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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd December 2021 Issue no. 587

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Videx launch new 4G GSM entry system

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Videx Security have introduced a new range of 4G GSM intercom systems, strengthening their offering in the market.
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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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This Week's News

Experts at VPNOverview take a look at international cybercrime

* Cybersecurity-ranking.jpgThey looked at a number of datasets on how 10 of some of the biggest countries have been affected by cybercrime, identity theft, and how they’re dealing with it - including their response to cybercrimes.

Taking a more direct look at how these scams can affect the UK in particular, recent data shows most and the least popular channels for scamming people in the first half of 2021 were:
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Codelocks releases its third generation KitLock with NetCode

* Kitlock.jpgCodelocks announces availability of its new KitLock, the KL1000 G3 NetCode. The new locker lock combines the style and functionality of the popular KL1000 G3 KitLock with the convenience of Codelocks’ NetCode technology – enabling administrators to generate temporary date and time-sensitive access codes.

The KL1000 G3 NetCode can be set up to provide either short or long-term access for users and includes all the features introduced with the KL1000 G3 – including a key override function, easy access to the battery compartment and the option to include Slam Latch for fast ‘push shut’ closure. However, this new addition to the KitLock by Codelocks range boasts Codelocks’ NetCode technology.
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Setting the standard for nightlatch security for 15 years

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The significant milestone demonstrates ERA's longstanding commitment to providing security professionals with high quality, reliable products that deliver first class performance, safety and durability.
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Quorum Cyber acquired by private equity firm Livingbridge

Livingbridge announces its investment in UK-based Quorum Cyber, a leading security services firm delivering managed detect and response capabilities to teams and organisations globally. Founded in 2016 by CEO Federico Charosky, Quorum Cyber’s innovative services enable enterprises including banks, cloud providers and major brands to thrive in an increasingly hostile digital landscape.
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New Sales Director appointment at Dahua Technology

* Mark_Massie.jpgDahua Technology has appointed Mark Massie as Sales Director for UK and Ireland.

Massie will lead Dahua's business development teams, growing existing relationships with security integrators and creating valuable new opportunities, as the company continues to accelerate growth in its highly valuable UK and Ireland markets.

Massie previously held senior sales roles for security equipment manufacturing and distribution companies, including Head of International Sales for ADI Global Distribution and Senior Director of Sales for UK and Ireland at Avigilon.
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Lockexpo registration now open!

LockExpo-logo.jpgLockexpo are pleased to announce that the UK's only annual locks and security exhibition will be returning for its 11th year to the Nottingham Belfry Hotel, Mellors Way NG8 6PY on the weekend of the 5th and 6th March 2022 and registration is now open!

Everyone welcome - it will be great to see you all again.

After registration, your ticket will be emailed to you to print at home - you’ll need it to enter the show, so make sure you enter your email address correctly!
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Double sustainability win for Magenta Security

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Magenta 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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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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