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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th September 2021 Issue no. 575

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New Kasp Combination Locking Bolt - convenient keyless security

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Kasp, 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.

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

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ID solutions provider and card manufacturer Databac embraces digital transformation in identification with the launch of Databac Connect.

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.

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.

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This Week's News

Mul-T-Lock support for National Home Security Month

* NationalHomeSecurityMonth.jpgSecurity specialist Mul-T-Lock is proud to announce that it will be supporting this year's National Home Security Month (NHSM), bringing attention to the importance of home security amongst consumers and driving business for local locksmiths across the UK.

The annual campaign, which this year is themed 'Protect what matters most', runs throughout October and works to offer advice, break down technical jargon, and debunk security myths for UK homeowners, all whilst helping to drive demand for security products and locksmith services nationwide.

ERA to showcase new hardware ranges at MLA Expo

* ERA-new-Cylinders.jpgLeading home security provider, ERA, will be returning to the MLA Expo for the sixth year to unveil its latest hardware and cylinder innovations, including its first ever suite of internal hardware, and a contemporary new finish in its premium Fab&Fix range of external furniture.

Visitors will also be able to view ERA's innovative 3* 6 Pin Euro Profile Door Cylinder, which has been designed with a patented cam that ensures the cylinder is always locked. Anti-pick, anti-drill and anti-bump with a sacrificial snap, the cylinder carries the British Kitemark TS007 3* accreditation.

ASSA ABLOY to acquire Arran Isle Ltd in the UK

ASSA ABLOY has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the UK and Ireland.

Arran Isle has a varied portfolio of products primarily trading under the brands of Carlisle Brass and Mila. Businesses within the Arran Isle group date back as far as 1971, the group provides a market leading service provision to customers.

Triton2 master key system at Bath NHS Trust

* Triton2.jpgThe Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust is the latest healthcare site to benefit from Triton2, a patented, high-security master key system from ASSA ABLOY, delivering assured security and key control.

The Trust's Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and Brownsword Therapies Centre is a key facility to take advantage of the Triton2 system. Opening in 2019 at the main Royal United Hospitals site in the West

Johnson Controls latest Pro Gen4 cameras

* Tyco-Illustra-Mini-Domes.jpgJohnson Controls, a global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings has announced the launch of Tyco Illustra Pro Gen4 2MP, 4MP and 8MP Edge-AI mini-domes.

These latest mini-domes are part of an ever-increasing portfolio of IP cameras that focus on delivering AI classifications, customisable rules and accurate event notification at the edge, while still maintaining the core attributes of ease of installation and enhanced cyber security.

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

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To 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.

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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