Wave to Present at Canaccord Genuity Conference in Boston, August 10th and Morgan Keegan Security Conference in New York, August 11th

Wave’s Presentation at Morgan Keegan will be Webcast Live

Lee, MA August 3, 2010 — Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX www.wave.com) today announced that Steven K. Sprague, President and CEO, and Gerard T. Feeney, CFO, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 30th Annual Growth Conference in Boston, MA, on Tuesday, August 10th at 4:30 p.m. EDT. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Boston Hotel.

Messrs. Sprague and Feeney will also present the following day at the 2010 Morgan Keegan Safety, Security & Defense Conference in New York, on Wednesday, August 11th at 3:25 p.m. The presentation will be webcast live and available online for replay for 30 days. The conference will be held at The New York Palace Hotel.

Live Audio Webcast & Online Replay For Morgan Keegan Conference: www.wave.com/about/investors/webcasts.asp or http://www.wsw.com/webcast/mk21/wavx/
The archived webcast will be available for 30 days.

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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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Contact:

Gerard T. Feeney
CFO
Wave Systems Corp.
413-243-1600
info@wave.com