root9B Announces $790,000 Cyber Defense Contract Extension with Fortune 500 Company

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB) and leading provider of advanced cyber defense operations, services, and products for commercial and government clients, announced today a contract extension with a Fortune 500 company.  This new contract extends root9B’s HUNT Operations through October 2017, with a value of more than $790,000.

root9B will continue to provide Manned Information Security services utilizing its ORION HUNT platform from the Adversary Pursuit Center (APC) located in Colorado Springs, CO.  root9B’s APC is a first-of-its-kind, 24/7/365 manned operations facility that offers real-time, remote computer network defense. root9B’s cyber-defense operators leverage the ORION platform to remotely detect, pursue, and remove advanced and dynamic cyber adversaries.

“We are excited to continue this strategic partnership,” said Eric Hipkins, root9B CEO. “Our team continues to prove that the Manned Information Security approach, combined with our advanced HUNT platform, has reshaped the cybersecurity industry.”

root9B is the #1 company on the Cybersecurity 500 for the 4th Quarter in a row. The Cybersecurity 500 is the definitive list of the world’s hottest and most innovative companies in the cybersecurity industry as compiled by Cybersecurity Ventures.