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26th September 2018 Issue no. 426
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Presenting the same lever and keypad as the popular CL4510 lock, the CL4520 takes security to the next level. It features a euro profile mortice sash lock with deadbolt and latchbolt safety function. This versatile lock can be set with or without a key-operated deadbolt feature allowing building managers to restrict or allow access by code.
Peter Pyros got into the 2006 Cadillac XLR that was parked in his garage on Aug. 31, but found that it was dead when he tried to start it.
The versatile AL900 electric release is designed to work with all leading brands of deadlocking night latch locks. With a holding force of 1000lbs, when an electrical current is applied to the mechanism the release will either open (Fail Safe) or lock into position (Fail Secure).
That's why we are now selling the Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine and the new Battery Adapter.
The Mini Condor Electronic Key Cutting Machine might be small, but it still comes with an impressive specification:
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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Smart locks that afford easy keyless access to a home or office can be hacked, and can a pain to install. But what if you put the smarts in a case for a traditional key? Locky, which does just that, promises help for people who want to check whether a door is locked, or locate misplaced keys.
A KickStarter project that achieved full funding in just a couple of hours, Locky consists of a key case that communicates via Bluetooth to a smartphone app. Just slip the top of the key (the part that doesn't go into the lock) into the case, pair it with the app, and you're good to go.
There's also no need to change your key use habits: The bottom of the key folds into the case much the way a pocket knife swivels shut, keeping sharp key edges from scratching purses or clothes.Full Story
With under 3 weeks to go until ALEX 2018, we thought we'd tell you a bit more about our exhibitors. We have a great mix of regulars and new faces, with workshops and demos all weekend so you can get to know each supplier and their products and services.
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Here are some of the highlights:
National security vetting allows individuals access to government information, locations or equipment. In 2017-18, government considered more than 170,000 cases, including applications relating to civil servants, contractors and specialist staff such as those in the armed forces. Before 2017, most national security vetting in the UK was provided by two organisations: Defence Business Services National Security Vetting, and Foreign & Commonwealth Services National Security Vetting.
In its 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review, government announced that it would establish a single vetting provider.
In January 2017, United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) was created. During 2017, a number of UKSV's customers became concerned that it appeared to be taking longer to vet individuals.Full Story
The 4-day visit by both auditors involved full scrutiny of the TC Security Services operation and for the ACS audit included visiting both the Head Quarters and satellite offices along with a mix of varied customers.
The maximum overall score on the ACS audit that can be achieved is currently 175 points. TC Security Services' score of 164 places them not only in the top 2% of all SIA listed companies within the Approved Contractor Scheme, it also showed an increase in the score awarded by the auditors in 2017.
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!*
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.