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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
8th June 2022 Issue no. 610

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International News

ODSecurity ups the game for contraband detection in prisons

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ODSecurity, 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.

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.

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This Week's News

Thames Valley Police employ the latest X-Ray technology to keep the public safe

* ThreatScan.jpg3DX-Ray Ltd are pleased to announce the sale of a ThreatScan®-LSC system to the UK’s Thames Valley Police.

The ThreatScan®-LSC system has been purchased to support the Thames Valley Police Specialist Search Unit, for operations at public events. This system provides the unit with the capability of identifying the contents of suspect bags and packages quickly and accurately, in their core mission of keeping the public safe.

Mul-T-Lock secures new website

* MTL_NEW_WEBSITE.jpgLeading security specialist Mul-T-Lock has unveiled its new interactive website, which presents a fresh design, updated content and streamlined user experience.

The fully responsive website, providing continuous desktop to mobile capability, features fresh new-look sections dedicated to latest product and service updates.  It is aimed at professionals seeking guidance, as well as offering up to date advice for home and business owners.

Detego Global’s Ballistic ImagerSelected as SC Trust Award Finalist

* SC-Trust-Award.jpgDetego Global, creators of the acclaimed Unified Investigations Platform, today  announced that Ballistic Imager has been recognised as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Computer Forensic Solution category for the 2022 SC Awards.

Major US university standardises video surveillance with CompleteView from Salient Systems

* Salient-Systems.jpgUMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, has standardised its video surveillance operations on the Salient CompleteView Video Management Platform.

This enablies campus security and safety staff to protect the campus population of 32,000 with a 24/7 view of its video surveillance and integrated access control operations.

Understanding ‘Real-Time Bidding’ and how to protect your personal data

The average European web user’s data is shared 376 times per day.

Real-Time Bidding (RTB) is a $117+ billion industry that operates behind the scenes on websites and apps. It tracks what you are looking at, including private or sensitive information, and records where you go. Every day it broadcasts this data about you to a host of companies continuously, enabling them to profile you.

As one of the biggest RTB companies, Google is now facing a class-action lawsuit in the UK for allegedly using confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals without their consent or knowledge.

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May Threat Advisory - Top 5

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F5 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

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Kevin 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.

New pop up accommodation for rough sleepers secured with SALTO

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Rough 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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