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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
12th June 2024 Issue no. 709

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Latest range of high security cylinders from CES

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The PXM6 range features the latest mechanical locking technology, designed to meet the highest level of security which exceeds the UK’s minimum standards. This range has received key duplication protection by patent which runs to 2038 and is backward compatible with our longstanding and most popular PSM6 range.

Protect against van and tools theft - get ARMD

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UK businesses reported £3.5 billion worth of stolen equipment last year and more than a third of van drivers fell victim to thefts, according to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

The manufacturer found that almost fifty per cent of van drivers keep more than £2,150 worth of tools in their vans overnight. This means that UK tradespeople are risking up to £5 billion in lost equipment.

AI breaks new ground in InfoSecurity

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OmniIndex has launched LoggerBC, a data intelligence solution that enables actionable AI threat intelligence from fully encrypted log files.

Unlike other log management and analysis tools, OmniIndexs new LoggerBC uniquely ensures log files are never left vulnerable to attack through decryption. OmniIndex’s patented and powerful homomorphic encryption enables data to remain encrypted at rest, in transit, and in use.

CDVI launches innovative radio transmission solution for mobiles

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Global access control solutions manufacturer CDVI has launched a new radio transmission kit for wireless automation projects. CUBEKIT, part of the CUBE X radio solutions ecosystem, includes one radio receiver and two handheld transmitters.

Next generation AV universal wall mounts

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The next generation of TiLED dvLED universal wall mounts offers unparalleled flexibility and compatibility across a multitude of interlocking panels.

Newly upgraded C8C 5MP outdoor pan & tilt wi-fi camera

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EZVIZ has introduced the C8C 5MP Outdoor Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera. Upgraded from the popular C8C 2MP, the 5MP boasts a sleeker appearance to seamlessly blend with any home exterior and stunning 3K resolution for an unparalleled viewing experience.

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Inaccurate installation: a route to non-compliance

* allegion-door-fit.jpgThe performance and reliability of fire doors can be undone by inaccurate hardware installation. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains the significance of installer competence and how responsible persons should approach fire door hardware fittings to ensure lives aren’t put at risk. 

For a building to be considered fire safe, it must have functioning fire doors. A crucial element of passive fire protection, fire doors are recognised as a legal requirement in non-domestic properties and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), and as such, careful attention is frequently placed on standardised testing, specification and ongoing maintenance.

Reliance High-Tech opens new headquarters in £2m investment

* Reliance-High-Tech.jpgReliance High-Tech has announced a £2m investment in new corporate headquarters in Bracknell, Berkshire.

The move allows the business to expand further in the UK’s fast-growing electronic security sector and will house its growing workforce who serve customers drawn from commercial, government, critical national infrastructure, education, public space, logistics, data centres, police and utilities sectors, among others.

Abloy UK launches new RIBA approved CPD: Wireless Access Control

* SMARTair_CPD.jpgAbloy UK, a leading provider of security and access control solutions, has announced the launch of a new RIBA approved CPD training programme focused on wireless access control.

This initiative aims to provide architects and building professionals with comprehensive knowledge and insights into the latest advancements in security technology. 

UK garage ‘gold mines’

* Garage-goldmine.jpgGarage door specialists Garolla commissioned a survey of 1,001 UK respondents (nationally representative) to discover what items the nation are storing in their garages, the estimated value of these belongings, and common home security measures. 

The findings revealed that the most common items to store in garages are DIY tools (60.4%), gardening tools (58.1%) and cars (40.8%). Over a third (35.6%) admitted to hoarding junk in their garages, and some revealed that they keep valuables (3.2%) or important documents (2.9%) in their garages.

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Third Secure Logiq course receives CPD certification

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Secure Logiq’s How does RAID work and is there a better way? online training course has received CPD accreditation by The CPD Certification Service.

This is the third course from the manufacturer of storage solutions for HD CCTV systems to receive this certification, following An Introduction to Network Design and Video & Data Flow to the Server and What’s the Difference – Analytic vs Surveillance Servers; H265 vs H264; Surveillance VS Enterprise HDDs; HDD’s VS SSD.

ERA Home Security renews membership with Secured by Design

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One of the UK’s leading home security and fenestration component providers, ERA Home Security, has renewed its membership with Secured by Design (SBD).

Unparalleled customer service sees Codelocks celebrate 10 years of success in Australia

Codelocks (Australia) Pty Ltd, is celebrating ten years of providing leading-edge mechanical and electronic access control solutions to the APAC market. 

In ten years, the Australian arm of the global company, headquartered in the UK with subsidiary offices in North America and Europe, has grown into a multi-million AUS dollar business serving over 1,500 clients across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. 

British crowd and public safety tech company honoured with King's Award for Enterprise

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Halo Solutions, the Nottinghamshire based tech company behind the UK’s leading crowd safety and security operations software, has been honoured with a King’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation. 

Halo Solutions is one of a number of organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise. Announced today (Monday, 6th May), Halo Solutions has been acknowledged by His Majesty for excellence in Innovation.

CIE rings in 60th anniversary with showcase of cutting-edge security solutions at TSE 2024

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The Security Event (TSE) 2024 was a landmark occasion for CIE Group who marked its 60th year in business with an impressive display of innovative security products and a champagne drinks reception on the first two days of the show.

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