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23rd October 2019 Issue no. 480
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Manything, offsite cloud storage provider, announces the business rebrand to Videoloft. The rebrand includes not only a new name, but also new logo, positioning, website and apps.
Key-copying kiosks pose new threats to buildings that use electronic access cards, according to security experts. KeyMe, founded in 2012, has self-service kiosks located in retailers across the U.S. - including 7-Eleven, Bed Bath & Beyond, Safeway, Sears, Rite Aid and more. The company rolled out its machines as a cheap and easy way to copy brass keys.Full Story
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Features include: Non-handed installation, External and internal entry lever, 13 code buttons, over 8,000 possible codes, Lock code easily changed, Suitable for door thicknesses from 1-3/16"~2-1/8" (30~54 mm), Tubular latchbolt included, Heavy-duty steel case US32D/630, Fully mechanical, No batteries or other power source required, Free egress from inside and Simple Installation.
Oprema, one of the UK's fastest-growing security distributors, is now an exclusive distribution partner for SMARTair, from the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group.
Now available through Oprema, SMARTair is an easy-to-use, battery-operated wireless access control system, that's fully-scalable based on users requirements. It has been developed to deliver a future-proof access control solution to education, healthcare and commercial office environments.
Videx, a leading manufacturer and supplier in access control and door entry systems, has improved its standalone offline Mifare proximity access solution, MiAccess, by introducing a new handle to compliment the current range of readers.
The handle, with a brushed aluminium finish, is a standalone and surface mount addition that includes an integrated offline MiFare proximity fob/card reader that is battery powered from an internal 6V lithium battery allowing up to 60,000 operations on average.
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IT Governance, the leading provider of cyber security and privacy management solutions, has released a new green paper: ISO 27701 - Privacy information management systems.
ISO/IEC 27701:2019 is a new privacy-focused standard that provides organisations with a comprehensive set of guidelines for managing security of information and personal data.
- Mitie to deliver HMRC's first national contract for security services