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16th October 2019 Issue no. 479
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Ben, who until recently was Sales Director, UK North for Avigilon, is a seasoned sales professional who has worked within the electronic security industry for over 16 years.
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This Week's News
Manything, offsite cloud storage provider, announces the business rebrand to Videoloft. The rebrand includes not only a new name, but also new logo, positioning, website and apps.
Manything, which stands for 'monitor anything', was founded in 2012 by James West and Mike Fischer. The original Manything app was launched to turn old smartphones and tablets into sophisticated home monitoring cameras.
Key-copying kiosks pose new threats to buildings that use electronic access cards, according to security experts. KeyMe, founded in 2012, has self-service kiosks located in retailers across the U.S. - including 7-Eleven, Bed Bath & Beyond, Safeway, Sears, Rite Aid and more. The company rolled out its machines as a cheap and easy way to copy brass keys.
Now, the company is expanding its machines capable of duplicating electronic keys - like RFID cards and fobs to offices, residential buildings and vehicles. It can also code the RFID key into a sticker. It cost a CBS News journalist just $25 to copy an apartment building key fob.Full Story
IT Governance, the leading provider of cyber security and privacy management solutions, has released a new green paper: ISO 27701 - Privacy information management systems.
ISO/IEC 27701:2019 is a new privacy-focused standard that provides organisations with a comprehensive set of guidelines for managing security of information and personal data.
The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new intumescent kit range, which ensures the integrity of a fire doorset is not compromised by morticed ironmongery. .
As one of the most recognised lock brands in the domestic and commercial market, Fullex was pleased to unveil its latest development - an electronic locking system, at this year's MLA Expo at The International Centre, Telford (4-6th October).
The exhibition presented a valuable opportunity to gauge the market's response to the prototype electronic lock, before its launch in January 2020. Aimed at standard multi-point locks requiring a lifting motion to lock the door, it is designed for new doors and retro-fitting into existing ones.
Packed with a long list of new features designed to improve the user experience, interoperability and cyber security, Wisenet WAVE 4.0 has an enhanced system architecture which ensures high availability and supports scalable deployments by allowing up to 100 servers to be merged into a single system
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- Mitie to deliver HMRC's first national contract for security services
The announcement follows a period of accelerated growth for Genetec in the United Kingdom, with a significant and sustained increase in EMEA revenues over the last five years.