Adesta earns SAFETY Act approval

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

OMAHA, Neb.--Adesta, a systems integrator and project management company working in security and communications, announced this week that its Physical and Electronic Security Solutions Services have earned certification and designation as a qualified anti-terrorism technology under the SAFETY Act of 2002. The Act was passed following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and protects designees from liability as a result of future terrorist acts. The intent was to prevent security companies from exiting the market as a result of excessive concern over potentially very large lawsuit settlements.
Adesta specializes in critical infrastructure protection. The protections offered by the SAFETY Act, including a presumption of immunity from liability in certain circumstances, extends to Adesta's customers and are retroactive to Aug. 1, 2002. Adesta joins Lockheed Martin, Unisys, Northrop Grumman, Securitas Systems and Boeing as the first security system integrators to earn SAFETY Act designation and certification.