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SafeNet Releases Secure Carrier-Grade VPN Client for Mobile Devices.

SoftRemote Mobile Secures Critical Business Applications, Enables Seamless Roaming Through MOBIKE

BARCELONA, Spain -- SafeNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFNT), setting the standard for information security, today announced the availability of SoftRemote Mobile, a secure, carrier-grade VPN client for securing wireless applications on mobile devices. SoftRemote Mobile is a customizable, ready-to-use VPN client application that allows mobile carriers and device manufacturers to offer their enterprise customers secure VPN services and MOBIKE-enabled roaming capabilities. VPN Consortium proven interoperability also makes SoftRemote Mobile an ideal mobile VPN solution for corporate customers who want to offer their executives and mobile workforce secure mobile access to business-critical data and applications.

Based on the popular, proven, and reliable version 11.0 of SafeNet's award-winning SoftRemote VPN product family, SoftRemote Mobile protects business-critical communications, delivering robust security to mobile applications such as email, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and remote access to enterprise applications. Support for MOBIKE enables mobile users to seamlessly roam from one IP network, such as GPRS, EDGE, or 3G data network, to another network, such as WLAN, without dropping the secure VPN connection. These roaming capabilities are a key requirement for fixed mobile convergence environments such as UMA and IMS. SoftRemote Mobile supports the most popular mobile device platforms, including Windows Mobile 5 and the upcoming Windows Mobile release, codenamed Crossbow.

"The evolution of IP-based telecom networks enables mobile carriers to offer secure mobile VPN solutions to enterprise users," said Bill Anderson, vice president, encryption products, SafeNet. "We are first to market with a ready-to-use IPSec VPN solution for carriers to put reliable value-added secure mobile VPN services in their networks."

3GSM Product Demonstration

SafeNet's SoftRemote product family is the de-facto standard for VPN client software with millions of users worldwide. A live demonstration of SoftRemote Mobile will be available in SafeNet's booth # 2G02 at 3GSM in Barcelona from February 12 - 15, 2007. Experience first hand the product's unique security features in a variety of real-world usage scenarios, such as setting up a secure VoIP call, roaming across wireless LANs with MOBIKE, and sending confidential emails over a secure VPN connection.

Mobile Security Features

SoftRemote Mobile provides the most robust client-to-client and client-to-gateway VPN authentication, confidentiality, and data integrity using the latest IPSec encryption and authentication standards. Fully interoperable with any IPSec-based gateway, the small-footprint mobile VPN client features IKEv2 as well as MOBIKE, the latest mobility and multihoming addition to the IKE protocol specified by IETF. Other supported security protocols include AES, DES, 3DES, MD5, and SHA. SoftRemote Mobile also supports public key infrastructure for added protection, including the leading digital certificate providers such as VeriSign, Entrust, Microsoft, and Netscape.

Powerful Policy Management

SoftRemote Mobile enables network administrators to easily configure security policies and manage certificates. Intuitive wizards allow administrators to customize and mass distribute policy configurations to VPN clients without any user involvement. SoftRemote Mobile also includes powerful administrator features that make it easy to configure VPN access policy and diagnose connections, including a certificate manager, security policy editor, connection monitor and log viewer.

Mobile Device OEMs, Carriers, and Enterprise Users

SoftRemote Mobile can be licensed by mobile device OEMs and mobile carriers to provide their customers with an easily customized and individually branded mobile VPN security solution. SoftRemote Mobile is also available as a ready-to-use VPN client application for enterprise customers. Current SoftRemote customers may be eligible for special upgrade offers. To learn more about SoftRemote Mobile, please visit http://www.safenet-inc.com/SoftRemote.

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, Lucent Technologies, 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 more than 20 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, ARM, Bank of America, NetGear, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, Adobe, Samsung, Texas Instruments, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and scores of other customers entrust their security needs to SafeNet. For more information, visit www.safenet-inc.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

The statements contained in this release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are subject to uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are included but are not limited to those listed in SafeNet's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update information concerning its expectations.

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