Security News / prevention

  • Avocet welcomes insurer support for UK standard to protect against the risk of lock-snap attacks

    Avocet Hardware has welcomed Aviva's latest ‘Hardfacts’ information sheet on locks and lock standards, which explains the benefits of TS007 3-star and SS312 Sold Secure Diamond accredited locks to better protect against the risk of lock-snapping. Through the ‘Knowledge Store’ section of its risk management website, Aviva provides a range of fact sheets on security and other property protection matters, all designed to help customers better understand their exposure to risk and how they may best protect themselves. Avocet's managing director, Clive Lloyd said: "This is a very welcome and timely addition to Aviva’s Knowledge Store and is a significant...

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  • Summer Break-ins happen so fast

    What’s not to love about summer? There are the long light nights; the warm(ish) weather; even occasional glimpses of the sun. And then, of course, there’s the summer holiday – the chance to get away from it all, somewhere where the sun always shine (unless, of course, you prefer the Lake District). Summer though also sees a huge increase in the number of break-ins and burglaries across the country, so we’ve asked Derrick Purvis, marketing manager of our security products sponsor, Avocet Hardware to guide us through the key steps of making your home secure for the summer.    ...

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