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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.

About root9B 
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., 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 adversarial pursuit (HUNT) engagements on networks worldwide. For more information, visit www.root9B.com.

About root9B Technologies 
root9B Technologies is a leading provider of Cybersecurity and Regulatory Risk Mitigation. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries root9B and IPSA International, root9B Technologies delivers results that improve productivity, mitigate risk and maximize profits. Our 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.

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