July 24, 2008

SafeNet Provides Industry-Proven IPsec Security Toolkit Optimized for New Intel EP80579 Integrated Processors

SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, today announced that the company's industry-proven IPsec security toolkit, QuickSec/IPsec, has been optimized specifically for the new Intel(R) EP80579 Integrated Processor product line.

The Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor product line is ideal for developers of networking devices--such as VoIP gateways, wireless and WiMAX access, and security appliances--designing for low cost, secure SOC solutions that integrate multiple applications into one appliance, minimizing procurement and management expenditures. The optimization of SafeNet's QuickSec/IPsec security toolkit for the new Intel Integrated Processors will provide customers with a fast, reliable security solution which can be taken to market quickly while reducing costs.

"SafeNet has been dedicated to the development and maintenance of a future-proof family of embedded IPsec security IP and toolkits for the networking and wireless industries for over a decade," said Simon Blake-Wilson, managing director, Embedded Security Solutions, SafeNet. "SafeNet's optimization of our QuickSec/IPsec toolkit for Intel's new family of SOC processors further demonstrates the company's commitment to providing device and equipment manufacturers with easy to deploy, industry-proven, complete IPsec security solutions."

SafeNet's QuickSec/IPsec Toolkit implements the most current IPsec security features including IKEv2, MOBIKE, a stateful TCP/IP firewall, and IPv6 support providing customers with a future-proof, massively scaleable and easy to integrate high-performance embedded security solution. Developers of networking devices such as VoIP gateway, wireless and WiMAX access and security appliances can take advantage of SafeNet's off-the shelf IPsec software solutions to reduce cost and greatly speed up their product development.

"The integrated features of the Intel(R) EP80579 product line will enable SafeNet customers to build future-proof networking devices while lowering engineering costs and expediting time-to-market," said Rose Schooler, general manager, Embedded Performance Products Division, Intel.

SafeNet will be featuring a demonstration of the company's QuickSec/IPsec running on the Intel(R) EP80579 Integrated Processor with Intel(R) QuickAssist Technology at the Intel(R) Developer Forum (IDF), scheduled for August 19-22, 2008 at the Moscone Center West, in San Francisco, Calif. The demonstration will emphasize the latest features available within the IPsec standards including IKEv2, MOBIKE and EAP based authentication methods illustrating how easy it is for device manufacturers to integrate hardware assisted IPsec functions in to Telecom, VPN, VoIP and SOHO solutions. To view the live demonstration please visit SafeNet's kiosk located in the System-On-a-Chip Community IDF. For more information you may also contact SafeNet directly at [email protected] to request an in-person or telephone meeting.

Embedded Security Systems for OEMs

SafeNet is the only supplier of complete security systems that enable OEM developers to integrate robust security into networking products, while reducing cost and time to market. SafeNet's award-winning security systems are deployed by leading global telecommunications, networking, and semiconductor vendors who trust SafeNet's best-in-class security solutions for their next-generation networking products. SafeNet OEM customers include companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, NEC, AMCC, AMD, Azaire Networks, Cisco, Hitachi, HP, Juniper Networks, PMC-Sierra, Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Siemens, Samsung, and Texas Instruments. For more information about SafeNet's embedded security systems, please visit http://www.safenet-inc.com/OEM.

About SafeNet, Inc.

SafeNet is a global leader in information security. Founded 25 years ago, the company provides complete security utilizing its encryption technologies to protect communications, intellectual property and digital identities, and offers a full spectrum of products including hardware, software, and chips. UBS, Nokia, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Bank of America, Adobe, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Samsung, Texas Instruments, the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, the U.S. Treasury and scores of other customers entrust their security needs to SafeNet. In 2007, SafeNet was taken private by Vector Capital. For more information, visit www.safenet-inc.com.

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