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7th June 2017 Issue no. 365
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By Rob LeFebvre
The New York Attorney General's office settled with Safetech to provide better security for its smart locks. Smart locks promise the security of a traditional lock without the need to carry around a key.
Most can be unlocked with a mobile app or an RFID-equipped card you can store in your wallet. Unfortunately, they're also pretty easy to hack open. The office of New York's attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, announced a settlement with one such smart lock manufacturer.Full Story
These are the first turnstiles of the Lifeline Series now officially "Made in the USA."
ABUS have always sold its cylinder systems by endorsing the USPs that make ABUS cylinder suites special:
The integration allows the latest Wisenet IP camera series and NVRs, as well as analogue DVRs to interact with Immix CS which is designed to improve the efficiency of central alarm monitoring stations offering video monitoring services.
The cloud security market size is expected to grow from USD 4.09 billion in 2017 to USD 12.73 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.5%.
The cloud security market is driven by factors, such as increased adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Internet of Things (IoT0 trends, rise in adoption of cloud-based security solutions, increasing demand for cloud computing & increasing government initiatives, and emergence of smart cities.
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This Week's News
Congratulations to everyone that won some of the £30,000 of prizes handed out. Many won tokens, credits, software and tools. Congratulations to Phil French who won a £3.5k Zed-FULL on the football game.
CSL, Vanderbilt and Anglia Tool Centre are among the many exhibitors that have signed up to the IFSEC Discounts scheme, which gives visitors - who pay nothing to get into the show - discounts and incentives they will simply not be able to get anywhere but London ExCeL between 20-22 June 2017, when the show is held.
Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) have once again featured in the IFSECGlobal.com Top 50 most influential in Security and Fire list 2017, which was announced today ahead of this year's IFSEC International.
In a change to the traditional listing, 2017 nominees have been categorised into their respective areas of expertise, enabling individuals from all elements of the security and fire sectors, including business leaders, academics and pioneers of technological innovation to be recognised.
GJD, a world class leading designer and manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has announced a new service deal with VMS, a provider of installation and maintenance services within the Audio Visual, Networking and Security markets. The innovative approach aims to strengthen GJD's customer relations and provide unparalleled levels of field support.
The new deal will see VMS's experienced engineers and consultants work closely with GJD on key projects. VMS will offer field technical support, as well as full health and safety accreditation to provide customers with ultimate peace of mind.
CallMe is aimed at individual homes and small to medium-rise apartment blocks. It enables residents to speak with visitors, open gates and open doors - all using a mobile device.
IT solutions and infrastructure service provider, Niu Solutions, has launched its latest Disaster Recovery as a Service product (DRaaS).
The offering gives firms cost-optimised cloud platform delivery and incorporates orchestration and automation technologies that can minimise the recovery time, ensuring access to critical data in the event of a catastrophe.
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Lockdecoders will be showing the Miracle A9 Premium and the new Magic 2S portable engraving machine.
This show will be hosted by SKS. Also at this show are various other manufacturers like JMA, Maxus, Ifam, Codelocks, Yale and Era.
Times: 10am - 5pm
By Cara McGoogan , The Telegraph
British cyber security start-up Panaseer has raised $3.25m (£2.5m) in the wake of the global WannaCry ransomware attack to develop its product and make further inroads into the US.
Panaseer uses data analytics to look for risks within companies' computer systems and mitigate them before they can be used by cyber criminals.Full Story
Integrated security company G4S was in the black after it reported a 9% jump in revenue for the first quarter and said it saw a strong start to the year.
In the three months to the end of March, revenues from the group's continuing businesses were 8.9% higher than the first quarter last year.
"Trends continued from 2016, with double-digit organic growth in developed markets and revenues broadly unchanged in emerging markets. New contract wins and the pipeline provide confidence in the group's expectation of average revenue growth in the range of 4-6% per annum," said chief executive Ashley Almanza.
Leaked docs reveal the UK Home Office's secret plan to gain real-time access to our text messages and online communications and force companies like WhatsApp to break the security on its own software. "This reckless government plan will make all of us more vulnerable to attacks like the ransomware assault against the NHS." Source: OpenMedia
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has made it very clear that she thinks no one should get to use safe and secure messaging apps.2 Now she has set on the path to make her wish come true.