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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
12th August 2015 Issue no. 277

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Adams Rite shows off its newest electronic access control solutions

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Adams Rite, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, recently showed off its newest electronic access control solutions for the locksmith community at the ALOA 2015 Security Expo.

Zaplox integrates Mobile Key Services with ASSA ABLOY hospitality hotel locking solutions

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Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced Mobile Key Services for the global hospitality industry, announces its integration with the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access solution.

Introducing GJD's new D-TECT IP range

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GJD, a leading British manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment has recently launched an innovative range of IP detectors.

Combining advanced signal processing, PoE communications and unique optical systems, the new detectors offer flexible security solutions, whilst being easy to install and integrate with existing security systems and VMS platforms.

Tradelocks Budget Cylinders - Why Can't You Have Your Cake and Eat It?

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When UAP went about developing the new Tradelocks cylinders, they decided to work in a different way. They wanted to offer a budget cylinder packed with security features usually found on the more expensive options. But Why?

Securikey's low cost key tracking solution offered as standard

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Leading supplier Securikey has extended the functionality offered by its extensive range of high security key cabinets, vaults and key filing systems, by incorporating the innovative closed loop feature across all steel door models as standard.

Access Control - Migrating to higher security

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For organisations with a large access card issuance, it has to be said that the most difficult part of changing to a higher level of security is how the migration to the new Smart Card platform may occur without impeding access and business.

Logic Supply unveils world's first Milestone certified Rugged In-Vehicle NVR

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Leading manufacturer of industrial and embedded computers, Logic Supply (www.logicsupply.com), has released the first ever rugged mobile NVR certified by Milestone Systems, the global leader in open platform IP video management software, for use with their XProtect VMS platform.

Keyline 884 Decryptor Mini - re-writing how a car key cloner works!

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Until now, the locksmith market has been crying out for a high quality and constantly up to date key cloner at a very low price, and this is exactly what Keyline has brought to the table with the 884 decryptor mini! Available from Tradelocks, the 884 mini has re-written how a cloner works.

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This Week's News

Genuine Lishi Training Kit

* Lishi-manual.jpgGenuine Lishi tools are renowned Worldwide as the leading brand in auto locksmith tools. Backed by an unrivalled lifetime guarantee against manufacturing faults, you know that when you order a Genuine Lishi tool, you are getting guaranteed quality, durability and manufacturing with care and precision.

From Genuine Lishi 3 in 1 tools; picks; decoders; Tibbe Picks and the brand new Patented Genuine Lishi Night Vision Tools, Genuine Lishi offers a huge variety of tools to cover a majority of vehicle makes and models.

Chrysler security hole: USB stick fix incoming for 1.4 million cars

Fiat Chrysler's bad week just got even worse: the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recalled 1.4 million of the manufacturer's cars after a dangerous software flaw was revealed just days ago.

Renowned hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek warned of a security flaw in the computer systems built into Fiat Chrysler cars: the flaw can be exploited by an attacker to wirelessly take control of the engine, brakes and entertainment system. 

Sheffield's oldest locksmith's firm signs up for Great Run challenge

* Runners.jpgStaff from Sheffield's oldest locksmiths will be hoping they have the key to success when they lace up their trainers to take on a 10k challenge.

Eight employees from H Harrold & Sons Ltd will run the Morrisons Great Yorkshire Run on September 27, as part of the popular Business Challenge.

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Minimising the risk of hacking and cloning to access control credentials

* Mini.jpgDid you know that over 70% of businesses and organisations still use access card technology platforms that are over 30+ years old and provide no protection against hacking and cloning? Now there's a replacement business opportunity if there ever was.

Many business entrust their security to 125kHz "Prox" or unencrypted or compromised 13.56MHz Card and Reader Systems which can be remotely "sniffed" and the data obtained used to clone user credentials to obtain unauthorised access.

GJD to exhibit with free prize draw at the ADI Belgium expo

GJD, a leading British manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED Illuminators has just announced that they will be exhibiting on stand 27 at the ADI Belgium expo. The event will take place at De Hoorn on the 23rd September 2015.

'A real need to focus on the challenge of drones’ EU data protection group sparks debate

Last month, the European Union’s Article 29 Working Party published its opinion on the use of drones. The group, which includes representatives from Europe’s various data protection agencies, collectively recommended the use of Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) for any organisation considering the use of drones.

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Tradelocks oil organiser tray - a design of excellence

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UAP Tradelocks are half way through their fantastic Summer Oil promotion. The company constantly strives to update and renovate their catalogue of exceptional products and aim to offer only the finest locksmith tools available on the market.

Send for Help group's subsidiaries voted as committee members of BSIA lone worker section

The Send For Help Group - Europe's largest lone worker protection provider, has been elected two committee memberships of the British Security Industry Association's (BSIA) Lone Workers Section; one for each of its subsidiary companies.

'Technical John' turns into Technical Tony and joins Hickleys

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Tony Wilkin has been known as Technical John (because there were too many Tonys in the office) for the past 18 years whilst at SKS ltd, but has now turned into "Technical Tony" and joined the Technical sales team at Hickleys ltd.

Codelocks confirms move to Greenham Business Park

Codelocks, innovative designer and manufacturer of keyless digital door and cabinet locks, today confirmed that work has started on its new UK headquarters; a purpose-built facility on Newbury's Greenham Business Park. The new facility was secured through Greenham Common Trust's design and build project - giving tenants the opportunity to move onto the park in a building that suits their specific occupational demands

Security Window Handle recalled by Lidl UK

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Sometimes it's a comfort to know that you do get what you pay for. According to the Trading Standards website Lidl UK is recalling its 95879 Security Window Handle as there is the possibility the window can still be opened even though it has been locked.

If you're selling actual security window handles it might prove useful to know this. Shop based locksmiths might want to put a sign in their window. Either way, best to be aware and advise customers to source from a specialist and reliable source. You!

Alpro at historic building in London's West End

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Transom door closers, bespoke pull handles and locks from Alpro Architectural Hardware have been installed at Henry Wood House, The Office Group’s new flexible work space on Riding House Street, in the heart of London’s West End.

The 16-storey property is an historic former BBC building that has been transformed to provide design-led flexible offices and co-working space.

3D Group launches their new reward scheme

3D Group has been providing auto locksmith parts and tools to trade for over 8 years. As a company we are eternally grateful to our customers for making us their choice of wholesaler and wanted to reward every one of our customers for their loyalty.

July 18th 2015 sees the launch of 3D Group Rewards. This reward scheme has been designed to offer our customers a valuable reward that is worth receiving and not just a token gesture. Customers will earn points automatically on every order over £100* that they place with 3D Group. The number of points earned is depicted by the value of each order and can be as much as 3 points for every £1 spent.

UKTI presents a master class in digital tools for international trade

Digital marketing is a cost effective and essential tool in growing overseas sales. This master class will offer core digital training & social media business planning from industry experts on how to use social media tools to help your business expand and succeed internationally.

BSIA submits evidence to Public Accounts Committee

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has submitted written evidence to the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee in advance of its first evidence session of the new Parliament.

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