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Olle Smart Safes – Unlock with an App

Spanish safe manufacturer Olle recently launched a new electronic lock system which can be operated via smartphone app. The system is called Ocluc and is currently available on a range of Olle wall and freestanding safes.

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Installing Wall Safes: Lights, Camera, Burglary

This year’s Cannes Film Festival was the unlikely location for a timely reminder into how important it is to ensure your safe is correctly installed. As the Reuters news agency reports, Chopard jewellery worth up to €1.4 million was stolen from a hotel room during the prestigious gathering. The burglar is said to have completely removed the safe from the wall. The hotel in question – the Suite Novotel in the centre of Cannes – declined to comment.

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Infographic – Safety First: Protection Against UK Home Theft

In our first infographic, we look at some of the frightening burglary statistics gathered in the UK over recent years, and at how best to ensure you don’t become a statistic yourself.

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Chubbsafes Cobra Pro Updated

Chubbsafes recently launched an updated version of their Cobra G1 safe. Now known as the Cobra Pro, the electronic version of the safe has been upgraded to include a convenient LED light.

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Deposit Safes

Deposit safes are an effective way of increasing security, especially for the retail and banking sectors. Find out more about the different types of deposit safe available and what features to look out for.

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A quick guide to Vehicle Safes

Vehicles make an attractive target for thieves, not just for the vehicle itself but for what might be inside it. Cash, electronics and tools are easily grabbed, even if a vehicle is only left unattended for a few minutes. Such items need protection, and that’s why a vehicle safe is such a wise investment.

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Ideal for the home: Veteran Carbon S2 Fire and Security Safes

Combining certified fire and security protection in one great value safe, the Veteran Carbon S2 range is ideal for use in the home.

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High Security Gun Cabinets

By law, all gun cabinets sold in the UK must comply with the BS 7558/92 standard. This lays down certain requirements for how secure a gun cabinet must be.

While gun cabinets built to this standard are generally secure enough for most situations, there are times when increased security might be needed.

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Wall and Underfloor Safes

Although freestanding safes are by far the most popular, wall and underfloor models are still built by many manufacturers. Equally as secure as their freestanding counterparts — provided they have been tested and certified to the same independent standards — wall safes and floor safes have their own unique advantages and disadvantages.

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Bolting it down: Installing your security safe

A security safe will provide very little burglar resistance for its contents if it hasn’t been installed correctly. Worse still, an insurance company will most likely refuse to cover any losses if it emerges that the safe was incorrectly or inappropriately installed.

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