Viscount awarded U.S. Homeland contracts
Viscount Systems, a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, today announced that it has been awarded additional contracts to secure U.S. Federal Government facilities in Washington, D.C., and Ohio for the Department of Homeland Security – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
“We are proud of our continued collaboration with our Federal System Partners. With the Freedom Access Control solution recently approved as fully FICAM-compliant, our product line meets the security and interoperability specifications outlined within the FICAM testing process, ensuring a strong value proposition,” said Dennis Raefield, CEO and President, Viscount Systems. “Our solid execution of delivering high-caliber security solutions that meet and exceed rigorous security requirements enables us to be well-positioned for aggressive growth.”
Freedom is a revolutionary IT-centric access control system that eliminates the need for traditional access control panels. Fully compliant with FIPS-201 and HSPD-12, Freedom leverages the power of the IT infrastructure to control access points through encryption bridges that transform card readers into IP addressable devices. All data is encrypted to eliminate the opportunity for cyber threats, ensuring a high level of security is maintained. Network complexity and upfront costs are immediately reduced due to a reduction in hardware and infrastructure investments, allowing users to meet strict budget requirements, and experience immediate and long-term return-on-investment.