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11th September 2019 Issue no. 474
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The new A3 range features three different models, each providing proximity access control without requiring complex software purchases, external programmers or licensing costs.
Costs from consumables such as pouches, clips & photographs; the logistical efforts of yearly reissue of cards and collection from Ex-employees; ID card printers that are so often faulty.
The MLA Expo, run by the Master Locksmiths Association, returns to The International Centre in Telford from 4th - 6th October 2019.
Generally used for storage units, sheds, gates or vans, the Master Lock M1177EURD is made of a durable solid brass body for superior corrosion resistance, whilst the octagonal boron-carbide shackle with shrouded cover makes it highly resilient from attack.
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Johnson Controls has announced the release of CEM Systems AC2000 v10.2, which offers new features such as an enhanced Time & Attendance application, improved Pass Design, advanced room booking with access control and additional features that increase the performance and scope of the access control system suite.
CEM Systems AC2000 Time Hub is an enhanced Time & Attendance workstation client and web application. It helps AC2000 customer maximize their existing security infrastructure by going beyond access control, without the need for an additional Time & Attendance system.
Magenta Security MD Abbey Petkar met with SIA Chief Executive Ian Todd and Tony Holyland (SIA Head of Quality & Standards) at Magenta HQ last month to discuss concerns about the lack of business licences in the security industry.
They also considered other topics focused on making the security industry more professional and more robust in the face of unscrupulous players in the market.
CGT Security is the manufacturer of innovative shutter systems suitable for any security challenge in private or public environments.
Dahua Technology, a world-leading, video-centric, smart IoT solution and service-provider, has announced a distribution partnership with Dublin-based electronics distributor, IC Plus.
IC Plus - which incorporates IC Realtime and Electroplus - will be distributing the full range of Dahua products, including video surveillance, access control and video intercoms.
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Some of our readers may have become aware in recent weeks of claims made in social media that new locksmiths qualifications are about to be launched in the UK, without which, they may not trade.
With arguments being made both for and against, LASN sought the advice of industry body the MLA. This is what they had to say:
The Everest Challenge will involve the Reliance High-Tech team climbing 29,035 ft (605 ascents of the stairs) throughout September. All office visitors are invited to join in the challenge by foregoing the building's lift, or making a donation through the challenge's dedicated JustGiving page.
Ever since the inception of the internet, data has been used to improve processes across the globe. Since the turn of the millennium in particular, the storage and use of data has expanded considerably.
A 2018 report by IBM found that 90% of the data in the world (at the time of the report) was created in the previous two years alone.
The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.
The presentations will explain the equipment required, the technical backup available and the methods used, offering a new service to your existing or potential customers.
Over two thirds (67%) of companies feel that cybersecurity concerns prevent them from adopting new technology to grow their business faster, according to a new report from EY that is based on a survey of 175 C-suite executives at UK-based organisations. Cloud computing and the internet of things (IoT) were the two technologies that were perceived to pose the greatest cybersecurity risks.