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Updating an old defence with modern tech

Smart locks robust enough for industrial use are just some of Willowmore's key works.

Willowmore developed a keyless smart lock system that allows enterprises to issue virtual keys quickly to the smartphones of authorised staff and contractors, while simultaneously ensuring their distributed assets are secured and every entry is tracked.

''With mechanical locks, companies have no idea whether their assets are secure. They have S$100,000 in assets sitting there, and they just really hope the subcontractor locked it. If you had a S$100,000 car, you probably wouldn't want somebody to 'hope they locked it'.'' - Willowmore co-founder Basil Byrne.

GROWING dependence on technology has led to many concerns about its security: Hacking and phishing are just a couple of well-known ways our data can be compromised.

Another issue, which may not seem linked to security on the surface, is the chaos that ensues when telecommunications...

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