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WannaCry ransomware highlights need for resiliency, advises Cognosec

Cognosec AB (Nasdaq: COGS), an international leader in IT security, GRC and PCI services, has today announced its take on the recent ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attacks. The attacks, which spread like wildfire across the globe, encrypted computers running older or unpatched Windows systems and demanded $300 to $600 in Bitcoins.

Some of the code used to programme the worm had previously been utilised for malware distributed by the Lazarus Group – hackers that were also responsible for the 2014 Sony attack which was blamed on North Korea. The Windows vulnerability that had been identified was…

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Cognosec AB (publ) announces new date for Annual General Meeting 2017 and adapt financial reporting to IFRS.

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), Nasdaq: COGS a leading supplier of solutions within Cyber Security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, today announces a revision of previous published dates for the convening of Annual General Meeting. The Company has decided to adapt its financial reporting to IFRS accounting standards. Publishing of the Annual Report 2016 will be moved forward.   

The Annual General Meeting is rescheduled to be held on June 28th, 2017. The notice for the AGM will be published on May 30th, 2017 in accordance with the Company´s Articles of Association.   The Company´s Annual Report for 2016 will be published no later…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

+46 706 211 350

Cognosec AB(publ) flyttar fram tidpunkten för Årsstämma 2017 och övergår till redovisning enligt IFRS.

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” eller “Bolaget”), Nasdaq; COGS, en ledande leverantör av Cybersäkerhetslösningar med verksamhet i Europa, Afrika och Mellanöstern, reviderar tidpunkten för Bolagets ordinarie Årsstämma 2017 och beslutar att Bolagets övergår till redovisning enligt IFRS. Detta innebär att publicering av Årsredovisningen för 2016 flyttas fram.  

Nytt datum för Bolagets Årsstämma 2017 är den 28 juni 2017 istället för tidigare meddelat datum 31 maj. Publicering av Bolagets Årsredovisning för 2016 planeras ske senast den 7 juni 2017. Bakgrunden är att Bolaget beslutat att koncernens redovisning ska ske enligt IFRS, vilket omfattar…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-kontakt, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

First Quarter 2017: Improving Margins with an acquisition at completion stage

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), Nasdaq: COGS a leading supplier of solutions within Cyber Security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, today announces its first quarter interim report for 2017.

Total revenues of 3.76m EUR (Q1 2016: 3.98m EUR) reflected positive traction in key markets, but delays of key contracts in others, where ongoing tenders have not been closed. Increased group costs were incurred to harmonise operations and drive future margin. These effects stretched the…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

+46 706 211 350

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

This information is information that Cognosec AB is obliged to make public, pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 28th April, 2017, after 17.30 CET.

Cognosec in partnership with CensorNet

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), Nasdaq: COGS, a leading supplier of solutions within cyber security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, has through its subsidiary Credence Security signed a partnership agreement with CensorNet, a UK-based company with business in advanced cloud security products across Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan. The partnership is in line with Cognosec’s strategy to expand business areas to cover the sale and distribution of software technologies.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, today announces it has selected Credence Security, the region’s specialty distribution company, as its Value Added Distributor (VAD) for the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan regions. Credence and CensorNet will work together to…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

Vernon Saldanha

IR-contact, CensorNet, Procre8

vernon@procre8.biz

+971 52 288 0850

Fourth Quarter, 12 Months Report 2016:Continued sales growth and pipeline development

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), a leading supplier of solutions within Cyber Security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, today announces its fourth quarter and twelve month report for 2016.

The Fourth Quarter showed a 32% increase in revenues compared to the previous quarter, from EUR 3.23m to 4.28m. The newly created European businesses saw revenues of EUR 547k compared to EUR630k. Continued investments in resources and headcount were made to build the business and…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

This information is information that Cognosec AB is obliged to make public, pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 24, February, 2017, at 16.15 CET.

Cognosec enters exclusive agreement to acquire UK-based A-tek Distribution Limited

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), (Nasdaq: COGS), a leading supplier of cyber security solutions with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, has signed an exclusive agreement with A-tek Distribution, a UK-based company specialising in the sale and digital distribution via innovative portal technologies of cybersecurity solutions, products and services. The acquisition is in line with Cognosec’s strategy to expand business areas to cover the sale and distribution of software technologies over the internet.

This press release includes inside information of Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”) that has been subject to postponement of disclosure. The disclosure of inside information was postponed on December 8, 2016 under Article 17 (4) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation). …

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

This information is information that Cognosec AB is obliged to make public, pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 26, August, 2016, at 13.30 CET.

Cognosec ingår exklusivt avtal om att förvärva UK baserade A-tek Distribution Limited

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” eller “Bolaget”), tickersymbol COGS, en ledande leverantör av Cybersäkerhetslösningar med verksamhet i Europa, Afrika och Mellanöstern, har tecknat exklusivt avtal med A-tek Distribution, ett UK-baserat företag med verksamhet fokuserat på försäljning och digital distribution av cybersäkerhetslösningar, produkter och tjänster. Förvärvet är i linje med Cognosec strategier att expandera både sin verksamhet och bredda försäljning och distribution av programvarutekniker över internet.

Detta pressmeddelande innehåller insiderinformation från Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” eller “Bolaget”) som har varit föremål för senareläggning av offentliggörande. Publicering av insiderinformation sköts upp efter beslut den 8 december, 2016 i enlighet med artikel 17 (4) i förordning (EU) nr 596/2014 (förordningen om marknadsmissbruk). Cognosec…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-kontakt, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

Informationen i detta pressmeddelande är sådan som Cognosec AB ska offentliggöra enligt EU:s marknadsmissbruksförordning. Informationen lämnades, genom ovanstående kontaktpersons försorg, för offentliggörande den 24 januari 2017, kl 15.00.

Cognosec signs Cybersecurity deal in South Africa

Cognosec AB (publ) (“Cognosec” or “The Company”), Nasdaq: COGS, a leading supplier of solutions within Cyber Security with operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, has signed an agreement with a major South African financial institution for delivery of Cybersecurity solutions and services for an ordervalue and revenue in 2016 of around ZAR 13 M, corresponding to EUR 0,9M*.

This contract is one of two contracts mentioned in the Company´s interim report for the third quarter that originally was anticipated to materialize during the third quarter 2016. The contract, which covers an initial program, is over three years, and confirms the Cognosec Group’s mission…

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Magnus Stuart

IR-contact, Cognosec AB

Email: magnus.stuart@cognosec.com

This information is information that Cognosec AB is obliged to make public, pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 30, November, 2016, at 16.00 CET.