Index

September 2017
  • Protect your garage: 3 security levels • Read
  • A safe to suit you? Set it up it with Viro! • Read
August 2017
  • 5 things we should remember to keep secure • Read
July 2017
  • Happy Holidays! • Read
  • 3 tips for protecting your beach bag • Read
  • 3 steps to a more secure garage • Read
June 2017
  • Customise your security? You can. • Read
  • What is the “Achilles heel” of each padlock? • Read
  • “We’re off on our holidays”, but look after your luggage! • Read
  • 2 wheels and anti-theft devices: how do you choose the right one for you? • Read
May 2017
  • A safer garage for your bike! • Read
  • Two Wheels, what passion! • Read
  • Viro Van Lock: security & versatility for commercial vehicles • Read
  • Locks & Padlocks: Panzer and imitations in salt spray • Read
  • Work vehicles? More security with Viro Van Lock! • Read
April 2017
  • 5 important reasons to buy a good quality safe • Read
  • Electronic safe with flat batteries: what do you have to do? • Read
  • Happy Easter! • Read
  • Do you feel safe in your home? 5 tips to increase the security of your home • Read
March 2017
  • Thefts & Social Network: when Social Networks help prevent theft. • Read
  • 5 Crucial Ways Weather-Resistant Padlocks Help Maintain Your Security (2) • Read
  • 5 Crucial Ways Weather-Resistant Padlocks Help Maintain Your Security • Read
  • Bite-sized security: how to choose a disc lock • Read
February 2017
  • Locks & Padlocks (3): the results of the new tests • Read
  • Locks & padlocks: resistance tests in salt spray for Viro 304 padlock. • Read
January 2017
  • Locks & Padlocks: three steps to recognise a good quality padlock • Read
  • Installing an electric striking plate: what are the advantages? • Read
  • Can you can open a door remotely without changing the mechanical lock that’s already fitted? • Read
  • Protecting your bicycle: U-lock or twisted cable? • Read
December 2016
  • Season’s greetings • Read
  • Thefts in the era of social networks • Read
  • Padlocks & Chains: Original “Blocca Catena” vs. Imitations (III) • Read
November 2016
  • Padlocks & Chains: Original “Blocca Catena” vs. Imitations (II) • Read
  • Padlocks & Chains: imitations and original: the “Blocca Catena” • Read
  • An even more secure garage with Viro Mac • Read
  • Motorised garage doors: you can increase the security! • Read
  • Motorised garage doors: why do they need a lock? • Read
October 2016
  • Theft from garages: how do you protect yourself? • Read
  • Thefts in garages: why and how do they take place? • Read
  • Thefts in the era of social networks • Read
  • How do you choose a padlock? Recognising the quality (Part 3) • Read
September 2016
  • How do you choose a padlock? Recognising the quality (Part 2) • Read
  • How do you choose a padlock? Recognising the quality in three steps (I) • Read
  • Marine Series padlocks: when are they indispensable? • Read
  • Chains & padlocks: the Super … Morso • Read
August 2016
  • Bite-sized security: the electronic alarm and its main components • Read
July 2016
  • Happy Holidays! • Read
  • 5 rules to prevent thefts during the summer • Read
  • Chains & Padlocks: the Viro originals do not fear bad weather! • Read
  • Bologna, the city of Towers, Tortellini and … bicycles • Read
June 2016
  • Did I leave the door open? No, there’s a door closer! • Read
  • Double bit key or European cylinder? Let’s solve some doubts! • Read
  • Bite-sized security: all the best ways to protect a shutter • Read
  • Anti-theft Devices and 2 Wheels: 5 security levels • Read
May 2016
  • 2 wheels and anti-theft devices: how do you choose the right one for you? • Read
  • Bite-sized security: a security system is more secure the more we ignore its existence • Read
  • Padlocks and chains II: slow and steady wins the race • Read
  • Made in Italy: the quality of a brand • Read
  • Technology at the service of security: the new Viro Ram Touch II safes – Part II • Read
April 2016
  • Technology at the service of security: the new Viro Ram Touch II safes – Part I • Read
  • 5 errors which must be avoided when installing a safe • Read
  • Padlocks and chains: which is the weak link? • Read
  • Bite-sized security tips: look after your bikes! • Read
March 2016
  • Lock picking and key bumping – what are they? • Read
  • Happy Easter • Read
  • Bite-sized security 3 tips for the best use of a padlock • Read
  • Actual security vs perceived security • Read
  • Key profiles with controlled duplication. When they are useful? • Read
February 2016
  • Looking for a security cylinder? We present the Viro Palladium • Read
