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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
1st December 2021 Issue no. 584

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5 cybersecurity myths that are compromising your data

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As 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.
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Secure Logiq joins the Milestone Marketplace

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Secure Logiq has become a Milestone partner with management servers and client machines added to the Milestone Marketplace.
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New TID-600R intercom brings high-quality communication, visuals, and audio to security

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Hanwha Techwin's TID-600R, brings together the company's high-quality camera functionality with audio features and analytics.
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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.
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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.
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This Week's News

Abloy wins £25M contract with UK power networks

Abloy UK has been awarded a 5-year contract with UK Power Networks valued at £2.5m to upgrade the current mechanical locking systems to a combined electromechanical and mechanical locking solution, for its high and low voltage distribution networks.

UK Power Networks own and maintain the electricity distribution network across South East England, the East of England and London.
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CAPSLOCK raise £1m pre-seed as demand for cyber security talent reaches tipping point

* Capslock-founders.jpgAs the world continues to move towards a digital future, the unmet demand for cyber security professionals is becoming an urgent societal problem.

CAPSLOCK, an online cyber security bootcamp provider, has completed a £1.04m pre-seed round to help adults re-skill and land high-paying jobs in cyber security, whilst simultaneously plugging the skills gap and deferring over £1m of up-front tuition fees.
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Securitas acquires Supreme Security Systems in the US

Securitas is acquiring Supreme Security Systems, a top 50 alarm monitoring company in the US.

The acquisition increases Securitas' service capabilities and client offerings in the northeast US and aligns with Securitas' ambition to double the size of its security solutions and electronic security business by 2023.
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3D Group are making moves

* 3DG-new-building.jpgThe past two years have been challenging for most businesses, with the logistical problems that came with Brexit and not to mention Covid-19.

Nevertheless, we have continued to provide the industry with the best service possible, not taking our foot off the gas. What became more apparent when our staff started to return to the office was the lack of space at our current location.
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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.
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Dahua surveillance system provides high visibility at logistics site

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A 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.
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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.
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