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Hexis Managed Service Pairs HawkEye G 3.0 Automated Threat Removal With Experienced Security Professionals to Bolster Constrained IT Resources

HANOVER, Md., April 22, 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, today announced a new managed service for its flagship automated threat removal platform, HawkEye G. Hexis Managed Service delivers operational management, monitoring, reporting and automated threat removal capabilities that companies have come to expect from their own HawkEye G deployments, now available with a managed service option delivered by Hexis security analysts.

The launch of Hexis Managed Service follows the availability of HawkEye G 3.0, featuring ThreatSync™, an open framework for threat fusion, analytics and evidence-based detection and validation of unknown and known threats, which includes direct integration with third-party perimeter security technologies and third party SIEMs. Pairing the HawkEye G automated threat removal platform with monitoring by the Hexis Security Operations Center delivers immediate security value, allowing enterprises to focus on other IT projects in their organization while improving their security defenses.

"Hexis Managed Service exactly addresses a major challenge facing companies globally – trying to combat increasing security threats but challenged by constrained internal resources," said Chris Carlson, Senior Director of Product Management, Hexis Cyber Solutions. "This offering makes it easy for customers to do more with their existing staff, and they gain additional assurance from our security professionals supporting their efforts to defend against persistent threat actors." This value is illustrated by the tremendous amount of interest from customers that have already become HawkEye G managed service customers.

The Hexis Managed Service offering for HawkEye G is provided through its network of channel partners and value added resellers. Select partners are able to create their own managed services offering using the HawkEye G automated threat removal platform, layering on an additional service offering integrated into their current managed security services, reporting, and help desk services.

With flexible subscription terms, expedited on-site installation, and automated or machine-guided threat removal policy definition, Hexis Managed Service delivers unparalleled security 24/7 all while reducing capital and operational costs. Flexible deployment options provide support for companies ranging in size from a single office to large enterprises with distributed branches or locations, all managed centrally by the Hexis Security Operations Center.

Availability

Hexis Managed Service is available now.

For a demonstration of HawkEye G 3.0 and to discuss Hexis Managed Service subscription plans, visit us at RSA 2015 in San Francisco at booth number #1007 or visit our website for more information.

About Hexis Cyber Solutions

Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. is a team of cybersecurity experts delivering solutions that enable organizations to defend against and remove cyber threats at machine speeds before they do damage. Hexis' advanced security solutions use real-time endpoint sensors, network detection, and threat analytics to provide organizations with an intelligent and automated threat detection and response solution. Hexis' solutions deliver improved visibility into the network and endpoints, threat verification, and automated threat removal capabilities for organizations of all sizes.

Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW), based in Hanover, Maryland with engineering offices in Columbia, Maryland and San Mateo, California. Hexis' solutions were developed leveraging KEYW's expertise in supporting our nation's cybersecurity missions. For more information contact Hexis Cyber Solutions, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1900; Fax 443-733-1901; Email info@hexiscyber.com; or on the Web at www.hexiscyber.com.

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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 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.