  • Travel securely: the TSA padlock • Read
  • Roller locks: when are they used? • Read
  • Another step towards security: Viro Privacy safes • Read
January 2016
  • And besides the front door? • Read
  • Defending the front door: the 3 essential steps • Read
December 2015
  • Season’s greetings • Read
  • Armoured doors: what types are there? • Read
  • Is the entrance door to my house really secure? • Read
  • An effective electronic alarm – how do you achieve it? – Part IV • Read
November 2015
  • An effective electronic alarm – how do you achieve it? – Part III • Read
  • An effective electronic alarm – how do you achieve it? – Part II • Read
  • An effective electronic alarm – how do you achieve it? – Part I • Read
  • Electronic alarms or security systems? Both, but chosen carefully! • Read
October 2015
  • Privacy and security together? 5 solutions with Viro M.A.C. • Read
  • I need to fit a cylinder on the door; what size do I need? • Read
  • Guide to choosing the correct electric lock • Read
  • Can you improve one of the best padlocks in circulation? • Read
September 2015
  • A simple suggestion to improve the security of each padlock • Read
  • This is the security cabinet for guns designed especially for hunters • Read
  • This is the security cabinet for guns which enables hunters to sleep soundly • Read
  • There is a suitable padlock for every use. How do you choose it? • Read
July 2015
  • Crown lock: a little known but effective anti-theft device for motorcycles • Read
  • Security is also the possibility to control: advanced monitoring features of Viro Ram-Touch • Read
  • This is the right electric lock for a heavy door or gate • Read
  • The 10 advanced features of the Viro Ram-Touch fingerprint system • Read
June 2015
  • Motorcycles, bicycles and scooters – which anti-theft device to use? • Read
  • Open safes and security cabinets with a finger: the Viro Ram-Touch system • Read
  • How to overcome the limits of common disc lock by using those fitted with an alarm • Read
  • Appearance can be deceiving Beware of imitations – Chapter VIII – Original Viro “Blocca Catena” for 10 mm chains vs copy • Read
May 2015
  • Can you find 5 differences between these products which appear to be the same? BEWARE OF IMITATIONS – CHAPTER VII – ORIGINAL VIRO “BLOCCA CATENA” FOR 10 MM CHAINS VS COPY • Read
  • DID THEY SEEM THE SAME? THE DECEPTION REVEALED BEWARE OF IMITATIONS CHAPTER VI ORIGINAL VIRO “BLOCCA CATENA” VS COPY. • Read
  • DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCES! BEWARE OF IMITATIONS CHAPTER V ORIGINAL VIRO “BLOCCA CATENA” VS COPY. • Read
  • BEWARE OF IMITATIONS – CHAPTER IV – ORIGINAL VIRO “SUPERMORSO” VS COPY. • Read
April 2015
  • BEWARE OF IMITATIONS – CHAPTER III – ORIGINAL VIRO “SUPERMORSO” VS COPY. • Read
  • BEWARE OF IMITATIONS – CHAPTER II – ORIGINAL VIRO “MORSO” VS. COPY – COMPARISON TESTS. • Read
  • BEWARE OF IMITATIONS – CHAPTER I – ORIGINAL VIRO “MORSO” VS COPY. • Read
March 2015
  • Can a secure disc lock also be attractive? • Read
  • How to protect your motorcycle with an electronic GPS anti-theft device without the need for an installer • Read
  • A padlock and chain is the best mechanical anti-theft device for bicycles, motorcycles and scooters, let’s see why • Read
  • Are electronic security cabinets reliable? • Read
February 2015
  • What details need to be looked at when buying a security cabinet • Read
  • How does one identify a good security cabinet? • Read
  • Key systems useful for hotels, hospitals and communities • Read
January 2015
  • How do you open a door if there is a key inside? • Read
  • The internal knob on the lock of the entrance door is convenient but dangerous! • Read
  • An electric lock can be tampered with if it possible to reach the power supply cables; this is not the case with the Viro Block-Out • Read
December 2014
  • Season’s Greetings • Read
  • What happens when the batteries of an electronic safe run out? • Read
  • How to use padlocks with a long shackle • Read
  • How do you recognise a high security European profile cylinder? – Part V • Read
November 2014
  • How do you recognise a high security European profile cylinder? – Part IV • Read
  • How do you recognise a high security European profile cylinder? – Part III • Read
  • How do you recognise a high security European profile cylinder? – Part II • Read
  • How do you recognise a high security European profile cylinder? • Read
October 2014
  • What features must a good padlock for shutters have? • Read
  • Key systems for managing offices and institutions • Read
  • How to install and replace a European profile cylinder in 5 easy steps • Read
