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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
10th August 2022 Issue no. 619

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54% of CISOs are ‘fighting an uphill battle’ for board-level cybersecurity support

Over half (54%) of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) say the board fails to provide them with ample investment for cyber initiatives, according to a new study by cybersecurity technology provider, Encore. An independent study of 100 C-level executives, 100 CISOs and 500 office workers in the US and the UK, sought to uncover the gap that remains between boards and security teams when it comes to addressing cyber demands.   

5 ways access control improves a healthcare facility

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Healthcare institutions work around the clock to look after people at their most vulnerable. It's vital that patients, visitors, and staff feel safe and secure at all times. Robust and reliable access control systems provide the peace of mind that lets medical professionals do their best work.

First of its kind for Codelocks with new glass door smart lock

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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.

MTL200: Mul-T-Lock’s high-quality, patented locking solution

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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. 

How much could a ransomware attack really cost? Don’t wait to find out

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. 

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This Week's News

Monitoring investigators’ personal data processing activities

The Association of British Investigators, www.theABI.org.uk announces the consultation on the proposed UK GDPR Code of Conduct. CLICK HERE to download the draft Code.

The ABI is consulting with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the development of their proposed UK GDPR Code of Conduct.

Introducing the Yale Heavy Duty Van Lock

* vanlock4r1.jpegThe Yale Heavy Duty Van Lock has been designed by utilising the brand’s expertise in the security sector, creating an extra-strength solution to boost the protection of a range of larger vehicles and outdoor applications.

From vans, trucks, gates, garages, sheds and outward-opening double doors, the new Van Lock has been rigorously tested to ensure heightened security against a range of attack methods.

Lockdecoders 50% batch buy discount!

* Lockdecoders-batch-sale.jpgLockdecoders are offering auto locksmiths the opportunity to enjoy a 50% discount on all batch purchases of remotes - but hurry - the offer is only while stocks last!

Lockdecoders is leaving the car key supply business altogether and is looking to clear existing stock of tested auto remotes as soon as poccible to clear space for other products. Illustrated are a few of the batch offers - for more call us on 01322 407790. £10 courier delivery charge.

Squire launches ultra-strong inigma Diamond BL1 smart D-lock

* squire-inigma.jpgBritish cycle security manufacturer Squire has launched its new super-secure inigma Diamond BL1 smart D-lock on Kickstarter.

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Valuable Lessons in Fire and Life Safety Design

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Under guidance from the Architects Registration Board, architectural students are set for a change in curriculum. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explores this decision and why industry collaboration is central to improving fire safety education and paving the way to a safer future.

New ISO Toolkit to improve quality standards across fire and security alarm sector

A leading Hampshire standards consultancy has launched a new toolkit to help fire and security alarm firms throughout the UK to maintain the highest levels of quality.

New Digital Access Solutions training to be provided by Abloy UK

Abloy UK has announced the dates for two new courses at its Digital Access Solutions Academy, offering training on its Aperio and Incedo systems.

Renfrewshire Council makes the grade for school security and key control with ASSA CLIQ Remote

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More than 70 schools and early learning centres in Renfrewshire, Scotland, are benefitting from improved security, key control and key management, as a result of upgrading to ASSA CLIQ Remote.  With schools previously using complex master key systems, Renfrewshire Council faced a number of challenges, including consistency of approach, who had access to keys, and how this was managed. 

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