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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
9th March 2022 Issue no. 597

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International News

NordVPN launches Threat Protection and steps into the antivirus market

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NordVPN took yet another step to solidify its position as a market leader in cybersecurity with the release of Threat Protection, which is integrated into the NordVPN app.

This new feature offers comprehensive security against cyber threats by blocking trackers, phishing attempts, intrusive ads, malicious websites, and infected files.

Hanwha Techwin introduces explosion proof cameras for operation in volatile atmospheres

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Hanwha Techwin has announced the launch of three NDAA compliant explosion-proof camera models (TNU-6322E, 6322ER, TNO-6322ER) designed to operate safely even in industrial locations with highly volatile atmospheres.

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This Week's News

2022 expected to be another eventful year full of vulnerability exploits, account takeover attacks, phishing, and ransomware, says Secon Cyber

* Secon-cybersecurity.jpgWith much of the UK workforce now heading back into the office following the easing of Covid restrictions, there still remains a large amount of people choosing to work remotely or splitting their time between the office and home.

This work-life shift means that businesses need to continue to be vigilant and address the multiple vulnerabilities that still linger. This is according to Andrew Gogarty, Chief Security Evangelist, Secon.

Vayyar Imaging to open new office in Japan

Vayyar-4D-care.jpgThe newly assembled team is comprised of experts from across the senior care, automotive and semiconductor sectors. The office will specialize in business development, system application and marketing.

Vayyar’s senior care solutions are deployed in facilities and private homes around the world, providing real-time activity monitoring that supports automatic fall detection and a wide range of behavioural insights, enabling person-centred care.

ERA supports national burglary prevention campaign

* Defender-NHW-BSI.jpgERA, one of the UK’s leading home security and fenestration component providers, has partnered with Neighbourhood Watch, the UK’s largest crime prevention charity, as part of its annual burglary awareness campaign.

The initiative, which launches in March and focuses on the acronym WIDE(N), aims to educate home owners and renters on the importance of securing the windows, interior, doors and exterior of their property, in addition to the importance of active Neighbourhood Watch schemes, to deter burglary attempts.

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The Security Event 2022

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5-7 April 2022, NEC, Birmingham

Designed by the industry for the industry, The Security Event returns to the Birmingham NEC over 5 - 7 April 2022, reuniting installers, integrators, manufacturers, distributors and end users. 

The exhibition will showcase the world’s leading security brands, offering you the best opportunity to source the latest products, technologies and solutions, whilst networking and meeting face-to-face with key experts from across the industry.

3D Group at Lockexpo 2022

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We're off to the LockExpo2022 Show in Nottingham, and we're so excited! Lockexpo is the UK's only annual locksmith and security conference in Nottingham since 2009 - until Covid-19 struck.

Unfortunately, the global pandemic caused the organisers to postpone not only the 2020 but the 2021 show as well, but we are happy to announce 3D Group will be exhibiting at this long-established expo over the weekend of the 5th & 6th of March 2022. So you'll be able to catch us Saturday and Sunday

ASSA ABLOY announces headline sponsorship for 2022 GAI Education Awards

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ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has announced it is the headline sponsor for the 2022 Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Education Awards.

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