root9B, a Premier Alliance company, has unveiled its new cybersecurity research, training and operations facility in Honolulu, HI.
root9B continues to bring technically sophisticated training and advanced cybersecurity capabilities and services to its customers in the Pacific region. This new facility, located in downtown Honolulu, will be utilized to train and equip several DoD cyber elements, perform advanced research into malicious software and serve as a regional operations nexus for penetration assessments, compromise assessments and proactive adversary ‘hunt’ services for security-conscious clientele.
The Honolulu location marks root9B’s third operations facility, with other locations in Colorado Springs, CO, and San Antonio, TX.
Mike Morris, chief technology officer of root9B, said, “Our expansion and growth to the Pacific Rim highlights a growing requirement for properly trained and equipped cybersecurity professionals and the role that root9B has assumed in bridging that gap.”
The facility will provide root9B with a forward reach capability to serve the U.S. and its international counterparts with training, vulnerability assessments and research and development. Current projects at the Hawaii facility focus on reverse engineering advanced malware, development of secure communications platforms and pioneering techniques in adversary ‘hunt’ missions, which use tailored tools and analysis to identify potential advanced persistent threats on sensitive networks.
With strong expertise, experience and perspective in the industry, root9B continues to develop solutions for cybersecurity problems facing organizations globally.