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National Security Solutions a subsidiary of "CBGI" hires new Chief Technology Officer to oversee and operate the Cyber-Security Division

IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CannaBusiness Group, Inc (OTC: CBGI) announced today that its subsidiary National Security Solutions, Inc. hired Stuart Volkow as the Chief Technology Officer to oversee and operate the Cyber–Security Division.

Our daily life, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace. We rely on this vast array of networks to communicate and travel, power our homes, run our economy, and provide government services. Yet cyber intrusions and attacks have increased dramatically over the last decade, exposing sensitive personal and business information, disrupting critical operations, and imposing high costs on the economy.

Information security issues – such as data breaches or employee misconduct – are a constant challenge for C-suite leaders as well as for the front-line managers in your organization. Cyber security challenges not only put sensitive data at risk, but can also cost your company time, revenue, and resources. No one is immune to data loss incidents – and no one is better equipped than NSS to help you identify and close gaps that put your organization's cyber security at risk.

At NSS, we know securing and managing electronically stored information (ESI) is critical to the future of your business. From information risk assessments that help you benchmark safety measures and shore-up weaknesses, to penetration testing that checks for robust defenses, our global team delivers scalable cyber security solutions to help you protect confidential and proprietary information from data security risks such as malicious insiders, network vulnerabilities, and inadequate security policies.

1) Overall Hardening
2) Physical Security
3) Policy and Procedures
4) Compliance
5) Mobile
6) Payment Systems and Transaction Processing
7) Employee Behavior, Privacy, and Social Media Monitoring

Mr. Stuart Volkow/Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Volkow qualifications in the Cyber-Security consist of a vast array of certifications and experience:

  • Federal TS/SCI Clearance since 2009
  • Trained in intelligence analysis and analytic techniques.
  • Served ODNI (Office of the Director of National Intelligence) Summer Hard Problem Program 2009 and 2010(UC) Product included recommendations on upgrades to the Presidents Daily Briefing (PDB).
  • Participated in "Red Team" exercises involving exploiting mobile technology.
  • Served ODNI as Producer for both (C) and (UC) briefing products.
  • Co-Wrote analysis products on Social Media, Mixed Reality, Radicalization and De-radicalization.
  • Co-Authored briefing papers for the Office of The Director of National Intelligence including (U) The Music of Terrorism, and Augmenting the Presidents Daily Briefing Process: Wisdom of Crowds Yielding Greater Analytic Collaboration (U).
  • For DARPA he wrote the requirements for a comprehensive knowledge management / project management system focusing on DoD technology transition.
  • Served an Analyst on DARPA Knowledge Management project from 2002-2004
  • Over 10 years of technology management experience in the media sector.
  • 4 years of experience in mobile app development management and requirements planning.
  • Served as Instructor at UCLA in digital technologies for over 10 years including as a lecturer at the Anderson Graduate School of Management and via the UCLA Extension.
  • Enrolled in the 2014 USC Computer and Information Security Course delivered by the USC Information Sciences Institute (An NSA Center of Academic Excellence) and Los Angeles FBI office.

Mr. Michael Flynn, President of National Security Solutions, Inc., stated "We are very pleased with the addition of Stuart Volkow as our Chief Technology Officer, and know he brings along a very extensive background in the Cyber-Security division. This will allow us to offer this service to our Marijuana Dispensary and Grow Operations Security Plan as well as other industries that maintain sensitive data on their networks."

About National Security Solutions, Inc.

At National Security Solutions, Inc. (NSS), our objective is independent security advice and implementation. Our security consultants specialize in security risk management, security optimization, and security design & engineering. Our goal is to develop solutions that protect your bottom line from preventable losses.

With solutions designed to meet the needs of a dynamic security and compliance landscape, we deliver evaluation, remediation, and ongoing monitoring and management to ensure you maintain the most comprehensive security posture possible.

With this comprehensive approach to professional security consulting, our Professional Security Consultants develop security strategies, solutions and recommendations, not just for the short term, but ever mindful of our client's long term goals and concerns.

Our Professional Security Consultants work directly with your in-house security director, becoming an integral part of your security team. For companies without a full time security director we offer you our team. The NSS team brings you peace of mind with Executive Protection, Crisis Communication and top notch Security Consulting.

http://www.nationalsecuritysolutionsinc.com

About The CannaBusiness Group, Inc

The CannaBusiness Group Inc. ("CBGI") founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Irvine, California we are a publicly held company vested as a strategic real estate acquisition, leasing, and management firm whose primary focus is on zoning issues. We acquire commercial property or land, and lease out the facilities for Agricultural, Industrial, Commercial and Retail, whether small or large scale clients.

The CannaBusiness Group, Inc. manages a portfolio of properties that it acquires and leases. We provide oversight on each and every property we manage. This can include complete architectural design and subsequent build-outs, general support, landscaping, general up-keep, and state of the art security systems.

CBGI developed an acquisition plan to acquire companies that sell products and services to include Security Services, E-Commerce Store Fronts for both Grow and Dispensary operations; Technology Solutions; Software Solutions; and miscellaneous solutions.

Any and all acquisitions will be spun off into their own publicly traded company in the future, or may be acquired or merged into another 3rd party company. Once, CBGI and subsidiary management agree that a company is ready to go public, merge or be acquired our group of professionals will start working on the best option for that company.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT AND DISCLOSURE: This press release contains forward-looking statements, including expected industry patterns and other financial and business results that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from results expressed or implied by this press release. Such risk factors include, among others: the continuation of recent growth rates in the industry; the positioning of The CannaBusiness Group[SM], Inc. in the market; ability to integrate acquired properties and technology; ability to retain key employees; ability to successfully combine product offerings and customer acceptance of combined products; general market conditions, fluctuations in currency exchange rates, changes to operating systems and product strategy by vendors of operating systems; and whether The CannaBusiness Group [SM], Inc. can successfully execute their business plan. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements in this press release.

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