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Wurldtech Appoints Stephen Munford to Board of Directors

April 25, 2013

VANCOUVER, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Wurldtech Security Technologies, leaders in protecting mission-critical connected devices from persistent and dynamic cyber security threats, today announced the appointment of Stephen Munford to its board of directors.

Mr. Munford is Non-Executive Chairman of the board of directors at Sophos, a global provider of IT security and data protection products for businesses. He served as Sophos’ CEO from 2006 to 2012 and, during that time, led the company through a period of dramatic growth, more than tripling bookings. Previously, he led ActiveState before its acquisition by Sophos in 2003. Under his leadership, ActiveState established itself as a global leader in email security software. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Queen’s University, Ontario.

“We are pleased to welcome Steve to our board of directors. His extensive operational experience and knowledge of the security industry are tremendous assets, which will help strengthen our leadership position in the market,” said Wurldtech Chair, V. Paul Lee. “We’re excited to have Steve onboard. As we embark on our next phase of growth, we’ll benefit from both his domain knowledge and his experience in building rapidly growing businesses,” said Wurldtech CEO, Neil McDonnell.

Wurldtech is a security company providing protection against the persistent and dynamic threat of cyber attack. Its solutions have proven to dramatically reduce the risk and cost of attacks for customers operating large control systems such as Shell and BP as well as manufacturers of industrial control systems like Siemens, Schneider Electric, and ABB.

“Wurldtech has built deep expertise in helping organizations protect their critical infrastructure against cyber attacks,” said Steve Munford. “I look forward to helping the Wurldtech team accelerate their leadership in this rapidly expanding market.”

To view the biographies of the entire Wurldtech board of directors, please visit www.wurldtech.com.

About Wurldtech
Wurldtech is in the business of protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack. Wurldtech works with both device manufacturers and system operators to provide protection for critical infrastructure against persistent and dynamic cyber threats. Customers worldwide spanning Oil & Gas, Electric Power, Medical, Nuclear, Chemical, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Water Treatment markets rely on Wurldtech products and services to reduce the risks and costs of a cyber attack, maximize system uptime and meet compliance mandates. Our Achilles® certification programs have been widely adopted by both manufacturers and operators to deliver third party benchmark testing of product and system security. Additional information can be found at www.wurldtech.com.

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