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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
12th September 2018 Issue no. 424

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Experience was key to unlocking safe

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With 39 years of experience, a 68-year-old locksmith, Wu Kun-hao, opened a century-old safe in 50 minutes after several failed attempts over 3 days by a Japanese safecracker, according to the Taipei Times.

The safe dates to Japan's Taisho Period (1912-1926) and the katakana script on the dial is no longer legible.
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Allegion Integrates Keri Systems' Software With Schlage Locks

Allegion says that its latest version of the Keri Systems' software now supports Schlage locks in no-tour mode. No-tour mode allows for the altering of access to a lock without having to visit it.

The supported locks, which include Schlage Control, NDE and LE, are said to be well-suited for multifamily property managers looking to retrofit their existing properties with electronic access control on individual apartment spaces.
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Vanderbilt showcases new ACT Enterprise at Security Essen

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today that it would showcase the latest version of ACT Enterprise at Security Essen 2018. Along with demonstrations of the access control software solution, visitors to Security Essen can explore the full range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand 6D90, with a significant focus on increased integration within the company's products and with third-party systems.

The latest ACT Enterprise features, which include integration with Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC intrusion system, a rules mapping engine, and a smartphone app, were previewed at the IFSEC tradeshow in London in June and received a wave of positive feedback from visitors to the show.
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ASSA ABLOY's CLIQ Go electronic locking system offers remote access management for locksmiths

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ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global door opening solutions' provider, is launching the new CLIQ Go system for locksmiths looking to future-proof their security expertise.

Remote access management
To keep operations simple, CLIQ Go allows customers to remotely manage security from a smartphone App. This enables clients to easily manage and change access rights on demand, and instantly revoke authorisation if needed.
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Rosslare launches new Rosslare BLE-ID App

Rosslare Enterprises Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of professional security solutions including Access Control, Detectors, and Guard Patrol, has launched the Rosslare BLE-ID apps. By installing the apps onto their smartphones, users can use the smartphone as a credential for access control and automation applications.

The ID code generated by the app is unique to the device, and may be transferred easily by email to the system administrator. Rosslare's new CSN SMART readers will appear in the app, and the user just needs to tap on the reader name to submit the credential to that particular reader.
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Are you ready for the largest cybersecurity fair in Asia?

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ISC has become the largest and the most influential event in Asia pacific region, held September 4-6, 2018 at Beijing National Convention Centre.

The China Internet Security Conference 2018 (ISC2018) invites cybersecurity experts from leading think tanks and security vendors around the world to share your expertise at ISC 2018, the largest Asia-pacific security event with the highest level and widest influence.
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This Week's News

Feature packed electric releases from Securefast

* AL900-striker-3.jpgThe latest addition to the wide choice of Securefast electric locking and access control solutions, the new range of slimline AL900 series Electric Releases offers ANSI style door release and are supplied complete with stainless steel short or long faceplates for use in a wide range of metal and timber door applications.

The versatile AL900 electric release is designed to work with all leading brands of deadlocking night latch locks. With a holding force of 1000lbs, when an electrical current is applied to the mechanism the release will either open (Fail Safe) or lock into position (Fail Secure).
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Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine with new battery adapter

* Condor.jpgHere at 3D Group we pride ourselves on always looking for the most innovative products to bring to the market. We like to find products that save people time and money but also help to bring convenience too. That's why we are now selling the Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine and the new Battery Adapter.

The Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine might be small, but it still comes with an impressive specification:
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British security company to supply body scanners to US metro

* Thruvision-mass-transit-tac-screens.jpgThe Los Angeles metro will roll out body scanners in its subway stations, according to the Associated Press. It will use scanners from the British security company ThruVision, capable of scanning upwards of 2,000 people per hour.

Los Angeles is the first city in the US to employ body scanning security. The scanners will monitor visitors for concealed weapons, both metal and non-metal, capable of causing mass casualties. They're not necessarily looking for smaller weapons. Instead, they are trying to identify things like suicide vests or assault weapons.
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ALEX is now under 6 weeks away - don't forget to register!

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Even if you've attended previous shows, you need to register again. We know it's a bit of a pain, so to ease that pain we'd like to sweeten the deal a little and offer you the chance to win a shiny new tablet!
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Keyprint Open Weekend 2018 - another packed weekend

Keyprint customers had the opportunity to attend their popular Open Weekend on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 at their premises in Edinburgh.

"We are delighted to organise our Open Weekend again this year." Company director Nagib Jiwa commented.

Participants had the unique opportunity to meet manufacturers showing products in the following areas:

* Mechanical locking systems
* Electronic cylinders and access control
* Building locking solutions
* High-security van locks
* Key cutting machines
* key cloning and key programming devices
* Locksmith tools
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SSAIB name long-serving Joanne Ellis as new sales executive

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Long-serving SSAIB employee Joanne Ellis has moved from manned guarding administrator to become the leading security and fire certification body's new sales executive.

Joanne has been with SSAIB for over ten years - during two spells with the organisation - having started as an office apprentice straight out of school.
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Another new exhibitor for ALEX

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Welcome to Access2!

Access2 will be joining us on stand 14, showing a range of products ideal for auto locksmiths.

We asked if they were looking forward to the show. Here's what they said:

"Last time we took our latest locks to an expo, the interest was phenomenal. We don't expect things to be any different at this year's ALEX event because VANLOCK and the new TIGRIS Secure Solutions range are superb.
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Huawei faces security backlash over its use of old US software for UK telecom networks

Security officials in the UK are concerned that the nation's communications backbone could be at risk thanks to a piece of US-made software that is about to go out-of-date. The software is currently being used by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, the company responsible for supplying networking equipment for BT, Vodafone and their subsidiaries.

The problem surrounds Huawei's use of Wind River Systems' VxWorks operating system. The software will stop receiving security patches and updates in 2020, possibly leaving theWind River Systems' VxWorks operating system open to attack.


Care Protect highly recommends Manything Pro

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Manything Pro, the British video monitoring software company with more than 850,000 registered global users, has received a glowing review from one of its UK partners, Care Protect.

The Manything Pro software allows security professionals to offer offsite cloud recording and remote viewing to their customers, and in turn creates a new source of recurring revenue.
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