SMART Security Solutions Magazine


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A standards-based, app approach to risk assessments
[Sponsored] Risk-IO is web-based and designed to consolidate and guide risk managers through the whole risk process. In this article, SMART Security Solutions asks Zulu Consulting to tell us more about Risk-IO and how it came to be.

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SMART speakers: Digital and physical risk convergence
Do not miss the speakers at the SMART Security Solutions-hosted Securex Seminar Theatre. Prof Elmarie Biermann will discuss the challenges of managing convergence risks without leaving gaps in your security posture.

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ZK Teco South Africa
ZKTeco is revolutionising access control, identity authentication, and smart office solutions worldwide as the frontrunner in biometric recognition technology.

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AI developments in surveillance
DeepAlert, Secutel Technologies, Technews Publishing, Surveillance

When AI-powered video analytics first emerged in the surveillance market, it was heralded as a game-changer, promising near-magical object recognition and identification. As always, it was oversold, but times have changed and we are close to seeing the ‘magic’ at work.
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iOCO collaboration protection secures Office 365
Information Security, Infrastructure

The cloud, in general, and Office 365, in particular, have played a significant role in enabling collaboration, but it has also created a security headache as organisations store valuable information on the platform.
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MySecurityApp for SME security firms
Surveillance, Integrated Solutions

Solution House Software has introduced MySecurityApp, a platform that expedites security operations management for startup and growing security companies by delivering a comprehensive and user-friendly mobile app designed to simplify setting up and growing security companies’ operations.
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AI camera for all-around AI solutions
Surveillance, Products & Solutions

VIVOTEK has expanded its AI security business with the AI entry-tier 9383-Series network camera, a cost-effective solution that allows users to easily recognise attributes of people and cars, thereby enhancing operation and management efficiencies.
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Detecting humans within vehicles without opening the doors
Flow Systems, News & Events, Security Services & Risk Management

Flow Systems has introduced its new product, which detects humans trying to hide within a vehicle, truck, or container. Vehicles will be searched once they have stopped before one of Flow Systems' access control boom barriers.
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Hikvision expands networking portfolio
Hikvision South Africa, Products & Solutions

Hikvision has launched a new line of wireless access points. The product range includes in-wall, ceiling, and outdoor models and the AC router, a compact unit that combines an AP controller, router, and PoE switch.
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Gallagher Security launches Augmented Reality Training in Australia
Gallagher, Training & Education, Access Control & Identity Management

Gallagher Security has announced the latest addition to its innovative suite of training solutions, Augmented Reality Training, demonstrating its continued commitment to innovation and improving access to security training opportunities.
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Fluss develops IoT with cloud-based solutions
IoT & Automation, Power Management

Amidst South Africa’s energy challenges, Fluss has developed an IoT device to monitor backup supply for retailers, overcoming hurdles like diverse hardware setups and tricky environments, ensuring seamless communication using various networks.
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SAIDSA achieves ISO 9001 certification
SAIDSA(SA Intruder Detection Services Association), Associations, News & Events, Training & Education

The South African Intruder Detection Services Association (SAIDSA) has announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. This milestone reflects its commitment to quality management and excellence in the security services industry.
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Smart mining operations management
Mining (Industry), Infrastructure, IoT & Automation

In his presentation at the recent MESA Africa conference, Neels van der Walt, Business Development Manager at Iritron, revealed the all-encompassing concept of SMOM (Smart Mining Operations Management) and why it is inextricably linked to the future of worldwide mining operations.
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Regal brings awards home
Regal Distributors SA, News & Events, Surveillance

The recent conferences hosted by Regal Security Distributor’s brand partner, Hikvision, saw Regal scoop several awards, including the Special Thanks Award – a testament to Regal’s 15+ year commitment to Hikvision.
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Surveillance on the edge
Axis Communications SA, Guardian Eye, Technews Publishing, Surveillance

Edge processing, a practical solution that has been available for some time, has proven its utility in various scenarios, tailored to the unique requirements of each user.
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Guard monitoring and performance evaluation
Betatrac Telematic Solutions, Surveillance

