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Hexis Cyber Solutions Selected as Readers Trust Finalist in Best NAC Solution for SC Awards 2015

HANOVER, Md., Jan. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hexis Cyber Solutions (Hexis), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW), and a provider of advanced cybersecurity solutions for commercial companies and government agencies, has been selected as a Readers Trust Award finalist in the Best NAC Solution category for the SC Awards 2015. To become a finalist, NetBeat NAC was selected by a panel representing the readership of SC Magazine as one of the best-in-class security products and services. The winner will be announced at the SC Awards 2015 ceremony to be held on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco.

"From Home Depot to JP Morgan to Sony, cyber attackers showed new levels of sophistication and determination in their attacks in 2014," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "With mounting headlines, it's more important than ever to recognize the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cybersecurity to organizations large and small."

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry's most prominent recognition for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities.

"We are honored to be recognized by SC Magazine's readers as providing one of the best network access control solutions on the market," said Chris Fedde, president, Hexis Cyber Solutions. "Our goal in creating NetBeat NAC was to offer a next-generation solution that not only provides companies comprehensive visibility and access control across their networks, but is also simple to deploy and manage while remaining cost-effective. Being selected as a finalist for this award is further proof that our solution provides companies a critical step forward in a proactive approach to better IT security."

Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Readers Trust Award category. A panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine's readership from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, selected NetBeat NAC from the hundreds of entries submitted across multiple technology categories.

"Functionality, manageability, ease of-use and scalability are hallmarks of the Readers Trust Award finalists," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "We are proud to recognize Hexis Cyber Solutions for their contributions to the cybersecurity industry and look forward to revealing the winners at the SC Awards Ceremony."

Winners of this year's SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2015. This is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country. To attend the awards, please register at: https://www.eventsforce.net/haymarketus/22/register.

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Nominations and event information:
Maggie Keller, events manager
maggie.keller@haymarketmedia.com
646.638.6041

Public Relations for SC Magazine
Matt Stubbs, MIX Public Relations
matts@mix-pr.com

About Hexis Cyber Solutions

Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW), based in Hanover, Maryland, provides complete cybersecurity solutions for commercial companies, government agencies, and the Intelligence Community (IC).

Our mission is to ensure that business IT infrastructure is equipped with the tools and capability to detect, engage, and remove both external and internal cyber threats. Cyber terrorists, organized crime, and foreign governments focus tremendous effort on commercial, government, and military interests as their prime targets. Hexis Cyber Solutions' HawkEye family of products offers active, multi-disciplined approaches to achieve a higher standard of cybersecurity that is based on our expertise supporting our nation's cybersecurity missions to ensure that your business or organization can operate at its maximum potential. For more information contact Hexis Cyber Solutions, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1900; Fax 443-733-1901; E-mail info@hexiscyber.com; or on the Web at http://www.hexiscyber.com. Follow Hexis on Twitter: @hexis_cyber.

About KEYW

KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers' requirements. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail investors@keywcorp.com; or on the Web at http://www.keywcorp.com.

CONTACT: For Media Inquiries: Nina Korfias - MSLGROUP 781.684.0770 hexis@mslgroup.com For Investor Relations: Chris Donaghey - Hexis 443.733.1600 cdonaghey@hexiscyber.comSource:KEYW Corp.