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How do you recognise a good quality security cabinet?

Buying a security cabinet often means satisfying specific needs (hoping it’s not skeletons to hide !:-).
There can be many uses for a security cabinet: safeguarding important documents, weapons, medicines
It is therefore an important decision which should not be taken lightly, so as not to regret it later. Even for security cabinets, as we always say for padlocks: “they are not all the same”! A list of features is given below which, if you can check them out, will help you choose a good quality cabinet.

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“In any case, if they want to steal, they’ll come anyway!” True or false? – Part 3

In the last episode of this “serial blog”, again with the aim of seeking the correct answer to the question stated in the title, we reached the conclusion that unfortunately there are many low-cost products on the market (often imported from the Far East) which do not offer any real reduction in the risk of theft. Today we will see, on the other hand, what considerations must be made before choosing the right protection according to the actual needs.

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“In any case, if they want to steal, they’ll come anyway!” True or false? – Part 2

To try to answer the question contained in the title, we ended the last blog with an observation: there is a particular combination of factors which can make any defence useless. Today we will see what countermeasures can be adopted to try to avoid this possibility.
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“In any case, if they want to steal, they’ll come anyway!” True or false? – Part 1

When it comes to security systems, protection methods and alarms, it is often said that, if thieves target a specific objective, sooner or later they’ll mange to carry out the theft. But is this statement true or not? To answer this we’ll need 3 articles on the blog.
Let’s start by making a comparison.

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Choosing a good quality padlock is necessary, but it is not enough.

There are some essential characteristics which a padlock must possess in order to resist for a long period of time and offer a true degree of protection, starting from the construction material, up to the treatments carried to guarantee a greater weather resistance.
We spoke in the previous blog about the features which enable us to identify a padlock as a secure locking device. What we did not say, however, is that a good quality padlock is necessary but by itself it is not enough to create a fully efficient locking system. Let’s see why.

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One-piece padlocks: what are they and when are they needed?

Whoever follows us already knows: for each use there is a specific padlock.
When we are asked, and it often happens, “what is the most advanced and strongest padlock?”, we do not hesitate to reply “one-piece padlocks”, like the Viro Monolith one-piece padlocks, Thor and Totem.

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Social networking, instant messaging and geolocation: Do they allow for with privacy and security?

When it comes to instant messaging and social networking, the “privacy and security” issue is increasingly debated, especially on the web.
The concern about the reliability of apps in guaranteeing confidentiality and protection of personal data is legitimate, and indeed essential, to avoid the risks associated with improper use of these social networks.

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Security in the digital age: identity theft

When it comes to theft and theft prevention you immediately think of how to protect your home and your belongings, whetherthe entrance door and the other accesses to the apartment are secure etc. However, in the digital era, the concept of theft is no longer just the idea of ​​burglary or physical violation of security systems, but it extends to other equally risky areas, especially that of ITsystems.
One of the most common cybercrimes in recent years is identity theft; what actually is it?

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