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9th December 2020 Issue no. 537
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continues causing hefty fines and penalties for businesses and organizations across European countries even two years after coming into force.
With cases worsening during lockdown, motorists are now being warned that they face a greater risk of vehicle theft now that the nation is making fewer trips in their vehicles and spending more time at home.
Codelocks products are now available with Clean by Codelocks, a durable finish that cuts bacterial growth on locks and door handles by over 99.9%.
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Traditionally, escape door systems had to be compliant to BS EN 179 and BS EN 1125, but the introduction of BS EN 13637 in 2015 changed the landscape of how emergency doors can be specified, defining the requirements for electrically controlled exit systems for use on escape routes..
British security manufacturer Squire has achieved the Secure Digital Applications Kitemark for its Inigma operating system in padlocks, cylinders and bike locks.
Law firm accuses taxman of 'breath-taking incompetence' over catalogue of data loss incidents affecting tens of thousands of members of the public. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reported 11 'serious' personal data incidents to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the most recent financial year, according to official figures.
The incidents, disclosed in HMRC's newly published annual report, are estimated to have affected 23,173 people in total and have been analysed by litigation practice Griffin Law. The most widespread and serious personal data incident recorded in the report happened in May this year at the height of lockdown, when National Insurance number letters relating to 16-year-old children were sent out with incorrect details, impacting up to 18,864 members of the pu
The latest addition to the Wisenet P 'Premium' camera series removes the risk that important video evidence might be missed when there is a need to monitor two adjacent sides of a building.
With the middle camera sensor covering the blind spot between the areas being monitored by the other two sensors, the 3-channel multi-directional Wisenet PNM-8082VT camera provides an efficient way to 'see around corners' and offers a cost-effective alternative to deploying three standard fixed cameras.
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3D printing brings new security menace, one good photograph could be all a criminal needs.
The relatively new technology of 3D printing has come with all kinds of moral and legal baggage, but now it appears that it can be used by criminals to evade security by copying your keys..
We asked, Gordon Morrison, GB Sales Director for the Tyco branded access control and video surveillance brands, how his division of Johnson Controls has fared since the initial lockdown was introduced.