Cybersecurity in 2023
Issue 1 2023, Gallagher, Cyber Security
What is on the cybersecurity menu in 2023? Hi-Tech Security Solutions offers two views from industry players on the risk environment and what to look out for in the cyber world in the coming year.
Fast, reliable and secure cloud services
Issue 1 2023, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, IT infrastructure
Security and speed are critical components of today’s cloud-based services infrastructure. Cloudflare offers a range of services supporting these goals beyond what most people think it does.
The expanding scope of electronic locks
SMART Access & Identity 2023, ASSA ABLOY South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management
Electronic locks are a growing market, extending from single doors to fully integrated security solutions, including the ability to manage everything from a mobile app.
From the editor's desk: A new start
SMART Access & Identity 2023, News
Welcome to the first issue of the Smart Access & Identity handbook, Smart Access & Identity 2023. While this is the first issue, it’s also a continuation of Hi-Tech Security Solutions’ long-standing ...
The state of the biometrics market
SMART Access & Identity 2023, neaMetrics, Suprema, Hikvision South Africa, IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
Now that the pandemic is over (hopefully), will we see the same confidence in biometrics for access and identification or will the world be reverting to touch-based systems, including cards and fobs (or mobiles).
Migrating to mobile
SMART Access & Identity 2023, neaMetrics, Suprema, Editor's Choice
The ability to use mobile phones as access control credentials has been with us for a long time, yet only 32% of companies use them, and many only for specific use cases.
The future of touchless biometrics
SMART Access & Identity 2023, Fulcrum Biometrics, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
Facial biometrics is the main talking point today, helped along by COVID, but is it the best touchless solution available? Rob Griggs from Fulcrum Biometrics Southern Africa recommends other touchless alternatives.
The problem with biometrics
SMART Access & Identity 2023, Editor's Choice, Access Control & Identity Management, Integrated Solutions
We have come to rely heavily on biometrics for many aspects of access and identity management, especially in identity management where selfie authentication is accepted with confidence. Are we doing it right? Roger Grimes has his own take on the matter.
More than saying hello
SMART Access & Identity 2023, TOA Electronics, XtraVision, Access Control & Identity Management
Are we seeing an increase in market demand for video intercoms, and more user control through management functionality on mobile apps?
SMART Access & Identity 2023, Editor's Choice
Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) is more versatile and, importantly, a more secure protocol for access control systems than the old Wiegand installations the industry has adopted for decades.