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31st July 2019 Issue no. 468
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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.
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.
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Dr Steffan George, Managing Director of the MLA said: "MLA Expo 2019 is looking likely to break yet more records for the locksmithing industry, not only by being bigger and busier, but also including more training rooms and even more courses than any other locksmith exhibition in Europe. There will be 13 different training areas (5 Auto related areas + 8 General Locksmith-related) that will house the 70+ courses and seminars being run. No matter what your training needs are when it comes to locksmithing, MLA Expo 19 has got you covered!"
Allegion UK, a leading specialist in fire safety and security hardware, has launched a new generation of wireless mortise lock in the UK. The Schlage LE mortise lock with ENGAGE technology has been developed specifically to extend effective electronic access control throughout the interior of a building, in addition to exterior doors, providing a single, secure locking device for the whole of a building.
Ideal for multiple commercial settings, as well as higher education institutions, senior living homes and medical facilities, the Schlage LE mortise lock with ENGAGE technology is easy to install, connect and manage.
The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has released the latest dates for its free Aperio technical training course, which provides an invaluable insight into the innovative wireless locking technology's many benefits.
Offering an informative overview of the Aperio system's capabilities, the free course covers its intelligent hardware features, product specifications, operating processes, best installation practice and other technological advantages.
3xLOGIC is celebrating a highly successful launch into the European market.
The Ministry of Justice launched the POS framework to effectively manage a pipeline of competition for new prisons and potentially existing privately managed prisons over the next six years.
ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has partnered with ColladoCollins Architects to leverage the benefits of its Openings Studio(tm) BIM software to make significant time and cost savings on the former Shredded Wheat factory project.
The project, a thriving new commercial and residential development based in Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, will consist of over 643 units and more than 7,100 doorsets. Encompassing a sensitive refurbishment of former Shredded Wheat factory buildings, the project is part of a huge development that includes over 1,200 units in total.
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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.