VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Plurilock Security Inc. (TSXV: PLUR) (OTCQB: PLCKF) and related subsidiaries (“Plurilock” or the “Company”), an identity-centric cybersecurity solutions provider for workforces, has received a US$794,000 purchase order from a California state healthcare agency under the NASPO ValuePoint program.
This order is the latest in a series of new business for Plurilock’s Solutions Division, as the Company continues its growth within the government, healthcare, and financial verticals. All contracts and orders signed by Plurilock since April 2021, including the latest order, represent a combined total of US$9.1 million in sales.
According to the purchase order, the agency will receive a one-year renewal on a software subscription for a suite of Symantec® products, including maintenance support. The Company secured the contract award under the NASPO ValuePoint program.
As the cyber threat continues to grow, healthcare organizations have become a significant target. 93% of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach over the last three years, and more than 2,100 healthcare data breaches have been reported in the U.S. since 2009.1,2 These attacks have turned into a $13.2 billion industry, highlighting the need for support from experience cybersecurity solutions providers like Plurilock.3
About NASPO ValuePoint
NASPO ValuePoint is the cooperative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).4 NASPO is a non-profit organization that provides state chief procurement officers with procurement resources and access to competitive vendors for public procurement solicitations and agreements.5 Being a vendor through the NASPO ValuePoint program gives Plurilock access to directors of central purchasing offices in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. territories.
Plurilock provides identity-centric cybersecurity for today’s workforces. The Plurilock family of companies enables organizations to operate safely and securely while reducing cybersecurity friction. Plurilock offers world-class IT and cybersecurity solutions through its Solutions Division, paired with proprietary, AI-driven and cloud-friendly security through its Technology Division. Together, the Plurilock family of companies delivers persistent identity assurance with unmatched ease of use. For more information, visit https://plurilock.com or contact:
Ian L. Paterson
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Prit Singh Investor Relations
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