SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

September 24, 2007 09:00 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Showcases New 3-D Virtual Training for Security Officers at ASIS 2007

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - September 24, 2007) - ASIS 2007, Booth #2920 -- AlliedBarton Security Services, www.AlliedBarton.com, leads the physical security officer industry with its new state-of-the-art virtual training showcased at ASIS 2007, Booth #2920, at the Las Vegas Convention Center September 24-27th. AlliedBarton's 3-D virtual training accelerates learning in simulated environments with virtual world technology that empowers security officer personnel with enhanced and expanded learning opportunities.

"Avatar-based virtual world training allows officers to 'walk' and 'interact' inside a simulated 3-D client site and engage in 'what if' scenarios," said Richard Cordivari, AlliedBarton's National Training Director. "Whether used for distance or classroom learning, the benefits of our expanding training programs are flexibility in terms of delivery method, the ability to be interactive, comprehensive content, and customizations to meet our client's needs. Our officers appreciate the convenience of on-demand training delivered to the workplace anywhere they are via a variety of methods, including the Internet."

In addition to AlliedBarton's new virtual training, another new training initiative is KnowledgeKnuggets™, short instructive audio MP3 files officers can access on the go that provide the next generation of technology tools to empower AlliedBarton's mobile security work force. These audio training segments feature a variety of safety topic areas and are designed to refresh previously learned information and encourage officers to take full advantage of all the learning opportunities that AlliedBarton makes available.

AlliedBarton Security Services, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, is the only contract security services firm honored for two consecutive years in Training magazine's prestigious Top 125 list.

"We place primary importance on providing our security officers with the most up-to-date and comprehensive training in the physical security sector," said Bill Whitmore, President and CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "By delivering world-class virtual and classroom training programs, we are able to ensure our security officers are well-versed in a wide variety of tactical and strategic information across the diverse industries we protect."

"We recognize the importance of providing our training programs in a variety of formats. Our virtual training and audio files add another layer of flexibility and accessibility to our already comprehensive program," adds Cordivari. "Our first virtual training module, vehicle search for the chemical/petrochemical industry, is a topic that benefits from three dimensional instruction and represents an exciting training development for the security industry."

AlliedBarton's virtual and classroom training curriculum is continually updated and enhanced to accommodate the variety of industries the company services including Chemical and Petrochemical, Higher Education, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions, Government Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Industrial, Residential Communities and Shopping Centers. AlliedBarton's online training center, www.AlliedBartonAcademy.com continues to lead the security industry in providing a vast number and wide range of pertinent and timely courses and activities available to employees 24 hours a day, 7 days week.

About AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for two consecutive years.

For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit www.AlliedBarton.com.

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