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24th June 2020 Issue no. 513
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By Ross Wilks, Head of Marketing Communications, Vanderbilt and ComNet
The unexpected effect on business that the coronavirus pandemic has introduced has given rise to a change across a number of day-to-day activities.
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.
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Coinciding with the recent launch of the Occupancy Monitoring application designed to help implement social distancing rules, Hanwha Techwin has also introduced a Face Mask Detection application which will further help businesses operate in a COVID-19 affected world.
Wearing a mask is believed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and has already been adopted as a safety measure in many workplaces.
From aluminum padlocks ideal for gym lockers, brass models to protect tools kept in a shed, to heavy-duty boron padlocks for maximum security, Yale’s new padlocks are designed to give you peace of mind.
Incedo is an access control system that can adapt to a business’ individual security needs. Businesses can benefit from one system that links all security solutions a building may have and integrate them into one easy to manage system.
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There are also some top tips for staff about avoiding phishing scams.
CDVI, a leading global access control manufacturer, is helping businesses make their premises safer and more hygienic to control the spread of COVID-19.
On the news that the new 'Track and Trace' app could lead to an increase in SMS-based phishing - known as 'smishing', Toni Vitale, Partner and Head of Data Protection at JMW Solicitors, says:
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.