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3rd June 2020 Issue no. 510
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Hanwha Techwin has further strengthened its Wisenet Q series with the introduction of 2 and 5 megapixel box cameras.
The 2 megapixel Wisenet QNB-6002 supersedes the highly popular Wisenet QNB-6000, whilst the 5 megapixel Wisenet QNB-8002 is a new addition to the camera series.
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Invariably, this will mean increased interaction with members of the public, police and security teams. Even if appropriate social distancing is maintained, by nature of their work, locksmiths will be spending time in close proximity with doors and door handles that may well be harbouring potential infections.
Winsted Control Room Solutions has unveiled new protective operator partitions. The new partitions were developed to bring a higher degree of safety to control room operators who are working through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Swann is a global leader in do-it-yourself security, priding itself on easy to set up, affordable but high-quality security cameras. A new launch, the Wi-Fi Security Tracker Camera is claimed to be the world's first compact, non-mechanical, pan-tilt security camera that includes Direction Detection.
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"I cannot express how strongly I feel that managers and directors within the security sector have responsibility for the lives of our dedicated workforce of professional guards.
Following the enforced lockdown restrictions introduced to help combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, SSAIB took the decision to continue to offer certification by embracing new technology and migrating over to remote auditing.
As many retailers, restaurants and public venues get set to start reopening in the coming days and weeks, the need to enforce physical distancing measures is critical.
To help these organisations monitor their occupancy levels and ensure compliance with regulations, Genetec has announced a new Occupancy Management Package.
The Bounce Bank Loan (BBLS) application was made available to small businesses on Monday 4th May, but how fast can eager businesses expect to get their hands on this business-saving cash?
"I'd never have thought we'd be forced to take out a business loan, but sadly the time has come - income has stopped, and cash reserves will eventually run out. I am not leaving anything to chance any longer - we need help quick - so Bounce Back loan it is", explains Jonathan Ratcliffe from commercial office agency offices.co.uk
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.
The Business Rates loophole which meant small businesses in shared office space missed a critical £10,000 cash grant has been plugged with a new £617 million funding scheme.
A petition to the Government asking for help reached more than 22,500 signatures showing the level of frustration from small businesses across the UK.