January 01, 2011

Kastle Secure For Government Emerges To Address Physical Security Needs of Public Sector

Customized Solution Demonstrates Cost Savings of Up to 30%

Falls Church, Va.--Kastle Systems has unveiled a new solution specifically designed for the public sector.  Kastle Secure for Government was announced today as a blend of access control and video monitoring, seamlessly integrated to meet the sophisticated physical security needs of the government.

In developing the new solution, Kastle has built in compliance with current government mandates including HSPD-12, FIPS-201, OMB-1111 and FISMA.   By utilizing Kastle Secure for Government,agencies are able to adhere to the latest government policies without the added time and expense.   Kastle also fully supports the PIV Card Project by securing Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards for both physical and logical access.

In addition, Kastle’s solution features an extensible platform, suitable for small agencies or multi-office departments.  Kastle is also compatible with older hardware, bringing new and updated processes to legacy systems.  Further, in Kastle Secure for Government, Kastle integrates two areas of expertise - access control and video monitoring - to provide automatic visual verification of alarms.

Finally, Kastle Secure for Government customized solution brings cost savings to government agencies.  By meeting mandate requirements and offering the most effective and efficient security solution available, Kastle has estimated that agencies can save up to 30% of the cost of developing and managing their security systems themselves.

Kastle already manages security systems at the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Social Security Administration and Department of Treasury.  As Public Sector Director Brad Osborne explains, “Kastle has been in business for over 39 years and currently protects more than 2,000 properties worldwide.  We took the industrial strength of our enterprise platform and combined it with a deep knowledge of government needs to design and build this solution.”

About Kastle Secure For Government

Kastle Systems has been providing innovative security solutions to the US Government for over 39 years.  Clients include the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Social Security Administration, Department of the Treasury, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.  A FISMA-compliant organization, Kastle was the first managed services provider to create and launch a solution which meets the requirements of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).  With state-of-the-art video analytics, best-in-breed access control, and a tight integration of the two, Kastle Systems is the chosen provider for government security needs.  Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, Kastle Systems secure and support thousands of sites and millions of card holders. To learn more about Kastle’s security solutions, visit the Kastle website or call 855-KASTLE-1 (527-8531).

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