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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
21st April 2021 Issue no. 554

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New Miracle A9 Edge Lite all-in-one key cutting machine

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The Miracle A9E can cut single-sided keys, laser keys, automobile keys and also other sophisticated keys like Tibbe keys, tubular keys, dimple keys and domestic keys (with the additional optional purchase jaws), with CNC technology applied for more accurate and fast production of keys.

This is the newest version in the A9 line, replacing the A9 Special. A9S Auto and A9 Premium.

Protecting the reputation of the video surveillance industry

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains why he passionately believes that the password protection elements of the Secure by Default standard should be a fundamental requirement for all video surveillance systems.

They may occur for criminal or malicious purposes, or just seen as a challenge by opportunistic hackers.

Surface-mount Wave-to-Open sensor with manual override button

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The ENFORCER Wave-to-Open sensor with manual override button (model no SD-9773-KNEVQ) has an adjustable sensor range up to 6" (15cm) and a 1A relay with an adjustable trigger duration from 0.5~30 seconds.

The LED illuminated sensor area for easy identification and selectable LED colors (turns from red to green or green to red) when sensor is activated. This Sensor is made from aluminum alloy and ABS plastic housing which is IP54 weather-resistant for outdoor use.

Ping Identity finds securing the work from home economy requires greater investment

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The pandemic-driven shift to remote work has significantly changed how companies are investing in identity and access management capabilities and Zero Trust security, according to a new survey from Ping Identity.

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This Week's News

SSAIB achieve accreditation for Evacuation Alert Systems

SSAIB are proud to announce that we have achieved accreditation for BAFE's SP207 scheme for emergency evacuation systems, which are used by Fire and Rescue services to prioritise evacuation from residential high rise buildings and ensure people at risk in endangered areas can be safely evacuated.

Supporting British Standard 8629 Evacuation Alert Systems for use by fire and rescue services in buildings containing flats, this new development from BAFE - the UK's independent register of quality fire safety providers - covers the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency evacuations systems that will help to provide quality evidence of competency to deliver these services.

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Burglary spike prep: 5 smart home security additions for when lockdown lifts

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The end of lockdown is in sight, but CrimeStoppers has predicted that we could experience a wave of break-ins as opportunist thieves take advantage of normal routines resuming.

Toolstation launches campaign to locate the nation's heroes and give trades back the 'credit' they deserve

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Toolstation has launched a competition to locate the nation's unsung heroes and give tradespeople back the 'credit' they deserve, both through recognition and up to £5,000 worth of prizes.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough year for many, but tradespeople have continued to provide essential services and keep us safe and comfortable at home.

Mul-T-Lock presents new look for its patented platforms

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Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has unveiled a new, integrated branding strategy to boost brand recognition and create clear product hierarchies for consumers, with the aim of driving sales for locksmiths.

The new branding strategy includes a united logo, new platform names, an updated colour scheme and premium-designed new packaging to integrate each of Mul-T-Lock's patented platforms - creating a stronger association between the brand and the hierarchy of its products.

SALTO XS4 access control solution achieves EN 60839 standard

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SALTO access control hardware has achieved a huge milestone in having its SPACE readers and controllers certified to EN 60839 standard.

This important standard provides guidelines for those responsible for establishing and planning an electronic access control system (EACS) both in terms of levels of protection and levels of performance necessary to provide the degree of physical access (entry and exit) access control and protection considered appropriate for an installation.

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