ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/09 -- LIGATT Security International (PINKSHEETS: LGTT) CEO, Gregory Evans, announced today that LIGATT Security International (LSI) is the official cyber security provider for Philips Arena, the NBA Atlanta Hawks and the NHL Atlanta Thrashers. As the first-ever official cyber security provider of any professional sports association, LIGATT will combine all of the necessary computer security products and services to create the ultimate cyber security solution for the arena and both teams.
LIGATT's products and services include, but are not limited to its Cyber Crime Fighter firewall that includes an Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Locked Up which is a full disk encryption tool and Locate PC, stolen computer recovery software. Using LIGATT Security Suites, LSI will conduct penetration and network testing in addition to providing team members with extensive cyber security training.
"The products and services we provide at LIGATT will be used regularly to test Philips Arena's network for vulnerabilities, track and monitor traveling scout's laptop computers in the event that they are stolen and protect outside media by ensuring they have a safe network to connect to while at Philips Arena. We ultimately developed a collection of products and services that provide solutions for virtually any organization's computer security needs," says Evans.
Alongside LIGATT exclusively providing all of the necessary computer security products and services, Philips Arena has created a full range of marketing opportunities designed specifically for LIGATT Security International, ultimately maximizing visibility in their marketplace. Philips Arena Sports Marketing has tailored a package that specifically meets all of LIGATT's marketing and advertising needs. The package includes 30 and 60 second radio spots, on-court giveaways, scoreboard signage and courtside rotational signage during home games which will be televised on local television channels.
"Recently, LIGATT Security International has developed and obtained several computer security products and services putting us in a position to compete against larger companies and acquire more clients, such as Philips Arena, the NBA Atlanta Hawks and the NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Deals such as these can garner revenues exceeding seven figures," says Evans.
Philips Arena is the home of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers. Located in the heart of Atlanta, Philips Arena has recently been ranked as a top venue in Pollstar magazine's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues, and the No.1 concert and events venue in the United States, based on attendance, beating traditional powerhouse larger-market venues such as the Madison Square Garden in New York City.
LIGATT Security International is currently in negations with numerous other professional sports organizations. For more information about LIGATT Security International's products and services, visit www.ligattsecurity.com.
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