KeyW Corporation
Mar 17, 2016

Hexis Cyber Solutions Recognized on CRN's Security 100 List

Annual guide recognizes vendor in Top 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors category

HANOVER, Md., March 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc. (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, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Hexis to its inaugural 2016 Security 100 list. This project recognizes the coolest security vendors in each of five categories: Endpoint Security; Identity and Access Management and Data Protection; Network Security; SIEM and Threat Detection; and Web and Application Security.

The companies in CRN's Security 100 have demonstrated creativity and innovation in product development, as well as a strong commitment to delivering those offerings through a vibrant channel of solution providers.

"We are excited to be named among CRN's Security 100," said Chris Fedde, President, Hexis Cyber Solutions. "The recognition is a testament to the comprehensive capabilities of Hexis' next generation endpoint security solution, HawkEye G. We are seeing an increased interest in HawkEye G with more organizations looking to improve their endpoint security posture and embrace security automation for faster, more precise threat response."

Selected as a top 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors, Hexis leverages non-signature based detection, continuous recording, as well as cloud threat intelligence to improve an organization's ability to detect threats and reduce time to remediation. With continued focus on enhancing its integrated malware and threat detection modules, enterprise platform support and ecosystem partners, Hexis recently announced enhancements to HawkEye G in release 4. Forthcoming native, network sandboxing capabilities and support for customer-defined YARA rules and Mac OS X, Hexis continues to innovate and improve an organization's security posture. The Hexis HawkEye G App for Splunk is also now available for download on the Splunk marketplace.

"Security solutions are more essential than ever to the health and sustainability of every business, large or small," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "The frequency and complexity of IT security threats have vastly increased in recent years, requiring rapid innovation and an incisive, forward-thinking defense strategy. The importance of having expertly secured networks, software, hardware, applications and databases cannot be overstated. Our Security 100 list honors those tech suppliers at the forefront of this field for their contributions to the advancement of the channel and to the IT market at large."

The Security 100 list will be featured in the April 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/security100.

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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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