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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
25th May 2022 Issue no. 608

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Q-Smart Fingerprint Door Handle

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Q-Smart fingerprint door handle is an electronic door lock that runs on battery power. No wiring is necessary. This is a completely keyless entry system – no need for keys or PIN codes. Set up personal preferences for the whole household.

The handle operates in 3 ways:

Fingerprint scanner
Key-card (IC card proximity reader)
Smartphone app.

Effortlessly upgrade with Cam-Motion technology to make doors accessible to all

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For specifiers seeking a convenient and effortless door closer upgrade, ASSA ABLOY’s range of Cam-Motion products not only ensure an environment is welcoming to everyone, regardless of their age or dexterity, but also help satisfy the demands of the latest Industry Safety Steering Group (ISSG) report, which tasks the construction industry with accelerating culture change.

Hanwha Techwin upgrades and expands its Wisenet Q series cameras

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Hanwha 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.

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.

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This Week's News

May Threat Advisory - Top 5

* May-Threat-Advisory-2022.jpgF5 Released Patch for Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in BIG-IP

Threat Reference: Global 

Risks: System Takeover, Arbitrary System Command Execution  

Advisory Type: Updates/Patches

Priority: Standard

Perfect Match: Become a trade partner to grow your business

* AA-Trade-Partner.jpgKevin Campbell of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland Door Group, explains how installers can use the company’s Trade Partner Programme and online door design tool to help give their business a welcome boost.

During the past two years we have all experienced challenges that required us to change how we live, work and, especially, connect with others. One the most significant changes was an unprecedented growth in the use of online services.

ODSecurity ups the game for contraband detection in prisons

* Body-scanner.jpgODSecurity, already well known in the field of contraband detection, through their established Soter RS range of body scanning systems, is upping its game with the launch of THEIA Automatic Threat Recognition, (ATR) software to their arsenal of products designed to fight the contraband and improve safety in our prison estates.

THEIA Automatic Threat Recognition Software is being launched onto the market currently at American Jail Association’s (AJA) 41st Conference and Jail Expo at Long Beach, California, USA.

Secure Logiq embarks on ‘Security Tour France’

* SL-Tour-bus.jpgVenturing on a unique opportunity to showcase its extensive product portfolio, Secure Logiq is taking part in a two-week ‘Security Tour France’ road trip this month.

From 23 May to 6 June, Secure Logiq, along with along with Cathexis, ZKTeco, Toshiba and Camect will be visiting 130 security companies between Paris and Lille, with a target of two site demos per day, driving the team’s reliable Niesmann+Bischoff iSmove motorhome.

New pop up accommodation for rough sleepers secured with SALTO

* Pop-up-stops.jpgRough sleeping is the most visible form of homelessness and the number of people sleeping rough across the UK, particularly in its larger cities, has increased in recent years. 

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Abloy UK at IFSEC 2022: Transforming digital access control

Abloy 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.

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

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As 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.

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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Experienced Safe Engineer Wanted
West Midlands

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Competitive salary + overtime + company bonus, van, tools, phone & uniform.

For more details email [email protected] or, call Shaun & Andy on 0113 274 4627

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.

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