companion CD/ROM is available as an electronic supplement
to Locks, Safes, and Security. The
electronic Infobase edition contains updated materials for
many locks that are featured in the book. In addition,
enhanced graphics, audio, video, and full-text patents are
included. LSS+ Version 2008 is the latest release and
contains a great deal of updated material from Version 5.0. You may view the additions
to the latest version in the on-line tour.
new images have been added, as well as new text in many
chapters. Extensive materials on forensic investigations,
forced entry, and bypass of high security locks have been
included. Up to sixty hours of audio and video, featuring
some of the most recognized experts in the world, have
been integrated into the text throughout the Infobase,
depending upon security level. In addition, a total of
four books are contained within this fourteen volume work. The
advanced search engine allows the instant location and
retrieval of information. The LOCKSMITH VERSION
contains nine volumes and costs $350.00; the GOVERNMENT
VERSION contains up to eighteen volumes, and costs $600.00.
Three volumes regarding the bypass of alarm systems have
also been incorporated within the government version.
collection contains eight disks (LOCKSMITH VERSION and
DAME) or eighteen (GOVERNMENT VERSION) disks, and constitutes a
Infobase. A two volume DAME supplement is also
available. In 2008, the High Security Supplement was
released on July 15. It is the book entitled "The
Compromise of Medeco High Security Locks: New Techniques
of Forced, Covert, and Surreptitious Entry. There is a
Government and Locksmith version of the disk. The price
for Government is $200.00; the price for the Locksmith
edition is $100.00. You must have a registered copy of
LSS+ to view the contents of the Medeco book.
There are three security levels, depending
upon access rights. Each level provides extensive
multimedia presentations regarding locks, forensics,
safes, and bypass. In order to purchase the Locksmith or
Government version, you will be required to provide proof
of employment or identity. Certain restricted
materials will only be available to government agencies. Release
policy for each level is defined in the on-line tour.
Once you purchase the LSS+
collection, you will be required to register
your copy on this site. You must then send a challenge
key, generated by the program, in order to receive an
unlock code so that the Infobase can be opened on your
computer. Directions for generating a challenge key are
provided with each set of LSS+.