Vancouver, British Columbia, January 6, 2016 Viscount Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:VSYS) (“Viscount”), a software company specializing in physical and logical security solutions, announced today that Freedom Access Control has been selected as as the Best Integrated System for HSPD-12/FIPS-201 in the Government Security News 2015 Homeland Security Awards.

The GSN Homeland Security Awards honor distinguished vendors of IT and physical security products and solutions, and recognizes federal, state, county and municipal government and law enforcement agencies that implement unique solutions to help mitigate security threats. Now in its seventh year, the awards program highlights innovative technologies, solutions and programs throughout the homeland security market.

The win marks Viscount’s second consecutive Homeland Security Award recognition from the publication, having received honors for Best Platform for Physical/Logical Access in 2014. Viscount’s Freedom access control solution was selected as an award winner based on its IT-centric architecture, which is designed to integrate physical and logical access control functions in government installations. Freedom is currently being leveraged in a wide variety of government applications, including multiple United States Citizenship and Immigration Service locations.

“Freedom is designed as a highly secure, scalable software solution to ensure stringent access control is maintained in homeland security applications, and we’re honored that its innovative approach is being acknowledged with this award,” said Scott Sieracki, CEO, Viscount Systems. “The ability to unify physical/logical operations, leverage exiusting IT infrastructure and ensure high levels of compliance with government regulations enables Freedom to provide significant benefit to integration partners and end customers.”

Freedom Access Control bridges the gap between the physical, logical and cyber security worlds with a software-centric, standards-based approach to physical access control and identity management. The unified physical-logical approach enables users to gather critical access control data and make informed decisions based on actionable intelligence.

About Viscount

Viscount is the leading provider of next-generation, IT-centric access control and identity management applications. Viscount’s Freedom application platform allows seamless unification of the physical and digital security worlds by replacing discrete, self-contained systems with an integrated security system that is sophisticated enough to protect today’s critical business assets, and flexible enough to keep up with the evolving IT infrastructures of government and private organizations. For more information please visit:


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