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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th August 2021 Issue no. 570

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New Wisenet Q Series PTZ cameras

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Hanwha Techwin has further strengthened its keenly priced Wisenet Q series with the introduction of 4 new PTZ cameras.
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Securitas acquires leading electronic security company in Germany


Securitas has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German market leader specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security. 


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Total Video Surveillance market revenues to hit $24.2bn in 2021

The global video surveillance market revenues are set to reach $24 bn by the end of 2021 according to Omdia’s latest Video Surveillance and Analytics Intelligence Database. This marks a quick recovery for the video surveillance market as demand that was suppressed in 2020 will return and revenues will be bolstered by projects that were postponed in 2020 due to COVID.
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This Week's News

Behind the XDR Hype. Security Jargon or the Real Deal?

There is a shiny new toy in the cyber security domain, and it goes by the abbreviated term of XDR. Extended Detection and Response (XDR) claims to be the latest in detection, investigation and response and, according to HelpNetSecurity 'can add a great deal of value via multiple use cases, including hunting for threats, investigating security breaches and aggregating data. XDR's ability to improve visibility, response times and productivity of security teams makes it a truly one-of-a-kind solution, and one that more organizations should look at adopting.'

But with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Managed Detection & Response (MDR) already providing these features advertised within XDR, what are the differences, if any?
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Google Play Protect detects only 31% of Android stalkerware

* Malware-chart.jpgAccording to findings presented by the Atlas VPN research team, Android's internal Google Play Protect service detects only 31% of stalkerware attacks. Stalkerware, often known as spyware, is a collection of tools (apps or software programs) that enable someone else (such as an abuser) to track and record your phone activity.

This implies that the fraudster can collect all of the sensitive information you type on your phone, such as login passwords for your email address, banking apps, or even personal identifying information such as Social Security numbers, home addresses, and so on.
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Access control padlocks – new from Mul-T-Lock

* Mul-T-Lock-access-control-padlocks.jpgSecurity specialist Mul-T-Lock has added some of its popular NE high security padlocks and the robust Hasplock DIAMOND to its eCLIQ offering, allowing for full access control capabilities in even the harshest of applications.

Mul-T-Lock’s eCLIQ access control system allows businesses to manage access permissions remotely, from anywhere in the world.
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News

Data breaches reported to ICO drop 20% due to Covid-19

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has reported a 20 per cent drop in personal data breach reports, from 11,854 in the 2019/20 financial year, down to 9,532 in the most recent financial year (FY 20/21).
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Grow smart security sales with kitemarked systems

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Security 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

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With 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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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.

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