Finjan Appoints Dennis Wolf, Former MySQL CFO, As EVP And CFO

Wolf brings more than 25 years of experience managing finance and operations for high-growth technology companies

January 22, 2009

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San Jose, CA, USA, January 21st, 2009 " Finjan Inc., a leader in secure web gateway products, today announced the appointment of Dennis P. Wolf as its executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wolf will be based at the company's headquarters in San Jose, California, and will be reporting to Finjan's CEO Mr. John Vigouroux.

Mr. Wolf brings over 25 years of experience managing finance and operations for high-growth technology companies to Finjan. Prior to joining Finjan, Mr. Wolf served as executive vice-president and CFO at MySQL, Inc. During that time, Mr. Wolf was instrumental in MySQL's growth strategy and ultimate sale of MySQL to Sun Microsystems for $1 billion. Mr. Wolf also served in various co-CEO, CFO and COO positions at several public companies including Redback Networks, Credence Systems, Centigram Communications and Omnicell. He has also served in executive management roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer. He currently sits on the board of directors of Quantum Communications, Codexis and Avanex. Mr. Wolf previously served on the boards of enCommerce, Vitria, and Komag.

Mr. Wolf earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver. He also completed the Hebrew University One Year Abroad program.

"Finjan is proud to welcome Dennis to our company," said John Vigouroux, CEO of Finjan. "His enterprise technology experience, leadership and foresight will be extremely valuable for us, allowing us to manage and build on our strong financial growth. While welcoming Dennis to the Finjan team, I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Ezra Sofer for his contributions to the success of our company, and wish him well in his future endeavors."

Dennis Wolf said, "I am delighted to join Finjan at this time. Finjan is a pioneer and leader in the Secure Web Gateway market with its unique and industry-recognized Web security solutions for enterprises. I am looking forward being part of this exciting and growing company."

About Finjan Finjan is a leading provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market. Finjan Secure Gateway provides organizations with a comprehensive web security solution combining productivity, liability and bandwidth control via URL categorization, content caching and applications control technologies. Crimeware, malware and data leakage are proactively prevented via patented active real-time content inspection technologies and optional anti-virus modules. Powerful central management enables intuitive task-based policy management, excellent drill-down reporting capabilities and easy directory integration for all network implementation options. By integrating several security engines in one, single appliance, Finjan's comprehensive and integrated web security solution enable quick deployment, simplified management and reduction of costs. Business benefits include real-time web security (no patches or updates needed), lower total cost of ownership (TCO), cost savings in administration efforts, lower maintenance costs, and reduction in loss of productivity. Finjan's security solutions have received industry awards and recognition from leading analyst houses and publications, including Gartner, IDC, Butler Group, SC Magazine, eWEEK, CRN, ITPro, PCPro, ITWeek, Network Computing, and Information Security. With Finjan's award-winning and widely used solutions, businesses can focus on implementing web strategies to realize their full organizational and commercial potential. For more information about Finjan, please visit:

Copyright 1996-2009. Finjan Software Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries. All rights reserved. All text and figures included in this publication are the exclusive property of Finjan and are for your personal and non-commercial use. Information in this document is subject to change without notice and does not present a commitment or representation on the part of Finjan. The Finjan technology and/or products and/or software described and/or referenced to in this material are protected by registered and/or pending patents including European Patent EP 0 965 094 B1 and U.S. Patents No. 6092194, 6154844, 6167520, 6480962, 6209103, 6298446, 6353892, 6804780, 6922693, 6944822, 6993662, 6965968, 7058822, 7076469, 7155743, 7155744, 7185358, 7418731, and may be protected by other U.S. Patents, foreign patents, or pending applications.

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