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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
28th July 2021 Issue no. 568

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SECO-LARM IP Wall-plate camera

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The ENFORCER IP Wall plate camera is equipped with a 1/2.8" 2MP Sony STARVIS CMOS with a Max. 30FPS at Full HD Resolution (1920x1080).

The IP Wall-plate camera supports,H.265, H.264/MJPEG formats, 3DNR, D-WDR, and Tri-stream capabilities.
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Atlas VPN launches a new privacy feature to block third-party trackers and ads

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Virtual network service provider Atlas VPN has launched a new feature called Tracker Blocker to give its users even more control over their online privacy.

The latest feature aims to stop data brokers from using third-party trackers to gather insights about users' online activities.

Many websites utilise third-party tracker scripts to collect data about visitors' browsing habits. These insights can then be sold to other companies and used to bombard the visitors with ads and marketing offers.
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greenteQ Mirage fingerprint padlock

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Forget about keeping a key for your padlocks. Mirage is a robust short shackle padlock that uses fingerprint recognition rather than a key for locking and unlocking.
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How smart cameras can help facility directors optimize building usage for today's dynamic workplaces

As vaccination rates for COVID-19 continue to rise, the global business community is advancing the conversation about returning to work.
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Grow smart security sales with kitemarked systems

* ERA-DOORCAM.jpgSecurity professionals can grow their smart security business and allay homeowners' cybersecurity concerns with products certified against the BSI IoT Kitemark, says home security specialist ERA.

According to government research1, 57% of UK residents reported an increase in household use of connected devices during the pandemic and yet government regulation designed to improve the security of IoT products is not due to become law until later in 2021.
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SALTO XS4 One electronic lock now available in dark bronze finish

* Salto-XS4-Dark-Bronze.jpgWith a large variety of models designed to fit any building's needs, the XS4 One electronic escutcheon fits virtually any door, including wooden and PVC doors as well as those with narrow metal frames.
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Program your way to success at Hickleys free roadshows

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- key and remote programming
- DTS connect remote diagnostics

If you are fed up with saying “Sorry I can’t do that, you’ll need to take it elsewhere.” - then you need to sign up to any of the series of free roadshows held across the country through the year.

Unlock new revenue for your business:
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Almost half of Brits leave their valuables vulnerable

Yet the average value of a person’s most prized possession stands at almost £5000, with laptops, jewellery and bicycles topping the list of the most insured items. Data reveals most popular valuables to insure for each age group, while 21-25s value tech items, and those aged 71-75 most value their hearing aids.

Most popular hiding places for valuables include in a safe (23%), secret compartments in furniture (21%) and in amongst clothes (17%)
One in ten (10%) people won’t wear their most prized possession over fears of it being stolen.
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34% of UK companies close down after falling victim to ransomware

Data presented by the Atlas VPN research team reveals that 34% of businesses in the UK are forced to close down as a consequence of falling victim to ransomware attacks.

The vast majority of firms have experienced substantial business impact due to ransomware attacks, including revenue loss and brand harm, unforeseen personnel cutbacks, and even the shutdown of the business altogether, according to key findings in this new report.
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Making sense of wireless window sensors

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Designed in response to the growing popularity for smart home security, ERA's new app-controlled window sensor, WindowSense, supports security professionals in providing homeowners with complete protection and convenience. Engineered with installers in mind, the battery-operated sensor and magnetic contact are quickly and easily fitted to the internal frame of the window, eliminating the requirement for time-consuming and costly wiring.
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