Recent News

  • The Division of Engineering and Buildings (DEB) recently added IST to the Commonwealth of Virginia Pre-Qualified Contractors Pool list. This designation paves the way for any Virginia government entity to engage IST on construction projects. Find the list here.
  • Our dedication to achieving the highest in ISO standards was recently reinforced when IST passed a full-scope audit for the ISO Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001:2015. Check out the certificate here.
  • SDM’s 2017 Top Systems Integrators Report ranks IST at #30. Read the full list here.
  • S.H.I.E.L.D is IST’s full life-cycle management program, enabling you to stretch security budgets and improve outcomes by outsourcing aspects of your security system including infrastructure, specialized staff and ongoing maintenance. To learn more about S.H.I.E.L.D, click here.
  • IST won two awards at the MSC 2017 Conference: 2017 Electromechanical Specialties & OEM Sales Growth (1st place) and 2017 Architectural Accessories & Door Controls Sales Growth (1st place).
  • Joining forces with IST, ASSA ABLOY won the 2016 Access Control Solutions Award for providing a solution to a senior living community focusing on its main priority, the health and well-being of their residents. Security Sales & Integration’s 2016 Security Solutions Awards put innovation, creativity and successful deployment in the spotlight as manufacturers and integrators meet access control, video surveillance, security monitoring & other application-specific needs. To read the full article, click here.
  • With school shootings having become a sad reality in our country, security integrators like Integrated Security Technologies are increasingly being called in to help schools become more secure. In SDM Magazine’s November 2016 issue, Michael Ruddo, IST’s Vice President of Business Development, provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities involved with working in the K-12 security market. To read the article in full, click here.
  • IST is the first security systems integrator to be awarded the special new FICAM Services SIN 246-60-5 by GSA. IST has four Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS (CSEIP) staff to deploy these FIPS201-2 compliant PACS (Physical Access Control Systems). They’re equipped to provide services ranging from design through deployment to Life Cycle Maintenance for a compliant solution. This hard-won recognition gives IST a distinct advantage over firms competing to offer these services to the government.
  • On May 17th, IST hosted an extremely successful Emerging Technologies Expo in Richmond that drew 35 attendees. Professionals from the A&E and End User community traveled from as far as Virginia Beach to get the latest insights on video analytics, wireless locking solutions, and cloud based solutions from twelve manufacturers, including Bosch, Genetec, Tyco Security Products, ASSA ABLOY, BriefCam, Arecont Vision, Louroe, and others. It was a packed event with 84% of registrants attending, all reporting they were highly satisfied with the event, and voicing an elevated interest in future IST demonstrations and assistance.
  • Shenandoah County Public Schools hosted their first ever Super STEM Design Challenge on April 16, 2016, at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School. Teams from across the school division competed in an authentic design and build competition. Jon Langhorst, President of IST, served as a judge for the design challenge and looks forward to IST’s involvement next year.
  • IST has opened a new office serving the Roanoke area of Virginia. The IST Roanoke office is located at 121 West Lee Avenue, Vinton, VA 24179. For more information, contact us at 540-808-4740 or
  • IST has received its 5-year contract extension for GSA Schedule 84 #GS-07F-9158S. GSA plays a vital role in connecting the private sector with federal agencies to fulfill their business needs. Through the GSA, IST can offer its services to federal, state, local and other government customers through acquisition solutions from its Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). To learn more about GSA schedules, click here.
  • IST’s SWaM (Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business) certification (#712626) was recently approved. The SWaM procurement program is a state initiative that was established to enhance business opportunities for Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. A SWaM business is a business that has been certified by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE) and is listed in the SWaM business Directory. To see our company listed on the State of Virginia’s DMBE’s website, click here. Type Integrated Security Technologies in search box.
  • IST is a certified GSA integrator and qualified HSPD-12 service provider and has passed the SIN 132-62 Review for Component Services in the following areas: Integration Services and Products.
  • 4 of IST employees have recently passed the Smart Card Alliance’s “Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS Training Certification Program.” This program provides advanced training to systems engineers on how to set-up and test E-PACS to align with government-wide specifications.
  • It’s better than ever to work at IST. From our take on leadership to the way we cultivate innovation and training, see why we were recently named one of the Washington Post’s “2014 Top 150 Places to Work.
  • We’re moving on up! IST is now ranked #38 (up from #42) and listed as one of the largest project winners on SDM’s Top 100 Systems Integrators Annual Report, which covers all of North America. For a concise but comprehensive overview of the industry, click here.
  • Our continued dedication to achieving the highest in ISO standards was recently reinforced when IST passed a full-scope audit for the ISO Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001:2008. Check out the certificate.