CyberGuard Adds Information Security Expert to Manage Growing Middle East Operation

Bracknell, UK, 2nd August, 2005 – CyberGuard(r) Corporation (NASDAQ: CGFW), a global provider of security solutions that protect the business-critical information assets of Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, has hired Sami Mulla as Vice President, Middle East and Northern Africa. In this role Mulla will lead the team focused on delivering powerful IT security solutions to the largest organizations in the Middle East. Mulla will report to Mark Reese, CyberGuard’s Chief Operating Officer, and be based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

“Middle East organizations take information security very seriously and they thoroughly evaluate solutions to deliver the best protection,” said Pat Clawson, Chairman and CEO, CyberGuard Corporation. “This market condition combined with the breadth of our offering has enabled CyberGuard to develop a strong presence in the Middle East. Sami has the experience and market knowledge to continue to aggressively grow our presence in the Middle East. We are pleased that he has joined our management team.”

Most recently Mulla served as General Manager of Information Security for the Saudi Telecom Company, one of the largest telecommunications firms in the world. In this role he was responsible for implementing a wide array of technologies, directing the development and deployment of strategic conceptual models, driving strategic direction, policies and plans, and establishing business models for information security management. Prior to the Saudi Telecom Company Mulla spent time with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency as their Information Security Officer where he was responsible for assessing the present security solutions and planning and executing the necessary updates.

“This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company with strong technology, a vision for the future of information security, and a growing list of brand-name customers around the world,” said Mulla. “My experience and knowledge of what is required to address the needs of the largest Middle Eastern organizations should benefit CyberGuard as we continue to grow our presence in the region.”

About CyberGuard Corporation
CyberGuard Corporation (NASDAQ: CGFW) delivers a suite of integrated information security solutions to provide Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations with the confidence that their critical information assets are protected. Based on the company’s Total Stream Protection framework and managed via its Global Command Center, CyberGuard’s products go beyond network-level security to provide protection against the most dangerous application-layer vulnerabilities and avoid potential damage, securing the entire data stream. With a growing and satisfied number of brand-name customers, CyberGuard has deployed more than 250,000 products across the globe. Headquartered near Boca Raton, Fl., the company has offices and training centers around the world. For more information visit

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