SOURCE: View Systems, Inc.

October 16, 2007 09:15 ET

View Systems Announces Executive Appointment: The Security Firm Names William Gaskill Chief Operating Officer

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VYST), a leading homeland defense solutions provider, announced today that William "Bill" Gaskill has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for staff management as well as overseeing the company's daily functions. Mr. Gaskill has elected to join View Systems full-time and will be working out of the East Coast office.

Mr. Gaskill has over twenty years of international security and executive management experience. He spent twenty-two years with the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, US Department of State. He provided operational and fiscal oversight for the most complex and sensitive government security programs in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Europe. Mr. Gaskill was also responsible for coordinating administrative and budget operations for hundreds of VIPs including Secretary of State and Presidential visits abroad. Mr. Gaskill brought his executive abilities to the private sector in 2003 when he accepted the position of Global Director of Security for Alem International. He most recently was President of Gaskill Security Consultants.

View Systems CEO, Gunther Than, states, "View Systems is pleased to announce that Mr. Gaskill has decided to join our team. Mr. Gaskill comes highly recommended by the Sigma Holdings Group and will be forming a new services division. I firmly believe that his expertise and prior experiences will be a definite asset to this firm."

About View Systems, Inc.

View Systems, Inc. provides security and surveillance products to law enforcement facilities such as correctional institutions as well as to government agencies, schools, courthouses, event and sports venues, the Military, and commercial businesses. View Systems' headline products include the SecureScan concealed weapons detection (CWD) portal system with biometric capabilities and positive ID verification, as well the R&D 100 Award winning VFR Visual First Responder camera system which is geared toward emergency first responders. Please visit us on the web at www.viewsystems.com to learn more about our cutting-edge security technologies.

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