Validian Joins EDGE® Innovation Network

OTTAWA, August 4, 2015 - Validian Corp. (OTCQB: VLDI), announced today it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to military personnel, law enforcement and first responders.

"Validian is excited to be joining the EDGE Innovation Network," said Bruce Benn, Chief Executive Officer of Validian Corporation. "The collaboration with the members of the EDGE Innovation Network will be invaluable to the evolution of our Information Policy Management Platform (IPMP) security solution which enables government customers to control their critical information and crypto polices."

Pete Palmer, director of the EDGE Innovation Network said, "The global network of EDGE Innovation Centers offers an ecosystem for the rapid development of technologies, products and systems that close capability gaps for government end users."

General Dynamics Mission Systems is Executive sponsor of the EDGE Innovation Network. There are 18 EDGE Innovation Centers worldwide and over 500 EDGE members. More information can be found online at

About Validian Corporation

The Validian Information Policy Management Platform (IPMP) enables security managers to reconfigure dynamically policies governing communication of data, including changing encryption algorithms, keys, key life time and level of compression, and to distribute these automatically, immediately and transparently to all mobile and non-mobile application end points.

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Company Contact:

Bruce Benn, CEO and President
(613) 224-3535

Investor Relations Contact:

Howard Gostfrand
(305) 918-7000