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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
10th June 2020 Issue no. 511

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PPE for locksmiths and security personnel

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As we ease out of lockdown, mobile locksmiths will be called out to help gain access due to missing keys, mechanical faults, long overdue upgrades, and to repair damage caused by break-ins.

Winsted's Console Partition assists with Infection Control

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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's Wi-Fi Security Tracker Camera

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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.

´╗┐PAC launches complete new Access Control portfolio

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PAC, a market-leading supplier of innovative access control solutions, has announced the comprehensive redesign of its portfolio in order to meet the rigorous demands of today’s residential, educational and commercial environments.

2MP and 5MP box cameras added to Wisenet Q series

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Affordable solutions for high camera count video surveillance applications:

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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This Week's News

Master Lock supports hospitals during Coronavirus

* Masterlock-prods.jpgMaster Lock, the global padlock specialist, has played its part in supporting the NHS during the current Corona crisis.

The aim was to help health workers protect their equipment and aid better management of critical medical assets, beginning with the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex, which is located near to Master Lock's UK office.

One in five Europeans have experienced identity theft fraud in the last two years

Identity theft is rapidly expanding, causing substantial financial loss to millions of people all around the world. This invisible crime is also widespread across the European countries, where the growing number of consumers is targeted by sophisticated fraudulent scams each year, both offline and online.

According to data gathered by Finanso 56% of Europeans have experienced at least one type of fraud in the last two years. One-third of them became victims of identity theft, making it the second most-common type of fraud in Europe.

Mul-T-Lock's Break Secure 3DS cylinder excels when put to the test

* 3DS-Breaksecure.jpgWith 73% of all domestic burglaries occurring through a door*, it is now more important than ever that maximum-security locks are in place to offer protection from potential break-ins.

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We have a duty to protect our security work force

Says Abbey Petkar of Magenta Security Services, regarding the recent ONS statistics.

"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.

SSAIB marks two successful months of Remote Audits with Southern Fire Alarms

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.

Genetec helps organisations monitor occupancy levels and ensure compliance with physical distancing regulations

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.

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