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MAGNASPHERE Solves Critical 'Insider Threat' to Government Security Systems

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Vulnerabilities in the way old technology door sensors operate may allow an insider to access sensitive information if successfully exploited.

WAUKESHA, Wisconsin – April 28, 2010 – Magnasphere Corp. has developed the patented, award-winning Magnasphere switch technology that replaces decades-old, vulnerable magnetic reed switches used in all security systems.

U.S. Government and Underwriters Laboratories Develop New Standards for Security
The Government’s Technical Support Working Group (TSWG), and Sandia National Laboratories, working with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) have created a new standard for high security sensors required on all government facilities that contain sensitive information. The Magnasphere HSS® High Security Sensor meets this new UL634 Level 2 High Security Standard. Older magnetic switch technology based devices cannot meet the stringent security requirements of this Level 2 standard.

Potter Electric Signal to Distribute the HSS on National Scale
A leading manufacturer and supplier of security and fire safety equipment for over 100 years, Potter Electric Signal of St. Louis, MO has partnered with Magnasphere Corp. to distribute the HSS on a national basis. “Leveraging the Potter brand name and established channels of distribution in the commercial market place and the Magnasphere technology support and recognition in the government security arena should assure market dominance for the HSS”, said Richard Kirschman, Magnasphere’s President. “Simply put”, states Kirschman, “true security professionals won’t in good conscience, use devices that do not meet the UL Level 2 Standard”.

About MAGNASPHERE Corp.
MAGNASPHERE Corp. is a privately held company founded in 2002, with the purpose of providing superior performing magnetic switch and sensor technology to the residential, commercial, and federal government security markets. MAGNASPHERE represents the first significant improvement in magnetic switch and sensor technology since the introduction of the reed switch in the 1930’s. MAGNASPHERE’s leading-edge technology establishes new industry standards for high security sensor performance while providing an affordable and more effective alternative to other magnetic switch technologies in a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications.