Three versions of the secure USB drive
are available: Remote Access, Productivity and Productivity RO (Read Only).
1 adds tools administrators need to better protect digital data on the move with secure USB Drives
Recent data loss statistics and events underscore the critical enterprise need -- not just for secure USB drives
-- but for corporate-wide secure USB drive
strategies," said John Terpening, secure USB business manager, Kingston.
This includes hardware-based AES 256 bit encryption, the only CAC/PIV authentication solution, the only FIPS validated portable hard drive with up to 500GB of storage, the industry's best biometric authentication, and the most extensive management of secure USB drives
Automatic scan prohibits file transfers to secure USB drives
from infected PCs
An 8GB version of Verbatim's Store 'n' Go Corporate Secure USB drive
is planned for early Q1.
To minimize the likelihood of a security breach, the Store 'n' Go Corporate Secure USB drive
requires the use of a complex password, which is further protected by a SHA-1 hashing algorithm which ensures that the password in raw form is not stored in the drive's memory and cannot be "lifted" from the device or the computer's memory.
mTrust Manager is already compatible with "mTrust Ready" USB Drives from leading vendors, including Kingston's DataTraveler Elite - Privacy Edition and Verbatim's Store 'n' Go(TM) Corporate Secure USB Drive
, and is expected to be compatible with products from other vendors planned to appear in the market in the near future.
Empowered for highly protected use, the FreedomView includes AES 256-bit hardware encryption with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation enabling file transfer with secure USB drives
Additionally, SafeConsole is the only secure USB management platform for secure USB drives
with true password management both remote and local.
We believe the lesson to be learned from the research is that organizations do understand they are at risk because of employees' negligence, but are not taking the necessary steps to secure USB drives
," the study reported.
Managed secure USB drives
are a necessity within many professional organizations," said Anders Kjellander, Chief Security Officer at BlockMaster.