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Aethlon Medical, Inc.

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Aethlon Medical (NasdaqCM:AEMD) is a leading developer of immunotherapeutic technologies to combat infectious disease and cancer. To augment the body's natural immune defenses, the Aethlon Hemopurifier® eliminates life-threatening disease targets that are often shielded from the immune system and not well addressed by traditional drug therapies. The technology captures circulating viruses, bacterial toxins and cancer promoting exosomes through affinity attachment to a unique structure that cloaks these targets from immune detection. At present, the Hemopurifier® is being advanced under an FDA approved clinical study. Aethlon is also the majority owner of Exosome Sciences, Inc., a company focused on the discovery of exosomal biomarkers to diagnose and monitor life-threatening diseases.

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Extending the Perimeter: The PATSCAN Suite of Threat Detection Technologies
October 5, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) In light of the multiple mass murders at schools, theaters, live events and other venues, public safety and security have increasingly become hot topics.

Carlos Moreira, CEO of WISeKey (SIX: WIHN; OTCQX: $WIKYY) warns about #cybersecurity threats all connected cars face at the World Automobile Conference in Istanbul, Turkey
Geneva - October 5, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) WISeKey International Holding Ltd ("WISeKey" SIX: WIHN; OTCQX: WIKYY)), a leading Swiss cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today that during his speech at the World Automobile Conference (WAC) in Istanbul, Turkey, CEO, Carlos Moreira addressed security threats all connected cars face and ways to protect against these threats.

Investor Ideas adds New #CyberSecurity, #Tech and China-Asia Stocks to Global Directories
Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - October 5, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global news source and leading investor resource announces this week's additions to its global stock directories in cybersecurity, technology and China-Asia.

#Security and #Cyber Stocks in the News: DirectView Holdings (OTC: $DIRV), FireEye ($FEYE), FLIR Systems ($FLIR), Fortinet ($FTNT)
Point Roberts, WA - October 4, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering defense and security stocks releases a sector snapshot following the October 1st launch of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

#Security and #Defense Stocks in the News: DirectView Holdings (OTC: $DIRV), FLIR ($FLIR), Fortinet ($FTNT), Viasat ($VSAT)
Point Roberts, WA - October 3, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering security stocks releases a sector snapshot of the security market including video surveillance technology, cybersecurity and sensor technology companies.

#Security Threats a New Reality; #Surveillance Technology, #Cybersecurity, Sensor Stocks to Watch: DirectView Holdings (OTC: $DIRV), FLIR ($FLIR), Fortinet ($FTNT), Viasat ($VSAT)
Point Roberts, WA - October 3, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering security stocks releases a sector snapshot of the security market including video surveillance technology, cybersecurity and sensor technology companies.

#Securitystocks: (NASDAQ: $SPLK) Detect, Investigate and Act on All #Threats Faster with Splunk Security Solutions
SAN FRANCISCO & ORLANDO, Fla. - October 2, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Splunk .conf18 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from any data, today announced new innovations across its security portfolio that will help make it easier and faster for security teams to detect, investigate and act on cyber threats to protect their organizations.

Nano Dimension (Nasdaq, TASE: NNDM) Strengthens Position in #Defense Sector by Selling Two Additional Additive Manufacturing Systems to U.S. Armed Forces
NESS ZIONA, Israel - October 2, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Nano Dimension Ltd., a leading additive electronics provider (Nasdaq, TASE: $NNDM), today announced it has sold two additional DragonFly Pro systems to different branches of the United States Armed Forces.

Podcast Corner: Investor Ideas Talks to Martin Cronin CEO of Patriot One Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: $PAT.V) (OTCQX: $PTOTF)
Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - October 1, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in investor news and research tools including podcasts, issues an exclusive interview with Martin Cronin, CEO of Patriot One Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: PAT) (OTCQX: PTOTF) (FRANKFURT: 0PL).

#Cybersecurity Market to grow from USD 152.71 billion in 2018 to USD 248.26 billion by 2023
Dublin - September 28, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) The "Cybersecurity Market by Solution, Service, Security Type, Deployment Mode, Organization Size, Industry Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Defense stocks Indices and ETF's

  • PHLX DEFENSE SECTOR INDEX (Philadelphia: ^DFX)
  • S&P Sector Indices Brochure
  • Standard and Poor's 500 Aerospace & Defense Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index was developed with a base level of 10 for the 1941-43 base period. This is a GICS level 4 sub-industry group. The parent index is SPX. This is a GICS Level 4 Sub-Industry group.
  • The Amex Defense Index (DFI) is an equal dollar weighted Index designed to represent a cross section of widely held, highly capitalized companies involved in providing systems, equipment and services to the United States government and its allies for the purpose of supporting military, defense and intelligence efforts. The component stocks operate in industry segments that include, but are not limited to, military aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding, ground transportation, aerospace instrumentation and technology, specialized communication and radar systems, ammunition and weapon systems.
  • The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index.
  • The SPADE Defense Index (AMEX: DXS) is a modified market cap-weighted index that was developed to provide a financial benchmark for the performance of companies involved with the defense, homeland security, and space. More than 50 companies currently comprise the index. Information on the Index -- including its methodology, rules, constituents, and performance -- can be found at http://www.spadeindex.com. In October 2005, the first (and currently only) exchange traded fund on defense and homeland security was launched by Powershares. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF trades under the symbol 'PPA' and is designed to track the performance of the SPADE. - more info

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Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc ( OTC:AOLS ) is developing a platform of a new class of broad-spectrum, catalytic-antioxidant compounds that protect healthy tissue from the damaging effects of radiation. Its first compound, AEOL 10150, is being developed for oncology indications, where it is used in combination with radiation therapy. It is also being developed, with funding by the US Department of Health and Human Services, as a medical countermeasure against chemical and radiological weapons, where its initial target indications are as a protective agent against the effects of acute radiation syndrome and delayed effects of acute radiation exposure. Aeolus' strategy is to leverage the substantial investment in toxicology, manufacturing, and preclinical and clinical studies made by US Government agencies in AEOL 10150, including the contract with BARDA valued, with options, at up to $118.4 million, to efficiently develop the compound for use in oncology.

