Wave Systems to Play Host to Leading Information Security Experts at the Trusted Computing Seminar in London

Discussion will centre on developments in trusted computing solutions and their use in government and industry

London, UK — October 3, 2011 Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX www.wave.com) will play host to leading authorities on data protection at the Trusted Computing Seminar on 20th October in London. The event, to be held at the Royal Aeronautical Society, is focused on Chief Information Officers, Heads of IT Security and Risk Managers, and will feature government advisors and some of the world’s foremost experts on information security. The discussion will focus on current and future practices and policy, and the emerging role of hardware security built on open standards set forth by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

Joseph Souren, Vice President and General Manager, Wave Systems EMEA, will lead the day-long seminar, introducing a highly accomplished panel of experts that includes David Smith, the Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection of the Information Commissioner’s Office; Ian White, the Deputy Technical Director of CESG; Owen Pengelly, Deputy Director (Policy) of the Office for Cyber Security & Information Assurance, Cabinet Office; Steven Sprague, CEO of Wave Systems; David Lacey, Director of Research of the ISSA-UK; Boudewijn Kiljan, Solution Architect Global IT, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Stuart Aston, the Chief Security Advisor of Microsoft UK; Robert Thibadeau, the Chief Scientist of Wave Systems, and inventor of SEDs, and James Stevenson, EMEA technical Lead from Netwitness.

Open to senior IT professionals, the seminar comes at a time when hacking and data loss stories continue to make the headlines, and as governments and enterprises are realising the need to re-examine their data security protocols.

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“This year we’ve assembled a group of government officials, leading security experts and representatives from global brands to explore how trusted computing can address some of the most pressing security issues of the day,” Mr. Souren said. “We’re experiencing a growth in support from across industry and government, from Microsoft’s recent discussion on the expanded use of TPM in Windows 8 to CESG’s endorsement of trusted computing and the benefits it can bring for securing networks and locking down data. Attendees are going to gain the practical knowledge to incorporate the latest advancements in hardware security for their own organizations.”

Further information and registration are available at www.wavesystems-events.com

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About Wave Systems Corp.

Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) reduces the complexity, cost and uncertainty of data protection by starting inside the device.  Unlike other vendors who try to secure information by adding layers of software for security, Wave leverages the hardware security capabilities built directly into endpoint computing platforms themselves.  Wave has been among the foremost experts on this growing trend, leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helping shape standards through its work as a board member for the Trusted Computing Group. 

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