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Threat Defiance Report

root9B Joins the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (Oct. 5, 2015) - root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients, announced today it has joined the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) as a Supporting Associate.  The R-CISC, created by retailers in response to the increased number and sophistication of attacks against the industry, provides a critical platform to counter cyber criminals through information sharing and actionable threat intelligence.

As a Supporting Associate, root9B will collaborate with the R-CISC task forces and work groups to promote research, threat intelligence sharing, and education throughout the retail sector.  root9B brings its advanced cyber capabilities and threat intelligence knowledge to the retail sector as part of the necessary paradigm shift to proactively hunt and engage adversaries targeting retail networks.

"root9B is excited to partner with the R-CISC in the sharing of advanced technological capabilities and threat intelligence," said Eric Hipkins, the Chief Executive Officer of root9B. "This will support the strengthening of a collaborative cyber operational and threat intelligence environment with a direct impact on the adversary." 

"The R-CISC is very happy to welcome root9B as a member of our intelligence sharing community," said Brian Engle, Executive Director of the R-CISC. "Our membership continues to grow with the addition of innovative companies like root9B, increasing our ability to detect and prevent attacks against retailers using threat intelligence and the sharing of advanced capabilities."