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Bosch launches the first fully open camera platform
INTEOX is designed to modernise the security and safety industry, combining built-in artificial intelligence (Intelligent Video Analytics) from Bosch with a commonly used open operating system.


Face, mask, palm and temperature detection
The ProFace X series is a fully upgraded version of the ProFace product line running the ZKTeco-customised CPU for the intellectualised engineering facial recognition algorithm.


Leaders in risk & security: Yesterday’s achievement, tomorrow’s standard
Jack Edery ran a successful security distribution company and developed a team that was the envy of his competitors.


Securex postponed to June 2021

Following COVID-19 developments, Specialised Exhibitions is postponing the Securex, A-OSH and FM expos to June 1 -3, 2021.
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Fulcrum Biometrics expands into Africa
Fulcrum Biometrics, Editor's Choice

Fulcrum Biometrics Southern Africa, a subsidiary of Fulcrum Biometrics in Texas, USA, has been launched in Johannesburg with a number of industry stalwarts at the helm.
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Paying the ransom doubles cost of recovery
Editor's Choice

Paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware attack is not an easy and inexpensive path to recovery.
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Next-generation security operations centre
AVeS Cyber Security, Cyber Security

Pay-as-you-use cybersecurity from AveS allows all businesses access to world-class expertise.
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Time savings of up to 95% when dimensioning packages
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dallmeier introduces video-based system for on-the-fly volume measurement for the logistics market that can save companies thousands each year.
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Mustek expands product portfolio with Molex
Mustek Security Technologies, News

Mustek has announced the expansion of its existing product portfolio with the introduction of the Molex structured cabling brand.
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Why Deep Learning can revolutionise video surveillance
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

A situation where human workers aren’t needed and machines take care of everything is simply not an option when it comes to security.
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Paxton launches Net2 update
Paxton Access, Access Control & Identity Management

Paxton’s networked access control software Net2 has been updated to make remote management and the security of sites more straightforward than ever before.
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The Outstanding Security Performance Awards are coming to South Africa
Editor's Choice

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), a global awards programme currently running in 13 countries to recognise companies, teams, initiatives and individuals across the security sector, is being launched in South Africa.
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Working from home securely
Condyn, Security Services & Risk Management

Three approaches for moving people to work from home while not compromising information security.
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Someone is out to steal your cookies
Kaspersky, Cyber Security

Kaspersky experts have discovered two new Android malware modifications that, when combined, can allow the thieves to discreetly gain control of the victim’s account.
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Compact outdoor PIRs
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

OPTEX launches ITS QXI series of double-layered, compact outdoor, high-mount PIRs in EMEA.
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SALTO KS integrates with FICHAJ.ES T&A software
Salto Systems Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The technology partnership allows SALTO KS users to add attendance features to its cloud-based wireless smart access control solution.
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XDS offers Web-based facial recognition
Access Control & Identity Management

Xpert Decision Systems has launched a web-based facial recognition customer on-boarding solution, reducing the potential of third-party fraud.
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Fidelity Fire Solutions partners with Eaton
Fidelity ADT, News

Fidelity Fire Solutions has announced its partnership with Eaton to source, service and install fire alarm and fire suppression solutions across sub-Saharan Africa.
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Post lockdown implications for crime rates
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

Post lockdown, we can expect security managers and security service providers to come under increasing scrutiny to up their game.
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University of Sudan tackles heat and dust with life safety solutions
Hochiki Europe, Fire & Safety

To guarantee the safety of students, staff and visitors, Sudan University chose fire safety devices from Hochiki with the ability to withstand the harsh Sudanese environment.
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Physical access you can bank on
Turnstar Systems, Financial (Industry)

The Citadel Security Portal is designed for use in high-security installations with standard features including automatic operation as well as bullet-resistant glass.
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Coronavirus scams abound
Duxbury Networking, Security Services & Risk Management

Disturbingly, hackers are active even during times of global disaster, as evidenced in the various cyber-scams doing the rounds in the recent weeks.
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Security after the lockdown
Alwinco, Security Services & Risk Management

Just like South Africa will be different after the lockdown, crime will also be different.
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Round table: Secure identification and authentication
Technews Publishing, Dahua Technology South Africa, Suprema, neaMetrics, ViRDI Distribution SA, ZKTeco, Editor's Choice

Hi-Tech Security Solutions hosted a round-table specifically to look at what is happening in the world of secure identity verification and authentication.
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Integrating security with financial operations
Technews Publishing, Hikvision South Africa, Cathexis Technologies, Axis Communications SA, Financial (Industry)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions approached a number of companies to find out what they are doing to enhance the value their security technology provides to financial companies.
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COVID-19 could change the face of access control systems
Access Control & Identity Management

New start-up owner, Bonele Lusithi, says facial recognition has never been more accessible and needed.
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Where to work in cybersecurity
Kaspersky, Training & Education

Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked Kaspersky’s head of information security, Andrey Evdokimov, about the career opportunities in the world of cybersecurity.
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Facial recognition in under one second
ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management

The upgraded ProFace product line is designed to deal with all kinds of scenarios, powered by the latest ZKTeco customised CPU.
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HID Global unveils new line of readers
HID Global, Access Control & Identity Management

HID Global announced the launch of HID Signo, its signature line of readers that creates an adaptable, interoperable and secure approach to access control.
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Secure cash with biometrics
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management

Instead of relying solely on PINs, keys and passwords, integrate biometrics into cash handling solutions, such as cash vaults, safes, cash drawers, ATMs and cash-in-transit vehicles.
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The future of biometrics
ViRDI Distribution SA, Access Control & Identity Management

Deon Janse Van Rensburg discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the biometric market and how it may change biometrics in the future.
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Intelligent parking management
Hikvision South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Smart parking solutions can improve the management, security and profitability of parking lots, thanks to an array of intelligent features.
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Safe premium collections in cash
Financial (Industry)

Local company RubiBlue has developed a solution to the problem of cash collection for premiums and subscription fees called easiPoint.
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New ultra-compact domes
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

New generation of ultra-compact, mini domes for discreet surveillance and improved business efficiency.
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85% of South African businesses are vulnerable to disruption
Editor's Choice

Disruption is an inescapable and growing threat across industries in South Africa. Accenture’s 2020 Innovation Maturity Index shows that the majority of South African companies are vulnerable.
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MotionProtect outdoor security
Powell Tronics, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

JAX offers outdoor security through its MotionProtect Outdoor, a motion detector with a two-phase algorithm for protection against false triggering and pet immunity.
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WizSense network cameras
Dahua Technology South Africa, Products

Dahua Technology has launched its new solution for smart night surveillance, the WizSense Full-colour series network camera.
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Financing for the systems integrator
Elvey Security Technologies , Integrated Solutions

Financing your security project through your technology distributor can benefit both the systems integrator and the end user.
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