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 But like any technology, it becomes out-of-date.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
 

We've got something to brag about!

Congratulations Amy
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I’ve always believed that the team here at ESS is our greatest asset as a company. From the time I started the business nearly 20 years ago, I realized a customer-focused approach is what would set us apart…that, deep expertise, integrity and loyalty. So when I have the opportunity to brag about an accomplishment of someone at ESS, we are going to brag! So, I’d like to take a moment to recognize Amy Mayer who received the 2019 Administrator of the year Award from WIESA (Wisconsin Electronic Security Association). If you work ... » Read More
 

New Vape Detection Technology in High Demand

by Aaron Wingate, sales
New Vape Detection Technology in High Demand
As vaping becomes an ever-increasing health concern in Wisconsin and across the United States, new technology has been developed to address the problem. At a recent technology conference, we were able to test the best real-time vape detector and security device that we can integrate with your current security system. The device is actually a multi-sensor capable of detecting vape, smoke, THC and sound abnormalities as well as the ability to monitor air quality for temperature, humidity, hazardous chemicals and more. Notifications can be set... » Read More
 

Hewitt named President of Engineered Security Solutions Inc.

CEO Bautz to increase focus on strategy and culture
Hewitt named President of Engineered Security Solutions Inc.
Engineered Security Solutions, Inc. (ESS) announces the addition of Rich Hewitt as company president. Founder and CEO Brian Bautz will remain highly involved with increased focus on strategy and company culture. Most recently Hewitt served as Vice President, Integration Sales, North America at a leading global security company. He has 25 years in the industry with many senior leadership roles across various companies. Hewitt will take over more of the day-to-day operations at ESS with an emphasis on integration security. “Our... » 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
 

Snider named Operations Manager of Engineered Security Solutions,Inc.

Snider named Operations Manager of Engineered Security Solutions,Inc.
Engineered Security Solutions, Inc. announces the addition of Dennis Snider, Operations Manager, to the company. Dennis brings 25 years of experience in the commercial security technology industry. ESS appreciates the multi-dimensional expertise he brings to the organization. “This is a very competitive industry,” said ESS Owner and President, Brian Bautz. “We are extremely fortunate to bring in someone with Dennis’ depth of experience. This is a very exciting time for ESS and I believe Dennis will be an integral part... » Read More