FORM 12b-25

Commission File Number 1-14896


(Check One):   [X] Form 10-K    [_] Form 20-F    [_] Form 11-K    [_] Form 10-Q  [_] Form 10-D  [_] Form N-SAR  [_] Form N-CSR

          For Period Ended: December 31, 2009

          [_]  Transition Report on Form 10-K
          [_]  Transition Report on Form 20-F
          [_]  Transition Report on Form 11-K
          [_]  Transition Report on Form 10-Q
          [_]  Transition Report on Form N-SAR

          For the Transition Period Ended:______________________________________

Read attached instruction sheet before preparing form. Please print or type.

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the item(s) to which the notification relates: _____________________________________________________________________________________


Full name of registrant      NETWORK-1 SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC.

Former name if applicable

445 Park Avenue, Suite 1018
Address of principal executive office (Street and number)

New York, New York  10022
City, state and zip code

PART II -- RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)

 If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate.)

     [X]   (a)    The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
     [X]   (b)    The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F,  Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will  be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
     [_]   (c)    The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


State below in reasonable detail why the Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report portion thereof could not be filed within the prescribed time period. (Attach extra sheets if needed.)

The Company is unable to file its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 at this time because of certain unresolved issues pertaining to finalizing the Company's financial statements which cannot be resolved without unreasonable effort or expense.


(1)  Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification

     Corey M. Horowitz, Chairman & CEO               (212)                                 829-5700
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                                 (Name)                                  (Area Code)                 (Telephone Number)

(2)  Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify report(s). [X] Yes  [_] No
(3)  Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?
                                                                                                                                                            [X] Yes  [_] No

 If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.

                       NETWORK-1 SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC.
                        (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has  caused  this  notification  to be signed on its  behalf by the  undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: March 31, 2010                                                                         By: /s/ Corey M. Horowitz
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                                                                                                                   Name:  Corey M. Horowitz
                                                                                                                   Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.


Form 12b-25/Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc.

(3) The Company anticipates that it will incur a net loss of approximately $2,600,000 for the year ended December 31, 2009 as compared to a net loss of $1,618,000 for the year ended December 31, 2008.