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19th January 2022 Issue no. 590
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3xLOGIC introduces All-in-One Functionality for a variety of cameras
Experts at VPNOverview take a look at international cybercrime
Codelocks releases its third generation KitLock with NetCode
Setting the standard for nightlatch security for 15 years
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This Week's News
Lockexpo: 5th and 6th March 2022
Lockexpo 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
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
The 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
The 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
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.