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5th October 2016 Issue no. 331
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Hostelco, Barcelona, Spain, 23-26 October 2016, Stand 528
Knowing who is who - and who has access to what - is of vital importance in the hospitality sector. Visitors to the Databac Group stand at Hostelco will see first-hand how the latest in ID technologies can be applied for guest, client and employee identification, access to rooms and private areas and passenger tracking. The company will also show how effective its cards are for food labelling and loyalty programmes.
US president Barack Obama has named Brigadier General (retired) Gregory J. Touhill as the nation's first ever Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Touhill previously served as deputy assistant secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at the Department of Homeland Security.
The European Union is set to extend some security rules currently only applicable to telecom operators to web services such as WhatsApp, Skype and Apple's FaceTime, according to a draft proposal.Full Story
Every September 11 anniversary prompts an examination of what has-or hasn't-happened in the ongoing quest to make air travel safer. And while the U.S. has spent an estimated nearly $100 billion to secure airports and airplanes since the attack, one thing is certain: more needs to be done.Full Story
It stops bump keys that are available online and open locked doors nearly as fast as a working key, and it requires no tools to make it work - just attach, wrap and firmly press the fabric together.
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The BMW KeyPRO Package from 3DG is able to programme BMW keys from 1998 - 2012 in as little as 30 seconds without the need to EEPROM. Watch here
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Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is set to launch its eagerly awaited CISA eGO contactless lock in the UK at the Independent Hotel Show in October.
They utilise the most advanced coating technology using a combination of titanium and other precious materials to create a strong and durable outer layer. Titanium as a material is known for its strength, which is why T3 picks and decoders are tougher than any other tools on the market. Their anti-glare, matt black finish and white, contrasting grid makes them extremely easy to read.
ALEX The only dedicated exhibition for auto technicians and locksmiths was a huge success. This niche show has always been well attended by the specialist and they came this year to buy new equipment.
We welcomed visitors form a large section of Europe. The demonstration area was popular with visitors as we have a unique viewing system so the audience can sit and watch the experts explain their equipment rather than try and crowd around a vehicle.
Market.Biz has recently launched new Market Research Report on "Global Smart Locks Market" is a in-depth and professional survey. Global Smart Locks Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2021.
Smart door locks are widely available, and allow users to open & close a door without keys. Smart door locks can provide people with a high level of safety that is not provided by typical locks and alarms.
Working with Leeds-based systems integrators, Dynamic Networks Group, Comelit has supplied its ViP door entry and SimpleKey access control solutions to over 150 luxury apartments at two networked buildings in the centre of Leeds.
Stream local, stream remote. View customisable video walls from anywhere in the world using the Meraki dashboard in a web browser.
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) - the leading trade association for the locksmithing profession - has secured its biggest sponsorship deal to date, ahead of their anticipated 18th Expo in October 2017. The deal, which has been made with MLA Affiliate Member Brisant Secure, cylinder and security trade specialists comes as exhibitor sales are set to hit the highest levels yet.
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The Master Locksmiths Association, the UK's leading trade association for the locksmith industry, has pledged its support for a rapidly growing campaign to make unsafe automated gates a thing of the past.