KoolSpan Names Bill Supernor, CISSP, VP Engineering

Supernor brings to KoolSpan a career of creating innovative solutions and delivering products on-time to commercial enterprise and government customers.

Bethesda, Md. March 26, 2008 – KoolSpan, Inc., the leading innovator of simple secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly unite mission-critical network devices, today announced that Bill Supernor, CISSP, has joined the company as Vice President, Engineering. Supernor brings to KoolSpan a robust track record of performance and innovation based on more than 20 years of combined engineering and management experience.

“KoolSpan TrustChip represents a breakthrough in security for the enterprise, equipment manufacturers and developer community. I look forward to contributing to its widespread adoption, growth and success,” Supernor said.

Supernor most recently served as CTO of the Federal Group and Chief Architect at McLean, Va.-based Trust Digital, a leading provider of smartphone security management. Prior to Trust Digital, Supernor served in senior-level positions at Cognio, Symantec, and McAfee/Network Associates. Supernor received his CISSP certification in 2003.

“We are very pleased to welcome Bill to the KoolSpan team,” said KoolSpan CEO Tony Fascenda. “KoolSpan is driven by high-caliber professionals like Bill, and we believe his qualifications and contributions will help propel and extend KoolSpan products in the security market.”

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 offloads security processing from host devices. Deployed in its own optimized hardware environment, KoolSpan’s high-performance security engine remains insulated from threats and bottlenecks that can reside in open platform, mobile and legacy host devices.

KoolSpan technology has been rigorously tested and favorably 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 2007 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.

Based in Bethesda, Md., KoolSpan is the leading innovator of simple secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly unite mission-critical network devices. From smartphones to servers, KoolSpan’s TrustChipTMcrypto engine creates secure and trusted connections between any two points independent of network boundaries. KoolSpan delivers off-the-shelf enterprise and developer-friendly embeddable solutions, enabling a flexible, cost-effective approach to device security that can drop in, operate automatically and self-manage in a wide range of platforms. To learn more, visit www.koolspan.com or call 240.880.4400.


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