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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
13th October 2021 Issue no. 577

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Latest KitLock by Codelocks makes access control even easier

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Codelocks has expanded its KitLock range with a new keyless access control solution for storage cabinets and lockers.
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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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This Week's News

As Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins, BSI advises cyber caution to organisations exploring new hybrid ways of working

With Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicking off, the importance of having secure IT systems and effective cybersecurity practices in place for organizations developing a hybrid working program is thrown into sharp relief.

Over the past eighteen months, many have wondered what the next normal would look like once organizations began allowing employees to return to the office in the post-pandemic era. However, as many societies have successfully begun to manage the spread of Covid-19, it has become the case that where an employee spends their working hours can largely depend on the approach preferred by their employer.
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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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ERA unlocks new standards of door security with TS003 devices

* ERA-latch-closed.jpgERA is extending its certified solutions offering with the launch of two new heavy duty TS 003 door security devices, adding to its premium collection of Fab&Fix suited hardware.

Designed to limit the initial opening of an external door, the heavy duty Door Chain and Door Restrictor have been expertly engineered to provide additional security. The products have been independently tested and certified to protect the integrity of the door in distraction burglary situations, where extreme and repeated force may be applied.
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ATG Access launches industry-first long span swing gate

* ATG-long-span-gate.jpgATG Access has expanded its world-leading, physical security portfolio with the launch of the Vulcan Long-Span Gate, the industry's first manual swing gate with a 12-metre clear opening to be successfully impact-tested to withstand impact from a 7,200kg vehicle travelling at 80kph.

The gate, which has been impact tested to the IWA 14-1 standard, is simple and effortless in operation, making it ideal for securing large width entrances into critical national infrastructure or busy crowded spaces.
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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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News

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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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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