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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
5th September 2018 Issue no. 423

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Vanderbilt showcases new ACT Enterprise at Security Essen

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today that it would showcase the latest version of ACT Enterprise at Security Essen 2018.

Along with demonstrations of the access control software solution, visitors to Security Essen can explore the full range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand 6D90, with a significant focus on increased integration within the company's products and with third-party systems.

The latest ACT Enterprise features, which include integration with Vanderbilt's award-winning SPC intrusion system, a rules mapping engine, and a smartphone app, were previewed at the IFSEC tradeshow in London in June and received a wave of positive feedback from visitors to the show.
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ASSA ABLOY's CLIQ Go electronic locking system offers remote access management for locksmiths

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ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global door opening solutions' provider, is launching the new CLIQ Go system for locksmiths looking to future-proof their security expertise.

Remote access management
To keep operations simple, CLIQ Go allows customers to remotely manage security from a smartphone App. This enables clients to easily manage and change access rights on demand, and instantly revoke authorisation if needed.
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Rosslare launches new Rosslare BLE-ID App

Rosslare Enterprises Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of professional security solutions including Access Control, Detectors, and Guard Patrol, has launched the Rosslare BLE-ID apps. By installing the apps onto their smartphones, users can use the smartphone as a credential for access control and automation applications.

The ID code generated by the app is unique to the device, and may be transferred easily by email to the system administrator. Rosslare's new CSN SMART readers will appear in the app, and the user just needs to tap on the reader name to submit the credential to that particular reader.
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Are you ready for the largest cybersecurity fair in Asia?

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ISC has become the largest and the most influential event in Asia pacific region, held September 4-6, 2018 at Beijing National Convention Centre.

The China Internet Security Conference 2018 (ISC2018) invites cybersecurity experts from leading think tanks and security vendors around the world to share your expertise at ISC 2018, the largest Asia-pacific security event with the highest level and widest influence.
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Uri Guterman appointed head of product & marketing at Hanwha Techwin

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Hanwha Techwin Europe has recruited Uri Guterman to take on the newly created role of Head of Product & Marketing.

Uri will be working closely with Hanwha Techwin Europe's Country Managers and other key stakeholders to drive the implementation of the company's B2B channel programme. He will also be responsible for developing strategies and driving programmes to help win additional new business across Europe.
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Vanderbilt to showcase new ACT Enterprise at Security Essen

Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, will showcase the latest version of ACT Enterprise at Security Essen 2018. Along with demonstrations of the access control software solution, visitors to Security Essen can explore the full range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand 6D90, with a significant focus on increased integration within the company's products and with third-party systems.
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This Week's News

ALEX is now just weeks away - don't forget to register!

* Tablet-device.jpgEven if you've attended previous shows, you need to register again. We know it's a bit of a pain, so to ease that pain we'd like to sweeten the deal a little and offer you the chance to win a shiny new tablet!

All you have to do is register in advance and attend on the day, and you'll be entered into our draw to win a Lenovo Tab 3 Essential 7-Inch Tablet!*
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Experience was key to unlocking safe

* Chinese-safecracker.jpgWith 39 years of experience, a 68-year-old locksmith, Wu Kun-hao, opened a century-old safe in 50 minutes after several failed attempts over 3 days by a Japanese safecracker, according to the Taipei Times.

The safe dates to Japan's Taisho Period (1912-1926) and the katakana script on the dial is no longer legible.
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Allegion Integrates Keri Systems' Software With Schlage Locks

Allegion says that its latest version of the Keri Systems' software now supports Schlage locks in no-tour mode. No-tour mode allows for the altering of access to a lock without having to visit it.

The supported locks, which include Schlage Control, NDE and LE, are said to be well-suited for multifamily property managers looking to retrofit their existing properties with electronic access control on individual apartment spaces.

Allegion says this provides more security, eliminates unnecessary expenses around managing traditional keys and offers an enhanced tenant experience with ID card or phone access. It also makes it an option to consider for common areas within the building such as meeting rooms, recreational areas and laundry rooms.
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Locksmith Sales Executive

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Hickleys are the country's specialists in Auto locksmith equipment and represent the leading product manufacturers. In addition, we have a developing business in all types of key cutting machines, domestic & industrial lock picks and specialised training in non-destructive entry.

We require a product specialist with a good knowledge of the locksmith industry to join our team to develop and sell these product ranges. The role will be varied and interesting, and will include sales and sales support for our existing and potential customers.

The successful applicant will be self-motivated, organised, have excellent communication skills, be computer literate and able to work as a member of a team. A knowledge of the Auto locksmith market would be an advantage, however knowledge of the domestic locksmith trade and key cutting machines is essential.

Training will be given on our specific product ranges. In return we can offer a secure position, good remuneration, company vehicle and success related bonus opportunities, together with company pension scheme and other company benefits.

To apply send your CV to Robin Huish, Managing Director, Hickleys Ltd rhuish@hickleys.com


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News

Keyprint Open Weekend 2018 - another packed weekend

Keyprint customers had the opportunity to attend their popular Open Weekend on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 at their premises in Edinburgh.

"We are delighted to organise our Open Weekend again this year." Company director Nagib Jiwa commented.

Participants had the unique opportunity to meet manufacturers showing products in the following areas:

* Mechanical locking systems
* Electronic cylinders and access control
* Building locking solutions
* High-security van locks
* Key cutting machines
* key cloning and key programming devices
* Locksmith tools
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SSAIB name long-serving Joanne Ellis as new sales executive

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Long-serving SSAIB employee Joanne Ellis has moved from manned guarding administrator to become the leading security and fire certification body's new sales executive.

Joanne has been with SSAIB for over ten years - during two spells with the organisation - having started as an office apprentice straight out of school.
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Another new exhibitor for ALEX

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Welcome to Access2!

Access2 will be joining us on stand 14, showing a range of products ideal for auto locksmiths.

We asked if they were looking forward to the show. Here's what they said:

"Last time we took our latest locks to an expo, the interest was phenomenal. We don't expect things to be any different at this year's ALEX event because VANLOCK and the new TIGRIS Secure Solutions range are superb.
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Huawei faces security backlash over its use of old US software for UK telecom networks

Security officials in the UK are concerned that the nation's communications backbone could be at risk thanks to a piece of US-made software that is about to go out-of-date. The software is currently being used by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, the company responsible for supplying networking equipment for BT, Vodafone and their subsidiaries.

The problem surrounds Huawei's use of Wind River Systems' VxWorks operating system. The software will stop receiving security patches and updates in 2020, possibly leaving theWind River Systems' VxWorks operating system open to attack.


Care Protect highly recommends Manything Pro

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Manything Pro, the British video monitoring software company with more than 850,000 registered global users, has received a glowing review from one of its UK partners, Care Protect.

The Manything Pro software allows security professionals to offer offsite cloud recording and remote viewing to their customers, and in turn creates a new source of recurring revenue.
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Alpro at Fred Perry headquarters

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IDF Aluminium has installed doors and internal screenwork at the new headquarters of iconic sportswear brand Fred Perry in Clerkenwell, London.

The work includes use of transom door closers, pole handles and door handles from Alpro as part of the renovation of nineteenth-century warehouse buildings into a complex of offices, showrooms, exhibition space and a rooftop deck over 24,000 square feet.
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