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29th June 2022 Issue no. 613
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The AI cameras are designed to monitor two different areas with two different fields of view, making them ideal for monitoring staircases or elevators, looking around corners, and securing two adjacent areas such as check-in desks.
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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Manned by a team of highly skilled cyber analysts - based in a UK Security Operations Centre (SOC) - this invaluable service continuously monitors an organisation’s network traffic, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
ASSA ABLOY has acquired Caldwell Manufacturing, a designer, manufacturer and supplier of hardware for the fenestration industry. The acquisition includes Caldwell Hardware UK, based in Coventry, England but excludes Cotswold Architectural Hardware Limited.
ASSA ABLOY is an international group with 51,000 employees and sales of SEK 95 billion. In the UK, ASSA ABLOY is best known for the Yale and UNION brands and has its Head Office and main manufacturing centre in Willenhall.
Pulse modulated active infra-red beam for hazardous areas zone 1 or zone 2. GJD design and manufacture a wide range of external perimeter protection products that identify genuine threats and create alerts when an intruder is at the boundary, rather than inside the premises. The company’s product range includes the unique ATEX certified Infra-Red Beam Detector, (GS100), for hazardous areas one and two.
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SMARTair offers intelligent access control — opening, locking or maintaining access to individual doors or zones to deal with an emergency. With a single command, doors equipped with SMARTair devices may be set to ‘Block Mode’ and can only be unlocked with a specific credential.
In mid-March, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a report highlighting how cyber actors routinely exploit poor security configurations, weak controls, and other poor cyber hygiene practices to gain access and compromise user systems. These included not enforcing multifactor authentication, primarily with remote desktop access, the use of vendor-supplied default login usernames and passwords, and the failure to detect and block phishing attempts.
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.