Wave to Present at Security Research Associates’ Growth Stock Conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 26

Lee, MA October 20, 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 Security Research Associates’ 6th Annual Fall Growth Stock Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 26th.  The company is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. local time at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.

About Security Research Associates, Inc.
Founded in San Francisco in 1980, Security Research Associates, Inc. (SRA) today offers investment banking, institutional brokerage and M&A services.  A boutique firm by design, SRA works with a select group of portfolio managers around the country and focuses on technology and life science companies in the micro and small cap arenas.  For more information about SRA visit www.sracap.com or call 415-925-0346.

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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@wavesys.com