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Work vehicles? More security with Viro Van Lock!

If you asked yourself, after receiving our Easter greeting card, who was the egg-shaped protagonist, then we can tell you: it was the Viro Van Lock. Today we are going to tell you some news about it.
Viro Van Lock is a fixing system, with an original pull-resistant oval shape, offering additional protection to the locks for trucks and vans.

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How do you choose a padlock? Recognising the quality in three steps (I)

In the last blog we presented the Viro “Marine” Series padlocks, which have been designed and manufactured to withstand the harshest environmental conditions. When you need to select a safety padlock there are many elements to be considered: for example, the planned use or the environmental context. The first step, however, is to assess the quality of the product. How do you do that?

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The new Viro Electronic Locking Bar

The new Viro Electronic Locking Bar: double protection, security lock and real-time alarm

The daily newspapers are always writing about how thieves are increasingly skilled in opening the doors to apartments, basements and garages. Faced with these increased skills, the defence strategy must be twofold. On the one hand, it is worth keeping one’s defence systems updated with the latest technological solutions, such as replacing the old double bit lock with new European security cylinders. On the other hand, however, it is also important to combine different technologies and solutions, such as mechanical and electronic, without entrusting the entire system to a single type of defence. Different solutions and technologies require different tools and skills in order to be attacked, and it is much more unlikely that a burglar possesses them all. A burglar who specialises in opening doors by brute force (still the most commonly used method) is unlikely to be equipped to overcome an electronic alarm. Conversely, a burglar who specialises in overcoming alarm systems may not be able to open a good security lock, which requires specific expertise and tools. Continue reading