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Residential Estate Security Conference 2017

Hi‑Tech Security Solutions in association with Rob Anderson will be hosting a full-day conference covering residential estate security. This year's conference will focus on managing risks for enduring estate security. In other words, we will focus on what estates need to do to ensure their technology investments perform optimally from day one and for many years thereafter.


15th August 2017 – Johannesburg: R 1300 excl VAT




Understanding the process for auditing technology
Rob Anderson, Adamastor Consulting
Rob Anderson will set the scene by introducing a range of common risks found in technical security systems that are often overlooked or not even noticed until something goes wrong. Rob will discuss what the risks are and how to mitigate them for optimal performance over the long-term.


Product risk mitigation


Keep your access controlled
Glenn Allen, Enforce Security
Setting up your access control is only the first step. How do you ensure the estate's policies and procedures are continually enforced without lapses? Glenn will walk through the setup of access control systems and highlight the potential areas of risks that need to be continually managed. This will include a discussion on anti-passback, visitor management, types of access control, backup of data and reporting.

The real cost of security technology

Roy Alves, Axis Communications
Roy will explore the real total cost of ownership of a security system and the pitfalls of saving money in the wrong places. This could include design issues, equipment selection and guarantees and support. All of these issues can impact on the ability of the system to perform the intended task. Are you buying more risk or a solid solution?


Design for longevity
Selvan Naidoo, Cathexis Africa
Selvan will share his experience of designing and setting up surveillance systems that deliver value. He will discuss the potential embedded risks in these systems, be it operator overload, lack of suitable reports or just integration overkill.

The risks in your data

Practical PoPI for estates
John Cato, IACT Africa
John will discuss the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act and how that affects an estate's collection and storage of information. He will advise estates on how to be PoPI compliant and how estate management and security professionals need to change their way of working to be compliant. Is your cloud storage compliant? What legal documentation must exist? And more … .

Practical cybersecurity for estates
David Cohen, BDO
Estates need to be PoPI compliant, but they also need to protect their data from the many cyber attacks that seem to be launched every day. David will discuss how and why to protect your estate's data and why it's important to have prevention and recovery strategies in place. As some estates have discovered, ransomware attacks show no mercy.

Keeping technology at work

Surge and lightning protection
Dr Andrew Swanson, University KZN
Andrew is an engineer specialising in the area of High Voltage Engineering. We have seen an unprecedented increase in lightning and surge damage to security systems in the last two years. Andrew will discuss the dangers of these surges, such as reduced technology lifespan, and what can be done to mitigate the risks.

Keeping the power flowing
Riaan Allen, Ultimate Group
Riaan has the task of introducing the many pitfalls in the provision of power to our systems, be it high fault levels, generator incompatibility with the UPS or low quality battery invertors. He will provide insight into the provision of power, safety aspects and the areas that need to be handled by a professional.

Sensible connectivity
MJ Oosthuizen, PinnSec
The network is the heart of your security installation and often the most ignored. MJ will discuss best practices in setting up your network and server room efficiently to provide for easy access and maintenance, along with increased efficiency and a long lifespan.


Hosted by Hi‑Tech Security Solutions in association with Rob Anderson

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