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14th August 2019 Issue no. 470
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Is a hotspot real or malicious? Many consumers simply don't check. New research of 2,000 people has revealed that 79% of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosing hotspots. Instead of taking the time to check that a hotspot is legitimate, users are selecting hotspots based on Wi-fi- strength, a name that seems appropriate, or just picking any free option.
Through this partnership, Genetec will offer additional cyber security protection to its Streamvault family of infrastructure solutions by including CylancePROTECT out-of-the-box at no additional cost to its customers.
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This Week's News
Ultion WXM has extra molybdenum, the metal that is 25% denser than iron, integrated within its design. Brisant-Secure redesigned and improved the materials used to increase the strength and durability that Ultion brings.
The BS EN1303 test requires standard 3 Star locks to achieve 100,000 cycles. If the lock and key meet the required 100,000 cycles, it can be sold in the UK with this accreditation. Ultion WXM is still going strong at 300,000 cycles. It's the extra molybdenum that is keeping it going strong.
Data Management, Inc., owner of Visitor Pass Solutions, has launched a new name, confirming its focus in the security industry. The company now goes by the name "THRESHOLD," a term evocative of its expertise in visitor management systems, with a new tagline, 'the gateway to stronger security.'
"Our products are the first line of defense for our customers," said owner and CEO Dan Hincks. "With our help, they ensure that the only people who cross their threshold are those who belong there - and have been so identified."
Dahua Technology has launched a high-end series of its NVR family, powered by the latest AI capable of deep learning and optimised for security applications, opening up new functions for end-users.
The IVSS 7000-I features a scalable Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) which together with Dahua's deep learning algorithm, enables it to perform face recognition and perimeter protection with high levels of accuracy. Offering advanced AI features, it even allows incident prevention via faster video content inquiry and rapid discovery of targets, as well as providing real-time and accurate alarms in a variety of applications.
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KD Electronics, a leading distributor of CCTV, Access Control, Alarm, TV and Networking products for the security, TV and networking industry, today announced that it has secured distribution for Dahua's full product portfolio.
The Ministry of Justice launched the POS framework to effectively manage a pipeline of competition for new prisons and potentially existing privately managed prisons over the next six years.