Aethlon Medical (NasdaqCM:AEMD) is a leading developer of immunotherapeutic technologies to combat infectious disease and cancer. To augment the body's natural immune defenses, the Aethlon Hemopurifier® eliminates life-threatening disease targets that are often shielded from the immune system and not well addressed by traditional drug therapies. The technology captures circulating viruses, bacterial toxins and cancer promoting exosomes through affinity attachment to a unique structure that cloaks these targets from immune detection. At present, the Hemopurifier® is being advanced under an FDA approved clinical study. Aethlon is also the majority owner of Exosome Sciences, Inc., a company focused on the discovery of exosomal biomarkers to diagnose and monitor life-threatening diseases.

Alexium International Group ( ASX:AJX.AX ) is engaged in developing and licensing its intellectual property, Reactive Surface Treatment (RST) technology. Alexium is focused on developing the RST technology for a range of military and commercial applications. Alexium's Reactive Surface Treatment (RST) is a technology for nanoscopic coatings that combines advanced materials chemistry with a processing step. Alexium's Reactive Surface Treatment (RST) uses cold microwave energy to direct a precursor's polymerization onto a substrate's surface. Its technology is used in textiles, air/fluid filtration, industrial coatings, composite fibers, leather, glass/lens surface treatment, bulk chemicals and thin films. BIODEFENSE: Responding to specific military and first responder needs, Alexium developed the Cleanshell® chemistry to offer a new generation of liquid repellency protection in chemical and biological threat scenarios. Cleanshell® CB is an advanced repellency treatment, optimized for chemical and biological protection. Cleanshell® CB has been optimized to provide excellent water and oil repellency, but has also dramatically increased the repellency of Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) simulants. Cleanshell® CB offers days of protection versus minutes for conventional fluorocarbon repellency finishes.

American Science and Engineering, Inc ( NasdaqGS: ASEI ) is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection systems. With over 50 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, including patented Z Backscatter™ technology, Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), high energy transmission and dual energy transmission X-ray. These technologies offer superior X-ray threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid explosives, dirty bombs and nuclear devices. AS&E's complete range of products include cargo inspection systems for port and border security baggage screening systems for facility and aviation security, and personnel and passenger screening systems. AS&E® systems protect high-threat facilities and help combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug smuggling, weapon smuggling, illegal immigration, and people smuggling.

BRUKER Corporation ( NasdaqGS: BRKR ) is a leading provider of high-performance scientific instruments and solutions for molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial, diagnostics and applied analysis. CBRN (Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense) : The CBRNE threats facing Armed Forces, Emergency and Security Services across the globe are complex. Simple and reliable solutions are required in order to provide protection and fast, effective response. As the market leader in CBRNE for over 20 years, Bruker understand the threat and needs of those operating against it. Our trusted equipment and software is installed around the world providing unrivalled protection. Our equipment is always easy to use and enables full spectrum Detection, Identification and Monitoring utilising state of the art technology.

Cepheid ( NasdaqGS: CPHD ) is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the Company's solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the Company is focusing on those applications where accurate, rapid, and actionable test results are needed most, such as managing infectious diseases and cancer. BIOTHREATS : The Cepheid GeneXpert® System makes biothreat agent detection possible in minutes — all from unprepared samples. This easy-to-use, automated and highly accurate real-time PCR instrument combines the ingenuity of more than 30 patents into a sophisticated genetic tool for first responders. A patented, disposable, cartridge test for anthrax is available now, and can be performed on-site — delivering critical answers in critical situations.

Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. ( NasdaqCM:CBLI ) is an innovative biopharmaceutical company seeking to develop first-in-class pharmaceuticals designed to address diseases with significant medical need. The company's lead product candidates are Entolimod, which is being developed as radiation countermeasure and a potential cancer treatment and Curaxin CBL0137, our lead oncology product candidate. BIODEFENSE:Entolimod (CBLB502) Biodefense

Dynasil Corporation of America ( NasdaqGM:DYSL ) develops and manufactures detection and analysis technology, precision instruments and optical components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets. Combining world-class technology with expertise in research and materials science, Dynasil is commercializing products including dual-mode radiation detection solutions for Homeland Security and commercial applications, probes for medical imaging and sensors for non-destructive testing.

Electronic Sensor Technology ( OTC:ESNR) develops, manufactures, and sells electronic devices used for vapor analysis. The company offers zNose, an electronic nose designed for various industry applications, which can detect odors and chemical vapors produced by explosives, chemicals, and biological weapons, as well as used for identifying hazardous industrial materials, improvised explosives, and flammable materials. Its product is used in the homeland security, chemical and petrochemical, environmental, life science, and food and beverage industries. The company also provides spare parts, such as columns, saw detectors, and traps; and accessories, including rugged shipping case, battery assemblies, battery chargers, DC/AC inverters, desorbers, heaters, remote samplers, sample injectors, system controllers, user tool kits, and water traps, as well as support and validation services. Electronic Sensor Technology offers its products through online store.

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. ( NYSE:EBS ) is a specialty pharmaceutical company seeking to protect and enhance life by offering specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats. The Company provides the world's only FDA-licensed anthrax vaccine to protect against anthrax disease, BioThrax®.

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