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18th March 2020 Issue no. 499
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The Bluetooth connectivity of the ASDR allows a handsfree smartphone access to your ATRIUM Access Control system, while the advanced encryption (AES128 & AES256) gives your entire system extra security.
Care home safety and security is a big issue, and ensuring the safety of patients, staff, visitors and assets is a top priority but also a challenge, so by installing access control systems workers are able to easily manage areas around a building.
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Lockexpo regretfully announces that we are unable to go ahead with the intended dates in April. This follows the advice of the Prime Minister and the World Health Organisation to avoid all public meetings and events due to the ever changing conditions with the COVID-19 virus and its probable fast expansion in the next few weeks.
Exhibitors have been informed and the show is PROVISIONALLY rebooked for the 19/20th September at the same venue (Nottingham Belfry) combining Lockexpo with ALEX which was already booked for those dates.
As we are about to broadcast we have just heard that the Lockdecoders Open Day in conjunction with Hickleys, scheduled for March 21st, has been cancelled due to concerns about gatherings during the Corona Virus epidemic.
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The research - carried out among 2,008 UK adults through a Censuswide survey* - revealed that, on average, 1 in 4 never lock their front door when they go out, despite nearly 1 in 5 (17%) having experienced a burglary, and 1 in 3 of those having been burgled more than once. Alarmingly, 4% of people never lock anything when they go out.
After the recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK looks into how campus management must improve their fire safety and security strategies to keep students safe.
Universities are more aware than ever of their responsibility to keep students safe and secure from all potential fire and security threats. However, after the recent events at Bolton University, where a fire ripped through the Cube building (an accommodation block that is home to more than 200 students) in a matter of minutes, there's an apparent issue.
The rising number of data breaches and cyberattacks globally, as well as the increasing awareness of the state-sponsored cyberattacks, have led to an increased demand for cybersecurity software solutions.
According to data gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, the overall cybersecurity software revenue is expected to reach $25.1 bn in revenue this year, growing 4.8% year-on-year. The rising trend is set to continue in the following years, with the entire market reaching $27 bn worth in the next three years.
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On the news that Google is planning to move its UK users' data from the EU's control to US jurisdiction, Toni Vitale, partner and head of data protection, JMW Solicitors, says that Brexit should not affect UK to EEA data flows: