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For Immediate Release

Oxford BioChronometrics Wins NATO Defense Innovation Challenge


Cybersecurity start-up named one of the top innovators in the fight against digital threats.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 19 April, 2017 On the front line of defense against digital threats,
cybersecurity start-up Oxford BioChronometrics has been crowned one of the winners of the annual
NATO Defense Innovation Challenge.

The company was singled out for its technology to detect the "weapon of choice" for state-sponsored
cyber-attacks, known as Remote Access Trojans. Such attacks are otherwise undetectable by other
technology until after they have happened. The companys unique ability to analyze behavior in real
time, which it calls its Human Recognition Technology, can be used to protect digital assets of all types,
whether they are complex secure networks or digital advertisements.

Held and judged by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI), the challenges purpose is
to identify transformational, state-of-the-art technology solutions from small business and academia
in support of NATO and its cyber capabilities. For a small cybersecurity company that established itself at
the University of Oxford just 4 years ago, this is a powerful validation of its technology.

We work non-stop to deliver solutions that will protect all digital assets from criminal elements, said
David Scheckel, CEO of Oxford BioChronometrics. This award proves that not only are we effective in
the fight against typical cyber-crime, but that our technology can be deployed at even the highest levels
of network complexity to deliver a reliable, effective solution.

"This challenge affirms that the cutting-edge technology we need to stay ahead of emerging threats is
out there, and we are committed to finding innovative ways to connect with the small businesses and
academic institutions that lack visibility within NATO but have much to offer the Alliance," said NCI
General Manager Koen Gijsbers.

Scheckel added Whether our solutions are being used to detect digital ad fraud or protect secure
networks, were grateful for NATOs validation and trust in our technology.

About Oxford BioChronometrics


The cybersecurity solutions at Oxford BioChronometrics use the science of behavior as the key to
ensuring that digital environments remain secure. Founded in 2013, the companys core technology of
biochronometrics was developed through research at the University of Oxford, which then fostered the
young companys development through its software incubator, Isis Innovation. Their Human Recognition
Technology analyzes hundreds of behavioral data points to determine whether a user is a human or an
automated program designed to commit fraud a problem which costs businesses billions annually. By
building profiles based on electronically Defined Natural Attributes, or e-DNA, Oxford BioChronometrics
protects digital ads, networks, communities, individuals and other online assets from fraud.
For more information, visit http://www.oxford-biochron.com/

For more information about the Second Annual Defence Innovation Challenge, visit
https://www.ncia.nato.int/NewsRoom/Pages/170404-NITEC17-Innovation-Challenge.aspx