Frequently Asked Questions
What does single cylinder lock mean?
What does a double cylinder lock mean?
What does the fire rating mean on safes?
What is a smart lock?
For gun safe, which is more secure a digital keypad or combination dial lock?
Can someone break into a deadbolt lock?
Can Bluetooth locks be hacked?
Yes, there are some Bluetooth locks that can be hacked. In 2016 tomsguide.com attempted to hack common Bluetooth locks. They were able to hack several models except for Kwikset and August brand locks.
Can I install a keypad on my commercial building?
Yes, absolutely. From standalone keypad to full blown software and cloud-based access control systems, depending on your specific needs.
What is door access system?
This term is most commonly used when discussing computer-based card access system. This type of system uses key cards or fobs to gain entry instead of brass keys.
What are the three types of access control?
- Discretionary Access Control – holds the business owner responsible for deciding which people are allowed access to a specific location.
- Mandatory Access Control – this pertains more to the confidentiality of data and not building/facility access.
- Role-Based Access Control – this version of access control is the most in-demand option for both households and businesses. Consider these factors when trying to choose the best solution for your needs:
- Nature of your business
- Security procedures
- Number of users on the system