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27th July 2022 Issue no. 617
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Recent research by cyber security firm Cybereason has revealed that a third of ransomware victims were forced to close temporarily or permanently as a result of an attack.
According to ransomware protection specialist ProLion, calculating the true cost of ransomware before an attack is an impossible question to answer. The research found that 80 percent of ransomware victims that paid their ransom suffered repeat attacks. Many were attacked less than a month later – some by the same attackers and some for an even higher ransom amount.
The 4514 compliments the existing Videx IP system offering a digital call panel which is ideal for larger installations, that’s capable of calling up to 5,000 apartments, making it the access control solution of choice for both private and public sector apartment buildings.
3xLOGIC has announced upcoming conference plans including the National School Safety Conference and the Campus Safety Conference, both in July.
The 3xLOGIC education session, “What Next? Improving Safety and Incident Response with Gunshot Detection and Mass Notification Integrated Solutions”, has been selected for the Campus Safety Education Program. Gunshot detection is maturing into an effective tool to greatly aid first responders. The challenge in these situations after a gunshot has been detected is, what comes next?
CDVI Group has completed the successful acquisition of NADAL BADAL, the Spanish company behind JIS locks.
Located near Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, NADAL BADAL grew to be a global expert in locks, strikes, and bolts. In acquiring the company, CDVI welcomes the experience and expertise of the NADAL BADAL team into the Group, allowing us to offer a more comprehensive range than ever before.
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This Week's News
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock, bringing intelligent access control to modern workspaces. Designed for use on glass doors, the CL4500 GD is an updated version of the CL4000, incorporating Codelocks’ NetCode Technology.
The CL4500 GD is a medium duty electronic lock with a Rondo style patch lock to suit toughened glass doors. It has key override access and a 12-button backlit keypad for operation in dim light conditions. The lock can be fitted to a solid door frame using the flat strike panel, or to glass side panels using the additional strike box, meaning it can be installed in partial, or fully glass-walled rooms.
Mul-T-Lock has launched a new cost-effective locking solution that offers convenient and efficient master key suites with patent protection and high resistance to cylinder manipulation attack. MTL200 is based on proven six-pin technology and is now available as a high-quality mechanical product, with patent protection until 2038.
Offered with basic master key system capabilities that are compatible with Mul-T-Lock’s new Antibacterial keys, MTL200 is designed to promote security and long-term durability.
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A significant 98 per cent of UK organisations experienced some form of a security incident in the last 12 months, according to a new report from Barracuda Networks Inc. (Barracuda), a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions.
The report, titled The State of Industrial Security in 2022, surveyed 800 senior IT managers, senior IT security managers, and project managers responsible for industrial internet of things (IIoT)/operational technology (OT) in their organisation to get their perspectives on IIoT/OT security projects, implementation challenges, security incidents, technology investments, and a variety of issues related to cybersecurity risks.
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