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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
18th December 2019 Issue no. 488

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International News

Introducing the new DOM ENiQ Digital Door Handle

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DOM 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.

Master Lock launches maximum strength weather resistant stainless-steel padlock

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

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.

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This Week's News

Lockexpo 2020 sponsored by autowave - new dates and venue

* LockExpo-2020-revised-dates.jpgLockexpo 2020 has new dates - 18th/19th April - and a new venue, the Nottingham Belfry.

Although the event had been scheduled to take place in March, due to unforeseen circumstances the East Midlands Conference Centre is closing for three months, meaning we needed to make some changes!

We have chosen the Nottingham Belfry as our venue. Visitors to our biannual ALEX show will be familiar with the Belfry as a conference and spa hotel, with everything conveniently under one roof and loads of free parking.

Codelocks offers new KL1000 SlamKit

* SlamLatch.jpgCodelocks is offering its KitLock Slam Latch as part of a complete KL1000 SlamKit package. All wrapped up at a special price, customers will receive a KL1000 and SlamKit.

Using simple keyless access, Codelocks KL1000 is ideal for leisure centres, staff rooms, spas and gyms, provides users with immediate, convenient keypad access without the need for cards and keys.

Casper Cloaking: the new way to stop internal data breaches

* Cloaked-and-compromised-images.jpgNew ground-breaking glass technology is the best way to prevent internal data leaks and guarantee data privacy while maintaining a professional office interior according to leading window security provider Protective Film Solutions.

Protected Working Environments
With one in three (34%) data breaches involving internal employees, according to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report1, Protective Film Solutions says that companies who want to protect their data from prying eyes must find ways to mitigate the risk of potentially damaging internal and external security threats, including reviewing their office space.

Brisant-Secure welcomes Derrick Purvis

* Brisant-Secure_Derrick-Purvis.jpgSteve Stewart and Nick Dutton, CEO’s of Brisant-Secure, are delighted to welcome Derrick Purvis to the team.

Derrick has twenty years in marketing and product management roles, fifteen of which were with Avocet Hardware. He has a degree in Design Marketing and has worked with high profile clients, managing projects for the likes of B&Q, Wickes and Homebase.

Registration is now open for The Security Event

* The-Security-Event.jpgThe Security Event returns to the NEC Birmingham on 28-30 April with a number of exciting new features and boasting an exhibition of more than 150+ leading security brands.

The Security Event is claimed to be the most interactive and informative exhibition in the UK and a must attend for anyone in the security supply chain.

UK cyber security boss to step down

Ciaran Martin, CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), is to step down later in 2020 after nearly seven years in charge of the government’s cyber security efforts.

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

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Burg-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.

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

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A 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.

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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