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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
5th June 2019 Issue no. 460

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Hanwha Techwin leading the way with Deep Learning video solutions

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Bob (H.Y.) Hwang Ph.D., Managing Director of Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains how the company's product strategy is being honed to reflect changing market requirements.
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Floodlight surveillance camera

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EZVIZ has added its first floodlight surveillance camera to the portfolio with the launch of the LC1 to help families and business owners sleep soundly in the knowledge their outside spaces are being monitored. The EZVIZ LC1 CCTV camera's motion-sensitive floodlight can be set-up to illuminate overnight intruders as well as act as a deterrent.
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Global cyber security market is set to reach USD 282.3 Billion by 2024

The global cyber security market is predicted to grow at 11.1% CAGR during the forecast period with the market size reaching USD 282.3 billion by 2024.

The market is driven by factors such as increasing cyber security threats, increasing internet penetration, and increasing adoption of IoT solutions across different industry verticals.

Industry players are developing advanced solutions to tackle cyber-attacks and threat such as firewall, encryption, identity and access management, security, and vulnerability management, which are further fuelling the growth of the market.
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San Francisco bans facial recognition technology

Legislators in San Francisco have voted to ban the use of facial recognition, the first US city to do so. The emerging technology will not be allowed to be used by local agencies, such as the city's transport authority, or law enforcement.

Additionally, any plans to buy any kind of new surveillance technology must now be approved by city administrators. Opponents of the measure said it will put people's safety at risk and hinder efforts to fight crime.

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Swann Smart Video Doorbell

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Taking just minutes to set up, the Smart Video Doorbell is rechargeable, features night vision and also offers a convenient wired option, so you can connect it to any existing doorbell wiring.

Answer the doorbell with your smartphone from anywhere; you can ask the delivery man to hide a package or leave with a neighbour.

- Free video storage
- Heat and motion sensing
- Weather resistant

www.swann.com


WhatsApp discovers 'targeted' surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed, according to BBC reports.

WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a "select number" of users and was orchestrated by "an advanced cyber-actor." A fix was rolled out and WhatsApp urged all of its 1.5 billion users to update their apps as an added precaution.


ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions leads the way in fire door safety

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ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland continues to lead the market by ensuring its range of door closers do not compromise fire safety regulations. At the end of 2017, several UKAS Accredited authorities withdrew certification for almost all door closers used on uninsulated metal fire doors. With around eight out of 10 metal fire doors sold in the UK being non-insulated, this left many doorsets deemed non-compliant.
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Gira launch Video Home Station 7

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Gira, one of the world's leading full-range suppliers of intelligent system solutions for building management, is pleased to launch the new and award-winning Gira Video Home Station 7:

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Recently awarded a Red Dot Award 2019, the new Gira Video Home Station 7 is available from 1st May 2019 and designed to help your customers achieve a comfortable and secure living environment that embodies high-design.
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This Week's News

Locksmiths can now be CORGI Fenestration registered

* Locksmiths-CORGI.jpgCORGI Fenestration has launched its Skilled Locksmiths Scheme in response to pressure to recognise excellence in the profession. Any locksmith - from sole traders to national companies - that has completed a CORGI Fenestration approved qualification can be registered on the scheme.

Each job they complete has to be registered with CORGI Fenestration on its website, via its easy to use web page.
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Master Lock launches Vault Enterprise for smart and secure access management

* Master-Lock-Vault-Enterprise.jpgMaster Lock has launched an innovative business security management software called Vault Enterprise in Europe.

The software, in combination with Master Lock's range of Bluetooth enabled hardware, provides business owners who manage many locks and many users with a convenient way to control access, oversee products and improve accountability.

The Vault Enterprise innovation eliminates the cost, security risk and complexity of physical key management.
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Brisant-Secure and Salto collaborate to create Ultion SMART

* Ultion-SMART.jpgUltion SMART will change how people lock their doors. Ultion SMART combines the tried and tested Danalock technology by worldwide electronic access experts Salto, with Brisant's 3 Star, Sold Secure Diamond lock, Ultion, the lock with a £1,000 homeowner guarantee.

Brisant's team integrated the pit-free edgeless design of their Sweet door handle, suited with letterplate, numerals and door knocker, to create a beautiful smart handle that works with all technology, looks great, is easy to fit and comes with maximum security accreditation.
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Urmet awarded Secured by Design Certification

* URMET_SBD_ELEKTA.jpgUrmet UK has been awarded Secured by Design certification, joining the UK's official police security initiative which aims to prevent crime through design innovations.

Secured by Design is part of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (PCPI), a police-owned organisation that works on behalf of Police & Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables to deliver a wide range of crime prevention and demand reduction initiatives across the UK. PCPI is a not-for-profit organisation and Board Members include senior police officers from each of the four Home Nations.
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The Key Safe Company grows with new appointments

* KeySafe-starters.jpgWorcestershire based leaders in mechanical access solutions, The Key Safe Company, has expanded its team with two new appointments as part of its ongoing growth strategy.

Natalie Parker, Customer Insights Lead, and Digital Marketing Executive Daniel Newby have bolstered the marketing team in order to drive the business forward as it expands its product offering.
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ATG Access partners with Crowdguard to deploy innovative security at UK events

* Surface-Guard-Blackpool.jpgATG Access, one of the world's leading innovators of road blockers, bollards and vehicle barrier systems, has announced a new partnership with event protection business Crowdguard.

As part of the partnership, Crowdguard will be deploying Surface Guard, ATG's latest pioneering, hostile vehicle mitigation solution, to secure temporary or semi-permanent events across the UK.
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Join the global security industry at IFSEC International 2019

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IFSEC International is the UK and Europe's leading integrated security event. Taking place on 18-20 June at ExCeL London, it brings together over 27,000 security professionals from 110+ countries looking to source new and established security technologies, learn from world-renowned speakers and network with manufacturers, distributors, government bodies and industry associations.
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Profitably replace Ford van locks

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The new Ford Rep locks from SVL offer the highest degree of added protection to van security. The driver's door lock is a known weakness in the security of Ford Transit and Transit Custom vans; a simple attack will gain entry to the vehicle and unlock the rear doors of the vehicle. No special knowledge, skills or tools are required and this can be achieved in seconds.
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