World Events and Higher Threat Levels Spur Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office to Develop Gulf Cost Terrorism Prevention Conference

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October conference to provide counter-terrorism training by international experts on subjects such as Muslim Culture and Suicide Terror.

With Florida being no stranger to dealing with terrorists and taking into consideration the amount of ports, open coast lines, immigration issues and tourism, Sarasota Country Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Security Solutions International and with DefenderTech International Solutions, have determined the need for further education of law enforcement and security professionals in combating terrorism.

The Sarasota Sheriff’s office has been recognized for innovation and dedication to the war against terror both locally and nationally. Conference presenters include experts on Muslim Culture, Suicide Terror, Israeli Instinctive Point Shooting. In addition, there will also be experts on new technology such including weapons and explosives detection and Smart CCTV provided by Security Solutions International and DefenderTech. Topics include Intelligence Gathering, Understanding and Recognizing Domestic and Foreign Terror Groups, Understanding the Mind of the Terrorist based on Cultural Upbringing, International Terrorist Management Techniques from Israeli Defense Professionals and more.

Interactive training is being made available with the Sarasota Country Sheriff’s office providing tours of the Sarasota County EOC and allowing SSI to provide Israeli Instinctive Shooting instruction at the Sarasota Sheriff’s gun range. The conference will be October 16-20th, 2006 at the Helmsley Sandcastle hotel in Sarasota, FL. For additional information and to register for the event, attendees can go to

“This conference shows Sarasota’s ongoing commitment to Homeland Security and the War on Terror. It is a great opportunity for Law enforcement and security professionals from across the country to visit this great City and learn more about fighting terror and share information critical to the safety of the Nation," said Lt. Chuck Lesaltato, the Sarasota Sheriffs Office spokesperson.

“We’re proud to bring leading training all learned over decades of fighting terrorism. Our training programs range from awareness level lectures to full blown tactical training,” said Sol Bradman, CEO of SSI. “Further, we have trained such notable leaders in Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement as well as private sector clients from Fortune 100 companies. We’re proud to bring the training to a broader audience with the development of this conference.”

“Safety customers today have critically elevated levels of threat management needs and as such, need additional training in understanding technology advancements in weapons and bomb detection systems, intelligent video capabilities, the latest in Mobile technologies, biometrics and more,” says DTIS President Ted Santo. Santo continues, “No longer can you just throw a technology on a wall and walk away. We want to educate as many safety personnel as we can on the right way to maximize advanced technologies in preventing terrorism, just as we do our customers Internationally and domestically – customers from Fortune 500 organizations, large commercial venues, hospitality enterprises, military groups and government protection at all levels.”

About SSI

Security Solutions International SSI represents Israeli know-how in counter-terror training for Homeland Security First Responders.

SSI experts come from a wide variety of fields; suicide terror awareness training; suicide terror operational training; specialized counter-terror training; threat assessment; hospital emergency preparedness; EOD, aviation, police counter terror units and many more.

SSI provides services and products to Federal, State, Local and Private Industry security agencies, personnel and businesses in the USA and selected Foreign Government agencies.

SSI's key strength is in providing you with the information that you need - exactly

About DefenderTech International Solutions

DefenderTech International Solutions is committed to the mitigation of threats via the Protadas™ process of proactive threat assessment, detection and suppression. The company provides the most advanced threat management technologies, and supports those technologies with a comprehensive suite of services and support. Our goal is to provide complete solutions to security professionals at every level so that they may focus on continued assessment of areas of vulnerability, judging the potential damage of threats and determining how threats are to be managed and suppressed to avoid harmful incidents.


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