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The 4th Industrial Revolution
Most major industries have turned to and are reliant on technology to run their operations. This is a time of great promise, but also one of frightening peril.


A smart Industry 4.0 solution
A new customised Industry 4.0 solution consists of the integration between video analytics and warehouse management software which prevents theft, heightens efficiency and improves shipment tracking.


People counting for retail success
How counting the people who enter your mall or store can help you improve customer experiences and boost your revenues.


Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Risk or product assessment?
Technews Publishing, Conferences & Events

The Residential Estate Security Conference 2019 will be held on 20 August 2019, once again at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg. This year will see a variety of specialists addressing various ...
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Dallmeier Panomera integrated with Genetec
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Panomera functionality is now available to the users of one of the most widely used unified security platforms.
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Surveillance and analytics for security
Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Public spaces can be made safer almost immediately with smart surveillance technology, and the adoption of CCTV camera systems is exactly the decisive step that is needed to clean up our cities streets.
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A new method for data destruction
News, Security Services & Risk Management

Xperien is now able to professionally erase data on retired IT assets in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA).
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Unlocking the potential of smart locks
Secutel Technologies, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

Matrix COSEC has an access solution that has been successfully rolled out with one of the major gyms in South Africa – granting access to both the gym and locker facilities to its members.
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NIST recommends ONVIF as new standard for FBI
Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News

ONVIF’s Export File Format is the new standard recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the exporting and playback of video surveillance recordings.
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TAPA: Firearm law vs. criminal law - know your rights
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), News

Heinrich Gonzales, director at HFG Attorneys, will speak at the TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) SA annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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Child fingerprint identification solution
News, Access Control & Identity Management

Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to deploy world’s first scalable child fingerprint identification solution to boost immunisation in developing countries.
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Fake videos not threat to courtroom evidence
Security Services & Risk Management

The Washington Post recently reported top AI researchers are “racing to defuse an extraordinary political weapon: computer-generated fake videos that could undermine candidates and mislead voters".
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Cyber-attacks target operational technology
Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, Industrial (Industry)

Focus on operational technology security increasing as around 74% of OT organisations come under attack in the past year, finds a new Fortinet report.
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Fear of the unknown
Kaspersky Lab, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management

Fear of the unknown: while there’s still interest in cryptocurrencies, just 19% locally understand how they work.
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Johnson Controls launches Technology Contracting in Africa
Johnson Controls, Editor's Choice, News, Security Services & Risk Management

To address the growing challenge of planning, integrating and maintaining a multitude of different, highly connected systems, Johnson Controls is launching Technology Contracting in Africa.
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Assess business resilience in terms of value
ContinuitySA, Security Services & Risk Management

Looking at the total value of the investment (VOI) is a far better way of assessing the worth of an in-vestment with many intangible benefits.
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Linx launches Approved Education Partner Program
Training & Education

Linx International Group announces a new initiative to make security training courses available to security practitioners worldwide.
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Residential Estate Security Conference 2019: Integrating man and machine for effective security and operations
Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice, News, Residential Estate (Industry), Conferences & Events

The Residential Estate Security Conference 2019 will delve into how estates and their service providers can better integrate man and machine for more effective security and operations.
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From the Editor's desk: No really, take it seriously
Technews Publishing, News

Cybersecurity is a topic that has been done to death in the media. The blanket coverage has been so great that people, even the few that realised the danger, have started to gloss over the issue, barely ...
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Ingo Mutinelli moves to IDEMIA
Technews Publishing, IDEMIA , Editor's Choice, News

IDEMIA, the security and identity management company has announced that Ingo Mutinelli will be taking on the post of regional sales director for the southern Africa region.
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Transom Capital Group Acquires Pelco
News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Transom Capital Group (Transom), an operations-focused middle market private equity firm, announced it has acquired Pelco from Schneider Electric.
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TAPA EMEA appoints Thorsten Neumann as president and CEO
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), News, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has appointed Thorsten Neumann as its first full-time president & CEO.
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Advanced integration and performance with NUUO
Forbatt SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Established in 2004, NUUO is a global security industry leader specialising in the manufacturing of open architecture video surveillance products, with deployments worldwide and an ever-growing base of professional industry-experienced staff.
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A birds-eye view for Pran Boulevard
Axis Communications SA, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Commercial (Industry)

New development holds nothing back when developing surveillance systems to assist with preventative security in a modern office space.
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Automated contraband detection
Security Services & Risk Management, Transport (Industry)

Today’s X-ray screening solutions have been updated with auto-detection capabilities that will raise an alert if a weapon or even small quantities of explosives and toxic materials are detected.
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Aspirating smoke detectors from Securiton
Fire & Safety, Products

SecuriRAS aspirating smoke detectors from Securiton are reliable and robust. Thanks to their detection technology, they can detect incipient fires immediately.
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Four essential cloud security concepts
Cyber Security, IT infrastructure

Security is a critical a component of any cloud environment, but to be effective, it needs to be as agile and dynamic as the cloud infrastructure being protected.
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Dallmeier integrates facial recognition
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

German manufacturer Dallmeier has announced a development partnership to integrate AnyVision’s facial recognition technology into Dallmeier’s Hemisphere platform.
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AI to grow in MEA

Annual spending on artificial intelligence in the Middle East and Africa to top $530 million by 2022.
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New generation password manager
Cyber Security

NordVPN will release two new cybersecurity solutions this year - NordLocker and NordPass.
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The world’s tiniest TPM
IT infrastructure, Industrial (Industry)

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) launched a new project to create the 'world’s tiniest Trusted Platform Module (TPM)'.
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You can’t isolate, so integrate
Axis Communications SA, Industrial (Industry), Integrated Solutions

One of the most exciting trends to emerge from the Industry 4.0 revolution is that technologies and hardware that were originally developed for the security market are increasingly being co-opted to enhance organisational productivity.
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Data protection more challenging
Editor's Choice, IT infrastructure

The number of businesses unable to recover data after an incident nearly doubled from 2016, according to the Global Data Protection Index surveying 2 200 IT decision makers from 18 countries.
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XS4 Mini DIN standard
Salto Systems Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

The new XS4 Mini maintains the fire rating of the door as no additional drilling of the door is required. It is completely compatible with the DIN 18251 standard fixing instructions.
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Industrial cybersecurity delivers ROI
Kaspersky Lab, Industrial (Industry), Cyber Security

Industrial company achieves 368% ROI with Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity reveals global research and advisory firm.
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Change your birthday
Cyber Security

How unique are the PIN codes that we choose to stop cybercriminals from getting into our phones and their eyes onto our most precious accounts?
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Versatile electronic lock cylinders
Salto Systems Africa, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Fully integrated with the SALTO System’s Space and SALTO KS platforms, the new Geo range of electronic cylinders are compact in size, making them a suitable solution for almost any type of door.
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SIA talks open APIs at ID4Africa
Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions

Pioneering industry-first open standards initiative from the Secure Identity Alliance assures interoperability for sovereign ID programmes and promises to eliminate vendor lock-in.
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