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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
19th January 2022 Issue no. 590

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International News

3xLOGIC introduces All-in-One Functionality for a variety of cameras

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3xLOGIC, a leading provider of integrated and intelligent security solutions, has announced the availability of its All-in-One Functionality, currently available in its serverless camera bundle, indoor cube camera, and 56-degree thermal camera offerings.

Experts at VPNOverview take a look at international cybercrime

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They 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.

Codelocks releases its third generation KitLock with NetCode

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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.

Setting the standard for nightlatch security for 15 years

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Leading home security provider, ERA, is celebrating the 15 year anniversary of its British Standard high security nightlatch, having sold over 500,000 units since its launch in 2006.

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This Week's News

Lockexpo: 5th and 6th March 2022

LockExpo-logo.jpgLockexpo is due to run 5th and 6th March 2022 at the Belfry Hotel Nottingham. NG8 6PY.

Organiser Mick Friend says, "We are in an advanced setup stage now, lots of previous exhibitors committing to the show, and one or two new exhibitors. Stand space is now quite limited, so hoping for a packed event!

AI inside: introducing the next generation of video camera

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Compared to some other technologies, video cameras haven’t been around for that long. First used in 1942 to observe a rocket launch, cameras didn’t become used publicly until the 1960s.

Maven VCTs invest £1.15 million in cybersecurity firm CYSIAM

Maven Capital Partners, one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has invested £1.15 million in CYSIAM, a cybersecurity business that provides advice, training, and managed services in cyber and secure technology systems. CYSIAM brings deep technical expertise, project delivery skills, and operational support experience to a diverse range of organisations across both government and the private sector.

Founded three years ago, CYSIAM has rapidly expanded its capabilities to include international capacity building and cyber defence operations, up to and including a wraparound Managed Service for clients seeking a fully outsourced cybersecurity solution.

Secure Logiq has named Anand Subbiah as its new Regional Director for the Middle East

* Secure-L-appt-ME.jpgThe news follows the announcement that the British manufacturer has opened a dedicated Middle East office in Dubai.

“With more than a decade of experience leading security businesses in both the UK and the Middle East, Subbiah was the natural choice to head up our new operation in the Middle East,” said Secure Logiq’s Robin Hughes. “Anand has the knowledge, skills and contacts to ensure that the new Middle East office gets off to a flying start, and the Secure Logiq team in the UK are here to provide all the support he needs to get things moving.”


Almost 6 billion accounts affected in data breaches in 2021

* Data-breaches.jpgThe year 2021 was record-breaking in terms of the sheer size of data breaches. According to the data collected and analyzed by the Atlas VPN team, 5.9 billion accounts were affected by data breaches throughout 2021.  

Atlas VPN has retrieved and calculated the numbers of breached accounts based on multiple publicly available sources. The total count includes worldwide data breaches that took place from January 1st, 2021, to December 31st, 2021. 

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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.

Security guard 'nearly killed' as ram-raiders smash into curry house

A security guard was forced to 'leap out of the way' after a curry house was targeted in a second ram-raid attack in just six days. He had been employed to keep a watch on New Royal Balti in Audley, Stoke on Trent, after a stolen van was deliberately reversed into the restaurant.

New Sales Director appointment at Dahua Technology

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Dahua 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.

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