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6th May 2020 Issue no. 506
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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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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.
Shockingly, there are over 1,000 school fires a year in the UK, costing an average of £2.8m in larger incidents, with one education insurer reporting that the large majority of UK schools are found to have 'poor' fire protection systems1.
Tyco, the security brand of Johnson Controls, has launched a new video support portal which offers a comprehensive and easy to use one-stop resource for installers, system integrators and distributors who may require technical support for American Dynamics and Illustra video solutions.
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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?
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.