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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
5th October 2016 Issue no. 331

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Dahua Technology signs distribution agreement with Mayflex

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Dahua Technology, the world-leading manufacturer of video surveillance equipment, has signed a partnership agreement with Mayflex, a specialist distributor of converged IP solutions including networking, infrastructure and electronic security products.
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ID, access and tracking solutions for hospitality

Hostelco, Barcelona, Spain, 23-26 October 2016, Stand 528

Knowing who is who - and who has access to what - is of vital importance in the hospitality sector. Visitors to the Databac Group stand at Hostelco will see first-hand how the latest in ID technologies can be applied for guest, client and employee identification, access to rooms and private areas and passenger tracking. The company will also show how effective its cards are for food labelling and loyalty programmes.
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United States names its first Chief Information Security Officer

US president Barack Obama has named Brigadier General (retired) Gregory J. Touhill as the nation's first ever Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Touhill previously served as deputy assistant secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at the Department of Homeland Security.


Urmet shows its steel

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Urmet has introduced a brushed stainless steel version of its market-leading Elekta door entry panel with a flush profile fascia. The Elekta INOX was developed in collaboration with architects and has minimal visual impact, thus preserving the aesthetics of a building's design.
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EU to extend some telecom security rules to WhatsApp and Skype

The European Union is set to extend some security rules currently only applicable to telecom operators to web services such as WhatsApp, Skype and Apple's FaceTime, according to a draft proposal.

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New ABUS BSI* cylinder ranges

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ABUS have introduced new TS007 BSI* cylinder ranges tested to BSI Kitemark Scheme TS007:2014 1 Star and approved to British Standard BS EN1303, which can be suited to either customer specific Y14 & Z14 Euro Profiles, or available on an open ABUS House Z14 section.
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Fifteen years after September 11, how much safer are we?

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by Barbara Peterson

Every September 11 anniversary prompts an examination of what has-or hasn't-happened in the ongoing quest to make air travel safer. And while the U.S. has spent an estimated nearly $100 billion to secure airports and airplanes since the attack, one thing is certain: more needs to be done.

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Super Grip Lock

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Super Grip Lock is a $10 security product that is industry tested and police endorsed, allowing homeowners, renters and travellers to protect themselves against intruders who could otherwise unlock their door. Even if the intruder has your key they can't get in. 

It stops bump keys that are available online and open locked doors nearly as fast as a working key, and it requires no tools to make it work - just attach, wrap and firmly press the fabric together.
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Industry mourns loss of door hardware innovator Arthur V. Geringer

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US Electronic security and door hardware icon Arthur V. Geringer has passed away on Sept. 5. He was 93. Geringer was a door hardware innovator who pioneered the design and practical application of electricity to door openings for security and fire/life-safety industries.

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This Week's News

WATCH: BMW KeyPRO Package

* 3DG-vid-Screen-Shot.jpgThe BMW KeyPRO Package from 3DG is able to programme BMW keys from 1998 - 2012 in as little as 30 seconds without the need to EEPROM. Watch here

To find our more visit 3dgroupuk.com


Allegion's CISA eGO to launch at independent hotel show

* CISA-e-GO.jpgSpecialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is set to launch its eagerly awaited CISA eGO contactless lock in the UK at the Independent Hotel Show in October.
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T3 tools "take industry by storm"

* TL-Lishi-T3.jpgGenuine Lishi T3 is aimed at the most dedicated auto locksmith professional and stands for Tough, Technically Advanced Tools.

They utilise the most advanced coating technology using a combination of titanium and other precious materials to create a strong and durable outer layer. Titanium as a material is known for its strength, which is why T3 picks and decoders are tougher than any other tools on the market. Their anti-glare, matt black finish and white, contrasting grid makes them extremely easy to read.
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Another success for ALEX

* ALEX-demo.jpgALEX The only dedicated exhibition for auto technicians and locksmiths was a huge success. This niche show has always been well attended by the specialist and they came this year to buy new equipment.

We welcomed visitors form a large section of Europe. The demonstration area was popular with visitors as we have a unique viewing system so the audience can sit and watch the experts explain their equipment rather than try and crowd around a vehicle.
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Global Smart Locks Market 2016 ASSA ABLOY, Samsung, Allegion, Kwikset, MIWA Lock, Master Lock etc

Market.Biz has recently launched new Market Research Report on "Global Smart Locks Market" is a in-depth and professional survey. Global Smart Locks Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2021.

Smart door locks are widely available, and allow users to open & close a door without keys. Smart door locks can provide people with a high level of safety that is not provided by typical locks and alarms.
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Comelit opening doors in Leeds

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Cloud managed security cameras

T* Meraki.jpghe MV family brings Meraki magic to the video security world. Impossibly simple to deploy, configure, and manage, both the MV21 and MV71 provide reliable security at any scale.

Stream local, stream remote. View customisable video walls from anywhere in the world using the Meraki dashboard in a web browser.
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Europe's biggest locksmith related security expo in full flow as organisers secure huge sponsorship deal

The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) - the leading trade association for the locksmithing profession - has secured its biggest sponsorship deal to date, ahead of their anticipated 18th Expo in October 2017. The deal, which has been made with MLA Affiliate Member Brisant Secure, cylinder and security trade specialists comes as exhibitor sales are set to hit the highest levels yet.
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News

Locksmith calls for vigilance after tools stolen

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A locksmith is urging people in Barry to be vigilant after thousands of pounds worth of security tools were stolen from his van. Matthew Cullen's van was broken into and stolen from outside his home on Vale Street, leaving the Barry man "devastated". 

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Master Locksmiths Association pledges support for DHF's Gate Safety Week

The Master Locksmiths Association, the UK's leading trade association for the locksmith industry, has pledged its support for a rapidly growing campaign to make unsafe automated gates a thing of the past.
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SSAIB unveils new series of Regional Forum events

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SSAIB, the UK and Ireland's leading fire, security and telecare certification body, has announced a new series of its popular half-day Regional Forums, to be held around England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Starting this autumn, a range of provisional dates is also scheduled for 2017.
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Unlock your auto skills at the Genuine Lishi Training Academy with Tradelocks

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Want to unlock your skills further? Want to progress your career? Whether you're thinking of adding auto services to your current ones, are starting out in the industry or just want to advance your skills further - the Genuine Lishi Training Academy will help you open all the right doors.
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