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HawkEye G Named Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution by Government Security News

HANOVER, Md., Dec. 03, 2015 (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, today announced that its Endpoint Detection and Response solution, HawkEye G, has won the 2015 Government Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Award for the Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution category. HawkEye G is an Endpoint Detection and Response solution that provides threat detection, verification and automated response capabilities.

The GSN Homeland Security Awards honors the most notable IT security products and solutions as well as the most distinguished programs, projects and initiatives of government agencies at all levels that are dedicated to keeping the United States safe and secure. The renowned program is now in its 7th year and has come to be considered the most prestigious award program to recognize innovation and implementation of security in the Homeland Security field.

“Hexis Cyber Solutions is extremely proud that HawkEye G has been awarded the Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution as part of the Homeland Security Awards by Government Security News,” said Chris Fedde, President, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “We continue to see advanced cybersecurity attacks against endpoints and unsuspecting network environments causing organizations of all sizes and across all industries to fall victim to advanced persistent threats. Being recognized for HawkEye G’s ability to protect critical government and commercial agencies further validates the strength of our solution.”

Empowering security teams to continuously detect, verify and respond to advanced threats against both the endpoints and network, HawkEye G combats adversaries before sensitive data is stolen or compromised. HawkEye G’s ability to actively respond to threats that pose a critical risk has been recognized by the United States Intelligence Community and as result, the solution now serves as an integral component of an integrated Active Cyber Defense (ACD) solution known as SHORTSTOP to protect federal agencies’ endpoints and networks against nation-state adversaries. As a whole, SHORTSTOP is being used as a turn-key system and reference architecture to U.S. federal agencies seeking best in class cyber defense.

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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; or on the Web at

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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 and follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.

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