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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
27th April 2022 Issue no. 604

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2022 Global Cyber Security Forecast

In 2021, in every part of the world, cyber security threats increased, challenges grew, and in the face of uncertainty, organisations did their best to mitigate against attacks that were new and destructive. 

Throughout the last year SecurityHQ saw an increase in prevalent Threat Actros and Initial Access Brokers, a spike in Supply Chain Attacks and Supply Chain related compromises, issues with Cryptocurrency security and the security of digital assets, expanding ransomware tactics and a growth in rogue affiliates, a rise in geopolitical tensions and an increase in the adversaries to monitor and safeguard against. 

Hanwha Techwin launches affordable Wisenet X-series cameras with onboard AI capabilities

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Hanwha Techwin Europe has launched a new NDAA compliant Wisenet X-series range of cameras with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, at a price point which the company is confident will appeal to any organisation looking to add value to its business.

Videx strengthens leading IP IPURE range

Videx, a leading door entry and access control manufacturer, has expanded its popular IP IPURE offering, introducing a new IP audio panel and IP video panel.
Both the 4504X audio IP panel and 4534X video panel are fully compatible with the IPURE IP range which includes a 7” full multi-touch hands free video monitor (6798), a 3.5” touch screen hands free video monitor (6398), a 3.5” touch screen videophone with handset (6296) and a 3000 Series audio telephone (3196). They can also be fully integrated with third party SIP systems.

3DX-Ray launches range of 3DX EOD suits

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3DX-Ray, specialists in X-ray imaging technology for the security and military markets, have announced the launch of a 3DX range of EOD Bomb Disposal Suits, the 3DX-EOD Bomb Disposal Suit and the 3DX-Search Suit.

The 3DX-EOD Bomb Disposal Suit is a contemporary up-armoured suit offering arguably the best value and highest level of protection. Designed from the outset to be 3E (Economic, Efficient & Effective) compliant, the 3DX suit arguably provides the best value and the highest level of protection of any comparable bomb suit currently manufactured, offering maximum comfort and flexibility to the operator.

The new CL600 Marine range – heavy-duty, weather-resistant mechanical locks now available

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Codelocks has further expanded its Marine by Codelocks range, giving customers a wider choice of weather-resistant keyless access solutions.

The CL600 Marine Grade locks feature a specially enhanced marine grade finish that can withstand harsh weather conditions – appropriate for workplaces and homes by the sea, as well as outdoor and coastal applications.

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This Week's News

Lockdecoders brings their Roadshow to You!

* Lockdecoders-lineup.jpgBeginning May Lockdecoders will run a series of Roadshows.

Listed below are the dates & locations between 3rd - 12th May where we will be showcasing our engraving & key cutting machines to give everyone an insight of what our machines are capable of. At each location we will be splitting everyone into two groups, one group will be for the engraving machines and the other group will be for the key cutting machines.

If you would like more information on the machines before these dates please use the information at the bottom of this page to get in contact.

Watch out for more dates!


MUL-T-LOCK provides ultimate protection from cylinder manipulation attack

* 3XP-reflection.jpgMTL300 Break Secure 3XP from the security specialist is the latest retrofit cylinder addition to Mul-T-Lock UK’s high security range specifically designed for PVCu doors. 

Expertly developed, MTL300 Break Secure 3XP provides four individual levels of enhanced mechanical protection. Incorporating patented technology, each element is designed to work together to safeguard homeowners against cylinder snapping attacks.  

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IFSEC 17-19 May 2022

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Europe’s leading security event, IFSEC International, held at ExCel, London, welcomes thousands of global security professionals to explore innovative products and solutions and collaborate with the entire security community. 

Meet face-to-face with leading security suppliers leading security companies across access control, video surveillance, perimeter protection, cyber security and more.

Council pairs safety app with wearable V.BTTN device to protect lone workers

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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, a local authority in County Durham, has partnered with lone worker safety specialists StaySafe. Lone working employees can now get help in an emergency at the push of a button through the StaySafe Lone Worker app on their mobile devices, or via the wearable V.BTTN device.

Compliance company welcomes changes to Cyber Essentials deadline

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A Hampshire compliance consultancy has welcomed an extension to the deadline for approved security alarm companies across the UK to complete Cyber Essentials certification and comply with the NPCC policy.

The team at Hantec Systems said security companies across the UK should welcome the extension to the deadline of April 2023 because it offers them more time to secure certification and to protect their business, staff and customers. 

Research: The Top 20 passwords found on the Dark Web

Is yours among them?

Last year, there were 1,862 data breaches according to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2021 Annual Data Breach Report. That is an all time high and a 68% increase over breaches in 2020. According to Lookout, the leader in delivering integrated Security, Privacy, and Identity Theft Protection solutions, 80% of people’s emails are leaked on the dark web as a result of data breaches.  

MSAB offers accessible digital evidence tech with consent-based authorisation to collect data at crime scenes

MSAB, a world leader in mobile forensics, announces the first major release for 2022. The updated mobile forensics solutions come with a range of new and improved capabilities designed to help forensic specialists and digital investigators to accelerate their investigative efforts and solve cases faster combined with full support for windows 11.

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