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26th May 2021 Issue no. 559
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Shining a light on Adaptive IR Illumination
SECO-LARM Infrared Proximity Sensors
Equipped with an adjustable sensor range 2-3/8"~8" (6~20 cm), 3A relay, and adjustable trigger duration from 0.5~30 seconds or it can be set to toggle. The sensor has an Illuminated LED for easy identification.
Industry report highlights the scale of the ransomware challenge
A recent report which has found that the overall proportion of businesses targeted by cyber criminals in the past year has increased to 43 percent up from 38 percent has laid bare the double whammy impact of the Covid pandemic. This is according to ProLion, active ransomware and data protection solution for ONTAP storage.
Johnson Controls cloud-based access control for seamless security management
Codelocks helps businesses prepare for reopening with new KitLock
Tyco Illustra Flex range strengthened with eight new NDAA-compliant cameras from Johnson Controls
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This Week's News
Magenta Security supports IFPO research into frontline security officers
Magenta Security is calling on all individuals and companies within the security sector to take part in ground-breaking research commissioned by The International Foundation for Protection Officers.
Home security start-up set to disrupt industry with automatic police response
The system, launched by Edinburgh-based Boundary was designed and created by a team of experts brought together by Boundary to solve the problems associated with traditional alarm systems and using leading-edge technology thinking.
Having passed a program of rigorous pre compliance testing, Boundary is currently pending certification (expected to be signed off end Q1) to Grade 2 UK & European alarm testing standards, which not only means that the alarm is robust and performs reliably, but that it is also tamper-proof to would-be burglars. Grade 2 certification is also one of the requirements of insurers as well as the police for an automatic level 1 priority response.
ERA logs nine year partnership with Secured by Design
ERA has renewed its membership with the official police security initiative, Secured by Design, for a ninth consecutive year. The long term partnership reflects ERA's continued commitment to providing its extensive professional and domestic customer base with the highest standards in security, performance and certification across its comprehensive product offering.
Over 40 of ERA's lock, hardware and mail delivery solutions are accredited by Secured by Design's Police Preferred Specification scheme, which provides a recognised standard for all security products that have been proven to effectively deter and reduce crime.
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Mul-T-Lock's eCLIQ is put through its paces at Barry's studios throughout London
Mitie gets on-board with new Associated British Ports security contract
HMRC splashes £250K training staff to be hackers
HM Revenue & Customs has spent £262,251 on cyber security training for its staff over the two most recent financial years, according to official figures. This data was obtained and analysed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) act by the Parliament Street think tank.
ASG Security Officer receives Police Outstanding Achievement Award
The serious incident outside the Victoria Shopping Centre led to three youths being arrested under suspicion of attempted murder. Chris witnessed the incident and managed to capture CCTV footage, whilst calling the police and ambulance services immediately.
Partnership provides complete security solution to a medium secure unit
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.