root9B Awarded North Carolina Statewide Security Assessment Services Contract

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB), and a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients, announced today that it has been selected to participate in the North Carolina Statewide Security Assessment Services Contract (918a) for future Statements of Work. The award will be for a one-year period with two (2) one (1) year options to renew.

The scope of the contract covers the State’s needs for security assessments. This is a Mandatory Statewide Term Contract for the use of Executive Branch Agencies and a Convenience Contract for the use of non-State Agencies to include: the North Carolina University System and its member campuses, Instructional components of the Department of Public Instruction, Instructional components of the Department of Community Colleges, as well as Local (Municipal and County) Governments.

Under the contract, root9B may provide Agencies with a range of cybersecurity assessment services to include:

  • Security Program Assessment Reviews;
  • Network Architecture Assessments;
  • External Penetration Tests;
  • Internal Vulnerability Assessments; and
  • Wireless Network Security Assessments.

“root9B is committed to working with the North Carolina CIO and individual agencies to protect their critical information and data,” said Eric Hipkins, root9B’s Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to providing cybersecurity assessments that facilitate informed decision-making and produce actionable plans to improve the overall security posture.”

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 .

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