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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th December 2019 Issue no. 487

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Videx enhances 4000 series keypads with new range

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Leading access control and door entry systems provider Videx has introduced a new range of its 4000 series keypads that offer improved features and functionality.

Vanderbilt releases Bluetooth Low Energy Readers with ACT Enterprise

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Vanderbilt has announced the release of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers in conjunction with the company’s ACT Enterprise 2.10 access control software.

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

British 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.

EZVIZ new Full HD Indoor PT Security Cam with Motion Tracking

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EZVIZ 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.

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This Week's News

Burg-Wächter launches the security industry’s first cash-based community award scheme

* Burg-Wachter-Secure-Communities-Scheme.jpgBurg-Wächter has launched a unique outreach scheme offering cash and security products to support community causes. The Burg-Wächter Secure Communities Scheme issues awards of up to £1,000 cash to community-run projects and aims to distribute £12,000 of funds per year.

The awards also include security advice and products with an average value of £150 at retail.

Introducing the new DOM ENiQ Digital Door Handle

* DOM-guard.jpgDOM UK has announced another addition to the electronic door locking solutions. The new ENiQ Guard digital door handle offers both contemporary design and a full range of variations which can be easily fitted onto new or existing doors, suited for all environments.

To date, DOM Security Group has sold over 490,000 digital hardware devices throughout Europe alone. The new Guard offers both better design and meets all digital specifications. For example, users can now choose from three classic covers available in black, grey or white.

Master Lock launches maximum strength weather resistant stainless-steel padlock

* Masterlock-Excell.jpgMaster Lock has launched the ultimate weather-resistant stainless-steel padlock, perfect for outdoor, corrosive or caustic environments.

Cloud security spending in the US expected to reach $1.93 billion by 2021

According to PreciseSecurity.com, cloud security spending in the United States is expected to reach $1.93 billion by 2021. Back in 2016, the US region spent $675 million on cloud security solutions in total, meaning it will triple in the following years. 

In comparison with other regions, the United States also represents the leading cloud security spending region in the World, followed by the Asia Pacific with $638 million cloud security costs expected in 2021. With $573 million in expenses on cloud security solutions by 2021, Europe takes third place on this global list. In the same period, The Latin America region is estimated to spend $86 million on cloud security services.

UNION launches new Fire Door Kit range

* FIRE-DOOR-KIT.jpgUNION is cutting the hassle out of sourcing fire door hardware with its new Fire Door Kits, featuring a complete range of pre-selected products that work seamlessly together, look good and meet every relevant standard. The role of a fire door in supporting fire safety and integrity within a building is critical.  UNION’s Fire Door Kit is a single box solution that helps installers to ensure that they are fitting correct and fully compliant hardware.

Until now property owners, facilities managers and installers have faced a bewildering variety of hardware choices when installing or maintaining a fire door set. With the UNION Fire Door Kit, all that worry, guesswork and lost time is now a thing of the past.

New company formed to provide the Milestone Systems Community with purpose-built, performance driven, video management hardware solutions

* VSS.jpgA new company, Video Storage Solutions (VSS) has been launched to provide Milestone’s systems integration community with pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances, via authorised EMEA based distributors.

The wide range of solutions within the VSS catalogue include IP video recording servers, storage and network architecture.

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Magenta supports first aid regulation for manned guards

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Magenta Security Services is strongly supporting the SIA’s decision to require licenced guards to undertake first aid training from 1st April, 2020. 

Their support is based on the belief that the new requirement will improve standards across the industry.

Omada appoints Michael Garrett as new CEO

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Omada A/S, a global leader of Identity Governance and Administration (“IGA”) software and cloud delivered IGA services, has announced the appointment of Michael Garrett as CEO. 

IGA services improve compliance and IT security, manage secure access across all corporate systems, ensure employee access is compliant with access policies and help to automate IT processes for better efficiency.

Success built on trust

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In a highly competitive market place where there are big questions being asked about the integrity of some manufacturers supplying video surveillance solutions, Bob (H.Y.) Hwang Ph.D., Managing Director of Hanwha Techwin Europe, highlights how market trust in the Wisenet brand is helping it stand out from the crowd.

Firstly, it would be a challenge to start talking about Hanwha without two words. ‘Trust’ and ‘Loyalty’ have always been keen core values of Hanwha Techwin and they have acted as a moral compass whilst we have evolved into a global market leader.

Videx invests in staff with IP training course

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Access control and door entry kits manufactuer Videx is supporting the continued development of employees by helping them to achieve industry-recognised qualifications. 

Access control and door entry technology is constantly developing, with ever more products entering the marketplace.

Peel L&P vision for best-in-breed security brings together a winning team

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Peel L&P has been working closely with an independent security consultant, Advanced Security Partners Ltd (ASP), undertaking risk assessments, technical product evaluation and a detailed design, which can be implemented across its portfolio, standardising equipment to ensure future consistency and compatibility.

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