Tripwire Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

Portland, OR - May 28, 2010 - Tripwire, Inc., a provider of IT security and compliance automation software, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The shares in the offering will be offered by Tripwire and certain selling stockholders. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.


J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Thomas Weisel Partners LLC are acting as joint book-runners for the offering. Needham & Company, LLC and RBC Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.

When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling toll-free at 1-866-803-9204; and from Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, California 94104, by calling 415-364-2720, or via fax request to 415-364-2799.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release is for informational purposes only and 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 or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.