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Viscount Systems Approved to Secure Additional Sites for the U.S. Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services

Viscount Systems (OTCQB:VSYS), a leading supplier of IP-based security systems and software, announced that its Freedom access control technology has been approved for ongoing installation in sites throughout the U.S. Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Viscount is currently deployed in over 22 USCIS sites throughout the United States, in the process establishing a record of security, customer service and response for this important agency.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. The agency is comprised of 19,000 government employees and contractors of USCIS working at 223 offices across the world. USCIS’ strategic goals include:

  • Strengthening the security and integrity of the immigration system.
  • Providing effective customer-oriented immigration benefit and information services.
  • Supporting immigrants’ integration and participation in American civic culture.
  • Promoting flexible and sound immigration policies and programs.
  • Strengthening the infrastructure supporting the USCIS mission.

Mr. Dennis Raefield, President and CEO of Viscount Systems, commented, “Viscount Systems has assisted USCIS in meeting new regulations to secure the physical and logical security of USCIS facilities. We are proud to be one of the select group of vendors USCIS has selected for their large campus rollout. We will continue to respond to requests from USCIS to tailor our Freedom platform to uniquely solve issues relating to the new and evolving federal regulations regarding protecting U.S. assets, both employees and data, from internal and external threats.”

About Viscount's Freedom Access Control Solutions

Freedom is a state of the art access control system that allows entry devices (ID cards, RFID readers, biometrics, etc.) to be connected to, and controlled by, standard building IT networks without requiring expensive control panels and wiring. Freedom brings cyber security protection to access control, eliminates a significant portion of the costs of traditional access control systems and provides a green, environmentally friendly solution.

About Viscount Systems

Viscount Systems, Inc. brings cyber security protection to physical security and building automation systems. Its software solutions are sold and installed only by certified security integrators. Viscount's industry awards include the Microsoft "Be What's Next" Award, Security Industry Association Convergence Solution of the Year and Homeland Security Platinum Award for Emergency Response and Gold Award for Access Control at GOVSEC.

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Investor Relations:
Scott Greiper
(212) 333-0202
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Viscount Systems Inc.
604-327-9446
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