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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
31st May 2023 Issue no. 658

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Introducing SALTO Neoxx G3: The ultimate electronic padlock solution

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With keyless and fully mobile access options – and exceptional attention to detail – this padlock delivers unbeatable durability and reliability. SALTO’s new Neoxx G3 electronic padlock is said to be the most advanced and versatile locking system suitable for a wide range of applications. 

Nearly 60% of firms have experienced a GDPR-related data breach in the past five years

Five years after the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new data published by iResearch Services reveals that the regulation has been unsuccessful in preventing data breaches.  The survey, which canvasses the views of 350 business leaders across the UK and US working in financial and professional services, found that 58% of firms have experienced a GDPR-related data breach since the regulation was first introduced. 

Access control systems for turnstiles

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Turnstiles are a method of automating 
access control and entry. They can save space, save costs, and help process high levels of traffic efficiently. Turnstiles are particularly useful and commonly found in gyms and leisure centres, commercial office buildings, and government buildings.

On 5th anniversary of GDPR Meta hit with $1.3bn fine

Meta has been fined $1.3bn over data transfers to US by the EU in what is a record penalty from the five-year-old GDPR.  

With the fifth anniversary of GDPR being tomorrow, Rebecca Harper, Head of Cybersecurity Analysis at ISMS.online reflects on the last five years, and what the future looks like for GDPR compliance.

Rebecca Harper, Head of Cybersecurity Analysis at ISMS.online, says:

Hanwha Vision launches AI powered high-speed camera with Vehicle Type, Make, Model & Colour Recognition

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Hanwha Vision has launched the TNO-7180RLP high-speed ANPR camera with 3MP Global Shutter technology to detect number plates on vehicles moving at up to 200km/h (125 mph) across 2 lanes of traffic.

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Abloy UK announces new SMARTair training course at its Digital Access Solutions Academy

* SMARTair_standard.jpgAbloy UK has launched a new free SMARTair training course at its Digital Access Solutions Academy, helping installers to gain an understanding of the wireless access control system. Abloy UK’s Digital Access Solutions Academy is a purpose-built facility to showcase, work with, install and test Abloy’s extensive range of products, with a particular focus on new digital solutions and ecosystems.

Abloy UK has now expanded its training offering to introduce SMARTair - a battery-operated access control system offering users different access control management levels in a single wireless system. SMARTair is ideal for facilities looking to improve security and simplify day-to-day operations.

Zoo Hardware sets the standard for compliance with new bathroom lock range

* zcs006iss-hex.jpgZoo Hardware has introduced a new bathroom lock accessory in response to the Department for Education’s Technical Annex 2D: Internal Elements and Finishes Part 5.2.2.

The Hex release options of bathroom turns have been introduced to meet the requirements of the document in relation to bathroom locks being used in schools that need to be locked from the inside by turn or lever, and released from the outside by a hexagon or star profile key, therefore excluding more traditional designs such as coin slot or square drive type releases. 

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How to keep your business safe from crime-5 tips from a security expert

Keeping a business safe and secure will always be a top priority for business owners and despite best efforts at tight security, some businesses do find themselves victim to break-ins or other illegal activities. Data from 2022, showed over 600,000 crimes against businesses were recorded in England and Wales 1 , and 100,000 of those crimes were burglaries against commercial properties.

Tradespeople are some of the most affected when it comes to crime against businesses with almost four in five (78%) experiencing tool theft, which could cost them over £5,000 in stolen tools.

SALTO introduces face recognition access control with the acquisition of TouchByte

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SALTO Systems, a global market leader in keyless electronic access control solutions, confirms its commitment to secure seamless face recognition access control with its acquisition of UK technology innovator TouchByte. TouchByte are pioneers in frictionless access control using advanced face recognition systems.

SALTO Systems is committed to the use of biometric technology as the future of access control. In the past two years, it has aimed to accelerate the development of frictionless access control solutions through various strategic investments. 

Defence against the Dark Web- threat intelligence to enhance business security posture

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The Dark Web has always been promoted as an arena for devious transactions. The concept is that transactions made on the Dark Web are anonymous and concealed from law enforcement and cyber security.

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