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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
5th August 2020 Issue no. 519

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SALTO achieves BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark

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SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has become the first company to achieve the BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark for access control systems.

The IoT is typically a network of smart devices and systems that can be connected, enabling data to be exchanged to provide services, efficiency and innovation.
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SmartCitti & WRLD3D launch 'SafeDistance' app as 47% of the UK workforce are anxious about returning to work post-lockdown?

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A study has found that almost half of the UK workforce (47%) are nervous to go back to work and be in close proximity with others, as the government continues to loosen lockdown restrictions. 
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Coronavirus has become a breeding ground for hackers to attack virtual businesses

The COVID-19 era has drastically changed our lives in many ways; it has also fuelled the need for companies to have employees work from home more than ever before.
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EZVIZ launches outdoor security cam, with colour night vision & AI active defence

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The latest EZVIZ camera with colour night vision has today officially launched in the UK. Equipped with professional optical lenses, two built-in spotlights, and two infrared (IR) lights, the colour night vision outdoor security cam renders sharp colour imaging even in pitch-black darkness.
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This Week's News

Coronavirus recovery - data protection advice for organisations

The ICO recognises the unprecedented challenges we are all facing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, we know you might need to continue to share information quickly or adapt the way you work. Data protection will not stop you doing that.

It's about being proportionate - if something feels excessive from the public's point of view, then it probably is. Our six data protection steps for organisations sets out the key principles organisations need to consider around the use of personal information.

And the ICO is here to help - please see below for answers to the questions we're being asked. If you need more help, call us on 0303 123 1113.
We have also produced specific advice for health and social care organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.


DOM door hardware now with a 'Silver Lining.'

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Magenta Security celebrates 25 years of service

Abbey-Petkar.jpgSuccessful security company, Magenta Security is celebrating 25 years of business. Magenta's commitment to providing world-class security services and advocation for positive changes to be made across the industry has helped them become industry leaders across the last quarter century.

Magenta Security has grown from a small security team in Hounslow to a nationwide, award-winning company. Over the years Magenta Security has expanded its offering to provide a range of services from manned guarding and access control to international private security - they hope to continue their expansion in years to come.
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Codelocks adds new key control cabinets to its portfolio

* Codelocks-cabinets.jpgCodelocks further expands its access control portfolio with a new range of simple and effective key control cabinets using a single or unique access code. 
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News

Lockexpo postponed until 2021

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After a very strange year so far and not one but two changes to the dates for Lockexpo 2020, we've now accepted that the show can't safely go ahead this year and we're looking ahead to 2021.
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Hickleys offer Technical Support & Extended Warranty

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Hickleys would like to offer you two exceptional deals to help you move your business forward out of the Coronavirus lockdown. We hear from lots of customers every day that business completely stopped during the 3 months of lockdown and is now only gradually picking up to pre lockdown levels. In order to help, the two deals we offer are :
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Brisant puts govt jobs retention bonus towards creation of 5 new trainee jobs

Like all UK businesses, we found out last week that for every member of staff furloughed whom we still employ in January 2021, we will receive a £1,000 bonus.
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Burton Safes launches Covid secure installation process

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Burton Safes and Safe & Vault Company Limited merged in January 2020 and have just launched a number of systems and solutions for the current times.
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