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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
2nd February 2022 Issue no. 592

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International News

New business makes commitment to redefine way security services are delivered

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AtlasFM, a privately owned support services company, has launched a dedicated security business – Atlas Security – with an ambition to redefine how people see and experience security services.

Johnson Controls introduces easy to install KT-2 two door controller

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Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, introduces Tyco Kantech KT-2, an adaptable two-door controller that is cost effective and easy to install and operate for small to medium sized businesses.

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This Week's News

Abloy UK appoints Digital Access Solutions Academy Manager

* Abloy_Ian-Miller.jpgAbloy UK has appointed Ian Miller as Manager of its new Digital Access Solutions Academy, a purpose-built facility to showcase, work with, install and test the company’s range of products, with particular focus on new digital solutions and ecosystems.

The soon-to-be launched Digital Access Solutions Academy is a very important and exciting milestone in the ongoing development of the comprehensive training and CPD offering from Abloy.

Trio of ERA innovations achieve Secured by Design accreditation

* ERA-Double-Cam-Window-Lock.jpgContinuing to set the standard for security and certification, home security and fenestration component provider, ERA, has announced that three of its newest products have received the industry-leading Secured by Design accreditation.

ERA’s two new TS 003 door security devices, together with its Double Cam Window Lock, have been approved by Secured by Design’s Police Preferred Specification scheme, bringing the total number of ERA lock, hardware and mail delivery solutions achieving the accreditation to more than 55.

Prioritising levels of risk in your cybersecurity assessment

Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues for businesses. For the first time, it has been identified by security professionals as the single biggest risk to an organisation.

Cybersecurity risks come in many forms but, while businesses need to protect against all threats, some are more urgent than others.

Have you registered for Lockexpo?

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

HAVE YOU REGISTERED? NO! then save yourself time filling in forms at the door, by doing it now. Print the ticket and bring it with you – This will be your actual daily pass.

A diverse range of exhibitors something for everyone. There are still a few exhibition stands available.

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Mul-T-Lock Appoints Former Locksmith as Regional Sales Manager

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Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has welcomed the appointment of Gavin Hough to the team as a dedicated Regional Sales Manager for Midlands and North West regions.

Toolstation launches latest catalogue

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Toolstation has launched its 91st catalogue in-stores and online, offering over 500 new products, new brands and fantastic offers to help tradespeople and DIYers tackle any task over the coming months.

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.

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.

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