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30th September 2020 Issue no. 527
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Videx strengthens MiAccess access control range
The HL1000-MF provides an ideal access control solution for small to mid-sized installations including offices, guest houses, industrial units and schools.
How to add a new key to a BMW 640D with the IM608 Pro
Back up the Key: For the BMW the IM608 gives you the option to back up key data through the following path: Key Operation > Key Data Operation > Backup Key Data. It is highly recommended you do this in case the IM608 corrupts the data during the following process.
Brute-force attacks are still a major threat
And this year, Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific suffered a brute-force attack and was fined £500,000 [~$630,000] by the UK's data regulator for lacking sufficient preventative measures. The ad-blocking service AdGuard also forced a password reset on all its users after suffering a brute-force attack.
For security smart doors and windows
Place it on doors or windows so that you are alerted to any unexpected movement, helping you and your family feel safe and sound especially in parts of your home where you'd rather not have a camera.
Although security lights and British Standard locks are ideal for basic home security, taking protection levels one step further could help build on the 37% fall in UK burglaries since lockdown started.
Videx launches new touch free entry range to help businesses return to normal
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This Week's News
Master Lock innovative Biometric Security Safe
Master Lock, the American security super brand, is excited to announce the launch of the Biometric Security Safe to join the brand's expanding easy access range.
Following the success of the Biometric Padlock that launched earlier in 2020, the new Biometric Security Safe offers a practical solution to security at the touch of a fingerprint!
With AinsCo Fire & Security a proud Honeywell Integrator; Honeywell's latest range of intruder products known as MAXPRO Intrusion is an integrated cloud-based solution bringing intruder alarm systems into the modern day.
Having a software based system that can link all of your security systems into one online interface for full monitoring of systems, cause and effect planning and the ability to see false alarms is really the best way to go.
Time for focus on fire door safety
As Fire Door Safety Week 2020 draws to a close, Bureau Veritas is taking the opportunity to give another reminder about the importance of properly fitted and maintained fire doors to enhance safety in the event of a fire.
Fire Door Safety Week was first launched in 2013, in response to a legacy of fire door neglect, and is managed by the British Woodworking Federation, with support from partners including London Fire Brigade (LFB), The National Fire Chief's Council (NFCC) and the Home Office's National Fire Safety campaign.
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