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root9B Awarded University of Washington Cybersecurity Services Contract

Colorado Springs, CO, December 10, 2015 - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients announced today that it has been awarded a cybersecurity services contract by the University of Washington (UW).  The award is a three (3) year agreement with an option for an additional year.

The scope of the contract is to supplement UW Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) resources by providing: Security Assessments, Penetration Testing and additional cybersecurity services.

root9B will provide services to the University of Washington, including UW Medicine, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma.  Additionally, all Washington State Institutions of Public Higher Education (WIPHE) members and any public agency will be eligible to utilize this Contract for the identified security services.

“root9B is committed to working with the University of Washington.” said Eric Hipkins, CEO. “We look forward to assisting UW’s cybersecurity team strengthen their cyber ecosystem.”

About root9B

Based in Colorado Springs, CO, root9B is a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients. Combining cutting-edge technology, tactics development, specialty tools, and deep mission experience, root9B personnel leverage their extensive backgrounds in the U.S. Intelligence Community to conduct advanced vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, incident response, industrial control system (ICS) security, and active adversary pursuit (HUNT) engagements on networks worldwide. For more information, visit www.root9B.com.

About root9B Technologies, Inc.

root9B Technologies (OTCQB: RTNB) is a leading provider of Cybersecurity and Regulatory Risk Mitigation Services. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries root9B and IPSA International, root9B Technologies delivers results that improve productivity, mitigate risk and maximize profits. Its clients range in size from Fortune 100 companies to mid-sized and owner-managed businesses across a broad range of industries including local, state and government agencies. For more information, visit www.root9btechnologies.com.