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master key

A key that will operate a number of different locks, each of which is different.
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Porticor says this is military-grade security since only one party — the customer — holds the master key to unlock the data.
After sneaking a photo of the master key, Roberts and Milburn spent three months creating the perfect replica.
Certainly these are positions of trust that warrant background studies to ensure that master key holders will be unlikely to commit crimes against the apartment project or against tenants.
For key management, the subsystem generates a cryptographic master key for each system resource, including terminals, applications and files.
Delivery of a grand master key system in an office building.
When we approached our clients with the ekt, they immediately saw that it's the missing link in master key control," said Chris Phillips, corporate director of operations for Northwest Protective Service.
Detectives were yesterday conducting detailed analysis of the five-star hotel's internal computer systems to try and establish whether the stolen master key had previously been used.
The cunning lag used modelling clay to copy the master key, then smuggled the pattern out and had a key cut and returned to him at Ranby Prison, near Retford, Notts.
The thieves used a master key to enter her luxury hotel suite in Porto Cervo before ripping a safe from the wall, says the BBC quoting Italian media reports.
It needed a master key - called the red key in the motor trade - to reassure it that all was well.
Kwikset Key Control deadbolts differ from traditional pin and tumbler master key deadbolts because they contain two cylinders: one concealed, patented cylinder that is a new and proprietary keyway for added security beyond current master key options, to be used by the property manager, allowing for one key control to all units; and a second cylinder to be used by the tenant, or individual user.

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