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14th January 2015 Issue no. 247
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When it recognises someone, the wi-fi connected system can immediately send a notification with their name to your smartphone.
Pop-a-Lock has reportedly emerged as America's most trusted locksmith company. The St. Louis based firm caters to both residential and commercial locksmith services as well as automotive requirements.
Australia has been asked to strengthen security for next month's Asian Cup following the hostage siege in Sydney. The Asian Football Confederation is worried about safety plans in the wake of Monday's events in a cafe that left two hostages and their captor dead.
You could be 'selling snow to the Eskimos', 'taking coals to Newcastle' or 'selling sand to the Arabs': but your efforts may prove to be futile as the outcome is more than likely going to be rather disappointing.
Pektron unit cloning available: water damaged Pektron unit? Advanced Keys are now able to clone it for you. Send in a used, secondhand or new unit along with the old one and we can transfer data from the old damaged unit for just £45.00+vat
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Hikvision has been ranked as one of the three leading companies in the global security market in A&S Magazine's 2014 Security 50. Hikvision's rise to prominence comes after yet another year of outstanding growth.
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Final arrangements are in place to have a cafe open for early arrivals, good food available during the day and a bar with sensibly priced drinks. Ample free parking anywhere on the University campus, easy access.
In December, the Court of Justice of the EU made a notable ruling* in a case the ICO has been following closely, on how data protection law applies to individuals using surveillance cameras to protect their property. The judgment ruled that a household's usage of a CCTV camera that filmed both their own driveway and the street outside their house was not covered by the domestic exemption for images recorded of people outside their property.
Clearly this is a significant judgment. The ICO has previously considered the domestic exemption to be quite broad, but the judgment suggests a more narrow interpretation, which could have an effect beyond surveillance cameras.
Crewe-based family business, Holdfast Security Systems, is celebrating 25 successful years in the security industry.
Established in December 1989 by brothers Simon, Richard and Chris Griffiths, Holdfast offers a range of services from key cutting and lock servicing to installing intruder alarms for both individuals and major companies in the area as well as all over the country.Full Story
Yale Locks & Hardware offers homeowners a new level of convenience and security with the introduction today of the first NFC residential door lock designed for the U.S. market, operated with the tap of a smartphone app.
The new Yale Real Living(tm) NFC Deadbolt replaces conventional keys with digital keys accessed through the Yale Digital Keys app for NFC-equipped Android mobile devices. NFC, or near-field communications, is a short-range wireless technology that allows devices to share data.
This project will be the first self-boarding project in China which is not installed as part of a pilot program.
The analysis-on-demand service optimizes open source and social media feeds to detect malicious or inadvertent leaks of sensitive information and intellectual property, potential insider threats, social engineering attempts, smear campaigns, and other issues of concern.
Most successful businesses, large or small, are built on well managed intangible assets or intellectual property (IP).
Businesses create and use intellectual property all the time, perhaps without realising it. The value of your IP whether it's a trade mark, patent, design, copyright or trade secret can far outweigh the value of your physical assets.
The technology partnership established between ISM and Wavestore has resulted in the successful integration of Wavestore video management software (VMS), with ISM's Genesys2 PSIM security management control room software.
The ISM award-winning and patented Genesys2 PSIM software offers a scalable solution for small single sites to multi-sited projects, irrespective of their location.
Mastergrave Ltd is a leading supplier of engraving machines, tools, parts, accessories and consumables into the engraving industry. We will be showing our best selling engraving machines including the EGX-20 which at just £2199 is the cheapest computerised engraved on the market. We will also have our full colour printing system on show. Visit us and learn what personalisation can do for you.
Windowparts Ltd is a market leader in uPVC and aluminium repair products. Forever pushing the boundaries of innovation and problem-solving, we are proud to introduce our latest addition to the renowned Flexi Range: The Flexi Espag Rod. It is the only truly universal espag rod, designed to cope with all the variants.
Keyless locks for all requirements. From simple combination cam locks to RFID access control systems, we have a full range of specialist keyless locks to solve your security problems. Come and chat as see what we have to offer.
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Innovative Lock Tools, is made up of two independent lock tool designers who bring to market high quality, new and innovative non destructive lock opening tools, decoders and safe servicing tools.
Brisant continue to develop secure and cost effective cylinders, We submit our products for extensive testing before releasing them for sale. Come and see our extensive range of anti-snap euro profile cylinders. The BRISANT "BS" BSI Kite marked cylinder. They stay faithful to the cause of "locks for Locksmiths."
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The ICO has published advice for the public on the data protection issues connected to the use of drones. The advice confirms that the personal use of drones will not normally be covered by the Act, but that users should still act responsibly to avoid having an unnecessary impact on people’s privacy.