SOURCE: Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings

October 27, 2009 13:30 ET

Bridge Bank Presents Cyber Crime Symposium

FBI, Secret Service, SJPD, County DA's Office Participate

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank located in the Silicon Valley region of California, announced today that it presented a symposium on Cyber Security. More than 200 people representing over 100 businesses from the Silicon Valley / Bay Area attended the event. The symposium was held at the Fairmont in San Jose, California.

The purpose of the symposium was to raise the level of awareness among business owners and managers of increasing incidents of cyber crime nationwide. Attendees were also briefed on measures they could take to avoid becoming a victim of cyber crime. Each attendee was provided a check list of cyber security best practices outlining what they could do to better protect their business financial assets.

Bridge Bank partnered with the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce and the District Attorney's Office of the County of Santa Clara. Presentations covered an overall scope of the cyber crime problem, and included trends at both the global, national, and local level.

Presenters at the symposium included representatives from R.E.A.C.T. (Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team), the High Tech Crimes Unit of the San Jose Police Department, and Agents from the FBI and United States Secret Service.

Media Sponsors included PSA's by NBC11 Bay Area and print coverage by the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal.

About Bridge Capital Holdings

Bridge Capital Holdings is the holding company for Bridge Bank, National Association. Bridge Capital Holdings was formed on October 1, 2004 and holds a Global Select listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol BBNK. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at www.bridgecapitalholdings.com.

About Bridge Bank, N.A.

Bridge Bank, N.A. is Silicon Valley's full-service professional business bank. The Bank is dedicated to meeting the financial needs of small, middle-market, and emerging technology businesses. Bridge Bank provides its clients with a comprehensive package of business banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit Bridge Bank on the web at www.bridgebank.com.

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