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Black Point Tech continues the tradition
Issue 2 2021, Black Point Tech cc t/a BPT
Black Point Tech, trading as BPT, is a new company that inherits the history of others that, in the past, have distributed solutions in the fields of intercom systems, parking management as well as general access control solutions.

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Suprema ranks first in survey
Issue 2 2021, Suprema, neaMetrics, Access Control & Identity Management
In a recent survey conducted in Korea, Suprema was chosen as the top brand for access control management software and mobile access solutions.

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Suprema integrated with Nedap
Issue 2 2021, Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management
Suprema recently announced that it has integrated its latest facial recognition devices into Nedap's access control system, AEOS, to enable organisations to manage their access control by making use of Suprema’s latest facial recognition technology.

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Commercialising vehicle security monitoring services
Issue 2 2021
To protect connected vehicles around the world against cyberattacks, Panasonic and McAfee will build vehicle SOCs that enable accurate detection and early response to attacks and help strengthen cybersecurity measures in the automotive industry.

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Fidelity ADT expands security footprint
Issue 2 2021, Fidelity ADT
Fidelity ADT has concluded an agreement with National Security & Fire in the Vaal and KZN South Coast areas whereby it will be taking over the monitoring and armed response service contracts in these areas as of 1 April.

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AURA expands into East Africa
Issue 2 2021
South African business, AURA, is expanding its operations into East Africa with new Kenyan office and general manager.

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From the editor's desk: Maybe security should STTFS
Issue 2 2021, Technews Publishing
The IT industry has an acronym, RTFM, Read the Manual; you’ll notice I left the F out. The same can be said for the security industry, but a recent experience has shown me that both industries, even as ...

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ONVIF reaches milestone of 20 000 conformant products
Issue 2 2021
ONVIF has announced that more than 20 000 security products are now conformant to its various profiles, indicating the strong market demand for interoperability of hardware and software offerings and the relevance of ONVIF as a driver of open standards within physical security.

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Suprema’s fingerprint recognition algorithm supplied to Samsung Galaxy S21 series
Issue 2 2021, Suprema
Suprema announced that it supplied BioSign 4.0, its under-display fingerprint recognition algorithm to the Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones with support from Qualcomm Technologies.

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ISO 27001 awarded to Secutel Technologies
Issue 2 2021, Secutel Technologies
Secutel Technologies, a developer of physical security technology and provider of cloud-based solutions, announced that it has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification.

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CommScope appoints Datanet as a Ruckus distributor
Issue 2 2021
Pinnacle’s ICT Infrastructure division, Datanet, announced it has signed a distribution agreement with CommScope.

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Get your security systems and routines ready for winter
Issue 2 2021, Fidelity ADT
Many people rearrange their wardrobes and gardens in preparation for winter, so why not also reshuffle your thinking on home security to mitigate the risks colder weather brings?

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Aura announces UK launch
Issue 2 2021
South Africa’s Aura has announced it will expand its footprint into the UK. Aura will offer its security response services to support and complement the UK’s response network where it aims to have 10 000 users receiving the company’s service within seven months.

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New Net2 tutorial series available
Issue 2 2021, Paxton
Paxton has produced a new series of Net2 tutorials to support installers with the latest features in its access control software. The short informative videos provide guidance on how to make buildings COVID-secure with Net2.

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On-site and cloud video storage partnership
Issue 2 2021
BCDVideo and Wasabi deliver versatile, cost-effective surveillance storage in a joint solution providing affordable storage to support the high growth of video surveillance data.

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Regal launches new website
Issue 2 2021, Regal Distributors SA
Regal has launched its revamped website, aimed at improving its customers’ experience and integrating several new features to ensure a seamless, simple user experience.

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IoT malware attacks worldwide surge by 66%
Issue 2 2021, Cyber Security
Based on the ‘Global Cyberattack Trends’ report by SonicWall, in 2020, malware attacks on IoT devices spiked by 66% compared to 2019. In a year, they grew from 34,3 million cases to nearly 56,9 million.

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Tech Wise Solutions appointed as Retruster distributor
Issue 2 2021
Retruster is an add-on for Microsoft Outlook that checks incoming emails for signs of ransomware, phishing and fraud. It is intuitive to use and warns of incoming attacks.

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Dahua Global Virtual Innovation Centre goes live
Issue 2 2021, Dahua Technology South Africa
Dahua’s Global Virtual Innovation Centre is now available, demonstrating the company’s latest technologies, products and solutions through an online virtual showroom to support customers designing security systems.

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PROMISE Technology joins the Open Security & Safety Alliance
Issue 2 2021
Global storage solution provider collaborates with OSSA to promote the creation of a common standardised platform for security and safety solutions.

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