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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th June 2016 Issue no. 319

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Aurora unveils breakthrough access control technology straight out of sci-fi

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Aurora's FaceSentinel in Identification Mode allows users to pass through security doors without cards, tokens or codes. A world-first in access control technology that allows registered users to open doors simply by looking at a sensor, with no need for any additional verification such as tokens, cards or PINs.
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SECO-LARM introduces a new series of Miniature Single Photobeams

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The SECO-LARM Miniature Single Photobeams, E-961-S50TB (single-frequency) and E-964-S50TB (multi-frequency), are simple, easy-to-use, and easy-to-install single-beam infrared motion sensor.

The devices easily install almost anywhere to provide an invisible beam that, when broken, sends a signal to activate a light, beeper, or other device.
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Sargent and Greenleaf hosts global distributor meeting at corporate headquarters

Sargent & Greenleaf (S&G), a subsidiary of STANLEY Security, hosted over 40 industry distributors from 24 countries including Sweden, New Zealand, China, Ecuador and United Kingdom during its Global Distributor Meeting in May.
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Police across the USA concerned over rise in use of Bump Keys

By Grace Wong

It used to be that only locksmiths used bump keys - a modified key that can be used to open many kinds of locks -- but now anyone can buy them online, and police are worried because the keys are increasingly being used in burglaries across the country.

In some cases people don't even know they've been burglarized. That's because bump keys can be used to break into your house without leaving a trace.
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SimonsVoss Mobilekey launches in UK

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New MobileKey from SimonsVoss enables facility managers to have full control over building access. SimonsVoss is a leading electronic lock manufacturer and brand of Allegion. MobileKey is suitable for a variety of buildings, including commercial offices and healthcare applications.

MobileKey provides state-of-the-art technology and offers the end user simple, keyless locking by replacing a traditional lock with an electronic cylinder and standard keys with a transponder, PIN code keypad or an app on users' own smartphones.
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UK manufactured security seal range expanded

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Talisman Security Products, a leading UK domestic manufacturer, and supplier of tamper evident security seals is pleased to announce the release of a completely new product to add to their current extensive portfolio.

The Easiloc 'Tear Off' pull tight seal has been designed with the customer in mind, and is a security seal with an easy to use 'tear off' feature.
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A new name in quality door hardware is set to make waves in the architectural ironmongery market.

Total Door Hardware is the UK distributor for door hardware from OZONE, an India-based international architectural hardware brand.

Offering certified hardware with innovative technologies and functionality, Ozone products are becoming established globally.
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Hikvision launches new PanoVu series panoramic cameras

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With ultra-high definition, 180-degree and 360-degree video and powerful Smart Tracking capabilities, the PanoVu Series from Hikvision is the most compelling argument ever for panoramic surveillance, suitable for expansive, open-area monitoring.
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ABUS padlock triumphs over another very determined burglar!

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We know that padlock security can't always stop a burglar, but we do know that good security buys time, and the better the system the more time it will buy.
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This Week's News

ABUS make improvements to their 83 Padlock Range

* ABUS-padlocks.jpgAs part of ABUS' continual product improvement the 83/55, 83CS/55 and 83WP/63s have all been upgraded to a 6 pin keyway offering greater keyed alike and master keyed flexibility through significantly more differs and further anti-pick security.

These mid security 83 models have consequently gained the coveted Silver Sold Secure approval, complementing the existing 83 Bronze and Gold Sold Secure models. ABUS' 83 range offers a complete security spectrum from 45mm aluminium to 80mm hardened steel bodies.
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The car that locks out cyber criminals: Hack-proof black cab to be unveiled in London

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A British firm claims to have made the first hack-proof security system that uses a series of firewalls and unique data keys which can't be cloned. Experts have warned vulnerability of car computers is a major concern. The system is fitted in the next generation of London taxi, the Metrocab

Cybercriminals on the lookout for a vehicle to hack may soon face stiff opposition, as experts claim to have made the first hack-proof car.
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Tradelocks Open Day date change!

* TL-open-day.jpgThere'll be more deals and special prices than ever before at the up and coming Tradelocks Open Day, which will now be held of the 20th of August.
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ODSecurity selected for major Canadian through-body scanner contract?

* OD-scanner.jpgNetherlands based security systems manufacturer, ODSecurity, and their Canadian distributor, Visiontec Systems, have announced the award of a contract to supply 29 Soter RS Through-Body Scanners to the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Ontario, Canada. 

The Soter RS will be installed in 26 adult institutions across the province over the next two years, with deliveries beginning June 2016. Eleven systems are scheduled for installation by March 2017. The Soter RS will be used to scan inmates for contraband such as; drugs, tobacco, cell phones and weapons in an effort to reduce them from being smuggled into the prisons.
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How the 'insecurity of things' creates the next wave of security opportunities

By Mahendra Ramsinghani

More than 5 billion IoT devices were installed in 2015. Gartner estimates this will grow to 20 billion by 2020. Unfortunately, experts agree that security is not only an afterthought, but often is actively resisted and circumvented.

IoT devices are attractive to hackers because they have very weak login credentials, are "on 24/7" and have little to no secure communication channels. Hackers have started using these compromised devices to launch DDoS attacks, and even sell Instagram and Twitter robo "likes" for the vain.
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A new website for Camlock Systems

* Camlock_systems_new_website.jpgThe international locking security company Camlock Systems Ltd has launched its new website, which can be seen at www.camlock.com The old site has undergone a complete overhaul.

Major new features improve every visitor's experience, including a new product search function, a simpler way to request CAD files, a design contributing to easier navigation, and the availability of industry or market specific information.
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New Building Regs security rules - help from Door & Hardware Federation

Valuable advice on how to meet the new security requirements within the English Building Regulations has been published by the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) which represents the UK's leading manufacturers of door and window hardware and locks.
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Show opens new doors for Pickersgill-Kaye's products

Pickersgill-Kaye reported brisk business following the Home Office's 2016 Security & Policing Exhibition in Farnborough, with the manufacturer of high security and custodial products attracting encouraging sales enquiries after displaying its range of locks and hatches.

The Leeds based company, which designs and manufactures all its locks in the UK, recently posted a sales increase to £3.5million for 2015 and is confident of another successful year after generating many enquiries as a result of exhibiting at the security industries' showcase event.
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Stellar security that won't cost the earth

By Jeremy Cassady, Managing Director of Securikey

As part and parcel of managing the health and safety of any business and its employees, it is essential to conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential risks in the workplace and to implement the appropriate physical security measures.
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Could the ICO toolkit help your business?

The ICO online self-assessment toolkit is designed to help organisations check their compliance with the Data Protection Act.
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GJD and Cougar Monitoring team up to provide powerful security solutions

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GJD, an award winning UK manufacturer, designer and supplier of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED Illuminators has announced its new strategic partnership with Cougar Monitoring, who is a premier national security and monitoring provider.
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SSAIB's certification advantages explained at IFSEC

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SSAIB, the UK and Ireland's leading certification body with some 1700 registered firms, will be exhibiting on stand G500 at IFSEC. SSAIB's appearance at the three-day show follows its full programme of regional forum events held in the first half of 2016.
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