Are digital door locks safe in Malaysia?
This is the era of technology. In Malaysia, the average of every industries and every person’s life is being affected by technology. In directly, technology has now also become the medium of a person uses to move in and out and secure their home – that is digital door lock. Not too long ago in Malaysia, the only lock which most of the people knew was a geometric shape on their doors which they had to put a key through in order for them to unlock and get into their house. However, technology has changed locks, from the traditional lock to a modern digital lock.
The following are some of the latest types of digital door lock:
- Fingerprint door lock – Lock that scan the fingerprints of the user in order to authorize their entry.
- Smart card lock- Smart card lock, also known as proximity lock, require the user to carry a access card where the user need to scan the access card at the card reader to open the door.
- Smart phone controlled lock – These locks use either Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity to allow users to control their door locks via their smart phones.
- Keypad lock- Keypad locks require users to enter passcodes in order to open them, and also support phantom password to increase security of the door lock.
Are Digital Door Locks Safe?
Technology has changed the traditional keyed locks that last time the world knew and loved until recently into the digital door locks. Well the question is, is these changes good or bad? Are digital door locks actually safe? Digital door locks are always safe than normal, non-electronic, keyed locks in Malaysia.
It is true that open a keyed lock is not a tough task for the thefts because they are often made of low quality materials, making them easily broken by burglar, which can take an unprecedented amount of damage. However, almost all of the digital locks that use fingerprints, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and tend to prevent the out of power, the user can use a backup key to unlock their door too.
Forced house breaking is a major risk that comes with traditional keyed locks, but it is also possible although a person has a digital door lock installed in their house door. However, a person can decrease the risk of forced house breaking substantially by simply reinforcing their door with digital lock that are made of heavy-duty metal.
Are digital door locks safer than traditional door locks? Definitely yes, they are safer than keyed locks, so to increase the security of your home, a digital door lock is most definitely a good idea.
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