Built with the most powerful cryptographic technology available, SafeNet Smart Card 400 allows for a higher level of security. 

These cards provide 64K of memory for storage of key material, have the flexibility to integrate with hundreds of applications and products from leading vendors, contain optional match-on-card fingerprint biometric support, and are equipped for future cryptographic functions and data management.

Product Highlights

SafeNet Smart Card 400 is designed for FIPS 201 and 140-2 Level 2

Secure Storage
64K of EEPROM to securely generate and store passwords, private keys, public certificates and other data.

Three-factor Authentication Capabilities 
Match-on-card biometric functionality is available to create an even higher level of security.

Highest Level of Security
SafeNet Smart Card 400 implements multiple cryptographic functions, including: 

  • RSA/DSA key generation
  • RSA/DSA digital signatures
  • RSA/Diffie-Hellman key exchange
  • DES encryption/decryption
  • SHA-1

Technical Specifications


Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2012 R2, and all previous versions.
  • Mac : Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and all previous versions.
  • Linux : Supports latest versions of Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, SUSE, CentOS and Fedora.
For a full list of supported OSs, please see the SafeNet Authentication Client technical specifications.

Cryptographic Performance

1024-bit and 2048-bit RSA key operations

Key Generation with Key Verification

  •  Less than 20 seconds for 1024-bit 
  •  Less than 90 seconds for 2048-bit 

Digital Signing

  •  Less than 45 seconds for 1024-bit 
  •  Less than 1.23 seconds for 2048-bit 


  •  Capacity: 64K  
  •  Read cycles: Unlimited 
  •  Write/erase cycles: 500,000 
  •  Data retention time: 20 years minimum 


  •  Power: 10 mA maximum 
  •  Supply voltage range:1.62-5.5 V 
  •  Sleep mode: 200 uA max 
  •  ESD protection: > 4 kv 

Physical Characteristics

  •  Hardware System: 64K memory 
  •  Connectivity: USB 1.1/2.0 compliant 1.5 Mbits per second transfer 
  •  Regulatory Standards:
    •  FCC Part 15 - Class B 
    •  CE 
    •  Custom brand graphics available  


  •  Storage Temp: -40ºC to 125ºC 
  •  Operating Temp: -25ºC to 70ºC 

Card Readers

  •  Serial reader 
  •  USB reader 
  •  PCMCIA reader 
  •  SafeNet PK Client Middleware also supports the PC/SC standard, allowing SafeNet smart cards to be used with PC/SC compliant readers 

  • Biometric Match-On-Card Capabilities
  • On-board crypto
    • RSA sign/decrypt 1024-2048
    • 3DES encryption
    • AES 128, 192, 256 encryption
    • Diffie-Hellman key exchange
    • SHA-1 digest functions
  • Key generation in hardware
  • Enhanced crypto co-processor for improved performance and speed. 64k Available EEPROM for secure storage of:
    • Keys
    • Passwords
    • Certificates
    • Application programs
    • Data
  • User PIN unblocking
  • Hardware and software protection against differential power and timing attacks
  • Certifications:
    • FIPS 140-2 Level 2
    • RoHS
  • Cryptographic APIs
    • PKCS#11 V2.20
    • PKCS#12
    • Microsoft CAPI and CNG
    • Mac Keychain (TokenD)
    • Microsoft KSP
    • PC/SC
  • On-card key generation
  • Convenient ISO-compliant (7816) smart card format