KeyW Corporation
May 17, 2017

KeyW Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification

HANOVER, Md., May 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2015 certification issued by Platinum Registration and confirmed by the ANSI National Accreditation Board. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 establishes the criteria for quality management systems and is based on several quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, commitment of top management, implementation of consistent business processes and continuous improvement.

The scope of KeyW's certification comprises advanced engineering and technology solutions, including: cybersecurity, cloud, data analytics, engineering services and analysis and operations delivered from its corporate headquarters and supporting facility in Hanover, MD. KeyW's newly acquired company, Sotera Defense Solutions, previously received ISO 9001:2015 certification on August 17, 2016, for its Herndon and McLean, VA, locations.

"In addition to ensuring that our customers consistently receive quality products and services, ISO 9001:2015 will bring good business benefits to KeyW," said Bill Weber, KeyW's chief executive officer. "We leverage the same approach to quality throughout the corporation, and are continuing to expand our certification process to additional KeyW locations."

KeyW is a total solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

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Heather Williams
Corporate Media Relations 

Chris Donaghey	
Investor Relations