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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
8th December 2021 Issue no. 585

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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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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

Xhorse Dolphin II - an honest review

* Xhorse.jpg3D Group’s quality control team have been busy putting the new Xhorse Dolphin II through its paces. Matt, our quality lead was super excited to get his hands on the latest release from Xhorse; there has been a considerable build-up surrounding the latest products, with Xhorse claiming lots of new and improved features.
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3xLOGIC makes all-in-one functionality a reality with its Serverless Camera Bundle

* 3xLOGIC-All-in-One.jpg3xLOGIC has announced the availability of its Serverless Camera Bundle.

Designed for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as being suitable for educational, retail, healthcare and warehouse and distribution environments, it offers organisations that don't have support staff to maintain on-site servers and infrastructure, the opportunity to benefit from a cutting edge security solution.
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Double sustainability win for Magenta Security

* Magenta-wins.jpgMagenta Security has secured the coveted gold awards in sustainability categories at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards and West London Business Awards just two days apart.
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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.
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CAPSLOCK raise £1m pre-seed as demand for cyber security talent reaches tipping point

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As 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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3D Group are making moves

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The 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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