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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
6th October 2021 Issue no. 576

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ERA to showcase new hardware ranges at MLA Expo

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Leading 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.
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Johnson Controls latest Pro Gen4 cameras

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Johnson 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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This Week's News

IT experts share top tech and tips to help businesses tackle cyber risks posed by hybrid working models

* Cybersecurity.jpgAs workers have been urged to "return to work gradually" as more employees were called back to the office in recent weeks, IT experts have revealed the cyber risks faced to businesses operating a hybrid working model and how they can tackle them.

With Boris Johnson saying that it is up to staff and employers to "work out for themselves" how many return to the office, and for how many days a week, hybrid working models could be here to stay. But what does this mean to a businesses and cyber risks posed?
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Master Lock heavy-duty Bluetooth ProSeries Extended Shackle Padlock

* Masterlock-ProSeries-padlock.jpgFeaturing a 62mm wide Zinc lock body with complete rubber bumper for durability and security when used outdoors, the 9mm diameter and 70mm high shackle is made of boron alloy, offering maximum resistance to cutting and sawing.
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Mitie Security launches UK's first Store Detective qualification

Mitie Security has become the first security provider to develop a formal Store Detective qualification. Independently regulated and Ofqual approved, the Level 3 certification is equivalent to an A Level and has been developed to provide long term careers and development opportunities in the security sector.

Having identified that there was no formal qualification available to retail Store Detectives, Mitie took the opportunity to invest in creating the training, which is the first of its kind.
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Latest KitLock by Codelocks makes access control even easier

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The KL1000 G3 comes with all the popular features of the KL1000 Classic Plus including Private and Public Functions, 24hr auto-unlock countdown timer in Public Function and up to 20 User Codes in Private Function. As the KL1000 G3 shares the same fittings and fixings, existing KL1000 installations can be easily upgraded and retrofitted.
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News

Mul-T-Lock support for National Home Security Month

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Security 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

www.locksmiths.co.uk



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