SafeNet makes the digital world a safer place. The company provides security products that protect networks, intellectual property, software, and personal identity. Its software and hardware systems employ encryption technology in USB identity tokens and smart cards, virtual private networks (VPNs) and security appliances, and software antipiracy and digital rights management products. Clients include financial institutions and corporations. SafeNet counts Citigroup, Starbucks, Netflix, Cisco, and Bank of America among its customers; its major technology partners include Microsoft, McAfee, Adobe, and Palo Alto. Private equity firm Vector Capital owns SafeNet.