ELF (European Locksmith Federation) CONVENTION 2019

The ELF Convention, the most important European event specifically dedicated to security, will be held on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May.
This year it will be that city of Bologna that has the honour of welcoming and bringing together security professionals, industry representatives and all the members of the “European Locksmiths Federation” (that is to say, specialist locksmiths) who will take part. Continue reading

The right lock for a more secure gate

The gate is normally the first visible access from the outside of a property. That’s why, mostly, we focus on its appearance, sometimes to the detriment of security and practicality. However, like any door, even gates need an adequate protection, which takes into account the characteristics of the gate and can thus maximise its security. The locks, even in this case, are not interchangeable and adapt to a gate depending on its mode of opening. Let’s see the variants in detail: Continue reading

Thefts in stores: 3 ways to try to avoid them

In today’s blog we will analyse in detail a theft filmed by surveillance cameras and recently released in a Police video. We watch a gang of thieves who steal from stores; the target of the gang is a very normal shoe shop.

Now let’s see how they break in through the shutter, the protection systems adopted and the precautions to avoid this type of theft.

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Garage doors: more locking points more security!

Garage security has recently been a hot topic in the Viro Security Blog. We have spoken about the importance of replacing the locks supplied as standard with the door with high security locks and how to best protect automated garage doors, both sliding and up-and-over ones, with electric locks and specific accessories. In addition to the fact that it can frequently represent a preferential route for thieves and intruders which leads straight into the house, the garage is also the place where the most bulky items such as cars, mopeds, bikes and other objects are kept which have both an economic and sentimental value.
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Motorized up-and-over doors: are they secure?

The motorized doors for garages, as we have seen in this article, require additional protection, bearing in mind that sliding doors, up-and-over doors and folding doors need different security systems. In the previous article, for example, we mentioned the V09 electric lock for the protection of folding doors and sliding gates. Today, on the other hand, we will talk about how to best protect automatic up-and-over doors. Continue reading

Are motorized sectional doors secure?

In the previous blog, in which we talked about the most common methods of access to garages and locks fitted as standard, we mentioned the existence of electric locks for better protection of goods stored in automated garages. Viro electric locks, of which there are several models, represent the ideal solution as they are suitable both for automatic up-and-over and sectional doors. Continue reading