Author Archives: Miryam Sarti

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Thefts in shops: a technique by thieves to force open shutters.

This blog looks at one of the techniques most commonly used by thieves to “rip off” a shutter. The thieves, who were filmed by a surveillance camera, were able to gain access to a bicycle shop.

Now let’s see in detail how they break in through the shutter, the security systems adopted by the shopkeeper and what measures can be taken to avoid this type of burglary.

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

“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

“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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EUROPEAN CYLINDER: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

EUROPEAN CYLINDER: everything you need to know

In order to prevent undesired accesses, the European profile cylinder, combined with the lock, is currently the most complete and state of the art system. However, due to precisely this reason, there is a very wide range of demands on this particular cylinder.

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VIRO AMS ELECTRONIC NOTICEBOARD

VIRO AMS ELECTRONIC NOTICEBOARD: CONTROLLED ACCESS TO VALUABLES

In the previous article, we limited ourselves to presenting the features and uses of this modular system designed for the storage of valuables with controlled access. Today, on the other hand, we will describe in detail the technical features of the main module and the software in use. We will then go on to present the possible configurations indicating dimensions, number of compartments by configuration and weight.

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Are you, too, risking one of these 6 errors when you lock up your bike?

Going to work by car? Using public transport? Or relying on a bicycle? The world is increasingly trying to be environmentally-sustainable and, especially in easily accessible city centres (such as Bologna), cycling is a “must”. One of the main curses for urban cyclists is that of thefts.

Stealing a bike is relatively easy because – unlike cars and motorcycles – they don’t have a number plate or a registered owner; so it is very important to protect it properly, to discourage theft as much as possible. Unfortunately, however, there are still many cyclists who lock up their bikes in such a clumsy manner that they make life particularly easy for thieves, even the less well equipped ones.
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