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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
29th June 2022 Issue no. 613

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International News

Hanwha Techwin launches two dual-channel cameras with AI to deliver a cost-effective solution with fewer false alarms

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Hanwha Techwin Europe, a leading supplier of robust and reliable video surveillance products, today announces the release of two new AI-powered dual-channel multi-sensor cameras in Europe, the PNM-C12083RVD and PNM-C7083RVD.

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.

Sonis announces launch of sensor free alarm system

Dunfermline 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.

3xLOGIC: targeted solutions to reduce retail crime

3xLOGIC’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. 

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. 

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.

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This Week's News

Telesoft announces a 24/7 UK Based Managed Detection and Response Solution

* Telesoft-SOC.jpgTelesoft Technologies, a leader in cyber solutions, has announced its latest state-of-the-art security offering - a 24/7, UK based Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service. 

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 acquires Caldwell Manufacturing Company, including Caldwell Hardware UK

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.

Explosion-Proof External Infra-Red Dual Beam Detector

* GJD-ATEX-IR-Beam.jpgPulse modulated active infra-red beam for hazardous areas zone 1 or zone 2GJD 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.

Versatile Design
The GS100 is intrinsically safe and provides versatile detection solutions, which allows engineers to reliably protect hazardous areas. It is designed to be used with intruder alarm and CCTV equipment. It can also be integrated with a variety of other devices, which provide a means of monitoring the voltage free relay alarm output.

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Innovative SMARTair wireless access control enables intelligent lockdown of premises remotely

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Abloy UK is highlighting the functionality of its SMARTair wireless access control solution that gives Facilities Managers full control to lock down access to areas of, or an entire building, quickly and safely in an emergency.

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.

Businesses cannot rely on surface-level fixes for their cybersecurity, says MyCena

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. 

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.

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.

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