Archive for Author: andygrca

DETAILED REPORT ON THE INSECURITY OF GUN SAFES MADE BY LEADING U.S. MANUFACTURERS: STACK-ON, GUNVAULT, AND BULLDOG

See my corresponding article http://blogs.forbes.com/marcwebertobias in Forbes that was published on Friday, July 27, 2012. See the applicable disclaimers with regard to the information contained in this report at the end of the Alert. This security alert provides detailed...

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INSECURITY ENGINEERING AND THE KABA SIMPLEX CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT: Locks, Lies, and Liability (Restricted Security Release)

THIS POST IS RESTRICTED TO LOCKSMITHS, SECURITY PROFESSIONALS, RISK MANAGERS, AND READERS OF THE NATIONAL LOCKSMITH and CLEARSTAR MEMBERS. I would like to address the recent class action lawsuit that has been filed in multiple jurisdictions against KABA-Ilco for...

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DEFCON 18: LOCKS, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE

See the Wired.com, AFP, and Brickhouse Security articles. DefCon is the largest hacking/security conference of its kind in the world. For the past six years, our research team has demonstrated vulnerabilities in both high security and conventional locks. This...

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LECTURE ON HIGH SECURITY MECHANICAL LOCKS AND ELECTRONIC ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS: University of Cambridge Computer Security Lab, Cambridge, England on April 28, 2009

MEDECO NEXGEN electronic cylinder utilized in vending machines, parking meters, cargo containers and other applications where an audit trail is required. MEDECO NEXGEN cylinder is installed in a specially-designed padlock to secure cargo and other valuables. The lock provides...

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FUTURE EVENTS: 2008

On October 28, 2008, I will be the Keynote speaker at the Forensic-Security conference at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is the site of this three-day conference for law enforcement, security and...

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