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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
24th November 2021 Issue no. 583

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International News

Tackling Tool Theft: NEW ULTI Lock Hooklock for Vans is here

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Van Guard Accessories' all-new, Gold Standard, Sold Secure approved hooklock is now here and it's currently the only van hooklock to have attained this prestigious security certification.

The rise of ransomware decryptors: it's still not game over for ransomware, says Databarracks

Another major step in the fightback against ransomware, but decryptors will slow the growth rather than stop it altogether.

In recent weeks, cybersecurity firms have released a host of new ransomware decryptors, offering victims the chance to recover their compromised data at no cost.

The What, When, Where, Who, How and Why behind security incidents

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Security people can be infuriating. All too often security incidents are confused in a fog of acronyms, data, and analysis. The industry, as a whole, has failed to make information presentation humanly readable and visual.

Codelocks expands into Europe with strategic new hire

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Codelocks has appointed Eddy van der Vegte as the new General Manager Codelocks EU, (CLEU). Eddy has over 15 years' experience in the door hardware and access control sector and will be challenged with continuing to develop the Codelocks brands across the European Union.

Astroworld Festival security officer allegedly pricked by needle at concert

A security officer is believed to have been pricked in the neck at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston, according to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner.

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This Week's News

ANNOUNCEMENT: Lockexpo 2022 will run 5th and 6th March 2022

LockExpo-logo.jpgLockexpo, the long-running, successful independent show for locksmiths, will be held once more at the Belfry Hotel, Nottingham NG8 6PY

Visitor registration will open soon. Exhibitors - we still have some room - contact us now!

www.lockexpo.co.uk | [email protected]

5 cybersecurity myths that are compromising your data

* Barry-ODonnell_TSG.jpgAs the importance of cybersecurity has increased, so has our awareness of it.

Poor cybersecurity has been identified as the most pressing threat to businesses today. Issues with cybersecurity often stem from a lack of cybersecurity awareness.

Government Actuary's Department hit by an average of 24,740 malicious emails every month

The UK Government Actuary's Department (GaD) has been hit by an average of 24,740 malicious emails a month. The data, obtained and analysed by a Parliament Street think tank via a Freedom of Information (FoI) act request, revealed that a total of 74,221 malicious emails, including phishing, malware and spam had been sent to the GaD over July, August and September 2021.

The Government Actuary's Department provides actuarial solutions including risk analysis, modelling and advice to support the UK public sector. GaD has about 200 employees across two offices - London and Edinburgh - of whom around 165 are actuaries and analysts.

Secure Logiq joins the Milestone Marketplace

* Secure-Logiq.jpgSecure Logiq has become a Milestone partner with management servers and client machines added to the Milestone Marketplace.

The move further strengthens the relationship between the two manufacturers, and enables Secure Logiq to support more Milestone projects.

Dahua surveillance system provides high visibility at logistics site

* Pentalever-site.jpgA high definition IP surveillance system from Dahua Technology is providing 24/7 security and operations management at a large freight and logistics hub in Cannock, West Midlands.

The 54-camera system has been installed throughout Pentalver's 37-acre site. The equipment includes 5MP dome cameras with IR illumination up to 50m, 180-degree panoramic domes comprising an array of four 2MP cameras each with IR up to 60m, 5MP bullet cameras, 4MP ptz network cameras, and 5MP 360-degree internal dome cameras.

New TID-600R intercom brings high-quality communication, visuals, and audio to security

* HT-Intercom.jpgHanwha Techwin's TID-600R, brings together the company's high-quality camera functionality with audio features and analytics.

The new intercom has multiple applications, from acting as a help point for queries and emergencies, to access control or seamless communication with a control room or a front desk reception.

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Abloy UK announce new Foundations CPD course dates for 2022

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Security expert Abloy UK has revealed the dates of its 2022 Academy Foundations and Foundations Plus CPD courses, as part of its continuing commitment to setting the standard in emergency and panic escape compliance.

3DX-Ray to supply security screening for Summit

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3DX-Ray have won the contract to supply security screening in the form of their ThreatScan-LS3 at the prestigious 18th Francophonie Economic Forum.

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