Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
7th August 2019 Issue no. 469
Your industry news - first
We strongly recommend viewing Locks and Security News full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of Locks and Security News.
Allegion launches new-generation wireless mortise lock in the UK
3xLOGIC reports a highly successful launch into Europe
Neos launches next generation of 'smart' home insurance
Feemaster smart console makes controlling Access affordable and convenient
Genetec partners with BlackBerry Cylance to include AI-based antivirus in its appliance portfolio
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.
Tuya Smart introduces AI home security and smart office solutions
H.265 support on offer with Wavestore's latest v6.16 release
Read by industry professionals nationwide - and beyond
Welcome to your industry news weekly! We welcome comments on any item in Locks and Security News on our FaceBook page. You can find us at:
If you enjoy reading Locks and Security News so do others! If you have company news, stock clearances, distributor or product information, or even a job to offer just email news
This Week's News
ASSA ABLOY encourages installers to attend free SMARTair training course
The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group is encouraging installers to sign-up to one of its upcoming training courses on its innovative wireless access control system, SMARTair.
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 to distribute Dahua product portfolio
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."
Millions risk identify theft because they are so eager to use free public Wi-Fi
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
New Illustra Pro Mini-Domes Gen3 Pro cameras with Smart Wide Dynamic Range
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.
Locks and Security News Archive Search
We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of Locks and Security News. If you would like to run a search of the Locks and Security News web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.
How to contact us at Locks and Security News:
If you would like Locks and Security News to feature your product information, case studies, or company news, just email as above. Ideally a Word doc + jpeg images. Remember, we can take copy up to 5pm on any Tuesday for Wednesday transmission.
Want a link from Locks and Security News to your web site? Just ask for details.
The views or claims expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publisher accepts no liability for errors in this publication.
REQUEST LOCKS AND SECURITY NEWS HERE
Locks and Security News is broadcast
every Wednesday. You may receive it FREE each week by
clicking the link above.
MLA Expo 19 - Training Schedule
ASSA ABLOY announces Aperio training dates for the second half of 2019
Mitie appointed to the Prison Operator Services framework
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 'shreds' time and costs for ColladoCollins Architects
Magenta Security expresses disappointment in recent SIA decisions over ACS
The Key Safe Company to the rescue in Oldham
Automated Facial Recognition trials backed by UK Home Secretary
AI Legal Expert Comment
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:
Full exhibitor list for MLA Expo 2019 announced
Two-thirds of UK companies admit to never testing their security