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Mace Security Products joins the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance “PSIA”

HORSHAM, Pa. – December 15, 2010 – Mace Security International, Inc.  (“Mace” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: MACE) is pleased to announce its membership with Physical Security Interoperability Alliance “PSIA”, a global consortium of physical security thought-leaders focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices.

Small_Mace_PSIAMace has chosen to work with PSIA to bring standardization to the security industry.  This standardization goes beyond video products; it encompasses a full line of access control, intrusion detection, and video products.  Mace constantly strives to deliver world-class solutions that have been value engineered.  PSIA standards help Mace deliver innovative hardware solutions that are easy to deploy, easy to use, and lower the total cost of ownership for our customers.

Dennis R. Raefield, CEO and President of Mace Security International, Inc. stated, “We feel that promoting standards for the security industry is in the best long term interest of manufacturers, integrators, installers, and end users.  We are excited that PSIA is also promoting standards for IP based access control and intrusion, and not just video.  This is exactly what our industry needs”

“We are pleased to welcome Mace to the PSIA”, said David Bunzel, the Executive Director of the PSIA.  “Mace has established an aggressive plan to grow its business, relying on a diverse line of products, which complement the PSIA’s system approach to physical security.  Interoperability of its products will benefit from industry specifications developed by the PSIA.”

About PSIA
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is a global consortium of physical security manufacturers and integrators focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled security devices across every segment of the industry. PSIA supports license-free standards and specifications, which are vetted in an open and collaborative manner to the industry as a whole. Specifications are developed through member and industry participation in five active working groups: IP Video, Video Analytics, Recording and Content Management, Area Control and Systems. To date, more than 1,700 industry professionals have downloaded PSIA’s specifications. For more information,

About Mace
Mace Security International, Inc. is a manufacturer of personal defense and electronic surveillance products marketed under the famous brand name Mace®, and the owner and operator of a wholesale central monitoring station. Mace’s web site is

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