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20th January 2016 Issue no. 296
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As automotive cybersecurity has become an increasingly heated concern, security researchers and auto giants have been locked in an uneasy standoff. Now one Detroit mega-carmaker has taken a first baby step toward cooperating with friendly car hackers, asking for their help in identifying and fixing its vehicles' security bugs.
A security vendor says it discovered a flaw in Comcast's home security system that could let criminals break into houses undetected by using radio jamming equipment.
As tragic and hard to believe as it may be, 30 children died in 2014 of heatstroke from being left in a car unattended. In 2013 that number was 44, and while it is hoped that the number will continue to decrease, an average of 38 children have died every year since 1998 from being left in a car and getting heat stroke. From 1998 to 2014, 606 children died in total (US figures).
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A recent study performed by Transparency Market Research (TMR) projects that the global cloud security market will grow to a valuation of $11.8 billion by the year 2022. To put that into perspective, in 2014 TMR put the value of that same market at $4.5 billion.
Attention all auto locksmiths, the new must have tool has arrived, and at the fantastic introductory price of just £89 + VAT! Tradelocks supply products which make the life of the locksmith easier!
Designed and built in the UK, these ruggedised network devices are designed specifically for deployment in IP CCTV security applications where size constraints exist and where 24/7 reliability for high bandwidth external cameras is demanded.
The warehousing and logistics centre where the Traka key cabinets have been installed are being used to manage access to forklifts and other material handling equipment, as well as restricting access to sensitive areas.
A building development can fairly be described as 'iconic' when it changes the very skyline of a city. That was the case in Islamabad, Pakistan, for Centaurus, a three-skyscraper complex -the tallest buildings in the city - all linked by a prestigious shopping mall.
And, when the four-storey mall housing over 250 shops needed a powerful and effective surveillance system, they turned to Hikvision for high quality IP security video.
Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display, reflects significant growth in the Middle East by announcing its presence on 5 stands at this year's show in Dubai.
Veracity appointed Systematrix as their Manufacturer's Representative in the region in early 2015 and with the experience of the owner, Chetan Sathaye, and his team of four security sales professionals has seen significant growth across not only the Middle East, but also Africa and India.
Taking place at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on Thursday 4th February 2016, GJD at stand 29 will be showcasing its full range of innovative security solutions.
Even at this late stage exhibitors are still booking. The Bring and Buy sale is attracting e-mails and the information can be found on the website.
This year the annual Lockexpo at The EMCC, Nottingham University on the 27th and 28th February is a week earlier because of 'Mothers Day' on the 6th March so don't forget!
The strength of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions lies in its brands, which include some of the best-known and most trusted names in security.
Yale is part of the ASSA ABLOY group, the global leader in door opening solutions. At Yale, we have the expertise and product range to protect the homes and possessions of our customers. We pour passion and pride into our products, making sure our locks lead the way in home security.
Following on from the successful show last year, we will again have a selection of hardplate drill bits, plus numerous specialist drilling solutions for the locksmith, rotary burrs, step drills etc.
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 engraver on the market. We will also have our full colour printing system on show. Visit us and learn what personalisation can do!
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Windowparts Ltd is a market leader for spares, repairs, maintenance and retro-fit products for the double glazing industry. Through continued innovation and investment, Windowparts is able to respond to the ever increasing demand for UPVC and aluminium repair products. Our renowned "Flexi" range is designed to provide easy solutions for UPVC repair problems.
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Open to all to bring and offer for sale or to buy up bargains from fellow tradesmen - this area will be at the rear of the Atrium near the lock collectors.
The Minister of State for Policing, Fire and Criminal Justice and Victims announced the launch of the SIA triennial review.
Responses to this open consultation will be considered during the review. The Ministry is keen to hear views from all interested parties but in particular those with a direct interest in the work of the SIA, including:
...with garden sheds being the weakest link!
The New Year brings high-value items to homes around the UK through Christmas presents and purchases in the sales, but this also means the increased risk of falling victim to thieves. That's the view of a national security company which says that high-tech items vie with the typical contents of the garden shed as the most stolen items in the country.
Blackburn Council has granted the planning application for Chubb Fire & Security Limited's new Blackburn office, a high-performance workspace for hundreds of employees.
Hickleys, the vehicle key programming specialist, are explaining the opportunities in key programming at presentations being held around the country throughout the year. Two dates for January 2016 are now available.
New Year, new you? How about New Year new services for your customers? Start 2016 as you mean for it to continue - with the best possible products to give your customers the best possible services.
Over half of the UK population worry about their houses being burgled on a regular basis, according to new research.
53% of Brits said that they were worried about their homes being broken into, with 47% of these saying it is a regular concern and 6% admitting that they worry about it all of the time.
If you need to offer lost key services on Toyota vehicles including Remote keys & Smart keys you need look no further than Jadoogar Eeproming software.