Posts From September, 2019

Is it time to update my access control readers and cards?

Older technology readers are not as secure as they once were
Is it time to update my access control readers and cards?
For decades, 125 kHz cards, fobs and readers have been the standard for access control. But like any technology, it becomes out-of-date. In this case, criminals have developed technology to bypass the system. An inexpensive device has been created which makes it relatively easy to hack the system. Hack Your Access Control With This $30 HID 125kHz Card Copier. This device copies fobs/cards, compromising your access control system. They are widely available including sites such as eBay. These vulnerable 125KHZ formats include… HID Prox ... » Read More
 

Time to indulge our inner geek

Time to indulge our inner geek
A number of ESS reps will attend the Global Security Exchange (GSX) conference the week of Sept 8, 2019. The objective is to gain valuable insights and information on technologies that are rapidly changing today’s paradigm for security professionals. It’s always a top priority to keep on top of the latest integrated security offerings and this conference brings together security professionals from all vertical markets throughout the world to network, learn, and re-invest in the industry. With more than 550 exhibitors, the... » Read More