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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
22nd January 2020 Issue no. 491

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Products

DOM Tapkey Smart lock now available with iOS

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DOM UK once again announces another new development to add to their new digital range of access control systems. DOM Tapkey provides quick access to door entrances through the use of mobile phones with BLE and was initially launched with compatibility for Android users, now DOM are pleased to announce their smart lock is now also compatible with iOS software and can be used with iPhone.
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Nuki Smart Lock 2.0

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The Nuki Smart Lock 2.0 turns your smartphone into a key and seamlessly fits over your existing lock and key in less than three minutes. It can be used to assign digital access rights to friends and family (to water your plants and feed your cat whilst you're away!). The Nuki also negates the need to hide a key under a flowerpot and even allows you to open the door remotely if you need to let someone have access in your absence.
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Codelocks offers new KL1000 SlamKit

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Codelocks is offering its KitLock Slam Latch as part of a complete KL1000 SlamKit package. All wrapped up at a special price, customers will receive a KL1000 and SlamKit.

Using simple keyless access, Codelocks KL1000 is ideal for leisure centres, staff rooms, spas and gyms, provides users with immediate, convenient keypad access without the need for cards and keys.
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This Week's News

Netatmo unveils its Smart Door Lock and Keys

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In the app, they can add as many Smart Keys as they like to open their Door Lock, and can deactivate a lost or stolen Key with one click. Users can send an invite to their guests' smartphones giving them access to their home, wherever they are.
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Travelex ransomware attack

On the news that Travelex is still offline after a ransomware attack on New Year’s Eve, Toni Vitale, partner and head of data protection at JMW Solicitors, says: 

“The fact that, for several days, there was no coherent communication from Travelex as to the exact nature of the attack left customers, media, stakeholders and other interested parties in the dark.  It also appears that Travelex did not inform the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) about the breach. Many may think a ransomware attack is not a data breach because the data is still on the system but if the personal data entrusted to your care is encrypted and you cannot access it or decrypt it, you could be deemed to have lost control of the data and therefore it could constitute a breach.
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Tamper-Resistant Electric Rim Strikes

* Eelectric-rim-strikes.jpgSECO-LARM introduces its Tamper-Resistant Electric Rim Strikes. 

SD-998C-D3Q and SD-998C-D3AQ features include: UL 294 & UL 1034 Listed, Tamper-resistant, 12/24 VDC Operating voltage, Non-polarized connection, Horizontal adjustment.
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Hanwha Techwin introduce affordable Wisenet QVGA thermal cameras

* Wisenet-TNO-3010T.jpgHanwha Techwin is now able to offer an even greater choice of cameras following on from the announcement that it has introduced three new ‘affordable’ Wisenet QVGA resolution thermal models.

Unlike traditional cameras which rely on light to see images, thermal cameras pick up heat signatures of objects and are unaffected by extreme conditions, such as complete darkness, harsh weather, bright lights, fog and smoke. They also offer an effective solution for applications where there are concerns about light pollution.
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News

Last few stands available for Lockexpo 2020

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After 10 consecutive years at the same venue, Lockexpo 2020 moves to the Nottingham Belfry Hotel for this year’s show on the 18th and 19th April, sponsored by Autowave.

There are still a small number of stands left, so if you want to get in front of locksmiths from all over the country (and some from further afield!) this is your chance!
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SSAIB achieve historic 300th BAFE certification milestone

SSAIB, one of the licensed certification bodies who deliver BAFE scheme assessments, are delighted to have achieved an historic milestone of 300 active BAFE scheme-certificated companies.

Looking back at last year - in September 2019 – BAFE registered A1 Fire and Security Ltd, who are the 300th active company on the BAFE Fire Safety Register that have been assessed and third-party certificated through SSAIB.
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M&C Condor achieves Sold Secure Diamond

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M&C have announced that their Condor cylinder has achieved Sold Secure Diamond certification.

All of their cylinders were already certified to the SKG 3 star standard, but differences between the Dutch and British standards meant that they had to add an anti-snap element to existing cylinders for the UK market.

Condor, like all of M&C's cylinders, uses their Modulock system, which allows locksmiths to resize, make thumbturns and even keyed alike sets on the door without re-pinning.
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Mul-T-Lock triumph at the National Locksmith Awards

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Midlands based high-security and access solutions manufacturer, Mul-T-Lock took home one of the most coveted awards at the inaugural National Locksmith Awards this month, for Product of the Year.

The National Locksmith Awards (NLA) is the UK’s most complete industry awards for locksmiths and locksmith suppliers, rewarding them for all the hard work that so often goes unnoticed.
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Brisant-Secure welcomes Derrick Purvis

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Steve Stewart and Nick Dutton, CEO’s of Brisant-Secure, are delighted to welcome Derrick Purvis to the team.

Derrick has twenty years in marketing and product management roles, fifteen of which were with Avocet Hardware. He has a degree in Design Marketing and has worked with high profile clients, managing projects for the likes of B&Q, Wickes and Homebase.
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Registration is now open for The Security Event

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The Security Event returns to the NEC Birmingham on 28-30 April with a number of exciting new features and boasting an exhibition of more than 150+ leading security brands.

The Security Event is claimed to be the most interactive and informative exhibition in the UK and a must attend for anyone in the security supply chain.
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UK cyber security boss to step down

Ciaran Martin, CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), is to step down later in 2020 after nearly seven years in charge of the government’s cyber security efforts.
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