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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
23rd March 2022 Issue no. 599

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International News

Varifocal multi-imager camera for cost-effective video surveillance

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Four separate streams provide coverage of multiple cameras in a single housing. 3xLOGIC, a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, has released its new VX-20M-SURROUND-RAW varifocal mult-imager surround dome camera.

Videx introduces new video monitor for leading door entry range

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Videx has launched a new premium video monitor for its flagship door entry system the VX2200 and its 2-wire video VX2300 range.

Vayyar Imaging to open new office in Japan

The 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.

ERA supports national burglary prevention campaign

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ERA, 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.

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.

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This Week's News

CDVI releases advanced high speed facial recognition

* CDVI-iface.jpgGlobal access control manufacturer CDVI has announced the official release of iface, an advanced biometric facial recognition unit. Following a successful and exclusive preview of the product at The Security Event 2021, iface is now available to buy for UK and international customers.

iface offers high performance, high accuracy, high speed facial matching. In 1:N mode for 10,000 subjects, faces are identified, analysed, and compared to the database in less than one second.

Fire Safety and Ironmongery: Hand in Hand

* Consort-Fire-Safety-Ironmongery.jpgDaniel May, Director at Consort Architectural Hardware explores the close relationship between fire safety and ironmongery and how compliance becomes compromised without essential hardware components:

Unpredictable and untameable, fire is a beast that we can’t afford to ignore. It doesn’t prejudice against any building type, and as we’ve seen most recently in Whitechapel, London, it can cause immeasurable damage and loss when fire safety isn’t prioritised.

Digital Barriers helps Bogota Police tackle crime on transportation system

* Police-body-cam.jpgDigital Barriers, a leading provider of IoVT (internet of video things) surveillance and security products, has announced a new contract with Bogota’s Police force to provide its BW600 body worn cameras for use on the city’s mass transportation system.

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Free access control training sessions from industry experts

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Codelocks is offering Lock 101 and Troubleshooting training sessions to help trade professionals refresh and bolster access control knowledge and skills. The free training sessions will take place at the Codelocks offices in Newbury, on 24 March, 28 April and 26 May 2022.

Abloy UK presents innovative digital access solutions at the Security Event 2022

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Abloy UK is showcasing its comprehensive range of innovative digital access solutions on stand 3/H30 at The Security Event, held at the NEC in Birmingham from 5th – 7th April 2022.

Lockexpo 2022 photo review

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It was never going to be easy to start almost from scratch again, but disappointed exhibitors from 2020 rebooked and chose their spots, while there were a couple who decided Covid was still a risk, overall the showing was good. Setup day was hard as it always is but the team pulled equally hard and we made the 1800 start deadline. Exhibitors built stands, erected screens and it all looked lovely.

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

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With 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.

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