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Threat Defiance Report

root9B Breaks Top 25 on the Cybersecurity 500 List

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2015) --  root9B, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and tailored active defense capabilities, is now listed as #22 in the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch this year. root9B is a root9B Technologies company (OTCQB: RTNB). 

"root9B is paving the way for an emerging new category of 'pure-play' cybersecurity services firms," says Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity Market Report and the Cybersecurity 500 list of the world's hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies. "root9B has ingeniously productized the hunt for cyber intruders and perpetrators with their manned information security services.  Their platform has been battle tested in Fortune 500 corporations, federal agencies, and commercial enterprises across the globe. root9B's business model, technology platform, experienced cyber staff, and global footprint makes them a company that every CISO should have on their short list."

root9B has moved up nearly 200 spots since its debut on the Cybersecurity 500 in April. In just the past six months, the company has made several significant announcements:

ORKOS, a revolutionary product to identify critical credential theft risks in organizational networks, was released;
State-of-the-art Adversary Pursuit Center opened, serving as the nerve center of root9B's manned cyber security HUNT operations;
Joined the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center to promote research, threat intelligence sharing and education throughout the retail sector.

"This has been an incredible year for us," said Eric Hipkins, Chief Executive Officer of root9B. "We couldn't be prouder of our dedicated professionals who use their unique cyber experience to focus on pro-active defense and adversary pursuit."

root9B has extensive experience in supporting government agencies, publicly-traded and private companies in the financial services, retail and energy industries.