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WidePoint Subsidiary Protexx and Teleco Systems Successfully Demonstrate Authentication and Encryption Solution at 911 Emergency Center

September 7, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ — WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Amex: WYY), a specialist in wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its Protexx subsidiary, along with Protexx Channel Partner Teleco Systems, Inc., have successfully demonstrated an advanced authentication and encryption solution that addresses the proposed requirements of the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy draft update from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The solution was demonstrated to Rock County, Wisconsin officials at their 911 Center.

The FBI’s CJIS Security Policy describes a minimum set of security requirements designed to protect the full lifecycle of Criminal Justice Information, whether at rest or in transit. The CJIS draft policy update, presently scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2011, defines requirements for “Advanced Authentication and Encryption” deployed by authorized users accessing CJIS data from remote locations. This policy applies to every individual contractor, private entity, non-criminal justice agency representative, or member of a criminal justice entity that operates in support of, or needs access to Criminal Justice Information (CJI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

CJIS Security Policy potentially effects up to 3,009 counties, 64 parishes, 16 boroughs, 41 independent municipalities or cities in the United States that need to address and meet the requirements of the CJIS Security Policy and the new draft update.

Peter Letizia, President of Protexx stated, “We believe our industry leading performance and the competitive pricing of this system will enable us to offer a winning solution in addressing the needs of this large community of criminal justice participants.”

Henry Hile, CEO of Teleco Systems added, “The Protexx Solution supports the CJIS Draft Policy Update requirements for a secure framework across the broad spectrum of the criminal justice and noncriminal justice communities. We believe its high performance, scalability and ease of deployment are unmatched at this price point, particularly in an environment that is dominated by less capable virtual private network solutions.”

About Protexx

Protexx is focused on network security and specializes in the definition, implementation and maintenance of layered security solutions designed to protect personal identity, data-in-motion and network access through asymmetric authentication and encryption methodologies. Protexx products and services include an array of PKI deployed digital certificates, strong encryption VPN services and supporting appliances for the management of authentication and encrypted communications with the highest operational confidence available. For more information, visit http://www.protexx.com

About Teleco Systems

Teleco provides radio frequency engineering and products for LANS and WANS. Teleco Systems Inc. specializes in emerging technologies such as 3G-4G VOIP and VOIP over WLANs and WANS, as well as LAN and MESH WAN implementation and development. Teleco provides BOLT-ON Encryption to wireless WAN links. Teleco has been in business since 1983. For more information, visit http://www.telecosystems.com.

About WidePoint

WidePoint is a specialist in providing wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions utilizing its advanced information technology products and services. WidePoint has several wholly owned subsidiaries holding major government and commercial contracts including, Operational Research Consultants, Inc., iSYS, LLC, Protexx, Advanced Response Concepts Corporation and WidePoint IL. WidePoint enables organizations to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. For more information, visit http://www.widepoint.com.


    For More Information:

    Jim McCubbin, EVP & CFO            Brett Maas or Dave Fore
    WidePoint Corporation              Hayden IR
    7926 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 520 (646) 536-7331
    McLean, VA 22102                   brett@haydenir.com
    (703) 349-2577
    jmccubbin@widepoint.com            Peter Letizia, President Protexx
                                       (877) 379-7789
                                       pletizia@protexx.com

SOURCE WidePoint Corporation


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