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Circadence® Selected as SC Media 2019 Excellence Award Finalist

December 20, 2018

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2018--Circadence Corporation, a market leader in cybersecurity readiness, today announced that Project Ares ®, its gamified cybersecurity learning platform, has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the “Best IT Security-related Training Program” category for the 2019 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for providing outstanding leadership and superior security products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on March 5, 2019 in San Francisco.

“Every new year brings with it an unpredictable mix of adversity and opportunity for information security professionals,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “In 2018, we watched as ransomware took down entire city governments, popular online platforms were accused of mishandling user data, and technology giants announced an unprecedented industry-wide effort to solve the Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities. Through it all, this year’s SC Awards finalists found ways to break boundaries, overcome challenges and contribute fresh new ideas to the world of cybersecurity.”

Project Ares stood out from the other entries with its unique and persistent cyber range learning offerings including:

Gamified mission and battle room exercises equipped with the latest threat scenarios AI-powered in-game advisor for players Ability to scale and emulate customer networks for safe learning and skill testing Assessment tools for cyber leaders to evaluate team competencies

With Project Ares, cyber professionals learn-by-doing in Circadence’s cyber ranges-as-a-service (CyRaSS TM ), that protect operational environments by providing high fidelity, simulated networks to level-up skills and learn about evolving threats.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best cyber learning solutions,” said Circadence Co-Founder and CEO Michael Moniz. “This validates that the cybersecurity industry needs this kind of persistent learning solution to support continuous cyber workforce development. We are very proud to be acknowledged as a leading innovator in gamified cyber learning and we believe it is the future of cyber readiness for enterprise, government, and academic institutions worldwide.”

For 22 years, the SC Awards have been recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Award honors the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats.

“As a finalist, Circadence demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “Circadence’s solution represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today.”

The SC Awards gala honoring the winners attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2019 SC Awards gala, please visit https://scawards2019.splashthat.com/.

ABOUT CIRCADENCE Circadence ® Corporation is a market leader in next-generation cybersecurity readiness. Powered by a culture of innovation and the demands of an evolving cyber landscape, Circadence offers cyber range solutions and cybersecurity learning platforms that leverage artificial intelligence and custom content to address critical security challenges for enterprise, government, and academic institutions. Circadence’s solutions deliver persistent, immersive and true-to-life experiences that match and adapt to contemporary threat environments. For more information, visit www.circadence.com.

About SC Media SC Media is cybersecurity. For 30 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.

In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, e-books, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.

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CONTACT: Contact:

Angela Gibson

Communications and Marketing Manager

Circadence Corporation

Agibson@circadence.comEvent Information:

Anna Naumoski, Events Manager

anna.naumoski@haymarketmedia.com

646.638.6015

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SOURCE: Circadence Corporation

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