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1st September 2021 Issue no. 571
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Mul-T-Lock’s eCLIQ access control system allows businesses to manage access permissions remotely, from anywhere in the world.
Securitas has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German market leader specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security.
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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The new Gira Motion Detector Cube is designed to be a modern source of automated exterior lighting, and as demand grows for reliable devices which enhance home security, this new solution is sure to boost outdoor living.
It can be used as part of a KNX system or through conventional installation, all thanks to its flexible mounting system that supports exterior and interior application on both walls and ceilings.
New NDAA compliant Wisenet Pentabrid video recorders just launched by Hanwha Techwin are designed to extend the life of existing analogue based CCTV, whilst providing a smooth and cost-effective migration to an IP network based video surveillance solution.
Combinations of analogue or IP cameras up to 4K ultra high definition can be connected to the new Wisenet Pentabrid 4, 8 and 16 channel video recorders, with a simple onboard software switch enabling users to convert any channel from analogue to IP, when required.
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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.'
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).
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.