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30th November 2016 Issue no. 339
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The video has been put together to celebrate Ironmongery Direct's search for the Tool Trickster of 2016, in the hope that others will join in and have a go at sharing their very own trade tricks.
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MediaConcepts' mobile application integrated with SALTO's Access Control System
MediaConcepts, an innovative provider of integrated digital solutions for global hospitality organisations, has integrated its mobile application, Priscilla, with SALTO System's access control system.
TriCut electric installation pliers - three functions combined in one hand tool
The TriCut combines all of these functions, which makes changing pliers unnecessary, which is a convincing argument for using these all-round pliers, in particular for frequent work on ladders near live parts. Especially when used in narrow spaces, the TriCut is a winning tool due to its specially angled head, which enables ergonomic and energy-saving stripping and skinning lengthwise on the cable.
Aiphone introduces mobile App for IX IP network PoE intercom and security system
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This Week's News
Enduracase: The Next Generation Of Remote Cases
After 12 months of rigorous testing and development, 3D Group are proud to introduce the toughest Honda and Toyota remote cases on the market. This new innovative product from 3D Group outperforms other Honda and Toyota remote cases due to it's revolutionary screwless 'push & click' design.
Abloy UK secures pod works phone box offices
Leading lock manufacturer Abloy UK has created a bespoke locking solution for ART Security Solutions (ART), to secure up to 1,000 Pod Works quirky phone box workstations across the UK, specifying the EL490 electric motor lock alongside interior and exterior keypads.
The Pod Works workstations have been created using iconic red BT telephone boxes, and each typically includes Wi-Fi, plug sockets, Internet connection, printer, scanner, VOIP phone and free coffee and tea.
Lockexpo 2017 - a few stands left
Lockexpo 2017 now only has a few stands left unsold. While some stands are pending confirmation, a firm order and deposit secures it. Please see the colour coded floor plan. Lockexpo is the only annual show for the security industry in the UK and is now in its 8th successful year.
Lockexpo has a tried and tested format, professionally organised to give the practising locksmith access to the finest tools and advice the industry can offer. No bull just sensible pricing for exhibitor and visitor alike. You've tried the rest now try the best - 4/5th March 2017 EMCC Nottingham 8th Year.
Software that can allow police to create keys to open your locks
By Marc Weber Tobias
This is the fourth of a series of articles about the compromise of mechanical locks by various bypass tools and techniques. In three previous articles I described electro-picks and the Sputnik tool to rapidly open almost all pin tumbler cylinders, which are the most popular in the U.S. and around the world.Full Story
Former copper, Cooper, takes Gold!
Paul Cooper's mobile app for policing wins Gold at the Cambridgeshire Digital Awards 2016!
Cyber attack on Deutsche Telekom
Nearly 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers were hit by network outages - an attack reportedly aimed at hijacking consumer routers. The attack, which began on Sunday and continued till Monday, rendered the victims without internet service on the weekend. According to the company, this is the second such large-scale attack on internet-connected devices since late October.
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The death of the hotel room key
NT Security, one of the UK's leading access and CCTV solution providers, specialising in delivering bespoke solutions to the hospitality and educational industries is among the first to pioneer new technology making the hotel key a thing of the past.
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Vacant properties: be aware of spike in thefts and vandalism during the winter months
There is a significant spike in property claims when winter draws in, with November, December and January the most active months of the year for thefts and attempted break-ins. Winter time makes it easier for burglars and vandals to hide under the cover of darkness, and unoccupied properties are far easier targets than premises which are occupied.
Veracity scoops prestigious environmental award
Hickleys Celebrates 90 Years in business
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Dahua UK hires Mark Wall to aid further UK expansion
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New guidelines on how to correctly handle security dogs
BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS 8517-1, Code of practice for the use of general security dogs and BS 8517-2, Code of practice for the use of detection dogs, to provide guidelines for organizations and individuals who use dogs as a security measure.
Stanley is proud finalist in Security & Fire Excellence Awards