Body-worn cameras have emerged as a significant technology transformation in changing law enforcement and public safety thinking globally. SMART Security Solutions looks at what’s new in the body-worn camera market.
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Surveillance and cybersecurity
Cathexis Technologies, Information Security

Whether your business runs a security system with a handful of cameras or it is an enterprise company with thousands of cameras monitoring sites across a multinational organisation, you must pay attention to cybersecurity.
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AI enables security solutions to define business strategies
Regal Distributors SA, Editor's Choice

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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Local manufacturing is still on the rise
Hissco , Editor's Choice, 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
NEC XON, Editor's Choice, 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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SMART speakers: Uncovering the hidden S in ESG
SMART Security Solutions, News & Events

Chris Galvin from the International Code of Conduct Association speaks about the role of responsible security in sustainable business practice.
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SMART speakers: The economy
SMART Security Solutions, News & Events

On the first day of Securex 2024, SMART Security Solutions will host a panel discussion focusing on the post-election economy, including Dawie Roodt, Lesley-Anne Kleyn, and Johan van Wyk.
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Kaleidoscope Technology
News & Events

Kaleidoscope Technology is a proudly South African manufacturer and supplier of personal protection equipment, including bulletproof vests, armour plates, and a variety of tactical accessories.
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PIMA Electronic Systems
News & Events

PIMA Electronic Systems develops and manufactures cost-effective and sophisticated intruder alarm systems, including wired, hybrid, and wireless systems.
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Digit
News & Events

Visit us at Securex to discover Digit, specialising in CCTV, Ajax home automation, and vehicle tracking technologies.
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Fire Fighting Equipment Traders Association (FFETA)
News & Events

Currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, FFETA is committed to promoting high standards in equipment, workmanship, maintenance, and service to the public, as well as ethical conduct within the industry.
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Perion Perimeter Lighting Systems
News & Events

Perion’s proprietary linear lighting system offers the simplest and most cost-effective way to create light for pathways, passages, and perimeters.
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SA Leak Detection Distributors
News & Events

SA Leak Detection Distributors, in collaboration with NuFlow South Africa and Orsco, will present its technology for digital leak detection, pipeline inspection, trenchless rehabilitation and utility location.
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SMART speakers: Bomb threat management protocols
SMART Security Solutions, News & Events

Jimmy Roodt, an explosives expert from Gauntlet Security Solutions, will speak on bomb threat protocols, the lack thereof, and why your fire emergency protocols are not an acceptable substitute.
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neaMetrics/Suprema
Suprema, News & Events

Stop at Securex stand A02b to visit Suprema, the industry’s best all-around biometric security & identity provider, to witness the ultimate in T&A and Live ID solutions.
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Secutel Technologies
Secutel Technologies, News & Events

Secutel Technologies stands as a beacon in the electronic security industry, proficiently transforming conventional CCTV investments into sophisticated smart systems seamlessly integrated with AI.
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Fire Detection Industry Association (FDIA)
News & Events

The FDIA (Fire Detection Industry Association) was formed in June 1999 to provide representation and leadership to the fire detection and gaseous extinguishing system industries.
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Secury360
News & Events

The new S360 Box integrates seamlessly with 8 camera streams, offering comprehensive coverage for any environment.
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Special Vehicle Innovations (SVI)
News & Events

Special Vehicle Innovations (SVI) is an original equipment manufacturer specialising in armoured vehicles and is celebrating its 20-year anniversary.
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SMART speakers: So, how big is the security market?
SMART Security Solutions, News & Events

SMART Security Solutions has ensured the Securex Seminar Theatre is a must-see event. On the first day of the event, we will dive into the first independent research done into the South African security industry in many years.
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Xscann Technologies
Xscann Technologies, News & Events

Clients can derive more value from engaging Xscann Technologies for their requirements. Instead of merely supplying clients with a product, the company goes the extra mile and delivers turnkey body scanning solutions.
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OPTEX
OPTEX, News & Events

Come to the OPTEX stand to learn about the OPTEX product portfolio and how technologies drive the security sensor industry.
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Armatura
News & Events

Armatura invites you to experience a fusion of cutting-edge technology and expertise at Securex 2024, Africa's premier Security and Fire Trade Exhibition.
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