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15th December 2021 Issue no. 586
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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.
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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This Week's News
Videx Security have introduced a new range of 4G GSM intercom systems, strengthening their offering in the market.
Johnson Controls has introduced six new additions to the Cloudvue camera portfolio, greatly expanding the range of camera options and form factors for customers to leverage the power and convenience of cloud video surveillance.
With this launch, Johnson Controls is able to offer customers one of the most robust portfolios of cloud-enabled cameras, which are in high-demand thanks to substantial growth in the emerging cloud-based technologies market, which statistics confirms has tripled in revenue over the past five years.
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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.
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.
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.
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.