Intergraph President & CEO Halsey Wise Shares Geospatial and Critical Infrastructure Protection Insights at Forbes Corporate Security Forum

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 19, 2007 – Intergraph Corp. President and CEO R. Halsey Wise provided insights into applying geospatial and critical infrastructure protection technologies to today’s toughest security challenges at the Forbes Corporate Security Forum in Washington, D.C.

Under the theme “Dealing with Reality – The Risks and Challenges in Getting Security Right,” delegates from private and public sectors discussed current issues and requirements for security.

In the panel discussion “Will the New Class of Physical Security Technologies Merge with Information-Centric Systems?” moderated by Forbes Silicon Valley Bureau Chief Quentin Hardy, Wise joined General Motors Corp. Global Security Director Mike Bruggeman, Department of Homeland Security Under Secretary for Science & Technology Jay Cohen, and AirPatrol Director, President and CEO Nicholas Miller to explore if, and how, the vast intelligence from sensors, cameras, scanners, biometric devices, and other technologies can be effectively fused to provide security personnel with valuable, actionable intelligence.

“To mitigate the risks of ever-evolving security threats and successfully drive incident management, security personnel seek tools that provide interoperability, situational awareness, and the ability to execute highly synchronized mission operations,” Wise said.

“Intergraph is meeting the needs of global businesses and governments through our suite of geospatial intelligence exploitation and critical infrastructure protection solutions. Intergraph’s products are deployed around the world to deliver a common operating picture for domain awareness in day-to-day operations as well as emergency incidents.”

Geospatial intelligence exploitation and critical infrastructure protection solutions by Intergraph help security decision makers capture, assimilate, manage, visualize, and rapidly analyze vast amounts of complex information into actionable intelligence and alerts. Intergraph security solutions have been successfully deployed globally by the Canadian National Department of Defence, Chicago O'Hare International Airport, the German Federal Police, the Hungarian Border Guard, the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (U.S.), the Naval District Washington (D.C.), the Las Alamos National Laboratory, New Zealand Police and Fire, and the U.S. Capitol Police. In addition, Intergraph solutions have helped secure high profile events including the 2005 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. and the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City.


About Intergraph

Intergraph Corporation is a leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the Company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit

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