Kratos Serves as Third Party Assessor to Assist Large-Scale Cloud Service Provider in Securing FedRAMP Authority to Operate

Kratos Serves as Third Party Assessor to Assist Large-Scale Cloud Service
Provider in Securing FedRAMP Authority to Operate

Critical Cybersecurity Assessment Paves Way for Company to Deliver Secure
Cloud Services to the United States Government

SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kratos Defense & Security
Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider,
announced today that its dedicated business group of cybersecurity experts,
Kratos SecureInfo, worked as the independent assessor to assist a large-scale
Cloud Service Provider (CSP) in securing its FedRAMP Authority to Operate
(ATO). By serving as the Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO), Kratos
SecureInfo successfully helped this large CSP substantiate that it met
FedRAMP's cybersecurity and information assurance requirements, a necessary
prerequisite to deliver secure cloud services to federal government agencies.
More information about Authorized CSPs and the 3PAO relationship is available

The Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program (FedRAMP) supports the
U.S. Government's objective to enable the secure and cost effective use of
solutions provided by commercial CSPs. As an accredited 3PAO, Kratos
SecureInfo independently validated the FedRAMP mandated security controls
implemented by the large-scale CSP.

After a rigorous review of 3PAO providers, Kratos SecureInfo was chosen by the
cloud provider based upon its extensive experience securing cloud environments
for commercial and government organizations. Kratos SecureInfo has
successfully assessed hundreds of government systems and works with industry
leading commercial CSPs, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Dell and
many more.

"We are proud to have helped this leading, global cloud service provider move
through the FedRAMP process efficiently and successfully," said Christopher
Fountain, Sr. Vice President of the Kratos SecureInfo business group. "It
further demonstrates Kratos' leadership in applying federal information
security frameworks to large-scale cloud computing solutions."

Inquiries for FedRAMP services can be made with Kratos SecureInfo 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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product failure, general economic conditions and cutbacks in spending.
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statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Kratos in general,
see the risk disclosures in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Kratos for the
year ended December 30, 2012, and in subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K
and other filings made with the SEC by Kratos.

CONTACT: Press Contact:
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