SOURCE: Voltage Security Inc.

August 21, 2006 13:50 ET

Voltage Security Adds John G. Weald, Seasoned Silicon Valley Engineering Executive, as Vice-President of Engineering

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 21, 2006 -- Voltage Security, Inc. (www.voltage.com), a global leader in enterprise privacy management today announced that John G. Weald, a seasoned Silicon Valley engineering executive with over 25 years of software development and management experience, assumed the role of Vice President of Engineering at Voltage, effective immediately.

"I've known John for many years and his deep product experience and leadership is a great match for the demands at Voltage," said Sathvik Krishnamurthy, president and CEO of Voltage Security. "With over 220 customers, Voltage solutions now serve a large and diverse enterprise customer base as well as our many global partners, distributors and MSSPs. Additionally, as we continue to build-out the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform, our engineering requirements become increasingly challenging. John has the depth of experience and management know-how to lead our engineering team through this important expansion."

Weald joins Voltage from Sylantro Systems where he was most recently Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering. Sylantro is the leading provider of SIP application servers, and is currently deployed at over 70 carriers worldwide. Weald joined the company in 1998 as employee number five and assembled and led the engineering team to deliver Sylantro's carrier-class solution.

Prior to Sylantro, Weald was Vice President of Engineering at Worldtalk Corporation, which was later acquired by Tumbleweed. At Worldtalk, Weald was part of the founding team that developed the first email firewall and mail products which were subsequently successfully deployed in many Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Worldtalk, Weald held engineering and management positions at Touch Communications, a leading provider of networking protocol software; Austec, Inc.; AGS Computers, Inc.; and ITT in London, England.

Weald holds a B.Sc. degree in Data Processing from Loughborough University in England.

About Voltage Security

Voltage Security, Inc. provides the market-leading Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management™ platform, a breakthrough foundation for securing IP-based communication and data-at-rest. Based on a revolutionary breakthrough in cryptography called IBE, or Voltage Identity-Based Encryption, the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform greatly simplifies the management of keys, policies and authentication compared to traditional data privacy solutions. Voltage Security offers a comprehensive set of enterprise solutions including the Voltage IBE Server™, Voltage SecureDisk™, Voltage SecureMail™, Voltage SecureMail Gateway™ and secure mobile messaging solutions for RIM BlackBerry® and Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and Smartphones. Voltage Security customers include over 220 leading corporations from around the globe including American Board of Family Medicine, SafeAuto Insurance, Winterthur Life UK Ltd. and XL Global Services. For more information please visit http://www.voltage.com.

Note: Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit, Voltage IBE Server, Voltage SecureDisk, Voltage SecureMail, Voltage SecureFile, Voltage SecureMail Gateway and Voltage IBE Toolkit are all either trademarks or registered trademarks of Voltage Security, Inc. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their respective owner.

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