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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
16th January 2019 Issue no. 440

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Basta locks brand bought out of examinership

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As 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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Elecpro Group display their highly-advanced smart lock, US:E, at CES2019

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Elecpro 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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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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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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This Week's News

Learn something new at Lockexpo 2019!

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Saturday

11:00-14:00: Impressioning - Alan Morgan
For those who fully understand how pin cylinders work and have some knowledge of key cutting. Must have manual dexterity, good eyesight or at least able to use a magnifier. Must know how to use a file on metal correctly. (Please note: this class is nearly full up)
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The Key Safe Company unlocks support for the security industry

* C500-Supro.jpgThe Key Safe Company is a market leader of mechanical security access products, having revolutionised the way in which people can access properties safely and securely.

Its Supra C500 is a locked metal box, which provides a secure method of externally storing keys to the exterior of a property. The Supra C500 can hold up to five keys and is regularly used by security professionals, carers and homeowners to gain access to a property.
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RemoteLock new OpenEdge BG Business Grade Wi-Fi Smart Lock

* open-edge-bg.jpgRemoteLock is pleased to announce the New OpenEdge BG Business Grade Wi-Fi enabled Smart Lock for small and medium businesses. RemoteLock's OpenEdge series of smart locks can be remotely controlled and managed from the cloud.

RemoteLock's industry-leading SaaS, EdgeState, integrates connected locks into a single point of control.
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ievo receives Lenel factory certification under the lenel openaccess alliance program

* ievo-md-Shaun-Oakes.jpgievo Ltd, a leading provider of biometric fingerprint recognition products, announced that it received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance program.
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Bold Communications and Openview Security Solutions in tech partnership

* Cardiff_ARC.jpgThe two companies already have a proven track record of working together on a number of high profile public sector projects including Loughborough University, Stockport Homes and the City of Cardiff.

This new partnership will enable clients, particularly in the public sector, to take advantage of the significant expertise and capabilities accumulated by both companies over many years in the deployment of innovative alarm and CCTV-based security systems that deliver best value.
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Kingston enhances award-winning IronKey D300 encrypted USB

* Ironkey-USB.jpgKingston Digital Europe Co LLP, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, has added new features to its recent Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards winning IronKey D300 encrypted USB Flash drive to improve device management and security.

IronKey D300 is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified and uses 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption in XTS mode. Shipping next week, a new Serialized version (D300S) with two new features will further enhance the drive's already advanced level of security to safeguard sensitive data.
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Hanwha Techwin cuts the ribbon at new manufacturing facility in Vietnam

* Hanwha-Techwin-Vietnam.jpgHanwha Techwin has announced that its new 54,543m2 manufacturing facility at the Que Vo Industrial Park in the Bacninh Province of Vietnam is now fully operational.

The strategic decision made in April 2017 to continue the expansion of Hanwha Techwin's global security business by way of $100m investment in the new Vietnam based facility, has been supported by the Vietnam government's 'Friendly policy' and the securing of various logistics channels for import and export through land and neighbouring ports.
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ASSA ABLOY acquires Exidor Ltd

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ASSA 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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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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