Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine

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Asset and people tracking
South Africans are embracing surveillance technology and the benefits it brings to businesses and homes across the country.


Integrated solutions for mining
Due to various health and safety acts and regulatory requirements, mines are forced to ensure the well-being of their employees/miners and many mines are turning towards technology to address these challenges.


The ‘tricky-triad’ of access control
ATG Digital is helping heads of security overcome the ‘tricky-triad’ of access control.


Cathexis Africa welcomes new managing director, Dene Alkema
Cathexis Technologies, Editor's Choice

South Africa’s leading video management software company is starting a new chapter in the region with the appointment of a new managing director of Cathexis Africa, Dene Alkema.
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Viewer’s bias
Leaderware, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management

There is potential in any situation for different interpretations of behaviour and conditions of interaction and the less that people are trained in their interpretation process, the more potential there is for something to go wrong.
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Smart Cities West Africa 2022

Smart Cities West Africa is launching in Lagos in 2022 and its aim is to connect smart technology solutions for secure, sustainable urban development in West Africa.
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Protecting your workforce
J2 Software, Cyber Security

With Workforce Cyber Intelligence, organisations can reduce legal liability by identifying the personal online activities that put the enterprise at risk, while still protecting employee privacy.
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Firexpo West Africa 2022

Firexpo West Africa is Nigeria’s only dedicated fire and safety exhibition and conference. Its focus is to support West Africa’s fire and safety professionals to obtain the highest standard of fire safety management.
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The role of cyber resilience in digital transformation
Editor's Choice

Cyber resilience is a crucial element of successful digital transformation, says Chris Visagie, in this the first of two articles tackling this complex subject.
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SASE, the key network security component
IT infrastructure

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), through its components, provides organisations with a more secure way of onboarding devices to its corporate network using a cloud-delivered environment.
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Countering evolving threats with evolved technology
Security Services & Risk Management

Criminals are increasingly making use of modern technology for terror and applying technology to detect and protect against the use of such technology is more complex than ever.
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Bind Digital Certificates to their signing date and time
HID Global, News

HID Global extends its HID IdenTrust Certificate Authority (CA) offering to include Timestamping-as-a-Service to combat digital certificate forgery and prevent unauthorised use of revoked certificates.
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Eagle Eye Networks announces CPD-certified classes for resellers
Eagle Eye Networks, News

Professional development classes offer practical and timely information for security professionals on topics such as cybersecurity, advantages of cloud and how Eagle Eye Networks analytics and AI can help businesses be more efficient.
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Central control over sensitive data
Security Services & Risk Management

In this second article on cyber resilience and digital transformation, Chris Visagie, solutions executive, iOCO Application Management, focuses on PoPIA and GDPR and the importance of data security.
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Climate-smart mining on the road to Industry 4.0
Integrated Solutions

The future is invariably shaped by the innovations of today, which are transformed into the advances of tomorrow. Every company that operates in or serves the mining sector can participate in shaping a ‘smart’ future.
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NB-IoT to increase narrowband IoT adoption
Flickswitch, IT infrastructure

80% of businesses are investing in IoT, however, there are always questions when it comes to delivering long-term solutions, including power consumption, data cost and reliable connectivity.
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Thermal and multi-sensor cameras in view
XtraVision, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Even with the advent of long-range technologies such as radar, the thermal market will have its place as there will always be a need to visually verify alarm events to ensure a response is required.
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Disaster recovery during Covid-19 and beyond
Security Services & Risk Management

The Covid-19 pandemic has been the catalyst for momentous change throughout the IT landscape and for disaster recovery (DR) in particular as the global pandemic made widespread disruption and uncertainty ...
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Five benefits of private 5G
IT infrastructure

5G is the next leap in mobility, driven by the latest advances in networking. The network as a system is better, faster and smarter, capable of processing, responding and reacting in milliseconds.
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Managing a breach or ‘dirty’ network
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security

Nasser Bostan, head of security sales, Middle East and Africa, BT, shares BT’s insights gleaned from the SolarWinds incident and offers recommendations for organisations to step up their cybersecurity strategies.
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Secutel Technologies gets ISO 9001:2015 certification
Secutel Technologies, News

