12 September 2019

Conference agenda

Putting the human back into augmented surveillance
Mike Neville: CEO of Super Recognisers International
Mike will provide insights into Super Recognisers and the value they add to surveillance operations. He will discuss how Super Recognisers are redefining CCTV in the UK and Europe, and how they can make a difference in Africa. Mike will additionally explain how Super Recognisers are being strategically employed through a shift in focus to identifying suspects using a combination of facial recognition, behaviour analysis and technology. Also a question that is top of mind in terms of security operations, he will address how Super Recognisers relate and compare to automated facial recognition systems.

Get the best of both people and technology with augmented surveillance
Dr Craig Donald, CEO, Leaderware
Craig will look at some of the myths surrounding how effective surveillance personnel can be, as well as some of those myths promoting technology. He will highlight some of the unique benefits of both people and technology, and discuss what kind of role technology can play in the control room. He will also touch on the considerations that will drive your choice of augmentation technologies, what implications this has for the kinds of staff you need, design considerations, and the processes and management approaches best suited for this kind of environment.

Building control rooms that add value
Adriaan Bosch, Group Security Manager, Shoprite Checkers
Adriaan will take iLegal 2019 into a deep dive into the art of remote monitoring. Having built a number of large control room operations in South Africa, his experience allows him to take a critical look at the theory behind the use of central control rooms and what to prioritise in terms of expenditure at the outset of the development of a new control room.

The potential and the pitfalls of facial recognition
Herman Walsh, CEO, HP Walsh & Associates
Herman will discuss how facial recognition works, its limits and the weaknesses behind these principles. He will also talk about how it should be implemented and positioned in a security strategy given international political positons against it and concerns for privacy. In addition, Herman will explore newer facial recognition concepts and applications, including mood analysis and what we can expect from facial recognition technology in the future.

Big data: real world security applications and challenges
Michael Lever: Director, Metagrated
Michael will scope out what it means when we talk about big data in the real world, and how it can interact with and complement CCTV strategies and systems. He will also highlight the value-add that other systems can bring into security using actual examples. Some of the issues to be covered include the quality and integrity of information that managers are likely to be faced with, how you need to build verification into the sources of big data used in the control room and for management decision making, and he will offer some points on system health monitoring. He will wrap up by discussing areas of concern and potential that managers must consider as part of this wide scale implementation.

The people, technology and processes that create cyber risks
Craig Rosewarne: CEO, Wolfpack Information Risk
Cybersecurity is something every security and risk operator must be aware of, but what are the risks we face on a daily basis? Craig will examine the broad range of cyber risks companies and individuals face on a daily basis, as well as what can and should be done to defend against them. He will also take a quick look at how easy it is to discover information about almost anyone using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) techniques.

Intelligent options for surveillance storage
Jason McGregor: Regional Sales Manager Digital Security & CCTV, Dell Technologies
Collecting data is easy; finding value in the data is another question completely. Jason will take us through the changes the security market has and is going through, highlighting how this has impacted the storage requirements of companies and what they need to consider in a world in which data is growing constantly. He will also take a look into the future and highlight what technologies are around the corner and how companies should plan their networking and storage infrastructure of the future.