Desktop Alert Inc. Lauds Ban of Kaspersky software in Federal Agencies

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Desktop Alert, the nation’s sole American Founded Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA ) Certified IP-Based Mass Notification vendor supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued directive banning Kaspersky software across Federal agencies. Agencies have been barred from using cybersecurity software made by Kaspersky Lab over fears the firm has ties to state-sponsored spying programs.

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We are American founded and operated. We serve many military enterprises such a the Pentagon, the U.S. National Guard, NATO, Northern Command, NORAD, West Point Military Academy, Fort Hood, the United States Army, Air Force, Ryan added

Desktop Alert, the nation’s second largest DISA certified provider of IP-Based emergency mass notification systems to the United States Department of Defense today announced it has lauded the decision of Homeland Security in banning Kasperksy virus protection software, a Russian foreign owned company, for continued usage across federal agencies.

“We salute Homeland Security for taking this bold move. In this age of cybersecurity the warfighter and the nation at large needs to know that American born technology is on the front lines. All our source code since 2007 is freely provided on request to the US government. This is not the case with our over seas competitors. This Homeland Security announcement draws special attention to the need for safe, reliable and secure emergency communications across America and beyond” said Howard Ryan, Founder Desktop Alert Inc.

Desktop Alerts leading competitor is AtHoc, an Israeli founded company using technology originally developed in Israeli which then expanded and opened offices in California and now recently acquired by Blackberry, a Canadian owned company that has a strong hold on most of the US Department of Defense Emergency Notification Systems infrastructure.

"Desktop Alert is not just a second place product or service. We are American founded and operated. We serve many military enterprises and locations such as the Pentagon, the U.S. National Guard, NATO, Northern Command, NORAD, West Point Military Academy, Fort Hood, The United States Army, The United States Air Force, the Coast Guard NCR and beyond and we do so at an affordable life-cycle cost", added Ryan.

Desktop Alert is was recently Named Best Mass Notification System by GSN 2017 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards

About Desktop Alert: http://www.desktopalert.net

Worldwide U.S. Military organizations such as U.S. Northern Command, The United States National Guard, The United States Air Force Academy, The United States Military Academy at West Point, Multi-National Forces in IRAQ and Afghanistan, The U.S. Air Force, The U.S. Army now utilize the Desktop Alert mass notification platform daily for their organizations emergency communication requirements. Desktop Alert can contact thousands of users with desktop alerts and require receipt confirmation of the message. Those not verified can then be listed on a report and/or sent as a "Target Package" to be automatically contacted by other means such as email, SMS, phone calls and other devices.

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Howard Ryan
Metis Secure Solutions
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