Lee, MA
July 26, 2013

Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) (www.wave.com) today announced that on July 25, 2013 it agreed to sell to investors 1,204,470 shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $1.27 per share, yielding gross proceeds of approximately $1,529,677. The $1.27 share price reflects the closing bid price on July 24, 2013. The net proceeds of the financing will be used to fund Wave's ongoing operations.

Security Research Associates acted as placement agent in connection with the offering. The shares sold to investors in this offering are being issued under a $30 million shelf registration statement declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 22, 2011. A prospectus supplement related to the public offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

About Security Research Associates
Security Research Associates (SRA) was founded in San Francisco in 1980 and today offers both investment banking and institutional brokerage services. A boutique firm by design, SRA works with a select group of portfolio managers from around the country and focuses on technology and life science companies in the micro and small cap arenas. For more information, visit www.sracap.com.

For more information please contact:

Wave Contact:
Gerard T. Feeney

Investor Relations:
David Collins, Eric Lentini
Catalyst Global LLC
212-924-9800 office / 917-734-0339 mobile