SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

October 11, 2007 06:00 ET

Homeland Security Group International Picks Houston, Texas-Based Ironforge Systems as Integrator for Oil Industry Project

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - October 11, 2007) - Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, USMC (Ret), CEO of Homeland Security Group International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) announced today that HMSG has signed a teaming agreement with Houston, Texas-based Ironforge Systems. Along with HMSG's partner VideoNext, Ironforge will provide integration on projects we are currently bidding on in both Texas and Louisiana.

"This partnership was THE puzzle piece we were working on that involved another company. Unfortunately we were unable to come to a satisfactory agreement with the previously announced partnership. Signing this agreement with IronForge Systems enables us to go ahead with the bidding on several security contracts with the potential for yielding several million dollars in sales as well as other contracts in the related industry," commented Colonel Powers. "Our customer is stll nameless until contract signing but this marriage of the three companies is a custom package designed for this client. Ironforge met yesterday with the customer and is moving ahead with surveys needed prior to commencement of work."

ABOUT IRONFORGE SYSTEMS

Ironforge Systems is headquartered in Houston, Texas with regional offices throughout the United States. IFS delivers services and support solutions in the areas of technology, security, organizational management, engineering and construction (in both classified and unclassified environments). IFS is a full service Integration company including various brand of camera ad server hardware.

ABOUT HOMELAND SECURITY GROUP INTERNATIONAL

Homeland Security Group International (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) is a technology-based corporation based in north county San Diego. HMSG's mission is the development and commercialization of technology focused on providing increased security for both civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Under the leadership of Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, USMC (Retired), HMSG has assembled a portfolio of technology and services through alliances with established defense-related companies and through internal development that is being brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The company has partnered with leading security firms to design and market surveillance systems for homeland defense security applications.

This press release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's plans to change and are in no way intended to guarantee that the company will be successful in executing its plans. HMSG's common stock currently trades on the over-the-counter "Pink Sheets" under the symbol "HMSG." This press release in no way constitutes any recommendation regarding the securities of HMSG or its affiliates. Any person reading this press release is advised that this release should be considered in light of all facts and circumstances regarding the business and financial condition and prospects of HMSG, and no inference is made that this release contains all such information.

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