Access control in smart cities: improving citizens’ security and everyday life

    You often see tragedies in movies where criminals take control of a city by hacking the network and changing traffic lights to create major car incidents. Fortunately, in the real world physical access control acts as fail safe to limit the impact of these incidents, even after a network has been breached. With a growing […]

      Critical Infrastructure safety and security: Oil & Gas as the ideal example

      Its name highlights its importance. Critical Infrastructure is defined as those systems, networks and assets that are essential for the functioning of a society and economy. Areas of Critical Infrastructure include the provision of energy, the extraction and production of oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, water treatment and sewage, food production, and manufacturing. All of […]

        Key tips for cybersecurity protection at your critical site

        It goes without saying that a cybersecurity attack in critical infrastructure could cause a catastrophic impact. Making sure you are constantly thinking about your critical site’s cyber plan and asking the right questions is a key component of securing your site. In this blog, I continue my conversation with Ryan Zatolokin, Business Development Manager, Senior […]

          Why cybersecurity for critical infrastructure matters: How to better protect your devices

          Any device connected to a network may be susceptible for hackers to gain access to. Therefore, cybersecurity is a top priority for everyone. Unfortunately, all networked devices and systems can be vulnerable. When those devices are used in high-risk environments like critical infrastructure, the consequences of a breach could be more far-reaching, with the potential to […]

            Video surveillance when the mining is over

            Global mining production has reached an all-time high, having nearly doubled in modern history from 9.6 billion metric tons in 1985 to 17.2 billion metric tons in 2017. And in mineral-rich South Africa, mining is an important part of the GDP employing nearly half a million people. With a major mining sector consisting of diamonds, […]