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19th June 2019 Issue no. 462
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Company also retains No 1 position in Americas for the 8th consecutive year, ranks No 2 in EMEA with fastest rate of growth, and continues rapid growth in Asia.
A Canadian man unlocked a safe that had sat unopened in a small museum for decades, cracking the code on his first try with a lucky guess. Stephen Mills was visiting the Vermilion Heritage Museum with his family when he had a go at opening the iron box "for a laugh".
The museum in the province of Alberta had previously tried numerous times to unlock the old safe - to no avail.Full Story
The software, in combination with Master Lock's range of Bluetooth enabled hardware, provides business owners who manage many locks and many users with a convenient way to control access, oversee products and improve accountability.
The Vault Enterprise innovation eliminates the cost, security risk and complexity of physical key management.
The global cyber security market is predicted to grow at 11.1% CAGR during the forecast period with the market size reaching USD 282.3 billion by 2024.
The market is driven by factors such as increasing cyber security threats, increasing internet penetration, and increasing adoption of IoT solutions across different industry verticals.
Industry players are developing advanced solutions to tackle cyber-attacks and threat such as firewall, encryption, identity and access management, security, and vulnerability management, which are further fuelling the growth of the market.
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A home houses all your most valuable possessions and, most importantly, your family. So, how can you keep everyone and everything safe from intruders? Here, Wasim Bux from home insurance provider iGO4 tells us how your home can benefit from a smart security system.
Smart technology is gradually having more and more of a presence in the home, whether it's with wireless thermostats or remote-control lighting. At a time when we're more reliant on technology than ever before, gone are the days of simply adding extra locks to your door, as more Brits are opting for smart security systems. Around 47% of households in the UK are interested in installing some form of video security system, according to research conducted by Eureka! Research.
As the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry gets underway, new experts from the field of architecture are joining the panel. It's in recognition of the multiple interconnected factors that led to the tragic loss of 72 lives.
Although the process has been described as complex and confusing, it's vital that all aspects which contributed to the disaster are explored.
The PowerSeries Pro completes the JCI intrusion product portfolio with integrators now able to single-source a complete electronic security solution for commercial installations from Johnson Controls, according to Jennifer Doctor, the company's Intrusion Product Management Senior Director.
Standalone systems are designed to be easily installed, only needing a power supply, locking device and exit device to ensure its full operation. They are also quickly configured thanks to function cards to add and delete users. It offers flexibility and variety of access options for users, such as tag, card or code. Most standalone systems are highly scalable, allowing users to upgrade their systems as their needs grow.
The GSMPRO, which is now expandable to an eight-door access control system, enables people to answer calls to their front door or gate from their mobile phone or landline, so they never have to miss that important visitor and are made aware of who has visited even when they are not there.
The event is Europe's largest housing conference and brings together 12,000 housing professionals, providing an excellent networking opportunity.
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