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7th October 2020 Issue no. 528
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Master Lock innovative Biometric Security Safe
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!
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.
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This Week's News
The award-winning Nuki Smart Lock 2.0
The Nuki Smart Lock 2.0, is the next generation of smart lock that turns a smartphone into a key.
Featuring a plethora of new features, the Smart Lock 2.0 includes Bluetooth 5 for improved range, enhanced internal processing power for speed of use, a door sensor for at-a-glance status updates on your home door, plus full Apple HomeKit compatibility.
Is the UK heading for a second wave and a double dip?
With the recent spike in Coronavirus cases across the UK many of our customers will be asking "are we heading for a second wave and what are the economic ramifications to their businesses if this happens?"
At 3D Group we have been fortunate enough to avoid the worst of the economic and social ramifications, but with the increasing likelihood of a second national lockdown, we are hoping to help our customers prepare for the worst. Here are some tips on how you can minimise the risk to your automotive locksmith business during the second wave and a potential depression.
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Time for focus on fire door safety
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.
Help save lives with compliant specification on fire and escape doors
Take the stress out of managing lockers with this new smart card access solution
Codelocks is probably best known for its digital, code operated locks. What prompted you to introduce a smart card operated addition to the range?