkish Petroleum Corporation, has used recording devices by Dallmeier. When the system was expanded, a decision was made once again in favour of recording servers by the German CCTV IP specialists.

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Forty ways of embezzlement
March 2013, News
As much as greed, it is often said that the identity crisis of an anonymous ­government job prompts individuals to assert themselves in such a manner.

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High security access at nuclear site
Access & Identity Management Handbook 2013, Gallagher, Access Control & Identity Management
Security is layered throughout the organisation and is structured around various security grades of facilities. The Gallagher security integration platform (formerly Cardax FT) is the backbone of electronic access control and intruder alarms at ANSTO.

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Security and safety in Indonesia
August 2012, Bosch Building Technologies, Integrated Solutions
The company PT Pelabuhan Indonesia specialises in handling containers for international and domestic transportation in many ports in Indonesia. Due to harsh seaside conditions amidst facilities like container cranes and hypermodern cranes, they require top-class security equipment to ensure safety of employees.

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Thinking out of the booklet
May 2012, Access Control & Identity Management
In every country, including South Africa, border security is thus coordinated among dozens of top-dog agencies from the military, police, intelligence, home office, foreign office, immigration, customs, health, exchange regulators, drug enforcement and anti-terrorist squads.

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Crime-fighting surveillance
CCTV Handbook 2012, Bosch Building Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
It has not been easy in the New York area, where there has been a consistently high volume of criminal activities around the perimeters of developments and in elevator cabs operated by New York City Municipalities.

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