Wave to Present at Westergaard SmallCap Conference in New York on Monday, November 21st

Lee, MA — November 14, 2005 — Wave Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: WAVX – www.wave.com) will present at the 28th Annual Westergaard SmallCap Conference hosted by Paulson Investment Company, Inc. and Dutton Associates. The conference will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Monday, November 21 st . Wave CEO, Steven Sprague, and Wave’s CFO, Gerard Feeney, will make four separate 25-minute overview presentations to small groups of investment professionals at 9:40 a.m. and 11:25 a.m. during the morning and at 3:15 p.m. and 4:25 p.m. during the afternoon session. For registration and other conference information, visit www.westergaardsmallcap.com.

About Paulson Investment Company
Paulson Investment Company, Inc., located in Portland, Ore., is a national leader in public offerings of small and emerging growth companies with capital needs of $5 million to $40 million. Founded by Chet Paulson in 1970, it has managed or underwritten more than 150 public offerings and has generated more than $1 billion for client companies. For more information, visit www.paulsoninvestment.com.

About Dutton Associates
Dutton Associates, a national issuer-paid equity research firm, offers independent, fundamental research on small cap public companies. The company’s analysts are primarily CFA charterholders with over 20 years of experience at the major securities firms. For more information, visit www.jmdutton.com.

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About Wave Systems Corp.

Wave is a pioneer in hardware-based PC security that provides software to help solve critical enterprise PC security challenges such as data protection, strong authentication, network access control and the management of these enterprise functions.  Wave is a founding member of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a consortium of more than 100 companies that forged open standards for hardware security.  Wave’s EMBASSY® line of client- and server-side software leverages and manages the security functions of the TCG’s industry standard hardware security chip, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) as well as hard drives that comply with TCG’s “Opal” self-encrypting drive (SED) standard.  Self-encrypting drives are a growing segment of the data protection market, offering increased security and better performance than most existing software-based encryption solutions.  TPMs are standard equipment on many enterprise-class PCs shipping today and have shipped on an estimated 300 million PCs worldwide.  Using TPMs and/or SEDs and Wave software, enterprises can substantially and cost-effectively strengthen their current security solutions.  Visit http://www.wave.com for more information.

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Wave Media Contact:
Michael Wheeler
Wave Systems Corp.
Wave Investor Relations Contact
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