Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
3rd February 2021 Issue no. 543
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Mul-T-Lock kick-starts the year by launching new high security platform, MTL 500
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.
Home security gets connected with new smart doorbell from Legrand
GAI-TRONICS new temperature sensing for today's access control
New Wisenet 4-Channel Remote Head Camera Module
The new Wisenet PNM-9000QB camera module is designed for ATM, retail and other covert fraud and theft detection applications.
Master Lock celebrates its 100-year anniversary!
To celebrate this remarkable milestone, the brand has produced a very special limited-edition Collector Padlock and Key Chain - launching today.
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This Week's News
Security software revenues to hit $45.5B in 2021, a 20% jump in two years
The digital transformation accelerated by the pandemic and the growing number of data breaches and cyberattacks has forced online users, companies, and organizations to increase their spending on security software solutions.
The security software market includes all software solutions that aim to protect individual computing devices, networks, or any other computing-enabled device. It includes antivirus software, management of access, data protection and security against intrusions, and any other system-level security risks, both in local installation and cloud service.
Wave XS by SALTO offers 100% touch-free access control
The Wave XS is a smart, fast and reliable access control solution with a touchless button that permits easy and clean operation for a large number of activator devices.
Upgrading to touchless access control allows for hands-free entry, eliminating the need to make contact with common touchpoints upon entry and creating a more hygienic environment for everyone.
Abloy releases 2021 dates for free webinars
Abloy UK has released its Academy calendar of free online training courses in 2021, with the first beginning this week (4 February).
The webinars are presented by specialists and aim to keep the sector up to date with building regulations and compliance standards, as well as security and technology trends, particularly while so many are working from home.
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Two-thirds of businesses bracing for Covid-themed phishing surge in new year
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.
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
Revealed: 755 burglaries a DAY in England and Wales in 2020!
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.
2020 a year in review and what to expect from 3D Group in 2021
New telephone number for Lockexpo