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24th July 2019 Issue no. 467
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Openow allows SMARTair users to open doors with their mobile phone and the Openow app, meaning access credentials can be granted, revoked and updated instantly, from wherever the user may be.
ASSA Triton is a high-end master key solution with long life patent protection until 2036. ASSA Triton has been expertly designed and extensively tested in Scandinavia, to guarantee the same high quality, exceptional durability and excellent performance expected from an ASSA cylinder.
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"As children so many of us will have heard teachers say - I am not angry with you... I am disappointed. My feelings for the SIA are no different. Some months ago, I was excited and looking forward to impending improvements to the ACS. They were going to make us more professional as an industry; develop greater trust with customers and communities; cowboy firms would struggle to operate and all staff would be treated fairly by responsible employers.
Neos, the UK's first smart home insurance provider, has launched its next generation of tech-enabled home insurance packages. Now enhanced with new market-leading preventative solutions, Neos insurance packages effectively help UK consumers protect their homes from domestic fires, theft and water damage with a best value tech and insurance offering.
Since launching in 2017, Neos has worked closely with its customers to continuously develop its range of products and services, bringing the next generation of home insurance to UK households.
The FeeMaster Smart Console from people and vehicle access control specialist Nortech provides a simple and cost-effective way of managing access to car parks and facilities for vehicles and pedestrians.
All the access control data is encoded onto a Mifare card using the FeeMaster Smart Console. As a standalone system, there is no wiring between the access control point and the console, making it easy and cost effective to install.
Through this partnership, Genetec will offer additional cyber security protection to its Streamvault family of infrastructure solutions by including CylancePROTECT out-of-the-box at no additional cost to its customers.
Genetec Streamvault all-in-one and rackmount appliances, storage, and workstations are expected to be shipped pre-installed and optimized with CylancePROTECT in September 2019.
The UK's market leader in access solutions, The Key Safe Company, has provided Oldham Mountain Rescue Team with a total donation of five key safes, ensuring the team have immediate access to its resources whenever needed.
Covering part of the Peak District National Park and rural areas of Greater Manchester, the Oldham Mountain Rescue Team provide a search and rescue service for people in difficulty in wild and remote places.
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid has given his backing to the police in their trials of facial recognition cameras. Charlotte Walker-Osborn, International head of technology sector at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland comments:
British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year's breach of its security systems. The airline, owned by IAG, says it is "surprised and disappointed" by the penalty from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
At the time, BA said hackers had carried out a "sophisticated, malicious criminal attack" on its website. The ICO said it was the biggest penalty it had handed out and the first to be made public under new rules.Full Story
Located in the Ballymount area of Dublin, the new showroom facility provides the opportunity for system integrators and their end-user clients to see live demonstrations of the innovative features and ground breaking technology built-into the latest generation of Access Control and Video Surveillance (ACVS) solutions supplied under the Tyco umbrella.