|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.
|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.
|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.
|Building sustainable smart cities
June 2016, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management
Understand, plan and execute. When building sustainable cities, it is vital to first understand the difference between a smart city and a sustainable city.
|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.
|Huawei awarded for Kenyan smart city
June 2016, Huawei Technologies South Africa, This Week's Editor's Pick, News
With the company’s end-to-end offerings, authorities can access, store, share and analyse public safety data with ease.
|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.
|Data security is essential for Government
May 2015, Galix Networking, 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.
|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.
|Integrated border management
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.
|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.
|Old meets new: Public sector identity management
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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