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Cylink  (Stock symbol: CYLK ) Acquired by SafeNet (2002)

3131 Jay Street
Santa Clara, CA 95056
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Elwyn Berlekamp (UC Berkeley Professor);  Paul Gauvreau (Pittway CFO);  Leo Guthart (Pittway) King Harris (Pittway Corporation President);  William Harris (KidsPac Treasurer);  Regis McKenna (McKenna Group) Howard Morgan (idealab! President) Jim Simons (Renaissance Technologies)

Business description: Cylink develops, markets and supports a comprehensive portfolio of hardware and software security products for mission-critical private networks and business communications over the Internet. Our solutions offer competitive advantages by lowering the cost of deploying and managing secure, reliable private networks, while enabling use of the Internet for trusted transactions with business partners and customers.
Customers include: AlcatelATandTBADepartment of DefenseDeutsche BankIBMKodakLockheed-MartinLucent TechnologiesMasterCardMitsuiAndCo.MotorolaSiemens;  FBI;  Federal Reserve;  I.N.S.;  I.R.S.;  U.S. Customs;  U.S. Postal Service;  U.S. Secret Service
Partners include: Cisco SystemsCygnus SolutionsMicrosoftMotorolaNetManageNTTVeriSign;  FTP Software;  US Post Office

Ownership: Acquired by SafeNet (2002)
Stock Symbol: CYLK
Corporate investors: Pittway Corp

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Record updated: Dec 2002
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1983
Headcount: 301-400 as of Sep 2002
Ownership: Acquired by SafeNet (2002)
Stock Symbol: CYLK