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Hexis Cyber Solutions’ Strategic Executive Changes Prepare Company for Increased Market Opportunity and Corporate Growth

HANOVER, Md., June 30, 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 welcomes Jan Manning as the company’s Vice President of IT Operations. The company is also pleased to appoint Chris Carlson as its new Vice President of Product Management, HawkEye G. These organizational changes, coupled with strong industry demand for innovative cybersecurity solutions, help to position Hexis for growth and demonstrate the company’s commitment to innovation and customer success in combating sophisticated threats.  

Jan Manning joins the Hexis team after having served as CIO for SafeNet-Gemalto, where she was responsible for defining and implementing corporate application and infrastructure standards across the company’s entire technology footprint. A security industry veteran, Manning will drive Hexis overall IT strategy, IT based services and ensure the company is well-positioned for expansion.

“Working in a field as fast-paced as IT security, I was eager to join a team willing to break industry boundaries and offer next-generation, innovative solutions like automated threat removal,” said Jan Manning, Vice President, Information Technology and Operations, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “This is an exciting time for Hexis as it emerges as a leader in the cybersecurity market. I am thrilled to be part of the team that will help drive the company forward, focusing on enhancing our internal infrastructure and processes to allow us to take advantage of new opportunities and serve a growing customer base.”

Hexis is equally pleased to announce that its former Senior Director of Product Management, Chris Carlson, has been promoted to Vice President of Product Management, HawkEye G. Having joined the Hexis team in September of 2014, Carlson’s talents as a security expert were exemplified by his leadership in the recent launch of HawkEye G 3.0, the company’s flagship solution. Carlson played a major role in the development of HawkEye G’s new ThreatSync™ capability for evidence-based detection and verification of unknown and known threats, and integration with popular third-party security technologies for increased threat intelligence.

“Given our current rate of success it’s clear that the time is right for a solution like HawkEye G that accelerates time to detection and removes advanced threats before damage is done,” said Chris Fedde, President, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “The addition of Jan to our team and Chris’ promotion will allow us to take Hexis to the next level. Their expertise and experience will help ensure we continue to execute in the way we need to build on our momentum and solidify our position as a leader in the cybersecurity market.”

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 threat removal 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

Follow Hexis on Twitter: @hexis_cyber

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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