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23rd January 2019 Issue no. 441
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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.
RemoteLock's industry-leading SaaS, EdgeState, integrates connected locks into a single point of control.
Basta, which went into examinership in July, employed 48 people. It was based in Sligo where it was founded more than 60 years ago.Full Story
The smart lock was launched on Kickstarter at the end of 2018 and has been well-received on the platform.
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.
"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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ASSA ABLOY UK, a division of ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in door opening solutions, has unveiled its new name, with the business now being known as ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland.
The new business descriptor reflects ASSA ABLOY Group's on-going commitment to strengthening the ASSA ABLOY brand, and helping its customers to better understand the organisation's solutions, services and capabilities. Alongside the launch of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, the Group has also launched two other business descriptors - ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions which will be gradually introduced in UK & Ireland, and globally.
"I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM's plan or think she is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtably the topic of the moment and will remain so for some time to come. Yet collectively the security industry remains relatively mute on its potential impact - which could be significant.
Delta Security, a specialist in high security solutions, has installed new steel, fire-rated security doors and an access control system designed to combat a series of break-ins at a commercial property managed by Property Initiatives Management Ltd.
The property, based in East-London's Shoreditch, is home to approximately ten businesses and had become the target of thefts and burglaries. An independent security survey was conducted and steel security doors were proposed as part of the solution.
The director of Welsh event security firm, LS Armour, has received a prison sentence of two years and three months following an investigation by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) into unlicensed security staff at UK music events.
Lee Szuchnik supplied unlicensed guards to music festivals in June and July 2017. Unlicensed staff were supplied to events including Download, Glastonbury Festival and two Adele concerts in Wembley Stadium.Full Story
Arlo Ultra will begin rolling out to retailers later this month. The flagship 4K HDR wire-free security camera system is powered by the Arlo SmartHub which will deliver additional support for Zigbee and Z-Wave compatible smart home devices later in 20192.
Featuring advanced 4K HDR video quality with color night vision, a 180-degree panoramic field-of-view, an integrated spotlight and crystal-clear two-way audio with advanced noise cancelation.
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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.