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Local manufacturing is still on the rise
May 2024, Hissco , News & Events, Security Services & Risk Management
HISSCO International, Africa's largest manufacturer of security X-ray products, has recently secured a multi-continental contract to supply over 55 baggage X-ray screening systems in 10 countries.

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NEC XON shares lessons learned from ransomware attacks
May 2024, NEC XON, Information Security
NEC XON has handled many ransomware attacks. We've distilled key insights and listed them in this article to better equip companies and individuals for scenarios like this, which many will say are an inevitable reality in today’s environment.

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The future of digital identity in South Africa
May 2024, Access Control & Identity Management
When it comes to accessing essential services, such as national medical care, grants and the ability to vote in elections to shape national policy, a valid identity document is critical.

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Do you need a virtual CIO?
May 2024, News & Events, Infrastructure
If you have a CIO, rest assured that your competitors have noticed and will come knocking on their door sooner or later. A Virtual CIO service is a compelling solution for businesses navigating tough economic conditions.

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AI-enabled tools reducing time to value and enhancing application security
SMART Surveillance 2024
Next-generation AI tools are adding new layers of intelligent testing, audit, security, and assurance to the application development lifecycle, reducing risk, and improving time to value while augmenting the overall security posture.

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Perspectives on personal care monitoring and smart surveillance
SMART Surveillance 2024, Leaderware, Surveillance, Smart Home Automation, IoT & Automation
Dr Craig Donald believes smart surveillance offers a range of options for monitoring loved ones, but making the right choice is not always as simple as selecting the latest technology.

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AI enables security solutions to define business strategies
SMART Surveillance 2024, Regal Distributors SA
While allowing technologies to do exactly what they should do with even more efficiency and precision, AI is also empowering these same technologies to break through their traditional boundaries and create an ecosystem where one interface delivers outcomes across highly segmented verticals.

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Putting cyber into surveillance
SMART Surveillance 2024, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Cathexis Technologies, Technews Publishing
Cybersecurity has become an essential part of the physical security industry. However, unlike other IoT technologies, of which security products are a part, surveillance technologies have more to protect.

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2024 State of Security Report
April 2024
Mobile IDs, MFA and sustainability emerge as top trends in HID Global’s 2024 State of Security Report, with artificial intelligence appearing in the conversation for the first time.

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Cyberthreats facing SMBs
April 2024
Data and credential theft malware were the top two threats against SMBs in 2023, accounting for nearly 50% of all malware targeting this market segment. Ransomware is still the biggest threat.

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Are we our own worst enemy?
April 2024
Sonja de Klerk believes the day-to-day issues we face can serve as opportunities for personal growth and empowerment, enabling us to contribute to creating a better and safer environment for ourselves and South Africa.

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How to spot a cyberattack if you are not a security pro
April 2024
Cybersecurity awareness is straightforward if you know what to look for; vigilance and knowledge are our most potent weapons and the good news is that anyone can grasp the basics and spot suspicious activities.

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Protecting IP and secret data in the age of AI
April 2024
The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is a source of near-continuous hype for South Africans. However, for enterprises implementing AI solutions, there are some important considerations regarding their intellectual property (IP) and secret data.

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Super election year increases risks of political violence
April 2024
Widening polarisation is expected in many elections, with terrorism, civil unrest, and environmental activism risks intensifying in a volatile geopolitical environment. Multinational businesses show an increasing interest in political violence insurance coverage in mitigation.

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Enhance control rooms with surveillance and intelligence
SMART Mining Security Solutions 2024, Leaderware, Surveillance, Mining (Industry)
Dr Craig Donald advocates the use of intelligence and smart surveillance to assist control rooms in dealing with the challenges of the size and dispersed nature common in all mining environments.

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A long career in mining security
SMART Mining Security Solutions 2024, Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management, Mining (Industry)
Nash Lutchman recently retired from a security and law enforcement career, initially as a police officer, and for the past 16 years as a leader of risk and security operations in the mining industry.

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A constant armed struggle
SMART Mining Security Solutions 2024, Technews Publishing, XtraVision, Integrated Solutions, Mining (Industry), IoT & Automation
SMART Security Solutions asked a few people involved in servicing mines to join us for a virtual round table and give us their insights into mine security today. A podcast of the discussion will be released shortly-stay tuned.

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Risk management: There's an app for that
March 2024, News & Events, Security Services & Risk Management
Zulu Consulting has streamlined the corporate risk management process with the launch of Risk-IO, a web-based app designed to consolidate and guide risk managers through the process, monitoring progress as one proceeds.

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Integrated information platform for risk management
March 2024, News & Events, Security Services & Risk Management
Online Intelligence recently launched version 7 of its CiiMS risk and security platform. Speaking to SMART Security Solutions after the launch event, the company’s Arnold van den Bout described the enhancements in version 7.

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Unlocking Africa's AI potential
March 2024, News & Events, AI & Data Analytics
Africa's AI market is set to grow exponentially; by investing in AI education, training, and ethical practices, African nations can harness the power of AI to transform the continent and create a brighter future for its people.

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