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10th January 2018 Issue no. 392
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The app makes it possible to receive notifications when the doorbell rings and open the door from a mobile device, and even display a live view from the door camera. MxBell can be downloaded free of charge from Apple's App Store and from Google Play.
The Manything app has been painstakingly developed to offer the ultimate peace of mind for small and large businesses, as well as home owners.
Both the Max Pro and Max Lite IP PoE-powered touchscreens enable audio/video communication between the external door panel and the apartment, as well as providing call-forwarding to the Urmet Call2U app.
The app is packed with features, articles and tutorials all presented in a handy app that you can use on the go. You can choose which topics you get alerts for, and save your favourite articles to your library to read later.
Keys to traditional locks easily get lost and duplicated, and residents cannot remotely open or close doors when necessary. The compact & sleek looking Dahua smart lock combines a mechanical lock case with an electronic motor hiding in the panel. Locks with 8mm-square-bar lock bodies can be upgraded to Dahua smart locks without dismantling their original lock bodies, just by installing the new lock inners and outer panels.
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DG3 Locksmithing has announced the release of a brand new product called Reversible Lock-kill. The company says this new product is an improvement over the original Lockkill design because it is completely reversible and does not destroy the lock.
This prevents the lock from having to be drilled out to gain re-entry. Once reversed the original key will work in the lock as before.
STANLEY Product & Technology, the leading provider of security and access control solutions, has announced the introduction of its next generation display card reader - PACOM 8707. Developed around the company's highly successful PACOM Unison platform, PACOM 8707 will initially be available in the Nordics, with the intention to roll it out across other countries and regions in due course.
PACOM 8707 has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of companies of all sizes that want the most secure access control solution possible.
Robert said that it was whilst working as a mobile car telephone/stereo/alarm fitter that he was involved in a serious road traffic collision that left him severely injured and with a total and permanent disability. During convalescence he was watching a lot of TV and it was while watching a UK Police drama that he had an idea.
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An observant security officer at one client site recently noticed a fire in an industrial incinerator. Having recently undergone fire safety training the officer contacted the emergency services before taking measures to reduce the impact of the blaze. Following their arrival and several hours of effort putting out the fire, the lead member of the fire crew commented that the guard's swift action kept the fire under control and stopped it spreading to other parts of the premises, despite it destroying the incinerator.
The cybercriminal threat is ever present in our highly connected world. We invite you to join us at the Cybersecurity roadshow in London to understand the risks you face and how to better protect yourself and your organization. The event will take place on January 31st , 2018 at The Royal Air Force Club, from 9am to 2pm.
In a conference setting followed by a roundtable format, legal and technical experts, security professionals and IT managers, as well as security system integrators will discuss issues and implementation tools for a coordinated and unified strategy when it comes to cybersecurity.
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Data Protection law is changing on 25 May 2018 and organisations need to be ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The ICO has produced a package of tools and resources to help you get ready.
The Information Commissioner's Office has produced practical advice on how to comply with data protection law and how to improve data protection practices in your business, including how to keep employees' and customers' personal information secure and how to get ready for the data protection reforms.Full Story
Eurocell is the UK's leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of UPVC products. Eurocell now has 180+ branches across the UK offering hardware, ideal for locksmiths to source replacement products locally.
Award-winning lone worker protection provider, Send For Help Ltd has been ranked as one of Britain's most successful private companies by The Sunday Times for a second consecutive year.
BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, BS 7799-3 Guidelines for information security risk management.
As it approaches the 10-year anniversary, ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is celebrating its partnership with Access Control Services Ltd. (ACS Ltd.), one of the UK's leading independent access control system manufacturers.