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12th December 2018 Issue no. 437
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GWS Production AB (GWS) in Lund have signed an agreement with the insurance giant Chubb INA Holdings Inc for a Travel Risk e-learning solution designed for users of the Chubb Travel Smart app and security portal, developed by GWS. The e-learning solution will be integrated within the Chubb Travel Smart mobile app and consists of twelve travel risk focused modules.
An Aussie police officer has been charged over an alleged 18-month crime spree that included claims of fraudulently obtaining six properties, scamming benefits, postal theft, making false claims to bank staff and claiming she was someone else.
Sergeant Rosa Catherine Rossi is accused of deceiving locksmiths to fraudulently take possession of houses in Malvern East, Chadstone, Brooklyn and three rural properties in Willaura, about 230 kilometres west of Melbourne.Full Story
Natural forces - whether that's storms from the sea, burning sun, biting frost or desert sand and dust - subject high security installations in a range of sectors to extreme stress.
* Only one Internet connection is required for the whole building
For new-build apartment blocks, IPercom by Urmet provides a cost-effective solution to an increasingly common request from residents: to be able to receive video entry calls on their smartphone or tablet, in addition to retaining a traditional fixed station in their apartment.
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LockExpo is excited to announce our sponsor for 2019, M&C. https://m-c.eu/en/
Based in the Netherlands and trading throughout Europe, the long-established Dutch high security cylinder manufacturer is expanding their operation into the UK market. Their product range of security cylinders, security door handle sets and mortice locksets all meet the demands of the highly esteemed Dutch quality mark SKG and the PKVW police hallmark, offering solutions that are “more than secure.”
Their unique combination of know-how and field experience combined with their care, dedication, competitive pricing and outstanding quality has brought them 30 years of success on the continent.
Associated British Ports, DFDS Seaways PLC and ICTS (UK) Ltd have today been fined after a security guard was fatally injured when he was struck by an articulated vehicle.
Hull Crown Court heard how, on 9 September 2015, a security guard employed at the container terminal at Immingham Docks, approached a HGV which was entering a gate and walked in front of the vehicle. The guard was not visible to the driver, either on approach to the vehicle or as he walked in front of it when he was dragged underneath as it turned towards a warehouse. He sustained multiple injuries and died at the scene.
Companies that want to protect critical information, productivity and safety in connected operations require products that are developed with security in mind. Rockwell Automation makes security a priority in product development with its security development lifecycle (SDL) approach, which is now certified to meet the IEC 62443-4-1 security standard.
The certification confirms that Rockwell Automation product-development processes adhere to the security requirements in the IEC 62443-4-1 standard. Rockwell Automation is now using the certified SDL at all global development locations to support the development of all hardware and software products.
MSA Security, in partnership with 360Training.com, will be offering Customized Online X-ray Screener Training, a course available from mid-November, 2018. This course offers an accessible, convenient and cost-effective method for organizations to strengthen and enhance their explosive screening techniques for mail rooms, loading docks, checkpoints, cargo hubs, and any other locations where X-ray interpretation is conducted.
The Online Screener Training course was developed by MSA's team of 40 FBI trained and certified bomb technicians and implemented using 360Training.com's advanced e-learning expertise and platform. The curriculum provides unprecedented insight into real-world scenarios focusing on X-ray interpretation, explosives recognition, Improvised Explosive Device ("IED") awareness,
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Sheffield City Council installed large grey bollards outside the town hall and Pinstone Street as "additional security" over the Christmas period. The barriers have been criticised for lacking Christmas cheer, so the authority has invited people to make them look "more festive."
Councillor Jim Steinke said it was a "sad state of affairs" that the blocks were needed. He added: "If we have to then we may as well jazz them up a bit. We can have another unveiling, sort of like the Christmas lights."Full Story
This year 3D Group have something to reward their loyal customers! The 3D Advent Calendar will add great offers every day up until the 25th!. Open your 3D advent calendar doors at adventcalendar and discover how much you could save on many different products like transponders, remotes, machines and tools. Once revealed, all the deals last until the 1st of January, so don’t miss out and treat yourself this festive season.
These include High Security Locking near Aylesbury, William Channon in London and John Planck Ltd in Chatham. By agreeing to be a CLIQ Go partner, security providers have access to exclusive training and support from ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions to help them market and sell the platform.
* Distinguish yourself as an information security leader by preparing for your GIAC Certification.
So many very good locksmiths are struggling today with cheap competitors doing substandard work with substandard materials. And then the host of "national" companies with 50 phone numbers. Lockdecoders, right from the start, has concentrated on development of specialised equipment for auto locksmiths. That is the field where fly-by-nights have problems to function.
The firm is now offering a package for established domestic locksmiths to move successfully into auto work. With other reputable suppliers in the field and our friends at Kennet Leasing we have put together a mighty package of key-cutting, transponder cloning and key programming tools which can be leased over 5 years for just £16 per working day so you don't need to use up your working capital. Not hard to make a profit out of that!