Solana Networks Partners with Validian to Develop
Cyber Situational Awareness Solutions

OTTAWA, August 10, 2016 - Validian Corporation (OTCQB: VLDI; “Validian” or the “Company”), a leading innovator in cyber-security technology, is pleased to announce that the Company and Solana Networks, an innovative technology vendor, have partnered to develop Cyber Situational Awareness solutions aimed at improving the security posture of Enterprise Organizations and Service Providers.

The range, complexity and impact of cyber threats faced by IT networks continues to increase. Organizations require cyber situational awareness tools that provideĀ  up-to-date visual maps of their IT network, combined with cyber security threat information gathered from an array of security sensors deployed on their network.

Solana Networks is a leading provider of network discovery and mapping solutions through its SmartHawk product line. When combined with its innovative SmartFlow product, a solution for detecting cyber threats such as zero day attacks using anomaly detection and machine learning, SmartHawk creates a powerful cyber situational awareness solution for these organizations.

Solana's open architecture allows SmartHawk and SmartFlow to export network maps and cyber threat information to third party-situational awareness systems for further analytics and automated network defense.

Validian Protect is security middleware with features that include the ability to secure the access and transmission of data across the network and govern policies around security services and data communication. The Validian Protect SDK (Software Development Kit) enables vendors to rapidly integrate security policies when integrating data from a variety of systems across the network.

As part of the solution, Validian and Solana are integrating SmartHawk, SmartFlow, and Validian Protect as part of a Splunk Cyber Situational Awareness System suitable for deployment in Enterprise Networks and Service Providers.

About Solana Networks Inc.

Founded in 2003, Solana Networks Inc. is a Canadian-based technology vendor delivering industry-leading software products and solutions for IP networks to global clientele. The company's solutions tackle the most challenging issues faced by modern businesses, enhancing the performance and security of mission-critical networks, reducing network downtime and enabling new services and capabilities. See www.solananetworks.com for more information.

About Validian Corporation (OTCQB VLDI)

Validian's radically innovative, cyber security middleware platform provides, manages and governs secure access of mobile, web and non-mobile applications, mobile devices, computers, servers, databases and infrastructure as well as secure access, storage, transfer, usage and sharing of critical data and digital information - where the value is.

Validian enables the next generation of secure Mobile Messaging, Communications and Advertising; Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage; Distributed Applications and Computing; and Web Application and WebPortal Access and Usage.

Validian is a U.S. public company with offices in the U.S. and Canada. Visit www.Validian.com for more information on its digital asset solutions.

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