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5th March 2014 Issue no. 206
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Global brand ISM, a leading designer and manufacturer of security management software has signed a strategic OEM agreement with defence and homeland security company OIS Advanced Technology Pvt Ltd (OIS-AT).
"Lock-snapping has increased significantly as a means of forced entry in recent years and with it so have the number of snap-secure locks on the market," said Avocet's Raymond Pearce.
Working with intelligence from police and vehicle theft investigators, SBD's latest report shows the variety of cars from the Kia Sportage to the latest Range Rovers which are now being targeted by thieves using electronic theft methods. The availability of programmable keys and the speed at which today's diagnostic tools operate has meant that some Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) are increasingly adopting this method of theft in preference to targeting the owner's key through house burglary, etc.
The recent ESCAR conference in Frankfurt showed how methods from other industries, such as embedded Hardware Security Modules could be applied to make automotive anti-theft systems more robust.
Ostrava Airport in the Czech Republic has become the latest European airport to conform to the new EU regulations, which stipulate that improved Perimeter Security measures must be in place by 2015.
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This Week's News
It looks like being an action packed show with demonstrations of tried and tested and new equipment. As ever there will be many show offers on tools. Look forward to seeing you there!
EMCC – University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RJ 0930 Saturday and 0900 Sunday.
Assa Abloy Security Solutions products include master key systems, security and emergency locks, electric locking products, and supporting architectural hardware such as door furniture, hinges, door closers and escape systems.
Yale is part of the ASSA ABLOY group, the global leader in door opening solutions. With a vast range of products from digital locks to alarms, cylinders, mortice locks and night latches to replacement PVCu locks, it's no wonder that we have been producing the world's favourite locks since 1843. Be sure to stop by our stand to find out if you will feature in our ads!
Will again have a selection of hardplate drill bits, plus numerous specialist drilling solutions for the locksmith, rotary burrs, step drills etc. LS have continued to source and test new products over the past year, and will have a new range of German made drill bits with patented ‘Blu-Tec’ coating for greater heat resistance and longer life of the drills.
The Abloy Protec drill plus the solid Tungsten Carbide German ‘Locksmiths Drill’, are amongst the new products.
Innovative Lock Tools is made up of four independent lock tool designers who bring to market high quality, new and innovative non destructive lock opening tools, decoders and safe servicing tools. Not only can you try out the tools for yourself, you can also get help and advice from the very people who designed and made them.
If you do not go to shows because 'there is never anything new to see' Innovative Lock Tools will prove you wrong!
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) is the longest established trade association for the locksmithing industry. Established over 50 years ago as a not-for-profit organisation promoting the skill and integrity of its 1,400 members, it helps promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within the industry, and is recognised as the industry's authoritative body.
Sold Secure is one of the leading suppliers of test and certification services for security related products. Working with companies world-wide we assess products to see whether strict performance criteria are met and where applicable allow the use of the coveted Sold Secure approved logo.
UAP TradeLocks has some fantastic reasons for visitors to stop by its stand with new tools, low prices and a free cup of coffee. TradeLocks will be launching two new Mortice Lock Impressioning Sets and its new shutter lock. The next generation of super smooth cylinders, the UAP+ Zero Lift Advance euro cylinders will be featured on the stand and a demonstration table will be set up for visitors to practice picking and decoding with the Genuine Lishi 2-in-1 tools.
Asec Security, exclusively available from Aldridge Security will be showcasing their extensive range of security products including the successful Kite Anti-Snap range of cylinders and door furniture.
CES core strengths lie in our extensive range of locking systems, complemented by our standard and high security profile cylinders, as well as our furniture and specialist cylinder range. CES are able to provide the perfect solution for any requirement and in any field of application but particularly in Master key planning and implementation.
Allegion will be showing items chosen from their wide portfolio including Door Controls, Exit Hardware, Mechanical Locking, Steel Doors, Automatic Doors, Electronic Locking, Time & Attendance, Service/Maintenance and Portable Security.
Pre-drilled and ready to install with the Lockey Digital 2000 series. We have 3 options available: An Adams Rite style latch which can be used with all the Lockey 2000 series latch models with knob or lever; A five-ply laminated steel dead bolt with concealed hardened steel pin for maximum security for use with Lockey 2000 series mortice dead bolt; And a five-ply laminated steel hook bolt with concealed hardened steel pin for use with the Lockey 2000 for sliding doors. With our optional steel box all of the above can be used on gates with either single or double combination.
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Rockley & Son Ltd are the UK Importers of the revolutionary 3D Pro Xtreme Key Machine. The 3D Pro Xtreme Key Machine is claimed to be the most advanced key machine in the market.
Designed and manufactured in the USA by Laser Key Products the 3D Pro Xtreme Key Machine offers you the ability to cut Domestic, Automotive, Laser, Dimple, Tubular and Tibbe keys, to copy and to code all in one machine.
With the introduction and continued development of Flexi-Range, Windowparts is providing a range of easy to fit solutions for numerous applications. Come and visit us in the Atrium to see our range of show products and special clearance items.
Rumour has it the Brisant “BS” is not the only new cylinder to be launched at the show.
We're also booking discounted places on our 1:1 Advanced Locksmith Courses for those of you who want to improve your skills, or learn new ones. Why not come and talk to our head trainers themselves and see how we can help improve your business?
On display is Break Secure XP, which remains one of the innovative few cylinder only solutions to achieve the coveted BSI Kitemark TS007 3* accreditation. Visitors will also see Smartair in action, demonstrating how easily it can upgrade any mechanical system to an access control solution.
Saturday - Cylinder Bumping & Other NDE Techniques
Maximum 20 per class taken by Mark Ward
All students receive:
Bumping Info Hand-out sheet
Skills for Security, the sector's Skills and Standards Setting Body, has announced that the newly developed suite of National Occupation Standards (NOS) for Remote Monitoring Operations have been approved by the United Kingdom Commission for Employment and Skills.
As with all National Occupational Standards developed by Skills for Security, on behalf of the sector, the NOS for Remote Monitoring Operations will also be freely available on the National Occupational Standards Database, which can be accessed via: www.ukstandards.org.uk
Security specialist Yale has launched a new online resource designed to support locksmiths throughout the year as part of its "IN YALE WE TRUST" initiative.