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7th August 2019 Issue no. 469
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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.
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The course is free to attend and offers installers everything they need to know to help sell and install SMARTair, while also providing an informative overview of the wireless access control system's capabilities and benefits.
KD Electronics, a leading distributor of CCTV, Access Control, Alarm, TV and Networking products for the security, TV and networking industry, today announced that it has secured distribution for Dahua's full product portfolio.
Sean Kennedy, Director of KD Electronics said, "We are proud to announce this partnership with Dahua and expand our product range in the Security and Networking sector. This will give our customers the latest cutting-edge technology in the security sector provided by Dahua's massive suite of products, combined with our own and Dahua's expertise in technical customer support. All of which we believe will make Dahua an excellent choice for security installers."
Is a hotspot real or malicious? Many consumers simply don't check. New research of 2,000 people has revealed that 79% of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosing hotspots. Instead of taking the time to check that a hotspot is legitimate, users are selecting hotspots based on Wi-fi- strength, a name that seems appropriate, or just picking any free option.
Unexpectedly, the figure is highest for the most experienced, with 86% of daily public Wi-Fi users putting convenience ahead of safety when choosing hotspots. The survey carried out by cybersecurity company, BullGuard, revealed that 4 in 10 users look for a Wi-Fi name that somewhat matches their location, for example 'coffee shop Wi-Fi' - but this is exactly the type of name hackers set up to try and fool people into choosing
Automatically optimise video quality whilst minimising configuration time. Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro camera family with a new generation of Illustra Pro Mini-Domes featuring Smart Wide Dynamic Range.
Offering a choice of 2, 3, 5 and 8 megapixel models and a variety of lens options, the new Pro Mini-Domes are ideal for a wide range of deployments in both medium and large-sized facilities.
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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.
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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: