Archive for April 2016

Hackers 3D Print ‘Restricted’ Keys Using Publicly-Available Patents

A group of lock-picking hackers based in Melbourne, Australia, has cracked open the controversy surrounding 3D printing and personal security. Using images from publicly available patent websites, the hackers managed to replicate so-called ‘restricted’ keys that could be used to open businesses, government buildings or secure data centers. The problem of 3D printed keys first…

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Veracity Strengthen Their UK Sales Team

Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage and display, are delighted to announce a key appointment to their UK Sales Team with the hiring of Tony Lannon as Technical Sales Manager. Tony has a wealth of experience in the security industry combined with a solid…

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RCT Homes Issues Guardian24’s Microguard Device To High Risk Staff

Social housing provider, RCT Homes has selected Guardian24’s state-of-the-art MicroGuard device to protect their lone working and at-risk employees. RCT Homes, is a registered social landlord to over 11,000 properties in a diverse and highly disadvantaged area of South Wales. From allocating housing and collecting rent to major home refurbishments, RCT Homes’ employees are regularly…

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The Postperson Always Brings Twice

Do You need an edge? A product easy to install and you can upsell quickly? Then we have the product for you says Securikey whilst Mick Friend explains why his post people always come twice and love his new chest height postbox. With all agencies now suggesting the letter plate should be sealed up (we call it a letterbox)…

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Avocet Closes The Net On Burglars

Avocet Hardware is bringing to market a product that it says can dramatically reduce the number of burglaries in England and Wales that are the result of forced entry through a door. Clive Lloyd, Avocet’s managing director, said: “At present 74 percent of burglaries take place through either a front, back or side door – a figure that means the main point of…

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GJD’s D-TECT 3 IP External Motion Detector

GJD’s innovative D-TECT 3 IP external motion detector is designed to be an advanced replacement for traditional analogue detectors. The D-TECT 3 IP combines all of the versatile benefits of the company’s D-TECT 3, coupled with IP connectivity to provide reliable IP based security detection. The intelligent pairing of quad element PIR and microwave detection…

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Pro-Vision To Offer TDSi Range Of Integrated Access Control Systems

Pro-Vision Distribution Limited, the distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment, has recently signed an agreement to supply and support the full portfolio of equipment from TDSi – one of the UK’s leading international suppliers of integrated access control systems. TDSi has been manufacturing and supplying access control systems for over 30 years. Under…

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Cut Crime, Cut Grass!

Springtime encourages thieves to spring locks – VPS issue a reminder that grounds maintenance is part and parcel of security April showers combined with some warm temperatures has seen an explosion of growth in the garden. Unkempt lawns, hedges or grounds surrounding such properties attracts unwanted attention, particularly for properties that are temporarily vacant. VPS,…

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Total Control for Jordan’s House of Parliament

Every government around the world takes the safety and security of its elected representatives and personnel extremely seriously. This is certainly the case in Jordan where the 150 elected Representatives in the national parliament recently benefited from a complete upgrade of their CCTV surveillance system. The over-100-camera Hikvision system now secures all aspects of the…

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