Cyber Risks Changing Small Business Landscape

by Mick Friendon 22/10/2016
According to new data from Symantec's 2016 Internet Security Threat Report, cyber security attacks are on the rise. But even more alarming is the fact that small businesses have become an even bigger target of these attacks. In 2011, small businesses were only targeted 18 percent of the time. By 2014, that number had scaled […]

Spotlight Falls On Attack-Resistant Locks After Security Row

by Mick Friendon 21/10/2016
A row over the online sale of lock picks and other thieves' tools to the general public has accelerated interest amongst locksmiths and security professionals in locks that successfully resist attack. Police chiefs have expressed concern over the ready availability of lock picks and similar devices and have criticised one leading online retailer for selling […]


How Shannon Airport Benefits From Ultra-Reliable CCTV Capture

by Mick Friendon 20/10/2016
Visual Management Systems and Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display have announced a new installation of its COLDSTORE surveillance storage system at Shannon Airport that is helping to dramatically improve the reliability of CCTV recording while significantly reducing rack space, power and […]
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Visbox Technologies Launches New HD-SDI HDMI-Based Video Link System

by Mick Friendon 19/10/2016
VisBox Technologies (VBT), a leading UK-based developer of surveillance and video transmission solutions, has introduced a new wireless video link system. The HD-SDI HDMI-based link delivers full 1080p HD uncompressed video at clear line-of-sight ranges of up to 300-700 metres with virtually no delay. The transmitter weighs just 224g making it suitable for use in […]


The History of Locks Museum – Our next exhibition

by Mick Friendon 18/10/2016
Our Next Exhibition - 4th & 5th March 2017, LockExpo, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ, UK. This now well established annual event is free to attend, register and more information at: The on-site Orchard Hotel (Tel: 0115 876 0900), with preferential rates, is convenient for those wishing to stay overnight. We will be […]

Pro-Vision Appoint New Area Sales Manager

by Mick Friendon 17/10/2016
Pro-Vision Distribution, the national distributor of branded CCTV and Access Control equipment, have further strengthened their external sales team with the appointment of Steve Dunning as Area Sales Manager for the North of England. Steve brings with him over 15 years of experience in the security industry - from both the manufacturing and the distribution […]


Tradelocks on Tour!

by Mick Friendon 14/10/2016
Following the success of their Open Day in August, Tradelocks is going on tour! The locksmith tool provider will be touring the UK with all their latest tools, products, deals and of course experts who will be meeting with customers across the country. The Tradelocks Roadshow will be hosted in a different town each month giving […]

When Fire Safety And Access Control Meet

by Mick Friendon 13/10/2016
With the new innovative Briton 571 EL solution, Allegion has created the first Briton electromechanical exit device that can be truly integrated with access control. In high footfall buildings such as schools, offices and hospitals, it is often the case that employee and staff entrances will also be one of the fire exits for the building. […]


Global Smart Locks Market 2016 ASSA ABLOY, Samsung, Allegion, Kwikset, MIWA Lock, Master Lock Etc

by Mick Friendon 11/10/2016
Market.Biz has recently launched new Market Research Report on "Global Smart Locks Market" is a in-depth and professional survey. Global Smart Locks Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2021. Smart door locks are widely available, and allow users to open & close a door without keys. Smart door locks can provide people […]

Europe’s Biggest Locksmith Related Security Expo In Full Flow As Organisers Secure Huge Sponsorship Deal

by Mick Friendon 10/10/2016
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) - the leading trade association for the locksmithing profession - has secured its biggest sponsorship deal to date, ahead of their anticipated 18th Expo in October 2017. The deal, which has been made with MLA Affiliate Member Brisant Secure, cylinder and security trade specialists comes as exhibitor sales are set […]