In light of a report earlier this year that exposed the vulnerabilities of keyed entry systems based on master keys, some school leaders are considering replacing the entry systems in their district’s most sensitive areas with electronic versions. The CyberLock system, from Oregon-based Videx Inc., is one of the best such systems we’ve come across.

The CyberLock system replaces a standard mechanical cylinder lock and key with an electronic version that is more secure and also enables school and business officials to track who has entered and when. One key can open many locks, including doorways, padlocks, cabinets, safes, and vending...

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