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Hexis Cyber Solutions Named to CRN 2015 Tech Innovator List

HANOVER, Md., Dec. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hexis Cyber Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW), and a provider of advanced cybersecurity solutions for commercial companies and government agencies, announced today that it has been named one of the IT industry’s leading tech innovators by CRN®. The 2015 CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize standout companies that have brought to market hardware, software or services that have substantially impacted the industry. In compiling the Tech Innovator list, a panel of CRN editors evaluated 200 products across 19 categories based on a number of factors, including technical advances, unique features and ability to empower solution providers to solve end-users' IT challenges. Hexis Cyber Solutions’ flagship product, HawkEye G, took the top honor in the Security category.

“As a 100-percent channel driven company, Hexis Cyber Solutions is honored to have been recognized by CRN as part of the 2015 CRN Tech Innovator Awards,” said Katherine Russ-Hotfelter, Director, Channel Marketing, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “Our mission is to provide a strategic and effective security solution that can easily integrate into customers’ existing infrastructure. As such, our Next Generation Endpoint Detection and Response platform HawkEye G will continue to serve the growing needs of customers.”

As security teams continue to get inundated with advanced threats and deal with false positives and ghost alerts generated by legacy, perimeter-based security devices, the need for an advanced, integrated cyber defense solution is needed now more than ever. HawkEye G is a Next Generation Endpoint Detection and Response platform that provides threat detection, verification, and automated response capabilities. With newly expanded platform coverage across Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Red Hat Linux and CentOS environments for increased endpoint security, HawkEye G can detect and respond to cyber threats at machine speed without compromising critical corporate data or interrupting end-user productivity. HawkEye G’s ThreatSync™ unified threat scoring model fuses threat alerts and applies behavioral analytics that measure how successfully the adversary is meeting its objectives in exploiting and taking control of the endpoint; as a result, security teams are able to cut through the noise and make intelligent and strategic decisions for better overall network security.

“Patriot Technologies has been partnering with Hexis Cyber Solutions since 2013; since the inception of our relationship, we’ve helped our end-user customers to deploy a solution that expertly combats advanced persistent threats and commodity malware,” said Dewayne Adams, CTO, Patriot Technologies. “Our partnership, directly led by HawkEye G’s advanced cybersecurity platform capabilities, supports a multi-disciplined approach for achieving a higher standard of cybersecurity.”

“In this rapidly evolving tech marketplace, it’s critical that vendors are bringing products to the channel that help solution providers quickly deliver value to their customers,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “The products chosen for this year’s Tech Innovator Awards are solving difficult IT problems, reducing complexity or otherwise contributing to the growth of enterprises worldwide.”

The annual Tech Innovator Awards are showcased in the December issue of CRN magazine, and the complete list of winners and honorable mentions is available at crn.com/techinnovators.

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 response 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; E-mail info@hexiscyber.com; or on the Web at www.hexiscyber.com.

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About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events and IPED®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

The Channel Company, CRN®, XChange® Events and IPED® are registered trademarks of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved. All other brand names, product names, or service names that appear herein are trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Contacts: For Media Inquiries: Nina Korfias - MSLGROUP 781.684.6560 hexis@mslgroup.com For Investor Relations: Chris Donaghey - Hexis 443.733.1600 cdonaghey@hexiscyber.com The Channel Company Contact: Melissa Weil The Channel Company 508.416.1112 Mweil@thechannelcompany.com

Source:KEYW Corp.

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