KoolSpan Awarded 8th U.S. Patent

8th Patent Adds to KoolSpan IP Portfolio of Innovation

Bethesda, Md. April 07, 2011 – KoolSpan®, Inc., developer of the TrustChip® family of secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly protect voice and data communications, today announced it has been awarded its eighth patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office titled ‘Network Cryptography System and Method’ (U.S. Patent No. 7,886,146).

“KoolSpan’s pioneering solutions for encrypted network communications continues to be validated, recognizing the innovation of our dedicated team and our cutting edge technology. We are delighted to receive this patent,” said KoolSpan CEO Tony Fascenda.

KoolSpan TrustChip technologies deliver fully encrypted network connectivity and mutual authentication within a streamlined device-to-device architecture that protects critical voice and data traffic end to end. TrustChip technologies also feature distributed security management without limits of scale or network type, and a dedicated and hardened crypto engine that insulates security key processing from host devices. Deployed in its own optimized hardware environment, KoolSpan’s high-performance security engine remains protected from threats and bottlenecks that can reside in open platform, mobile and legacy host devices.

KoolSpan technology has been rigorously tested and reviewed by top security research organizations in the United States government, as well as many industry trade publications. KoolSpan is an Information Security Magazine/TechTarget Readers Choice Award winner for Best Emerging Technology, a category winner of the SC Award for Best Multi-Factor Authentication technology, and was featured by the editors of Network World as one of the Top Ten “Security Companies to Watch.”

About KoolSpan, Inc.

KoolSpan is a leading innovator of simple secure solutions that protect communications, whether voice or data. Its TrustChip® security engine can protect any application on any device, including standard commercial-off-the-shelf smartphones. Today’s flagship apps enable smartphone users to place encrypted phone calls simply and easily. As a result, businesses and governments worldwide have made TrustChip the premier solution for protecting their sensitive conversations. KoolSpan solutions are available through wireless carriers and authorized resellers globally. To learn more, visit www.koolspan.com or call 240.880.4400.

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