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write protection

[′rīt prə‚tek·shən]
(computer science)
Any procedure used to prevent writing on storage media.
Any software technique that allows a computer program to read from any area in storage but not to write outside its own area.
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Featuring support for command queuing and secure write protection, the modules integrate NAND chips fabricated with Toshiba's 15nm second generation process technology and are fully compliant with the latest e-MMC[sup.
The 3404 includes reversible software write protection for each of four independent 128 x 8-bit blocks and supports a new SMBus compatible bus time out.
ICS product line includes: Handheld IT and Forensic Duplicators, Industrial Multi-Drive Duplicators, Portable Forensic Workstations, Hard Drive Sanitization Units, Write Protection devices and more.
Enhanced write protection of memory range with lock-down and OTP option
When the EDM2 is configured with solid state drives, it's optional secure erasure and write protection features support 10 national defense and security agency erasure methods, making the module suitable for use in mission critical and data sensitive applications.
These include automatic fan control, automatic standby timer, write protection, one touch backup, a safe power down button, Blu-ray drive support, and various activity and free space indicators.
A dedicated pin routed to the M224's connectors provides support for external write protection, as well.
Versatile: when combined with an adapter, can be used as a full-size SDHC card with write protection or as a miniSDHC card to transfer data
A Professional version of the Nexcopy Drive Manager software will include advanced functions which include USB CD-ROM emulation, USB partition and USB write protection capabilities.
00 -- Versatile: 8GB Multi-Kit can be used as a USB and full-size SDHC card with write protection or as a miniSDHC card to transfer data (with adapters) -- Compatible: with microSDHC, miniSDHC and SDHC host devices (with adapter); not compatible with standard microSD/miniSD/SD-enabled devices/readers -- File Format: FAT 32 -- Reliable: lifetime warranty on cards*; two-year warranty on reader -- Capacity**: 4GB, 8GB -- Dimensions: 0.
All devices in the family support software write protection for individual blocks, the upper and lower 64-KBytes of memory are partitioned into smaller 8-KByte sectors that can both read- and write-lock.