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7th September 2022 Issue no. 621
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Biometric data security in fingerprint recognition systems
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?
Introducing the Yale Heavy Duty Van Lock
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
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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This Week's News
Revolutionary forensic fingerprint technique could help fight against fraud
Forensic examiners can now determine whether a fingerprint was placed on a piece of paper before or after any text was printed on it. The revolutionary technique could help resolve cases of fraud, for example where the defendant claims to have no knowledge of the document but does admit to handling the sheet of paper it was printed on whilst it was blank.
“Let’s say a document was found with your fingerprint on it,” said Professor Paul Kelly, of Loughborough University. “You could say that it’s there because you loaded the paper, but later someone actually printed off the document. Normal development techniques just reveal the presence of fingerprints, however, this one allows us to show that you touched the document after the text had been printed. Of cou
Your checklist for office access control
Office buildings come in all shapes and sizes. They often house expensive equipment and business-critical data, as well as your workforce. While many businesses are becoming increasingly conscious of cyber security, it is vital that physical security is not forgotten.
Atlas Security expands service capabilities with launch of new control room
Atlas Security has opened a new national control centre to further professionalise operations, expand its service offering and create a more comfortable working environment, providing immediate benefits to the quality of its support.
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Abloy UK: Digital, wireless, and mobile access control at International Security Expo 2022
Mul-T-Lock drives van security campaign
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!
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.
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