Security Services & Risk Management



Deception technology crucial to unmasking data theft
March 2024, Information Security
The ‘silent theft’ of data is an increasingly prevalent cyber threat to businesses, driving the ongoing leakage of personal information in the public domain through undetected attacks that cannot even be policed by data privacy legislation.

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Data security and privacy in global mobility
March 2024, Information Security
Data security and privacy in today’s interconnected world is of paramount importance. In the realm of global mobility, where individuals and organisations traverse borders for various reasons, safeguarding sensitive information becomes an even more critical imperative.

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Proactive strategies against payment fraud
March 2024, Financial (Industry)
Amid a spate of high-profile payment fraud cases in South Africa, the need for robust fraud payment prevention measures has never been more apparent, says Ryan Mer, CEO of eftsure Africa.

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How to prevent and survive fires
March 2024, Fire & Safety
Since its launch in August 2023, Fidelity SecureFire, a division of the Fidelity Services Group, has been making significant strides in revolutionising fire response services in South Africa.

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A long career in mining security
SMART Mining Security Solutions 2024, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, 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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Risk management: There's an app for that
March 2024, Editor's Choice, News & Events
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, Editor's Choice, News & Events
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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Global Identity Fraud Report revealing eight-month ‘mega-attack’
March 2024, Editor's Choice
AU10TIX recently released its Q4 Global Identity Fraud Report, with the research identifying two never-before-seen attack patterns, with the worst case involving 22 000+ AI-generated variations of a single U.S. passport.

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Linking of security officers by security businesses
March 2024, PSiRA (Private Security Ind. Regulatory Authority), News & Events
[Sponsored] By law, all security businesses are required to declare their employees to PSiRA so that they can be accounted for administratively. Failure to link employees by security businesses is a contravention of the Code of Conduct and a criminal offence.

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AI augmentation in security software
March 2024, AI & Data Analytics
The integration of AI technology into security software has been met with resistance. In this, the second of two articles, Paul Meyer explores the challenges and obstacles that must be overcome to empower AI-enabled, human-centric decision-making.

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AI augmentation in security software and the resistance to IT
February 2024, Information Security
The integration of AI technology into security software has been met with resistance. In this, the first in a series of two articles, Paul Meyer explores the challenges and obstacles that must be overcome to empower AI-enabled, human-centric decision-making.

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Understanding the power of digital identity
SMART Access & Identity 2024, Access Control & Identity Management, Financial (Industry)
The way we perceive business flourishing is undergoing a paradigm shift, as digital identity and consumer consent redefine the dynamics of transactions, says Shanaaz Trethewey.

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What you can expect from digital identity in 2024
SMART Access & Identity 2024, Access Control & Identity Management
As biometric identity becomes a central tenet in secure access to finance, government, telecommunications, healthcare services and more, 2024 is expected to be a year where biometrics evolve and important regulatory conversations occur.

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PSiRA Introduces the printing of certificates as an interim measure
January 2024, PSiRA (Private Security Ind. Regulatory Authority), News & Events, Associations
[Sponsored Content] The introduction of digital certificates was welcomed by the security industry; however, it also led to the exploitation of unsuspecting clients by third parties who print certificates at exorbitant fees.

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More than 1 in 4 organisations banned GenAI
January 2024, AI & Data Analytics
Cisco released its 2024 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, an annual review of key privacy issues and their impact on business. Considering International Data Privacy Day, the findings highlight the growing privacy concerns with GenAI, trust challenges facing organisations over their use of AI, and the attractive returns from privacy investment.

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Vumacam and NAVIC enhance SafeCity initiative
January 2024, Integrated Solutions
Vumacam and NAVIC, two of South Africa's most respected surveillance technology and vehicle intelligence providers, are proud to announce an alliance that will greatly expand the coverage and impact of the SafeCity initiative across the country.

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The triad of business success: people, process and technology
January 2024, Editor's Choice
In the rapidly changing business world, success is often determined by the delicate balance of three core components: people, processes, and technology. Achieving this balance drives operational efficiency and propels businesses towards sustained growth and resilience.

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Industry Compliance Self-Assessment (ICSA) for security businesses
January 2024, PSiRA (Private Security Ind. Regulatory Authority), News & Events, Associations
[Sponsored] All registered security service providers (SSPs) are required to complete a mandatory Industry Compliance Self-Assessment (ICSA) for security businesses.

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The human factor side of video management systems
Issue 8 2023, Leaderware, Editor's Choice, Surveillance
A video management system (VMS) is central to, and the most vital element to any control room operation using CCTV as part of its service delivery, however, all too often, it is seen as a technical solution rather than an operational solution.

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Get the basics right to win more business
Issue 8 2023, ServCraft, Editor's Choice
The barriers to entry in security are not high. More people are adding CCTV and fencing to their repertoire every year. Cowboys will not last long in a space where customers trust you with their safety.

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