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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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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

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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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

5 features to consider when buying a chain to protect your motorbike or bicycle

As the saying goes, a chain is as strong as its weakest link. This is the case for chains by themselves, but it also applies in general for all security systems which consist of several elements. The entire system is as strong as its weakest component. If you lock up your bicycle or motorbike with a system consisting of a lock and a chain, it is therefore important to evaluate not only the quality of the padlock but also that of the chain. If the chain is the weak point, any thief will attack this instead of padlock.
But how can you recognise a good quality chain, which is able to effectively resist any attacks? There are 5 main features to take into consideration: Continue reading

Useful tips for correctly installing a safe

Whenever possible, it is preferable to build in the safe, considering that the attacks which thieves can carry out on safes are facilitated or, on the other hand, effectively contrasted, by the quality of the built-in installation. Let’s look at 5 simple rules which will ensure that our safe is built-in in a way which will maximise the security.

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