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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
4th May 2022 Issue no. 605

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

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MTL300 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. 

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.

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This Week's News

Access and identity control SaaS- and hardware company Nine Engineering is raising €1.1 million to reinvent access- and identity management

* access-innovators.jpgAccess and identity control SaaS- and hardware start-up Nine Engineering is raising €1.1 million to increase access security, site safety and privacy compliancy. Already, 10% of data breaches are caused by physical security compromise, according to IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report. Founders Roy Jeunen and Frederik Keysers state, “Our products are the interface between the cyber world and the real world, a door that is far too often left open for hackers. We want to close that door.” 

Nine Engineering offers easy-to-use solutions that increase access security, site safety and privacy compliancy. The start-up’s offerings include both a privacy-compliant SaaS platform for documentation that centralizes user identification, certificates, and tr

Over 31,000 stolen and leaked credentials from the FTSE 100 on the Dark Web

London, May 10, 2022 - Outpost24, an innovator in identifying and managing cybersecurity exposure, today announced the results of its 2022 FTSE 100 Credential Theft Study outlining the number of breached credentials from the UK’s most profitable companies online – ready to be exploited by threat actors.
The Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 Index is made up of the 100 biggest companies by market capitalisation on the London Stock Exchange. These companies represent some of the most influential and profitable enterprises on the market across various industry verticals.

SONITROL new Gunshot Detection Solution

* Sonitrol-Gunshot-Detection.jpgSONITROL, a leader in verified electronic security, has announced the availability of a new, award-winning Gunshot Detection Solution for existing and prospective customers. 

In any organisation, keeping people safe is the top priority. Unfortunately, unpredictable active-shooter situations happen all too often. So, it’s essential to have safety measures in place to help ensure quick, effective responses in an emergency.

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Abloy UK delivers new hybrid Incedo training course

* Incedo-training.jpgAbloy UK has created a new hybrid style of training that blends in-person seminars with online courses, to help organisations learn more about its Incedo ecosystem.

Coleraine-based Advanced Overwatch, who install a range of security systems, wanted to understand more about Abloy's new Incedo solution, and were the first organisation to receive the new style of training.

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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.  

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