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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd September 2021 Issue no. 574

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Move past the password with VeriMark fingerprint keys from Kensington

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Kensington, a provider of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals' Choice, has launch ed its new VeriMark biometric authentication solutions: the VeriMark Guard Fingerprint Keys ideal for portable devices such as laptops and tablets and VeriMark Desktop Fingerprint Key for business desktop PC deployments.

Yale secures BSI Kitemark for smart security products

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Yale, the leading provider of smart home security solutions is proud to announce that the BSI, British Standards Institution, has awarded its BSI Kitemark to the Yale Smart range, guaranteeing they have achieved the highest level of security for internet connected products.

Wavestore v6.28 introduces intelligent Event Rules and powerful forensic search

Wavestore is introducing an updated version of its open-platform and highly secure Linux-based Video Management Software (VMS). Wavestore v6.28 represents a major step forward as it enables highly accurate real-time event detection and powerful forensic search using video analytics metadata from selected ONVIF cameras.

New Gira Motion Detector Cube

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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.

Hanwha Techwin introduces NDAA compliant Wisenet Pentabrid Video Recorders

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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.

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This Week's News

New Kasp Combination Locking Bolt - convenient keyless security

* Kasp-Combination-Locking-Bolt.jpgKasp, the leading brand in safety and security from Carl Kammerling International, is expanding its popular range of combination security products, which offer high quality, cost-effective security solutions for a multitude of domestic and industrial environments.

The new Kasp Combination Locking Bolt is no exception, offering convenient, keyless security for a number of applications.

Databac Connect: a new, cloud-based platform for mobile credentials

* Databac-cloud-verification.jpgID solutions provider and card manufacturer Databac embraces digital transformation in identification with the launch of Databac Connect.

The cloud-based platform offers a secure solution to issue and manage virtual ID cards for identification, access control, vending and other applications.

Clubhouse and Facebook major data threat

It is being reported that a database containing the user records of millions of Clubhouse and Facebook users is being sold at a major hacker forum.

On its own, the database of phone numbers leaked from social-media platform Clubhouse didn’t have much value on the underground market. In fact, they were eventually dumped in a hacker forum for free.

ASSA ABLOY launches new fire doorset guide to support Fire Door Safety Week 2021

* AA-Fire-doorset-booklet.jpgTo help support this year's Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has launched a new best practice guide on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings.

Available to download here the 'Fire Doorsets' guide has been compiled based on the knowledge and expertise of ASSA ABLOY's FDIS-trained inspectors, as well as insights and information from a range of third-party accreditation bodies and trade associations, including the Door & Hardware Federation, Fire Industry Association, and Secured By Design.

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Fire Door safety - time to bridge the gap

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Fire safety doesn't happen by accident, it requires universal attention. With that, in advance of Fire Safety Week, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explores why the importance of working fire doors is often overlooked and why now is an opportune time to bridge the gap between fire safety education and action.

MLA Expo training

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MLA EXPO 2021 - 22-24 OCT (FREE ENTRY)

You can now book courses & seminars being run at MLA Expo 2021.

This year there are many seminars covering all areas of locksmithing from safes to NDE to auto, plus a range of free seminars.


Toolstation launches latest catalogue with over 1,000 new products

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On Monday 6th September Toolstation, one of Britain's fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies, launched a new catalogue in-stores and online, offering over 1,000 new products, new brands, fantastic offers, and a new Smart Home category.

ERA and Zoo Hardware look to the future with new Commercial Director

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Tyman UK and Ireland has announced the appointment of its new Commercial Director, Huw Williams, who will play an integral role in leading the growth strategy of ERA and its sister company, Zoo Hardware.

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