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6th May 2020 Issue no. 506
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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.
Kasp strengthens its combination padlocks range
Hanwha Techwin launches Serverless ANPR solution for small site management
Free field service management software
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This Week's News
New Installer App for Videx GSM Intercom Range
Videx 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.
ASSA ABLOY Door Group educate on the importance of fire door inspections in the classroom
Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, is calling for higher standards of fire door inspections, after concerns surrounding fire safety in education buildings.
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.
New Tyco video support portal launched
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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