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Experts Conclude: HawkEye G Identifies, Blocks and Removes Varying Levels of Threat-Based Malware

HANOVER, Md., Dec. 11, 2014 (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 Network World has given next generation Threat Detection and Response solution, HawkEye G, 4.875 out of 5 stars in a standalone product review on Incident Response Programs.

In today’s constantly evolving threat landscape, sophisticated hackers are finding new ways to penetrate the networks of vulnerable organizations. As a result, organizations are faced with the daunting challenge of selecting a solution that will enable them to see past the constant “noise” of alerts made by security solutions that don’t provide what’s really important – actually removing malware and threats. Security experts have concluded that the only failsafe technology in protecting an environment is through automation.

In the article, reviewer John Breeden II noted that, “The only way to successfully combat the multitude of threats these days is with automation, and HawkEye G makes this possible in a safe way that keeps humans apprised of the situation, but doesn’t require or need their approval to get the job done.” He also noted that, “…HawkEye G does a great job of identifying threats, blocking, removing them, while also locking things down so that they can never return.”

“As part of this product category review, Incident Response Programs, HawkEye G was tested against several key elements including: detection, prevention and automated or recommended response.”

The Network World scorecard for HawkEye G was as follows:

  • Ease of Installation – 5.0
  • Ease of Use – 4.5
  • Features – 5.0
  • Automation Level – 5.0
  • Total Score: 4.875

“We’re honored that HawkEye G received a near-perfect score in Network World’s standalone product review,” said Chris Carlson, Senior Director of Product Management, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “HawkEye G’s approach to offering continuous detection and response capabilities in malware and threat removal is critical for organizations that are looking to reduce the risk of compromise and increase the effectiveness of incident response efforts. In looking back at some of the past year’s more detrimental attacks, we at Hexis are committed to further enhancing our flagship solution to transform how enterprises deal with advanced threats.”

You can read Breeden’s review for Network World, “HawkEye G Battles Malware so You Don’t Have to,” here.

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 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 target. Hexis Cyber Solutions’ HawkEye family of products offer 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 www.hexiscyber.com.

About KeyW
KeyW is an innovative national security solutions provider to the Intelligence, Cyber, and Counterterrorism communities. KeyW’s advanced technologies in cyber; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and analytics span the full spectrum of customer missions and enhanced capabilities. The company’s highly skilled workforce solves complex customer challenges such as preventing cyber threats, transforming data to actionable intelligence, and building and deploying sensor packages into any domain. For more information, please visit www.KeyWCorp.com and follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.


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