Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Rise of Smartphone Controlled Security Products

With mobile phones and smart technology being such a necessity today, it’s not surprising that many industries are moving to an audience who rely on their tablets and phones for day to day activities.

A large majority of the public these days use their phones as their lifelines. With the introduction of products like Apple / Samsung pay, mobile banking and businesses installing email inboxes and invoicing systems onto their mobile phones, the impression that smartphones are insecure is disappearing rapidly.

The security industry has also jumped on board, with a number of products now available to make securing your home more convenient.

Despite this, questions have been raised about the security of these products, whereby losing your smartphone essentially means losing your house keys. What do you think – is this the way forward or a big no?

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Why Use An MLA Approved Locksmith?

When searching for a locksmith, you may have noticed the term MLA (Master Locksmiths Association) on some locksmith’s websites, flyers or other marketing material.

The Master Locksmiths Association are a non-profit organisation and are the largest, most established and longest running Locksmith Association in the UK.

Thornhill Security has been a member of the MLA since 1998, with our MD and Founder, Phil Hill being an approved member since 1973.

So, what is the MLA set up to do? And why should you use an MLA approved locksmith? Find out in our latest blog post.

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