Cryptek Appoints Harriet Edelman and John Stenbit to Board of Directors

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Board expansion reflects commitment to growth in government and commercial markets

We are extremely pleased to have Harriet and John join Cryptek at this critical time in our growth plan

Cryptek, Inc. (, a leading innovator of secure information sharing and information assurance products and solutions, today announced that it has appointed Harriet Edelman and John Stenbit to its Board of Directors.

"We are extremely pleased to have Harriet and John join Cryptek at this critical time in our growth plan," stated Bill Anderson, Cryptek Chairman & CEO. "Together and individually, they have unrivaled experience in commercial and government markets, global operations and information technology. The deep knowledge and extensive experience they bring to Cryptek will help guide us into new markets and new product directions as we continue our growth trajectory as a leader in network and emanation security solutions."

Harriet Edelman is an accomplished executive with over twenty years of global operating experience with Avon Products, Inc. Harriet served on Avon's Executive Committee and, over the course of her career, led Information Technology, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. Most recently, as Senior Vice President & CIO, Harriet was responsible for Avon's information technology strategy and operations globally. She retired from the company in 2008. She currently serves as an independent director of Brinker International, Inc. and previously served as an independent director of the Hershey Company and Blair Corporation. Harriet is Vice President of the Board of the Police Athletic League of New York, Corporate Circle member of the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) and a Trustee of the National Committee for Women in Technology (NCWIT). Harriet holds a bachelors degree from Bucknell University and an MBA from Fordham University.

John Stenbit served as Assistant Secretary of Defense Networks and Information Integration (NII) and as Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Department of Defense from 2001 to 2004. Previously, John worked at TRW as an Executive Vice President responsible for the Systems Integration of large systems to support the DoD and other security interests. John has chaired the Science and Technology Advisory Panel under the Director of Central Intelligence and was a member of the advisory board of the Defense Communications Agency. John currently serves as an independent director for Cogent, SI International, Viasat, Loral Space & Communications, and SM&A. John is also a trustee for Mitre Corporation. John has previously served as an advisor to Cryptek and Lucent Technologies. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Tau Beta Pi and the Defense Science Board and other government advisory boards. John holds multiple degrees from the California Institute of Technology.

ABOUT CRYPTEK: Cryptek, Inc. ( is a leading innovator of secure information sharing and Information Assurance products and solutions. Cryptek is a privately held, multinational corporation with products deployed on six continents. Clients include Global 2000 companies, governments, military and intelligence agencies as well as leading IT and communications equipment manufacturers and service providers. More than half the world's largest telecommunications companies rely on Cryptek secure networking products for secure remote administration. Cryptek is also the world's largest provider of emanation security products. Cryptek is headquartered in Virginia (USA) and operates subsidiaries in the United Kingdom (SST, Ltd) and Canada (EMCON subsidiary).


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