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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
24th June 2020 Issue no. 513

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7 benefits of remote access and monitoring

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.

Security guards using virus detecting smart glasses to reopen businesses

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To speed up mass reopening of restaurants, pubs, workplaces and public spaces, bosses are planning on using new virus detection glasses to help isolate those with virus symptoms.

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.

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

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With 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.

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.

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This Week's News

Hanwha Techwin introduces face mask detection application

* Mask-Detection-App.jpgCoinciding 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.

Yale launches new line of padlocks, to meet every security need

* Yale-Padlock-Range.jpgYale has announced a brand-new padlock range comprising of Standard, High and Maximum-Security padlocks, created to meet every security need.

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.

Abloy unveils incedo  business – access control ecosystem

* Incedo.jpgJust launched, Incedo Business access control system for small to medium businesses, the universal access control ecosystem that incorporates software and hardware into a single management platform. 

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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Keep your IT systems safe

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Having to implement homeworking measures for the first time or to a much larger extent than normal can leave an organisation's IT systems vulnerable to attack. The NCSC has released guidance to help organisations reduce the risk of cyber attack on homeworking devices.

There are also some top tips for staff about avoiding phishing scams.


CDVI helps businesses get back to work with touchless solutions

CDVI, a leading global access control manufacturer, is helping businesses make their premises safer and more hygienic to control the spread of COVID-19.

Track and Trace app could increase 'smishing'

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:

Brisant launch trade Facebook page

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Brisant-Secure is all about making it easy for locksmiths to sell locks and door installers to sell doors. Each and every one of these businesses has a story to tell or expertise to share, and that's why the company has launched their trade Facebook page.

Can the pain of false alarms become a thing of the past?

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Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, alerts us to the potential for Deep Learning video analytics to significantly reduce false alarms.

Master Lock supports hospitals during Coronavirus

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Master 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.

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