BlackRidge Technology Partners with Network Runners to Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions to Commercial and Government Markets

BlackRidge to Co-Exhibit with Leading Technology Consulting Firm to the U.S. Federal Government at the Federal Identity Forum and Exposition 2018

RENO, NV – September 24, 2018 – BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRTI), a leading provider of next generation cyber defense solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Network Runners, Inc. (“NRI”), a leading technology consulting firm to both commercial firms and the federal government, to deliver BlackRidge’s cyber security solutions to commercial and government markets. 

BlackRidge will exhibit together with NRI at the Federal Identity Forum and Exposition (FedID 18) in Tampa, FL from September 25-27, 2018. FedID 18 is the U.S. federal government’s primary outreach and collaboration-building event with the worldwide identity community.

“We are excited to co-exhibit at the FedID 18 event with our new partner, BlackRidge Technology, where we will feature their identity-based cyber defense solutions,” said Manoj Bhatia, President and Co-Founder of Network Runners, Inc., a Virginia based economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business. NRI is a solutions company with extensive experience that leverages its broad expertise to develop customized solutions to meet or exceed client needs in the public and private sectors.

“Network Runners represents an excellent partner for BlackRidge, as it has already sold and implemented our network segmentation solution with one of their commercial clients,” said Scott Armstrong, Federal Sales Director at BlackRidge Technology. “This new collaboration, combined with our product listing on the Department of Defense Information Network Approved Products List, best positions us to realize exciting new opportunities with the federal government.”

BlackRidge develops, markets and supports a family of products that provide next-generation cyber security solutions for protecting enterprise and government networks, systems and cloud services. BlackRidge's patented First Packet Authentication™ technology was developed for the military to cloak and protect servers and segment networks.

About BlackRidge Technology
BlackRidge Technology enables our customers and partners to deliver more secure and resilient business services in today’s rapidly evolving technology and cyber threat environments. Our adaptive cyber defense solution uses identity to provide end-to-end security that proactively isolates cloud services, protects servers and IoT devices, and segments networks. Our patented technology authenticates user and device identity and enforces security policy on the first packet of network sessions. This new level of real-time protection blocks or redirects unidentified and unauthorized traffic to stop port scanning, cyber-attacks and unauthorized access. BlackRidge was founded in 2010 to commercialize its military grade and patented network security technologies. For more information, visit

About Network Runners
Network Runners, Inc. (NRI) is a growing technology consulting services company serving the Commercial and Federal market space since 2009. While continuing to serve its original Commercial clients, NRI’s largest presence is now in the Civil and Department of Defense agencies, providing Information Technology and Organizational Support solutions to the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S Army, U.S. Navy, Joint Agencies, DIA, USDA/NIFA, USDA/FNS, USDA/FSIS, USDA/FSA, BPD, BFS etc. Headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, NRI is an established ISO 9001: 2015 and CMMI Maturity Level 3, Woman Owned Small Business, Virginia MBE and Maryland MBE. For more information, visit

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