Secutel Technologies has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures their products and services meet the needs of customers through an effective quality management system.
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End-to-end communication and monitoring
Elvey Security Technologies , Mining (Industry), IT infrastructure

Pulling together all the elements that are required to ensure uninterrupted inter-personal communication, proactive monitoring of mine assets and equipment and the security of human and material resources requires specialised services.
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Integrating biometrics and operations
Mining (Industry)

Time is money in mining operations, so rugged solutions that offer high-throughput, accurate authentication and healthy security measures are essential to the future of mines.
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Secustar X-ray machine
Elvey Security Technologies , Asset Management, EAS, RFID

The Secustar JC6040 X-ray inspection machine from Elvey uses parallel data transmission technology for 10 to 20-times faster transmission network times.
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Elvey appointed as Technoswitch national distributor
Elvey Security Technologies , Editor's Choice

Elvey’s appointment as a national distributor for the Technoswitch range of fire detection and suppression technology forms part of the company’s strategic plan to supplement its security offering with high-quality fire products.
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Do you really know who you’re hiring?
Managed Integrity Evaluation, News

Innovative online platform allows South Africans to conduct comprehensive identity verification and background checks on employees, tenants and service providers.
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Fence monitoring from the cloud
Editor's Choice, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Mining (Industry)

Assmang Black Rock Mine boosts security with Devtron’s Circuit Master cloud-based fence monitoring system for round-the-clock communications and security.
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Ajax Systems participates in SecurExpo East Africa for the first time
Ajax Systems, News, Conferences & Events

Ajax Systems will participate in the SecurExpo East Africa exhibition which will take place on 5-7 October in Nairobi, Kenya, the first time it will be exhibiting in East Africa.
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Portfolio of integrated interfaces
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management, Fire & Safety, Logistics (Industry)

Dallmeier offers a new portfolio of integrated interfaces within the Hemisphere software platform, including fire, intrusion, access control and more.
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How safe are our factories?
Wolfpack Information Risk, Industrial (Industry), Cyber Security

In this, the first part of a series on cybersecurity for operational technology, Bryan Baxter asks how safe our factories are from cyber threats.
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Dahua releases upgraded Full-color 2.0
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dahua has released its upgraded Full-color 2.0 network cameras that offer new functions, including dual-lens, 4K colour images, vari-focal lens and AI features to significantly optimise surveillance monitoring.
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Perimeter intrusion detection systems from Gallagher
Gallagher, Residential Estate (Industry)

Dave Solly, product manager, Perimeter at Gallagher, spoke to Hi-Tech Security Solutions to tell us more about the company’s perimeter intrusion detection systems.
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Electronic fencing in the neighbourhood
Residential Estate (Industry)

Neighbours, blocks, suburbs and communities can link their data in order to increase surveillance and security in an area.
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Facial biometric access technology
Suprema, Residential Estate (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Secure, contactless, suitable for sites large or small, Suprema’s Face series offers an intuitive and easy-to-use facial recognition system for controlling access at residential estates, high-rise apartments and luxury homes.
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RFID still viable for access
Suprema, Residential Estate (Industry)

RFID access technologies offer a solution for environments not requiring biometric authentication or in mix-and-match installations, such as installing RFID devices in areas where less stringent security is required.
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Keeping unwanted vehicles at bay
Turnstar Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

High-security Turnstar Shield Automatic Road Blockers, constructed from heavy welded steel sections to provide impact-resistant stoppage for vehicles, keep unwanted vehicles out at Sibanye-Stillwater.
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New visitor management solution
Access Control & Identity Management

Access and Beyond has introduced a comprehensive visitor management solution including visitor pre-registration which may include Covid health checks, legal disclaimers/indemnities, as well as map links to navigate visitors to the correct street address.
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Global relationship strengthened by local partnership
Bosch Building Technologies, ADI Global Distribution, News

Video security and communication products from Bosch Building Technologies are now available through ADI Global Distribution in South Africa.
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