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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
19th February 2020 Issue no. 495

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ANPR Lumo is a flexible and reliable solution for all secure car parks

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No one enjoys parking, but it is a necessary step in a journey to an end destination. To make the process easier, access control specialists Nortech suggest that secure sites like staff car parks and parking areas in luxury apartment blocks, holiday parks and caravan sites can benefit from Nedap’s latest Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Lumo system.
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EZVIZ offers new hub packages for popular Battery Cam

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Following the release of its hugely popular Battery Cam earlier this year, global smart home security brand EZVIZ has now introduced a range of hub packages for the camera to further improve its functionality and provide complete peace of mind to users. 
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New Wisenet X-Lite Zoom Box Camera

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The latest addition to the Wisenet camera range manufactured by Hanwha Techwin, is a keenly priced 2 megapixel 32x zoom box camera.
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Loxal Security launches IDACS + : The Second Generation

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Loxal Security has launched IDACS +, the second generation of its Intelligent Digital Access Control System.

Comments Dan Delaney, Loxal Director: “What we have done is to build upon the strong foundations of IDACS, with the objective of enhancing usability, increasing security, improving connectivity between IDACS and Resideo Videofied, and to streamline the way information is captured. 
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Minut launches its fully secure, all-in-one smart home alarm in the UK

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Swedish smart home technology specialists Minut, led by former senior executives at Apple and Google, announces the availability of its easy to install, all-in-one wireless smart home alarm in the UK.
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dormakaba introduces next generation of safe and secure emergency escape locks

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dormakaba has launched the latest generation of its SVP self-locking emergency escape locks. The range is ideally suited for use on emergency exits and escape routes where doors requiring access control can be balanced with safety in an emergency.
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UNION's CodeGUARD 5 push button lock accredited by Secured By Design

* CodeGUARD5.jpgCodeGUARD 5, the latest mechanically-operated push button lock from UNION that meets BS 8607 grade 5 standards, is now accredited by Secured By Design (SBD).

Part of the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, SBD plays an important role in the planning process for a wide range of building sectors to help stop crime.
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Low energy door operators are an important revenue stream for many in locksmithing and security

* Kinetic-by-Camden.jpgLow energy door operators provide convenience, security, and safety, and can be installed in new construction as well, and are a great upgrade.

If you are in a location subject to BHMA A158.19 (Power Assist and low Energy Power Operated Doors, low energy door operators require a “Knowing Act” switch to activate them. As an option, some operators are provided to operate “push and go” feature where pressure on the door triggers the door operator into an opening cycle.
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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) made nearly 40% of all cyber attacks in 2019

Cyber-attacks have targeted nearly 75 percent of large companies across Europe and North America over the last twelve months. According to PreciseSecurity.com research, almost 40 percent of all cyber-attacks in 2019 was performed by using cross-site scripting, which is hackers' favorite attack vector globally.

Cross-site scripting or XSS is a type of injection attack, in which malicious scripts are injected into trusted websites. Most of the XSS attacks are performed by using a web application to send malicious code, mostly in the form of a browser side script, to a different end-user. The statistics show SQL injection is the second most used attack vector globally, followed by fuzzing.
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Mobile integrated counter-UAS system

* Counter-UAV.jpgAt Singapore Airshow HENSOLDT and MyDefence announced their cooperation on a delivery of a counter-UAS system for an unnamed Southeast Asian customer. The system will be integrated into anti-drone vehicles to monitor the challenging airspace of urban environments.

"Drones are becoming smaller and smaller. In an urban environment, where potential targets are grouped closely together, monitoring the airspace to detect unmanned threats and take action is a crucial and challenging task," explains Markus Wolf, Head of Sales and Business Development at HENSOLDT Ventures.
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News

ASSA ABLOY door closers meet certification demands for uninsulated metal fire doors

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ASSA ABLOY’s range of door closers is one of the few available on the market to satisfy the certification demands of uninsulated metal fire doors, the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has announced.

At the end of 2017, a number of UKAS accredited authorities withdrew certification for almost all door closers used on uninsulated metal fire doors.
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Enter the world of digital solution with DOM UK

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Technology plays a vital role in the world of physical security today. Having the power to control, review and initialise access to external areas of a building, internal door entrances, and furniture storage equipment from one device is an appealing scenario for many end-user sites.
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Lockexpo 2020 special room rate for attendees

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As Lockexpo 2020 is taking place at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel, we've negotiated a special rate for attendees. The hotel is recently refurbished and has a pool and spa as well as the conference facilities, restaurant and bar. There are other restaurants and things to do nearby too, so why not make it a base for your whole weekend?

To take advantage of the special rate, use the link below to book:
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SALTO access control chosen for Venture X London

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SALTO Systems has been selected to provide a smart access control solution for Venture X, a modern workspace community located in Chiswick Park, West London.
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The rise of wireless and importance of integration

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In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change - and it’s no different for access control. Trevor Ball of Allegion UK asks whether we truly understand the importance of seamless system integration in today’s shifting access control market.
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New Sales Director for Surveillance & Security at EET Europarts

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EET Europarts, the specialist technology distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Franceso (Frankie) Bellavia to the role of Sales Director - Surveillance & Security.
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Hanwha’s Top 5 video surveillance trends for 2020

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Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, gives its top 5 key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include: AI End-to-End Security Solutions, Cybersecurity, Cloud-based Data Insights, Privacy Protection and Vertical Specialised Solutions.
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