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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
11th May 2022 Issue no. 606

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International News

SONITROL new Gunshot Detection Solution

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SONITROL, 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.

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.

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This Week's News

Update on timing of Securitas acquisition of Stanley Security

The acquisition of Stanley Security is conditional upon regulatory approval and customary closing conditions and is now expected to close during the third quarter 2022.

On December 8, 2021, Securitas announced it had signed an agreement to acquire the Electronic Security Solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.(“Stanley Security”) on a debt and cash free basis.

Hanwha Techwin upgrades and expands its Wisenet Q series cameras

* Wisenet-Q-series.jpgHanwha Techwin is adding 12 new 4-megapixel cameras to its Wisenet Q series.  Together with existing 2 and 5-megapixel Wisenet Q models, the new NDAA compliant cameras are designed to offer an affordable solution for virtually any high camera count video surveillance application.

The H.265 cameras, which have built-in IR illumination, are equipped with an Open Platform chipset and have a suite of Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA), which includes tampering, directional detection, defocus detection, virtual line, enter/exit and motion detection.

Abloy UK at IFSEC 2022: Transforming digital access control

Smartair_e-cylinder.jpgAbloy UK is transforming access control options and making it easier than ever before for organisations to adapt and update their systems to digital, wireless, and mobile solutions.

The comprehensive range of innovative digital access solutions from Abloy will be showcased on stand IF4435 at IFSEC International 2022 on 17- 19 May 2022 at ExCeL London.

MSAB part of new European standard for mobile forensics

* Mobile-society.jpgMSAB, a global leader in forensic technology for mobile device investigations, has for three years been a part of the EU financed project, ForMobile. ForMobile is a consortium of partners, working in collaboration to create an end-to-end mobile forensic investigation chain, striving to improve digital safety, and security while respecting fundamental rights.

“We are very proud to be the only vendor of digital forensic solutions in the project. MSAB has been a vital part in developing the tools, standard, and training to law enforcement agencies all over EU”, says Joel Bollö, CEO of MSAB.

Mul-T-Lock Achieves a First in Security with Bristol University

* Bristol-University.jpgAs part of an ongoing complete security upgrade throughout the campus, Bristol University has benefitted from Mul-T-lock’s MTL™600 master key suites, designed and installed by Guardian Security Systems in Bristol.

Bristol University is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, ranked 62nd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022.

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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.

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Abloy UK delivers new hybrid Incedo training course

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Abloy 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.

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.

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