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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th November 2020 Issue no. 533

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New Tyco Illustra Flex multi-sensor camera

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Johnson Controls has further expanded its Tyco Illustra range with the launch of a new Flex multi-directional camera.
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Keep private rooms secure with Code Handle

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For premises looking to secure rooms in busy public spaces, such as commercial offices, healthcare buildings and retail environments, Code Handle from ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware provides a stylish, secure and easy-to-fit solution.
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EZVIZ Launches C3X: A dual-lens colour night vision security camera with built-in AI to detect vehicle and person motion events

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Rather than leveraging spotlights, the AI-powered smart home camera uses unprecedented dual lenses to render colour monitoring in dark environments

EZVIZ has launched its most advanced and highly anticipated outdoor Wi-Fi camera, the C3X.
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Touchless sensors from SECO-LARM

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The ENFORCER Touchless Sensors reduces the risk of spread of germs and viruses through cross-contamination.

The sensors are equipped with adjustable sensor range up to 6" (15cm) 1A relay, adjustable trigger duration 0.5~20 seconds or toggle.
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New weather shield adds dual protection to Codelocks products

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Codelocks releases PINGuard weather shield designed to improve weather resistance and provide extra security for its mechanical and electronic locks. Made from a flexible polymer material, PINGuard protects the lock from rain and shields the keypad from view.
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MTL300: Mul-T-Lock's high-security, patented locking solution

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Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has launched MTL300, a high-security yet affordable locking solution for both residential and small-to-medium business customers.
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This Week's News

KitLock by Codelocks' new mechanical lock is simple, tough and affordable

* Kitlock-Nov20.jpgCodelocks releases the KL15 KitLock, a keyless access solution for personal lockers and cabinets. The KL15 mechanical lock joins the KitLock by Codelocks range. It features an anti-vandal handle and is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

Specifically designed for personal use and ideal for storage lockers, the KL15 is a Private Function lock. The user can set their own unique four-digit code and change this as often as they wish - making it easy to use.
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New Apps & features for Videx Web Server Access Control System

* Videx-WS4.jpgAccess control manufacturer and supplier, Videx has launched two new apps for its leading web server access control system, the WS4 and released a new firmware with additional features.

The WS4 can manage up to 20 entrances locally or remotely from anywhere via a mobile phone, tablet or PC using a web browser to connect to the system and it's very easy to install.
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Grosvenor Technology's Janus C4 access control platform now integrates with wireless Aperio hardware

* Aperio.jpgGrosvenor Technology's (Grosvenor) Janus C4 platform now integrates with ASSA ABLOY's wireless Aperio lock available from Abloy UK, allowing users to easily add non-wired doors with mechanical locks to the access control system.

Grosvenor's original Janus system was the world's first Windows -based access control platform and has been installed in over 10,000 sites globally. Developed to make building management even easier, Janus C4 is Grosvenor's latest end-to-end access control solution.
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Wilson James acquires The Security Group

* WJ_security.jpgWilson James has announced the acquisition of The Security Group (TSG) as part of a long-term strategy to provide clients with holistic solutions to their security and guarding needs.

The acquisition will allow Wilson James to meet increasing demand from customers for information-led solutions they require to address security challenges across a range of sectors.
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News

BBC blasted with over 250,000 email attacks every day

You think your firm has cyber security problems? The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) receives over a quarter of a million malicious email attacks every day, according to official figures.

Data revealed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act by the Parliament Street think tank's cyber security team, showed that an average of 283,597 malicious emails were blocked by the organisation every day over the first eight months of 2020.
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Covid-19 sniffing security dogs coming to a city near you

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Sniffer dogs are successfully being trained to sniff out Covid-19 on humans and according to a leading security firm their use could become mainstream by Easter 2021.

Security dogs are well known for their super sniffing abilities - money, drugs, explosives. However, recent trials have been successful in using canines to sniff out Covid-19 leading to enquiries for commercial use in shops, airports, transport hubs and public spaces in the UK.
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Open for the second wave: a message from the 3D Group team

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Our team kept working through the first National lockdown and we intend to during the second. We just wanted to give you a quick update on what you can expect in the coming months. We know that this time around things seem even more difficult but we are confident we can help you thrive in these trying times. Like 'The Doors' we'll be riding on the storm, so to speak and surfing this second wave.

As of today, all our services remain fully operational and the team will be working hard to deliver the same delivery times and the full customer support you expect and deserve. So, without further ado here is a list of all our services.
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Abloy's new compliance course receives RIBA accreditation

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Abloy UK has added another course to its comprehensive Academy - Electric Locking for Fire and Escape Doors. The CPD is designed to provide a greater understanding of the different types of access control systems, explaining their basic requirements and the considerations of fire safety.
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Risk of burglary highest in Northern towns

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Manchester, Doncaster, and Hull are ranked the top 3 worst places for burglaries in the UK according to new research, adding to anxiety for Northerners heading into dark winter months.

It makes for grim reading if you live in the North, because 7 out of the top 10 worst places for burglaries are towns located in the North of England, according to a survey of 2,000 respondents by CCTV installer CCTV.co.uk.
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Implications of BA data breach and fine

Following the news that the ICO has issued British Airways with a £20m fine - the largest it has handed out to date - for failing to protect its customers' personal data in a previous cyber-attack, Paul Cahill, data breach solicitor at Fletchers Data Claims, outlines how this ruling might affect data breach liabilities moving forwards.

"Whilst it might seem that BA has had a lucky escape here - with the original notice from the ICO suggesting a fine of £183.9 million - the ICO's decision is likely to have large companies reviewing their data security arrangements and seeking to strengthen their protection against cyber-attacks.
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