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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
9th January 2019 Issue no. 439

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Ring partners with Yale and AugustYale at CES 2019

"We're excited to partner with Yale and August to offer this integration to our customers so they can build a home security system that's right for their needs."

By integrating all Yale Real Living Locks (equipped with a Yale Z-Wave Plus Smart Module) and August Smart Lock Pro locks with Ring Alarm, customers will be able to disarm their Ring Alarm security system by unlocking their lock. Alternatively, customers will have the ability to have their Ring Alarm system armed by locking their Yale (and soon, August) lock."
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Rockwell automation receives IEC 62443 security certification

Companies that want to protect critical information, productivity and safety in connected operations require products that are developed with security in mind. Rockwell Automation makes security a priority in product development with its security development lifecycle (SDL) approach, which is now certified to meet the IEC 62443-4-1 security standard.
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MSA Security offers x-ray interpretation training e-course

MSA Security, in partnership with 360Training.com, will be offering Customized Online X-ray Screener Training, a course available from mid-November, 2018.

This course offers an accessible, convenient and cost-effective method for organizations to strengthen and enhance their explosive screening techniques for mail rooms, loading docks, checkpoints, cargo hubs, and any other locations where X-ray interpretation is conducted.
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Strandudden gated community

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A video surveillance solution manufactured by Hanwha Techwin has been chosen to help create a secure environment for the residents of Sweden's first gated community.
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GWS develop e-learning for Chubb

GWS Production AB (GWS) in Lund have signed an agreement with the insurance giant Chubb INA Holdings Inc for a Travel Risk e-learning solution designed for users of the Chubb Travel Smart app and security portal, developed by GWS.

The e-learning solution will be integrated within the Chubb Travel Smart mobile app and consists of twelve travel risk focused modules.
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Oncam introduces explosive environment camera range

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Oncam, a leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced today the release of its new ExD Explosive Environment camera range, the only 360-degree single-sensor camera with an explosion protected housing.

The range is designed to safeguard environments in markets such as oil and gas production and refineries, power and utilities, wastewater treatment, grain handling and storage, and other hazardous materials facilities.
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Basta locks brand bought out of examinership

* Basta.jpgAs reported by the Irish Times, a group of building industry players, including the daughter of former developer Liam Maye, has bought the Basta locks and ironmongery brand out of examinership.

Basta, which went into examinership in July, employed 48 people. It was based in Sligo where it was founded more than 60 years ago.

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Happy New Year - register for Lockexpo!

* lockexpo2019.jpgAs you're starting to plan out your year ahead, why not tick "register for Lockexpo" off the list now?

Even if you've attended previous shows you still need to register for this one! Bringing your QR code on the day will guarantee you fast track entry, saving you from the boredom of the queue (but if for some reason you can't download your QR code, don't worry - as long as you're in the database, you'll still get fast track entry).
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Elecpro Group display their highly-advanced smart lock, US:E, at CES2019

* US-E-Smartlock.jpgElecpro Group the developer of the smart lock US:E, will be bringing their new product to the 52nd CES Product Show, which opened on January 8, 2019 in Las Vegas, USA.

The smart lock was launched on Kickstarter at the end of 2018 and has been well-received on the platform.
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ASSA ABLOY acquires Exidor Ltd

* exidor-285.jpgASSA ABLOY has acquired Exidor Ltd from Chamberlin Plc. Exidor is a long established leading manufacturer of panic and emergency exit hardware in the UK.
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Tenable has discovered vulnerabilities in PremiSys access control system

Today's modern enterprise has an extremely complex digital infrastructure comprised of both traditional and modern assets - from workstations and on-premises servers to building security systems and smart devices.

This level of complexity has made it increasingly difficult for security teams to establish secure networks in dynamic enterprise environments.
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Synergy Security Solutions in European Business Awards

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With its dynamic and bespoke approach to security services, Synergy Security Solutions has fast become a leading international provider of managed security - supporting, among others, the flourishing global tech sector based in Ireland and EMEA.
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Surveillance technology start up Ocucon appoint Maral O'Brien

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The world's first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) system - Ocucon - has expanded its team with the appointment of Maral O'Brien, as Business Operations Support Executive.

Breaking new ground in surveillance technology, Ocucon delivers a powerful, cloud-based storage and retrieval platform, combining intelligent data analytics with the facility to store, analyse and retrieve unlimited amounts of HD video surveillance footage from within the Ocucon portal.
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Verisure's new partnership with victim support seeks to help burglary victims & increase crime prevention awareness

Verisure, Europe's leading provider of monitored security solutions and the UK's leader in smart alarms, has announced a partnership with Victim Support, the leading independent charity in England and Wales for people affected by crime and major incidents.
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Preventing panic in the high street with ABLOY UK

Security expert Abloy UK is highlighting the importance of access control systems that offer dynamic lockdown, following recent reports that retail stores are being advised by counter-terror police launching the Protect and Prepare campaign, to develop emergency contingency plans recommending a 'sixty second' security checklist to avoid panic during reports of terror attacks.
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M&C To Sponsor LockExpo 2019

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LockExpo is excited to announce our sponsor for 2019, M&C. https://m-c.eu/en/

Based in the Netherlands and trading throughout Europe, the long-established Dutch high security cylinder manufacturer is expanding their operation into the UK market. Their product range of security cylinders, security door handle sets and mortice locksets all meet the demands of the highly esteemed Dutch quality mark SKG and the PKVW police hallmark, offering solutions that are “more than secure.”
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