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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
15th June 2022 Issue no. 611

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International News

Detego Global’s Ballistic ImagerSelected as SC Trust Award Finalist

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Detego 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

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

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.

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This Week's News

Sonis announces launch of sensor free alarm system

Sonis-sound.jpgDunfermline based company, Sonis Smart  Security Ltd, a leader in innovative wireless security systems has announced the launch date of its “NoEntry” security alarm. The palm-sized, wire and sensor-free alarm detects break-ins and activates before an intruder is even able to gain access to a property.

It is self-installed in minutes using a simple keyfob operation.

Data Reform Bill published

Jon Baines, Senior Data Protection Specialist at Mishcon de Reya LLP, says: "The proposed reforms to data protection law are very significant for individuals and organisations and will no doubt be the subject of much Parliamentary debate before they are passed.

The Government is not taking forward a lot of the proposals it mooted last year, but this is still a major proposed set of changes. Many of the proposed reforms are clearly intended to be business-friendly.

3xLOGIC: targeted solutions to reduce retail crime

3xlogic-camera.jpg3xLOGIC’s new Varifocal Multi-Imager Surround Dome Camera (VX-20M-SURROUND-RAW) is designed for applications requiring multiple angles of view that a standard camera cannot achieve. This new camera contains four 5MP varifocal lenses that provide separate video streams. Rather than purchasing and installing multiple cameras, installers can now deploy a single device capable of capturing full coverage of a scene. 

ASSA ABLOY completes the acquisition of Arran Isle Ltd

ASSA ABLOY has finalised the acquisition of the entire share capital of Arran Isle Limited, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the UK, Ireland and Europe.  The acquisition has undergone full regulatory approval by both the Competitions and Market Authority (CMA) in the UK and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in Ireland. 

Arran Isle has some 560 employees, with operational activity at sites in UK, Ireland, Europe and China. Arran Isle has a varied portfolio of products primarily trading under the brands of Carlisle Brass and Mila.  Businesses within the Arran Isle group date back as far as 1971, the group provides a market leading service provision to customers.

ERA strengthens engineering team with new appointment

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Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Stephen Wright, will be responsible for managing the execution of new product development, in addition to existing engineering projects, to ensure they are delivered efficiently and to the highest possible standard. 

The true value of Firewall controls

Network environments have become so complex that a single misstep on a critical firewall can take the entire network offline and expose your business to cyber-attacks. Improperly managed firewalls create some of the greatest business risks in any organization. Often, the risks are things you don’t find out about until it’s too late. 

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

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3DX-Ray Ltd are pleased to announce the sale of a ThreatScan®-LSC system to the UK’s Thames Valley Police.

Mul-T-Lock secures new website

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

CDVI new catalogue - download now!

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Open catalogue

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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