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April 15, 2020, 9:00 a.m. EDT

G4S Adds AI-based Stabilitas Critical Event Intelligence Engine to its Risk Operations Center (ROC) Offering

G4S-Stabilitas solution can help organizations track COVID-19 hotspots to prepare, monitor, alert and respond to local outbreaks

JUPITER, Fla., April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S, the leading global, integrated security company, today announced a partnership with Stabilitas, a critical event intelligence provider, to integrate their platform into G4S' Risk Operations Center (ROC).  The result will be delivery of real-time, actionable and innovative intelligence to complement the ROC's situational awareness, analysis, crisis management and threat monitoring services from one dedicated location.

This solution is particularly relevant to companies that need to identify current and potential COVID-19 hotspots where they may have a high concentration of employees or suppliers, allowing them to inform staff and adjust operations due to local outbreaks. Stabilitas provides information about local policies and closures relevant to operations and supply chain as they happen. By coupling intelligence delivered by the Stabilitas AI with G4S ROC analysts resources, companies can have real-time access to information about areas with the most reports of COVID-19 as well as those with the highest day-on-day growth rates. As the nation looks to the future, these correlation tools and analysis are expected to be increasingly useful as clients seek to understand where and when employees have been most at risk. 

"The recent COVID-19 outbreak has made evident the need for local intelligence that can be globally communicated, as businesses with people and operations around the world need quick, comprehensive and actionable information to effectively respond to hotspots and make business-critical decisions daily," said G4S Americas CEO John Kenning. "G4S ROC analysts are able to use the Stabilitas' AI platform to provide customers with actionable data to help protect their employees, operations and assets. Our strategic partnership with Stabilitas enhances the integrated security service offerings we provide customers under our Security Operations Center (SOC) Practice."   

Stabilitas' AI-based platform also equips G4S ROC staff to deliver real-time intelligence, travel risk management, asset visualization and mass notifications to clients, employees, travelers and assets to keep their operations secure, a particularly valuable resource in the face of rapidly evolving global threats such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The platform filters more than 17,000 trusted data sources across government, weather and geological, local and international, social media, IoT networks and other external data sources into a single feed that identifies critical events and correlates those on a global scale, far surpassing the capabilities of manual monitoring and analysis processes.

The addition of the Stabilitas platform rounds out the full end-to-end solution provided by G4S' recently launched ROC, which debuted in 2019 at the G4S Americas Headquarters facility in Jupiter, Florida. ROC capabilities and features include: The Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) as a service; Intelligence as a service; Situational awareness monitoring and alerting; Security data analytics reporting; Remote video monitoring; Travel risk management; Global crisis management and 24/7 response. Though based in one central location, all ROC activity and data is backed up by a fully redundant site to safeguard service continuity.

About G4S G4S is the leading global, integrated security company, specializing in the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Our mission is to create material, sustainable value for our customers and shareholders by being the supply partner of choice in all our markets.

G4S is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S is active in around 90 countries and has around 546,000 employees. For more information about G4S, visit g4s.us.

About Stabilitas
Stabilitas ( www.stabilitas.io ) helps organizations protect the things that matter to them. Whether they're looking to understand what's happening next door or on the other side of the world, Stabilitas keeps them informed using its AI Critical Event Intelligence engine to detect critical events, correlate those to an organizations people, assets, facilities, products, suppliers, customers – and even  competitors – and then delivering that actionable intelligence into the hands of the individuals and teams to make better business decisions.

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