Narus Adds to Its Board

Narus appoints former deputy director of the National Security Agency to its board of directors

September 29, 2004

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Narus, Inc., the leading carrier-class IP platform software provider, announced it has appointed William P. Crowell to its board of directors. Crowell brings extensive knowledge of information technology and security systems. "We are pleased to welcome William Crowell to our board of directors," said Greg Oslan, president and CEO of Narus. "Narus will be able to leverage Bill's industry leadership and experience in addressing IP network security issues for carriers worldwide."

Crowell is an independent security consultant and holds several board positions with a variety of technology and technology-based security companies. Since 9/11, Crowell has served on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Task Force on Terrorism and Deterrence, the National Research Council Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism and the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age.

His past positions have included president and chief executive officer of Cylink, a leading provider of e-business security solutions, as well as a series of senior positions at the National Security Agency, including deputy director of operations and deputy director of the Agency. Crowell has served as chairman of the President's Export Council (PEC) Subcommittee on Encryption, which worked with the Administration, Congress and private industry to substantially loosen restrictions on the export of encryption products and technology.

"Narus has an impressive track record of working with tier-one carriers to keep their networks running safely, continuously and profitably," said William Crowell. "I look forward to helping Narus as they forge new strategic partnerships and continue to break new ground in the telecommunications industry."

Narus Inc.

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