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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
5th May 2021 Issue no. 556

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International News

New targeted phishing campaign spreading FluBot banking Trojan

It has been reported that Threat actors are using SMS text messages to spread a password-stealing malware that attacks Android devices, experts have warned.

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.

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This Week's News

Codelocks helps businesses prepare for reopening with new KitLock

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Tyco Illustra Flex range strengthened with eight new NDAA-compliant cameras from Johnson Controls

* FlexGen3.jpgJohnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and architect of the OpenBlue digital connected platforms, has announced the introduction of eight additions to its popular Tyco Illustra Flex camera series.

With enhanced image processing, improved low-light capability and secure boot protection against cyber-attacks, the new NDAA compliant Illustra Flex Gen3 cameras are designed to provide high performance, cost-effective solutions for virtually any video surveillance application.

Partnership provides complete security solution to a medium secure unit

* Rowan-View.jpgAbloy UK has partnered with Grantfen to supply a new security system to Mersey Care Foundation Trust's new state of the art medium secure unit, Rowan View.

Opened in 2020, the purpose-built NHS facility consists of 123 beds over eight wards. The £53 million development represents the Trust's ambition for a new centre delivering innovative treatments to improve recovery times for people with mental health and learning disabilities.

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Registration is now open for IFSEC International Connect 2021 and IFSEC International in-person

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Both these events present unmissable opportunities to reconnect with the security industry and explore the innovative approaches to security technologies that have been born out of a challenging year.

Get to grips with how thermal surveillance cameras can be deployed to manage Covid-19, as well as the latest evolutions in touch free biometrics and much more.

MLA Expo21

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Following on from the successes of the MLA Expo 2019 we are back!

Sponsored By Abus, October 22nd - 24th will see the Telford International Centre again hosting The MLA Expo. As always we will have a wide variety of exhibitors, onsite training, networking opportunities, our Saturday Night Party and more!

Mitie and Co-op roll-out hand-held forensic spray to deter attacks on shopworkers and curb violent crime

Co-op is the first major supermarket to see Security Officers equipped with a new forensic spray designed to deter attacks on frontline shopworkers and curb rising levels of violent crime.

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.

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