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30th September 2015 Issue no. 282
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In many ways, America is a post-lock society. Most places are safe enough that home security isn't a huge concern, and in others, even the best locks aren't going to stop an intruder who really wants to break in. Locks are as much about portraying security as they are about actually keeping people out.Full Story
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agency in the US has unwittingly given criminals easy access to TSA-approved luggage locks, after a media image of the organisation's universal master keys inspired lock pickers to design their own 3D printable versions and put the files on the internet for anyone to download.Full Story
The unit is compatible with Urmet's 2-wire system (2-Voice) and other compatible external entry panels. This advanced feature-rich colour indoor station allows installers to give both clients and end-users the latest functions while still using only two non-polarised wires.
There are many IP Power Control devices on the market today but they all need access to your network making them a point of weakness within your infrastructure.
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It's that time of year again, the Master Locksmith Associations locksmith and security tradeshow exhibition in Telford. The Expo will take place between the 2nd and 4th of October and is an excellent opportunity for those in the profession to debut the latest technology, showcase all their leading products as well as announce new offers.
As well as supporting business development and providing existing customers with product support, Michelle will also help broaden the company's relationships with OEMs, builders' merchants and architectural ironmongers.
Guardian24 - the leading lone worker protection solution for the UK and Ireland, are working with Northern Ireland based charity, Niamh (the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), to protect their lone working support workers. By equipping them with Guardian24's smartphone safety application, Niamh's staff can quickly and discreetly call for help in the event of any emergency.
Niamh is the largest and longest established independent charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing services in Northern Ireland.
The external perimeter protection industry is continuously evolving to meet dynamic security requirements. GJD, a world leading British security manufacturer of external detector equipment and LED illuminators has quickly adapted to the digital era by creating advanced IP and digital solutions.
German supermarket Aldi asked Hadrian Technology to install four high-definition CCTV cameras to protect eight hives outside of its UK headquarters at Atherstone, Warwickshire. Aldi installed the insect observation hive as an interesting feature for staff and visitors, who will be able to watch 500,000 busy bees flying in and out of the hives on a giant screen in the retailer's reception area.
Ghana's 'Kotoka International' can now claim to meet ACC3, the highest accreditation in the aviation industry.
Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance equipment, and their Central African partner, Skylinks Technical Services Ltd, have recently completed the installation of an IP CCTV surveillance network for Aviance Ghana Ltd at Kotoka International Airport.
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The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) hosted Europe's largest trade exhibition for the locksmithing and physical security industry. Suppliers and manufacturers met visitors from all over the world, including China, Australia and Russia, at the exhibition organised by the MLA - the leading trade association for the locksmithing profession - at the International Centre in Telford during the 3 day show.
Fire Door Safety Week, 14-20 September 2015, reminds us of the vital role fire doors play in the protection of a building's occupants. Their correct specification, installation and use is paramount to the safety of all those who use a facility.
The total security management business of Mitie, the FTSE 250 facilities management company, has announced its partnership with Fujitsu in enterprise cyber security and intelligent building monitoring.
Skyguard is exhibiting at this year's Health and Safety North event, held at the Bolton Arena. Taking place from 7-8th October 2015, the event will showcase Skyguard's new and improved MySOS device, along with the range of award-winning personal safety solutions.
A company that claimed to run a service that stopped people receiving nuisance calls has been fined £50,000, after the ICO found it was responsible for large numbers of nuisance calls itself.
Bournemouth-based Point One Marketing Ltd (previously Conservo Digital Ltd) trade as ‘Stop the Calls’, marketed a call blocking device for phones, as well as a service that removes people from a cold call database. You can read more about the monetary penalty here.
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced today the rebranding of GBM Support Services Group Limited, and its Eclipse and CGS businesses, under the ABM brand. GBM has been a leading provider of cleaning, security, building maintenance, waste and facilities management services for various retail, leisure, public sector, and commercial clients throughout the UK.