SOURCE: SecureAlert Inc.

SecureAlert Inc.

December 20, 2011 16:17 ET

SecureAlert Receives Prestigious Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Award as One of the "Fastest Growing Companies in America"

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2011) - SecureAlert, Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA) (OTCQB: SCRA), a national leader in offender intervention and tracking technologies widely used by public safety agencies throughout the United States and expanding globally, announced today that it has been recognized as a recipient of the prestigious Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Award.

The Fast 500 Award is given annually to the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on comparing percentage revenue growth over five years from 2006-2011. Secure Alert was ranked 98 with a five-year revenue growth of 1068 percent.

"We are very excited to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by such a distinguished and prestigious organization as Deloitte," stated John Hastings, President and CEO of SecureAlert, Inc. "To be ranked among the Top 100 shows the tremendous progress we have made as a company in an industry that is growing rapidly. We look forward to having a perennial place on this list and are very motivated to continue the excellent progress we have shown in the past three years."

SecureAlert, Inc. has developed state-of-the-art electronic and GPS monitoring solutions for criminal offenders, including pretrial, probation and parole. The Company specializes in patented wireless GPS location technologies and systems and currently provides GPS solutions to more than 600 public safety agencies throughout the United States, as well as customers in Mexico, Brazil, the Bahamas, Australia, and Canada, among other countries.

Secure Alert's SharLyn Hodson, Vice President of U.S. Sales, and Bill Beardsley, Vice President of Technology, attended the awards ceremony on December 14, 2011, where the Company was applauded for its technological innovation and entrepreneurship in the Communications/Networking Industry and for its impressive growth rate over the past several years. To download a copy of Deloitte's 2011 Fast 500 ranking, go to www.Fast500.com or visit www.SecureAlert.com to learn more about this cutting edge company that is transforming the way law enforcement and public safety agencies operate worldwide.

About Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies -- both public and private -- in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America. More information on 2011 winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Program is available at http://www.fast500.com.

About SecureAlert, Inc.
SecureAlert is a leading international provider of reliable electronic monitoring solutions, case management and services widely utilized by law enforcement agencies worldwide. SecureAlert offers real-time intervention services and innovative technologies to observe and track offenders wherever they may be: In their car, home or office. The Company delivers highly reliable intervention technologies and peace-of-mind through programs which allow probationers and paroled offenders to re-enter society by electronically monitoring them 24 hours a day, for enhanced public safety, while reducing the overall burdens and costs carried by the criminal justice and corrections systems. To learn more about SecureAlert, Inc., please visit www.securealert.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act, including future growth and earnings opportunities of the Company. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to promptly satisfy orders and other economic, competitive, governmental, technological, regulatory, manufacturing and marketing risks associated with the Company's business and financial plans. The contents of this release should be considered in conjunction with the risk factors, warnings, and cautionary statements that are contained in the Company's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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