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26th July 2017 Issue no. 372
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The new 4-in-1 HD Video Distributor is the ideal way to distribute a single video signal to multiple locations.
April King, a security engineer at Mozilla, found that the vast majority of the world's largest sites - 93.45% to be exact - are not implementing many modern security technologies which provide secure connections to their users and protect them from attacks such as cross-site scripting (CSS) and content injection.Full Story
Leading lock manufacturer Codelocks has introduced two new additions to its range of easy-to-install locks, with the announcement of the CL50 and the CL160. The new locks follow a raft of product releases, as Codelocks continues to invest heavily in research and development.
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This comes following news that a security firm is being investigated by the Security Industry Authority for allegedly supplying cloned badges to unlicensed stewards. The company in question is not a BSIA member.
If you were struggling to make time to enter Security & Fire Excellence Awards before the deadline, then you're in luck! As we are bang in the middle of the summer holiday period, it has been agreed to extend the entry deadline by 4 weeks!
Yale Locks & Hardware is launching its latest smart lock product in the US today with one of its most streamlined designs yet and support for Apple's HomeKit, Z-Wave, ZigBee and Amazon Alexa platforms. It will also enable HomeKit support on six of its existing smart locks through a new module launching this month.Full Story
Pickersgill-Kaye's facility in Leeds is undergoing a major redevelopment, as owner ASSA ABLOY's significant investment plans for turning the Yorkshire lock maker into a specialist production base for the rail industry gathers pace.
An ongoing programme of refurbishment is being carried out on the infrastructure at the site, including modernising the manufacturing facility, creating new office space and implementing the latest design and computer technology.
Cisco has made another acquisition in the enterprise security space - underscoring the ongoing market demand for security services amid a growing threat of cyber breaches and malicious hacking among businesses that are moving to cloud-based infrastructures.
Audio-video intercom from Castel has been installed at the €415 million Parc Olympique in Lyon, a sports stadium that hosted matches at UEFA Euro 2016. The 59,000-capacity venue in central France is the home ground of Olympique Lyonnais, which plays in the country's top football division.
Parc Olympique Lyonnais boasts the most interconnected information systems for management and spectators in Europe. French telecom company Orange has built a private Wi-Fi network consisting of 500 routers that allow up to 20,000 people to be connected simultaneously.
The renowned industry awards are currently in their nineteenth year and have been sponsored by Camberford Law plc - specialist insurance brokers to the security industry - since their inception. The awards themselves serve to recognise the talent, dedication, skill and bravery exhibited by security personnel in their roles each and every day.
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Online fraud is now the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales, but has been overlooked by government, law enforcement and industry. Fraud is the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales and most happens online.
While the landscape for tackling online fraud is complex, the Home Office's response is not proportionate to the threat, according to the National Audit Office.Full Story