Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th November 2015 Issue no. 288
Your industry news - first
We strongly recommend viewing Locks and Security News full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of Locks and Security News.
Designed by leading locksmith professional Chris Belcher, this fantastic lock pick is made to open all curtain bolt thrown mortice locks, including BSI rated locks, and locks from the Chubb detainer series.
- Reduced vibration levels
When Tabitha Beneke's father died in 2012 and she inherited his locksmith business, the three long-time employees of Keys Plus faced several possible scenarios, none of them pretty.
Beneke, who lived 2,000 miles away and had no experience with locks or with running a small business, could simply close the business. She could look for a buyer, leaving the workers in limbo for months, and, not finding a buyer, close the business.Full Story
The TDB005 is a product that plugs into the OBD and a connector to plug in to a programmer such as the AD100 Pro, AD100, T-Code, T-Code Pro, Zedfull, SKP900, MVPPro etc.
- An add on coming soon for most models up to 2013/2014
Read by industry professionals nationwide - and beyond
You can comment on any item in Locks and Security News on our FaceBook page. You can find us at:
If you enjoy reading Locks and Security News so do others! If you have company news, stock clearances, distributor or product information tell us about just email news
This Week's News
UAP+ Cylinders help protect against burglary according to security consultant on ITV's This Morning programme. Dark nights give burglars 'confidence to commit crime' according to highly successful security consultant and former burglar Michael Fraser.
The lock breaking expert appeared on ITV's This Morning along with The UAP+ 1* Kitemarked Euro Cylinder, which he deemed the cylinder to safeguard against intruders. Who could be better to advise on the best cylinders to beat burglary than an expert at breaking locks?
From the 1st of November it now possible to purchase "unlimited use" of your Zedfull for any 24hr period, if you are currently using credits it may be better to switch to 24hr unlimited use on days where you are going to use your Zedfull to do a number of vehicles.
So it's the same price PLUS you get these added benefits......... surely you have to try it!
Security company AGS drives around Frinton-on-Sea in Essex every night between 7pm and 7am and also has an emergency phoneline - although they call 999 if the situation is very serious. Residents say they are paying AGS because because it has no police station or police officers and only six PCSOs who must travel around by bus or bike.Full Story
GJD Manufacturing, a leading British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators is very pleased to announce it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2015 Rochdale Business Awards. The company has been nominated for the Business of the Year category (turnover £1m - £5m). The Awards Evening takes place on Friday 6th November at Rochdale Town Hall.
The Business of the Year category recognises the high calibre of businesses and business people within the Rochdale Borough. The annual event is organised and sponsored by the local business community.
The security of doors and windows is more important than ever following the introduction of new government guidance on the security of properties, introduced on 1st October 2015, through changes to part Q building requirements.
Neil Ginger, CEO of Origin, award winning British manufacturer of bi-folding doors, windows and blinds, talks to Locks and Security News about design features to ensure the highest level of safety and security.
TC Security Services, part of TC Facilities Management (TCFM), has been awarded the contract to provide manned guarding services to a prime headquarters building in Maidenhead, Berkshire. TC Security Services will be responsible for the total security and protection of the 67,777sq.ft building.
The contract commenced last month and early client feedback is very positive. The building, which is of an advance design, boasts excellent green design credentials including natural light, a double height reception area and outdoor space to maximise staff's quality of life and wellbeing.
Pro-Vision Distribution Limited, the national distributor of branded CCTV and Access Control, have further strengthened their internal sales team with the appointment of Andy Waters as Internal Sales Manager.
Peter Ford, Managing Director of Pro-Vision told us, "Andy's appointment has enabled us to add even greater strength and depth to our sales team. He brings a wealth of experience with him and a sound knowledge of CCTV and Access Control equipment. In particular Andy's recent knowledge of IP installations will be a major benefit to the sales team and our customers so we are delighted he decided to join us."
Locks and Security News Archive Search
We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of Locks and Security News. If you would like to run a search of the Locks and Security News web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.
How to contact us at Locks and Security News:
If you would like Locks and Security News to feature your product information, case studies, or company news, just email as above. Ideally a Word doc + jpeg images. Remember, we can take copy up to 5pm on any Tuesday for Wednesday transmission.
Want a link from Locks and Security News to your web site? Just ask for details.
The views or claims expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publisher accepts no liability for errors in this publication.
For security professionals at all levels the country's biggest specialist forum for those with an interest in locksmithing Professional Locksmiths Forum gives you a chance to air your opinions, introduce yourselves and exchange views with others in the industry. It is free to join and use and there is only a simple registration form to fill in; this will also verify your free subscription to the magazine:
go to www.plf-uk.info or click the forum logo above.
Every security professional is welcome. Join up and write - its for YOU!
REQUEST LOCKS AND SECURITY NEWS HERE
Locks and Security News is broadcast
every Wednesday. You may receive it FREE each week by
clicking the link above.
A number of people have paid tribute to Mr Hanzlik who was a member of the Inner Magic Circle after becoming one of the world’s leading experts on the escape artist Harry Houdini.Full Story
TalkTalk has confirmed that hackers only targeted the website and not their core systems. The Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit has launched a criminal investigation.
If you are a TalkTalk customer there is a chance that some of the following data may have been accessed by hackers:
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have turned to Guardian24 to help provide their Duty of Care to the charity's lone workers by equipping them with the latest in smartphone app technology. The software enables users to quickly and discreetly raise an alarm in the event of an emergency, even when the phone's keypad is locked.