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Leading Cybersecurity Experts KEYW and Hexis Cyber Solutions to Speak and Exhibit at CyberMaryland Conference 2014

HANOVER, Md., Oct. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW) and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, KEYW and Hexis Cyber Solutions, providers of advanced cybersecurity solutions for commercial companies and government agencies, will be participating in the CyberMaryland Conference 2014, taking place on Wednesday, October 29 and Thursday, October 30 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

CyberMaryland is a two-day conference that aims to bring together local, national and international academics, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials and enterprises, to showcase innovation, foster networking and discuss the challenges of the cybersecurity industry. This year, the conference program will feature renowned speakers, exhibitors, expert panelist discussions, a cybersecurity job fair, the Maryland Cyber Challenge & Competition (MDC3) and Cyber Security Hall of Fame Awards Dinner.

KEYW’s Parrot Labs and Hexis will be in booths #100 & #102 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Together, they will demonstrate how advanced cybersecurity solutions and services protect organizations through automated malware removal and continuous response and detection capabilities. Len Moodispaw, KEYW CEO, will be the welcome speaker and introduce the Conference’s keynote speaker, Jason Redman. Hexis Cyber Solutions President Chris Fedde, and Todd Weller, VP of Corporate Development, will be included on two separate panel discussions, “The Journey From Commercialization to Sustainability,” and “The Business of Cyber: What are the Trends? Where is there Money to be Made? Where are the Market Opportunities?” Nik Roby and Charles Spera, Parrot Labs cybersecurity experts, will host two sessions in the main ballroom, “Through the Eyes of the Enemy” and “Send! Receive! Exploit!” In addition to speakers from both KEYW and Hexis, Deborah Bonanni, a member of KEYW’s Board of Directors will moderate, “Recruiting and Retaining the STEM Workforce: Exploring Best Practices for 2015” and Dick Schaeffer, a member of KEYW’s Advisory Board will moderate, “Government’s Perspective on Cybersecurity in the Mission Space” and “Targeting the Government Sector: How Large Government Contractors Do It.”

WHAT: “The Journey From Commercialization to Sustainability”
   
This session will address the topic of creating a sustainable business once you have a viable cyber product. Panelists will provide insights into recognizing a product suitable for sustaining a business, what goes into building a cyber products company, and building a locally-based business in the global market. 
   
WHO: Moderator: Chris Fedde, President, Hexis Cyber Solutions 
  Panelists: Tsion Gonen, CSO, SafeNet
  Todd Headley, CFO, Sourcefire
  Vic Hess, Entrepreneur in Residence, bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator
   
WHEN:  Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  10:15 to 11:00 a.m. ET
   
WHERE:  Baltimore Convention Center
  Room 320
   
   
WHAT:  The Business of Cyber: What are the Trends? Where is There Money to Be Made? Where are the Market Opportunities?”
   
This session will focus on cybersecurity from a business and investment perspective. It will delve into various topics including “next generation” solutions, impacts of virtualization, cloud, and mobile, and how future trends such as the Internet of Things and software-defined networking will impact the cyber market.
   
WHO: Moderator: Todd Weller, VP, Corporate Development, Hexis Cyber Solutions 
  Panelists: Ron Gula, CEO, Tenable Network Security
  Christopher Steed, Principal, Paladin Capital Group
  Samuel Visner, SVP and General Manager Cybersecurity, ICF International
   
WHEN:  Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  10:15 to 11:00 a.m. ET
   
WHERE:  Baltimore Convention Center
  Room 316/317
   
   
WHAT:  “Through the Eyes of the Enemy”
   
This session will cover broad cyber trends and provides an in-depth discussion on who the threats are, why they are targeting you, and how to protect yourself. The presenting team will discuss the type of methods a hacking group will use to gain access to an organization, the cybersecurity attack surface, and view the attacks from the perspective of a hacker. After covering the threats, Mr. Roby and Mr. Spera will cover strategies to better protect yourself and your organization, and how to react if and when a network breach happens. 
   
WHO: Presenter: Nik Roby, Defense Security Researcher and Analyst
  Co-Presenter: Charles Spera, Cybersecurity Instructor and Analyst
   
WHEN:  Thursday, October 30, 2014
  10:15 to 11:00 a.m. ET
   
WHERE:  Baltimore Convention Center
  Ballroom
   
   
WHAT:  “Send! Receive! Exploit!”
   
As a security professional, you aren’t expected to be an expert on malware, but you need to understand what incident response teams and malware analysis teams are telling you. Often, organizations will be targeted from one hacked system, exploited from another, and controlled from an entirely different system.
   
WHO: Presenter: Nik Roby, Defense Security Researcher and Analyst
  Co-Presenter: Charles Spera, Cybersecurity Instructor and Analyst
   
WHEN:  Thursday, October 30, 2014
  11:15 to 12:00 p.m. ET
   
WHERE:  Baltimore Convention Center
  321/322

To register for the CyberMaryland Conference 2014, please visit: http://bit.ly/1ro2typ

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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