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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
31st August 2022 Issue no. 620

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International News

Introducing the Yale Heavy Duty Van Lock

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The 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.

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

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

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. 

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This Week's News

Abloy UK: Digital, wireless, and mobile access control at International Security Expo 2022

* ASSA_ABLOY-wireless-entry.jpgAbloy UK is showcasing its comprehensive range of security solutions that are revolutionising access control on stand F61 at the International Security Expo (ISE) 2022. Held at Olympia London from 27-28 September 2022. 

Abloy is leading the way with innovative new digital access control systems, as well as presenting the tried and trusted electromechanical and mechanical locks in the company’s extensive portfolio. Representatives from Abloy will be on hand to explain how these solutions can be combined in a variety of ways to meet virtually any requirements.

Biometric data security in fingerprint recognition systems

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What is biometrics?

Biometrics are measurable factors related to human characteristics. The physical features that make you a unique human being can be recorded and stored for later verification of your identity. There are lots of different biometric data points used in technology today. Your fingerprints, facial features, iris patterns, hand patterns, and voice are all unique to you.

How long has biometric data been used in security?

Mul-T-Lock drives van security campaign

* MTL-van-lock.jpgMul-T-Lock UK is urging van owners to update their vehicle security in light of the latest crime statistics. With latest results[1] showing the annual rate of thefts involving vans in the UK could rise to more than 20,000 vans by 2030, the security specialist is encouraging van operators and owners to consider simple solutions to protect their vehicles and contents. 

The same research predicts that 12,000 vans will be stolen in 2022, which is a rise of 169% over the last five years.  Tools are the favourite target of van thieves, with 67% of van break-ins resulting in stolen tools and equipment.

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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.

Lockdecoders 50% batch buy discount!

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Lockdecoders 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.

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.

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