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Technology provides better detection than manpower
This is neither true nor false and has been the topic of argument in the Security industry for many years. Both technology and manpower hold advantages and disadvantages when it comes to detection. Essentially, technology and manpower go hand-in-hand and a convergent of the two would provide an efficient detection system.
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