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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th April 2020 Issue no. 505

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´╗┐Free field service management software

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Intelliserve has recently announced that its Field service management software is now free for tradesman and business owners with fewer than five employees.
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This Week's News

What consumers and businesses need to do in the event of a data breach

Stewart Room, head of data protection and cyber security at DWF, highlights what consumers and businesses need to do to protect and overcome a data breach. He said:

"Data breach reminds consumers once again that their personal data is always at risk when in the possession of the companies they share it with, due to the threats that companies face on a daily basis from malware, hackers and criminals.
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New Installer App for Videx GSM Intercom Range

* GSM-SMS-wizard_events-front.jpgVidex Security has strengthened its flagship GSM intercom range by adding a new app designed specifically for installers and engineers who fit and maintain Videx GSM systems.

The new app which complements the existing GSM app includes a new host of features that's compatible with all GSM models and enables an engineer to programme an unlimited number of sites and intercoms that they're responsible for to help manage them all more effectively and conveniently.
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VPN demand in the US jumps more than 40% and 85% globally amid coronavirus outbreak

Over the last decade, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) became an essential online security product used by millions of people around the world.

Their growing popularity continues at pace in 2020, with more than 30% of internet users using consumer VPNs.

However, with millions of people working from home or searching for online entertainment during the lockdown, the coronavirus outbreak has seen a global VPN demand surge.
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Getting into the swing of things

* Swing.jpgDoor closers are essential builders' hardware which all security professionals should be familiar with.

Door closers are appropriate for just about any opening with a swinging door, and are required by Code for Fire Doors.

Why use door closers?
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Kasp strengthens its combination padlocks range

* Kasp1.jpgDesigned and manufactured to the high standards people have come to expect from Kasp, its range of premium quality combination locks is set to be further strengthened with two exciting new additions.

Specifically designed for convenience and optimum weather protection, the new Series 114 Marine Combination Padlock (30mm/40mm) is a high quality three or four dial marine combination padlock, suitable for a multitude of outdoor security uses.
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Hanwha Techwin launches Serverless ANPR solution for small site management

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Easy to configure camera-to-camera IP communication technology enables up to 4 Wisenet ANPR cameras, (1 master camera and 3 slaves), to simultaneously capture and transmit data to a convenient user interface.
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Six smart security trends and the role of storage

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New Wisenet 4-Channel Multi-Sensor Cameras

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Hanwha Techwin has enhanced its premium Wisenet P series with the addition of three new 4-channel multi-sensor cameras, designed to provide a cost-effective solution for detecting and tracking objects over wide open areas.
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Alex Carmichael: SSAIB still providing certification despite Coronavirus crisis

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Chief executive Alex Carmichael is keen to reiterate that SSAIB is fully operational and continues to provide certification for over 1,800 registered firms and new firms looking to join during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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´╗┐Coronavirus detecting CCTV cameras coming to UK workplaces?

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Installation of Smart “Coronavirus” CCTV is being investigated for large office buildings to try and pro-actively isolate those with the virus.

As bosses struggle to get their heads around how to cope with an employee in a large office building or factory coming down with Coronavirus, some are looking to invest in smart CCTV with built in temperature sensors.
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SSAIB pride at registered firm assisting with NHS Nightingale Hospital transformation

SSAIB were overcome with pride upon discovering that registered firm PLP Fire Protection have been providing invaluable assistance in the building of the Government's first emergency field hospital at the ExCel in London.
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3D Group thanks customers for their support

We know it's going to be a rough period for many of your businesses and we are looking at ways to ease that pressure. Cash flow is a worry for everyone right now, so we're offering 0% finance on all orders over £250+VAT and this includes all of our stock items, not just machinery.

Any orders that total £250+VAT or more are eligible for 0% finance, excluding discounted products. Shop at www.3dgroupuk.com
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EZVIZ launches its new Full HD Wi-Fi Outdoor Turret Camera in the UK

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EZVIZ has launched the Full HD Wi-Fi Outdoor Turret wall-mounted camera in the UK. With full HD 1080p resolution video, the camera delivers crystal clear monitoring all day and super night vision so that images still remain visible in full clarity no matter the time of day. The Outdoor Turret Camera also uses active defence including a strobe light, customised voice alerts and 100db alarm for full peace of mind when away from the home. 
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Announcement: Lockdecoders are OPEN

We would like to notify everyone that we are still open for business as usual. Cut off time for orders is 2pm.

We have taken the necessary steps to ensure our staff's and the public's health and safety.

Lockdecoders wishes everyone the best of luck and health during the Covid-19 period.

T. +44 (0) 1322 407 790
E. [email protected]
W. www.lockdecoders.com


Statement from Abbey Petkar, Magenta Security, on inclusion of SIA licenced guards in key worker roles

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I am delighted that many SIA licensed guards able to support the country at this time of need and they are being recognised as key workers.
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