Frost & Sullivan recently recognized GE Security as its 2006 Homeland Security Company of the Year award winner. The award was presented in recognition of an exceptional commitment, innovation and leadership in the area of homeland security.

“GE employs some of the brightest and most creative minds in the world whose work, in turn, helps preserve the security of the United States and the many other ‘homelands’ of this global company,” said Frost & Sullivan research analyst Matthew Farr. “Through acquisition, innovation and partnerships, GE Security truly embodies the idea of ‘imagination at work’ in homeland security.”

“GE Security is pleased and honored by Frost & Sullivan’s recognition of our efforts to develop and implement solutions that make the world a safer place,” said A. Louis Parker, GE Security’s president and CEO. “World events have clearly dictated the urgent need for more and better use of technology to improve security and GE is leveraging its deep security expertise, and vision for the future, to offer such practical real-world security solutions.”

GE’s efforts to bring greater levels of security to aviation, as well as its work in the public transit space, highlighted the company’s award-winning year. Frost & Sullivan presents its Company of the Year Award to a company that has excelled in all operations within its industry. This company is perceived to exhibit outstanding management, consistent growth, and positive social and economic impact on local and national communities and customers.