* LASN_picture_logo.jpg


Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
20th November 2019 Issue no. 484

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.


English French Spanish Italian German Dutch Russian Mandarin

Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of Locks and Security News.

International News

Only birds in the sky: Kaspersky launches new solution to combat privacy and security risks from civilian drones

* drones.jpg
Kaspersky has launched a new solution designed to help organisations and property owners defend themselves from unauthorised trespassing by civilian drones.

Swann launches next wave of smart security cameras and new Security Digital Ecosystem

* Swann-cam.jpg
Swann launches the first three products from its new 2020 family of smart security solutions.

Welcome to


Read by industry professionals nationwide - and beyond

* FB.jpg

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

Global Security Services Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts (2019-2023)

Global Security Services Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts (2019-2023), provides an in-depth analysis of the global security services market by value, by type, by region, etc.

The report also provides a regional analysis of the security services market, including the following regions: Asia (India & Rest of Asia), Europe, North America, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa.

Brisant Secure launches Ultion SMART

Brisant-secure-door.jpgBritish security authority Brisant Secure has unveiled one of the most robust smart door locks on the market. The Ultion SMART is a piece of connected hardware homeowners can trust, as the dedicated team at Brisant Secure are door lock security experts first and foremost.

S&G vulnerability testing to improve ATM security

In the wake of recent allegations that ATM locks worldwide are vulnerable to new side-channel attacks, Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), manufacturer of high-quality electronic ATM locks, recently conducted vulnerability testing to provide insight and identify ways ATM owners and operators can protect their machines against side-channel attacks.

Why are ATM Locks Vulnerable?
Side-channel attacks, which can exploit internal components of electronic locks, first emerged in 2015 and continue to plague electronic lock users today. In a nutshell, attacks are most effective when access, information and speed are present. 

Lockexpo 2020 - registration is open!

* LockExpo-2020.jpgRegistration is open for Lockexpo 2020! We've listened to your feedback and made some changes to the registration process - no more need to remember login details.

EZVIZ new Full HD Indoor PT Security Cam with Motion Tracking

* ezviz-full-HD.jpgEZVIZ has launched the Full HD Indoor pan/tilt Security Cam. With full HD 1080p video, a 360° field of view, smart auto tracking and two way talk.

ASSA ABLOY advises industry and professionals on fire safety liability

* Fire-safety-accountability.jpgASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training, following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches.

Fullex celebrates 20 years with Secured By Design

* Fullex_Team.jpgThis year, Fullex is celebrating 20 years as a Secured by Design (SBD) member.  The leading manufacturer of high-security multi-point locking systems for composite, timber, PVCu, steel and aluminium doors had the honour of being the very first company to join Secured by Design in 1999, when SBD developed a product-based police accreditation scheme.

Today, all Fullex products are Secured by Design and PAS 24 approved, including the respected and widely specified Crimebeater range of multipoint locks.

Cyber-crime a real threat to bars and restaurants

Best Bar None Scotland, a national accreditation and award scheme aiming to raise safety standards amongst licensed venues, is warning that cyber-crime is now a real threat to all bars and restaurants if they do not have the correct safety measures in place.

Rapid technological advancements in the licensed trade industry have changed how businesses operate, transforming many areas including payments, ordering, staffing and communication. However, if this technology is not properly protected it could be putting your actual business at risk.

Mitie takes off with extension at London City Airport

Mitie has been awarded a two year contract extension with London City Airport, London’s most central airport. The UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company has provided security at the airport since 2016.

Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services by screening thousands of baggage items every day. The screening monitors check-in luggage for explosives and other prohibited items, ensuring no restricted objects are loaded onto the aircraft. As well as screening baggage, Mitie provides manned guarding and access control to the 120 acre site once the airport closes at night.

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.

Search Locks and Security News:

How to contact us at Locks and Security News:

* John-pro-shot.jpgNewsdesk 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.

John Austen
Publishing Director
Tel:07766 707 888



Locks and Security News is broadcast every Wednesday. You may receive it FREE each week by clicking the link above.
To prevent this newsletter from getting swept up by overzealous email filters, we suggest that you add [email protected]
to your address book.


MUL-T-LOCK eCLIQ proves the perfect partner for Glenveagh National Park

* Mul-T-Lock_Glenveagh1.jpg
Leading lock manufacturer Mul-T-Lock has provided Glenveagh National Park in County Donegal with over 50 of its eCLIQ locks in order to manage access rights across the whole estate.

Spanning over 170 square kilometres, Glenveagh National Park is the second largest national park in Ireland, boasting a number of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland. At the centre of the Park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, a late 19th century castellated mansion, built as a hunting lodge.

STA announces partnership with security firm SmartWater

The Solar Trade Association has announced a partnership with security specialists SmartWater. Under the terms of the partnership, STA members are entitled to an exclusive discount of more than 25% off the installation of SmartWater’s unique asset marking technology, and more than 15% off the annual site licence fee.

The STA will also be collaborating with SmartWater to develop and implement a site security incident monitoring and reporting system, including a monitoring “Dashboard” integrating rural crime data from across the UK, to provide site area security alerts to STA members.

Jacksons Fencing chosen at Cambridgeshire primary school

* Oakdale-Primary-Jacksons-Fencing.jpg
Safety and learning are inherently entwined; effective tuition relies on students feeling comfortable and protected from harm. Along with high quality teaching, pupils’ wellbeing and security is, understandably, a top priority for schools.

This was especially true for Oakdale Primary School in Peterborough. When it came to updating the school perimeter and sports fencing, they wanted a solution which would keep students, staff and guests safe and provide reliable access control.

Wavestore Appoint Mark Claxton as Managing Director

* Mark-Claxton_Wavestore.jpg
Wavestore, the British developer of open-platform and highly secure Linux-based Video Management Software (VMS) has appointed Mark Claxton as its Managing Director.

Mark, who has an MBA in Global Strategic Management and Marketing, will be responsible for ensuring Wavestore meets its strategic technology objectives and sales growth targets, whilst continuing to offer the highest levels of pre and post-sales support.

© Locks and Security News 2023.
Subscribe | Unsubscribe | Hall of Fame | Cookies | Sitemap