Kratos SecureInfo Awarded License as a Special Agent of the Certifying Authority by Air Force Space Command

Kratos SecureInfo Awarded License as a Special Agent of the Certifying
Authority by Air Force Space Command

Satellite and Cybersecurity Subject Matter Experts Will Provide Comprehensive
Information Security Assessments in Support of Space Systems

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that Kratos SecureInfo, Kratos' dedicated business group of
cybersecurity experts, has been awarded a license as a Special Agent of the
Certifying Authority (ACA) from Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). Kratos
SecureInfo will leverage its satellite and cybersecurity subject matter
expertise to provide comprehensive information security assessments in support
of space systems.

Kratos SecureInfo's selection is based on 30 years of leadership in the
satellite industry, its understanding of the unique security requirements for
space systems, and its extensive track record of successfully helping the Air
Force secure its information assets. Kratos SecureInfo will serve as an
independent and trusted agent, conduct system security assessments, and make
certification determination recommendations to the Space Certifying Authority
in direct support of program managers and system owners.

"Kratos SecureInfo is one of the only cybersecurity providers with the
expertise to support both general information technology and specialized space
systems," said Christopher Fountain, Sr. Vice President of the Kratos
SecureInfo business group. "This award builds upon our existing work
supporting the Air Force Senior Information Assurance Officer (AF SIAO) with
security assessments of IT systems. We look forward to supporting the goal of
streamlining the validation process and enhancing the overall effectiveness of
the Air Force Space Command Certification & Accreditation (C&A) process."

Recently Kratos SecureInfo also introduced its new SATCOM Cybersecurity
Assessment service that addresses the increasing threats and unique
requirements for the commercial satellite industry. The assessment delivers a
detailed view of satellite network preparedness along with recommended steps
to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with applicable regulations, standards
and guidelines.

As a leader in the satellite communications industry for more than 30 years,
Kratos is one of the few cybersecurity providers that understands the SATCOM
and space industries and has the necessary related expertise to help
organizations mitigate risk and demonstrate compliance. Its products and
services are used by more than 75 percent of the world's satellite operators
and 80 percent of U.S.-based space missions. Kratos SecureInfo has
successfully performed thousands of IA assessments and validations.

Learn more about Kratos SecureInfo's Space System ACA capabilities and the
SATCOM Cybersecurity Assessment by visiting booth #408 at the National Space
Symposium (NSS), April 8-11 in Colorado Springs, CO. For more details contact
us at 703.488.2500, or by visiting the website at

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a specialized
National Security technology business providing mission critical products,
services and solutions for United States National Security. Kratos' core
capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system
integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. Kratos'
areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat
Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), satellite
communication systems, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, missile defense,
cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical
infrastructure security. Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically
oriented work force of approximately 4,300. The vast majority of Kratos' work
is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical
infrastructure location. Kratos' primary end customers are National Security
related agencies. News and information are available at

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of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current
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risks relating to the business of Kratos in general, see the risk disclosures
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2012 and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K and other filings made
with the SEC by Kratos.

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