  • Low cost safes with a display? Why be wary of them • Read
September 2014
  • How to reduce the number of keys in a condominium or multi-family house • Read
  • The Viro cylindrical padlock: 5 times more secure • Read
  • U-locks: pros & cons and 5 useful tips • Read
  • 5 handy functions to consider before installing an electric lock • Read
July 2014
  • Safes: only with a combination or also with an emergency key? • Read
  • Do you have or want to install a retractable gate? Here’s how to make it more secure • Read
  • Three details which distinguish an effective disc lock • Read
  • The myth of the security of the “European key” • Read
June 2014
  • Door chains and double doors: the convenience of a double bolt padlock • Read
  • Quickly make your shutter secure with the new Viro armoured lock • Read
  • The disc lock: knowing the fors and againsts so as to use them in the best possible way • Read
May 2014
  • 3 useful management functions for remote opening of a door with an electric strike • Read
  • How to remotely open a door fitted with a common mechanical lock • Read
  • The two key systems useful for anyone who has a shop • Read
  • What is a European cylinder? • Read
April 2014
  • What features must a padlock have not to rust even under the worst climatic conditions? • Read
  • Electronic safes are reliable provided that… • Read
  • Fors and againsts of armoured twisted cables used to lock up bicycles and scooters • Read
March 2014
  • Sliding gates protect the items of most value, but are the least protected. Why? • Read
  • How to reduce your bunch of keys: keyed alike systems (KA) • Read
  • 6 good reasons to install the Viro Van Lock security lock for vans • Read
  • Why do you need a security lock for vans? • Read
  • How to defend against the 3 methods most commonly used by burglars to enter our homes • Read
February 2014
  • How to install a security escutcheon on locks which are not set up for it (i.e. without DIN holes) • Read
  • How to significantly raise the level of security of any cylinder • Read
  • The most advanced padlock? The one-piece padlock made of special steel! • Read
  • The media often speaks of “magic keys” which are able to open “all doors” – true or false? • Read
January 2014
  • I would like to prevent the theft of my scooter; is the traditional chain or the U-lock better? • Read
  • Why change the door if a locking bar may be sufficient? • Read
  • Which is the most effective lock for your safe? Key, electronic combination, mechanical combination or biometric? • Read
December 2013
  • Perceived security and real security: sometimes the appearance is deceiving – the example of rim door locks • Read
  • Locks for shutters: the first security barrier for shops, warehouses and garages • Read
  • Door closers: convenience and security as one • Read
November 2013
  • Twisted cables for bicycles: fors and againsts • Read
  • Armoured padlocks: you can have your cake and eat it • Read
  • There are videos on the Internet showing locks and padlocks being opened with great ease… is that really the case? • Read
October 2013
  • The new Viro Electronic Locking Bar: double protection, security lock and real-time alarm • Read
  • The best way to protect a shutter • Read
  • Buying a lock which costs more than the bike: ridiculous or a wise choice? • Read
  • 5 things you need to know before buying or changing an electric lock • Read
September 2013
  • How an electric lock for pedestrian accesses works • Read
  • How to recognise a reliable lock at first glance and avoid making wrong purchases • Read
  • 3 things to pay attention to, to avoid buying the wrong rim door lock • Read
  • Free standing or wall safes? • Read
August 2013
  • The anatomy of a padlock • Read
  • How does one recognise a good quality rim door lock? • Read
July 2013
  • 3 simple solutions for making a garage door more secure • Read
  • How to recognize a good quality safe at a glance • Read
  • Are you, too, risking one of these 6 errors when you lock up your bike? • Read
June 2013
  • Are double bit locks secure? • Read
  • 7 good reasons to protect your home with a European profile cylinder • Read
  • Can you distinguish a double bit lock from a European cylinder? • Read
  • 5 features to consider when buying a chain to protect your motorbike or bicycle • Read
May 2013
  • How many different keys exist for a lock? • Read
  • How to use twisted cable locks and chains to tie up bicycles and motorcycles • Read
April 2013
  • How does one recognise a good quality padlock? • Read
  • 5 tips for correctly installing a safe • Read