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27th January 2021 Issue no. 542
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The new Wisenet PNM-9000QB camera module is designed for ATM, retail and other covert fraud and theft detection applications.
To celebrate this remarkable milestone, the brand has produced a very special limited-edition Collector Padlock and Key Chain - launching today.
The Wisenet TNM-3620TDY is a bi-spectrum, multi-channel device which incorporates a QVGA-class thermal imaging camera and a 2-megapixel video surveillance camera.
Successful ransomware attacks will continue to grow this year due to increasingly sophisticated tactics. This is according to research* from Databarracks, revealing ransomware attacks have increased by 26% since 2018.
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Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of business decision makers are anticipating Covid-themed phishing attacks targeting their company to increase in 2021, according to new research from Centrify, a leading provider of identity-centric privileged access management solutions.
The research was conducted by independent polling agency Censuswide and obtained via a survey of 200 business decision makers in large- and medium-sized enterprises in the UK.
The MTL 500is ideal for medium to large sized business customers - due to its compatibility with various locking products, its advanced master key capabilities and its ability to provide a variety of keying options.
Installers across the UK can further enhance their security installation capability, after Legrand unveiled its first ever smart video doorbell to join a suite of connected products from its User Interface business unit.
Allowing end users to see visitors at their door from anywhere in the world, Legrand's smart doorbell is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Part of Legrand's popular Netatmo smart home devices range, the new doorbell offers long-term savings with no subscription or update costs, providing installers the option to integrate into their ever security-conscious customers' homes.
"GAI-TRONICS is proud to have developed an access control feature that complies with WHO COVID-19 safety standards and guidelines to ensure peace of mind and promote health and safety," says Stu Foote, Senior Product Manager.
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Provisional dates have been secured of Saturday 5th and Sunday the 6th of March 2022 for Lockexpo
And for ALEX (the Auto Locksmith speciality show) on 1st and 2nd of October 2022
In fact, statistics from the Government show that victims on average incur a financial loss of £4,040 from the theft of possessions and damage caused to property during a burglary.
Interested in property safety, OnlineMortgageAdvisor.co.uk analysed the latest data from the police on 41 police forces/constabularies to determine which areas of England and Wales experienced the most burglary cases between January - November 2020.
With the new UKNI mark fast approaching, locksmiths in Northern Ireland must be up-to-date on the latest changes and deadline for the new product marking system, says UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group.
This covers door opening solutions such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers.