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Patel’s new team adds depth of expertise and experience to support Internet security specialist growth in the region

InfoSec 2006 London, United Kingdom – April 25, 2006 – SurfControl (LSE: SRF), the global leader in Internet protection, today announced four key appointments in the EMEA region. In the new Staines, UK office will be James Pattinson, Country Manager UK, Alastair Martin, Marketing Director EMEA and Fiona Coughlan, Senior Director, Channel Sales EMEA, whilst Henning Ogberg, Sales Director, Central Europe is based in Frankfurt.

These new executives now complete the EMEA team, managed by Harnish Patel, Senior Vice President EMEA, who also recently joined SurfControl to maximise the investment of the company in the region by increasing the customer base and maximizing revenue potential. Patel’s new team members join Marcel Kooring, Sales Manager Benelux, Middle East and Iberia; Anne Dorange, Country Manager France and Maurizio Caltabiano, Country Manager Italy.

SurfControl is at the forefront of a fast-paced, dynamic Internet technology sector and requires a strong management team to ensure our continued growth and expansion across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Internet content protection we offer is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s absolutely essential to the health and well-being of business today.” said Harnish Patel. “We are delighted to have such a strong team spearheading a new phase of growth in this important region.”

Adds Patel, “Whilst technology is driving innovation and growth, it is essential for the success and prosperity of individuals, government and business to have protection from the potentially harmful aspects of the Internet. At SurfControl, we are absolutely committed to ensuring that we can deliver the protection and support our customers need to operate in a safe, secure environment -- be that in their home or their place of work. I am truly delighted that we have attracted such a fine senior management team to our company and know they will work closely with their teams and channel partners across EMEA to ensure success for our company and our customers.”

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