Crossword Cybersecurity plc
ISDX : CCS

May 25, 2016 03:00 ET

Statement re contract

PRESS RELEASE

CROSSWORD WINS CONTRACT WITH MOD'S DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY TO CREATE BLOCKCHAIN ENABLED
SMART DOCUMENTS
                                                     
Crossword  Cybersecurity  Plc ("Crossword") the ISDX listed technology commercialisation  company  focusing
exclusively  on  the  cyber security sector, has partnered with the University  of  Warwick  in  winning  a
contract  through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory's (Dstl) Centre for Defence  Enterprise  to
explore novel uses of blockchain enabled documents in military environments. The project will look  at  how
to  provide  access to sensitive information in a range of environments, such as HQ office or disconnected,
harsh  operational theatres. Professor Carsten Maple, Director of the Cyber Security Centre (CSC)  at  WMG,
University of Warwick and colleagues at Warwick have conducted research in novel applications of blockchain
technologies.  Crossword  has also subcontracted Simplexity Analysis to assist  in  the  conceptual  design
stages.

Tom  Ilube,  Crossword's  CEO  said "We are very pleased to have won this  Centre  for  Defence  Enterprise
contract,  with  WMG,  University of Warwick as our partner. Using blockchain technology  to  create  smart
documents capable of being deployed securely in difficult and sensitive environments is fascinating and  we
are excited to be part of it."

"We  are delighted to be working with Crossword on developing Blockchain technology and taking research out
of an experimental domain into a critically important area" commented Professor Maple.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Tom Ilube - CEO, Crossword Cybersecurity Plc
www.crosswordcybersecurity.com
Tel: +44 (0)208 973 2350
Email: info@crosswordcybersecurity.com
Twitter: @crosswordcyber

Kathleen Choudhary, - CSC WMG.
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/research/csc/
Email:  K.V.Choudhary@warwick.ac.uk

Chris Evett, - CEO, Simplexity Analysis Ltd
http://www.simplexityanalysis.com/
Email: chris@simplexity.org.uk
Twitter: @simplexityAnalysis

ISDX Corporate Advisor
Nick Michaels and Jon Isaacs, Alfred Henry Corporate Finance Limited
www.alfredhenry.com
Tel: +44 207 251 3762

ISDX Corporate Broker
Claire Louise Noyce, Hybridan LLP
Tel: +44 203 764 2341
Email: claire.noyce@hybridan.com

25 May 2016

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