Given how cheap USB hard drives are these days, it’s easy to have them become your backup device of choice.Â Well, if you’re like me, chances are you are backing up the QuickBooks or MAS90 accounting programs which need a bit more security.Â It would be bad enough to lose your portable hard drive, so at least protect it with your fingerprint. The USB hard drive case with biometric encryption supports the IDE / USB 2.5″ hard drive sizes along with plug & play insertion and removal. The fingerprint biometrics supports all Windows platforms, but not Mac.Â So if you’re about to drop $15-$20 for an external case, pay just a couple bucks more and get the USB encrypted version. Continue Reading
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Encryption is the process of scrambling files and data so they cannot be accessed unless a password or key is supplied to reassemble the content and put everything back together.Â This process is known as decryption. The fundamental use for USB encryption is to protect files and data in the event the USB stick is lost or stolen. Where encryption and USB copy protection differ is with “encryption” once you have the password you can Continue Reading
David Porter, head of security and risk at Detica, explained that there was only so much that experts and computer systems could do to thwart identity fraud. According to Porter, final responsibility rests with the consumer. “Identity fraud attacks succeed largely because of human fallibility; however there are simple steps that people can take to avoid being caught out by fraudsters,” said Porter.So take a moment and protect yourself from the accidents of everyday life. Continue Reading
Today SanDisk is giving the Mac Fan Boy a bit of love.Â SanDisk introduces the first secure flash drive which fully supports operation under the Mac OS.Â The SanDisk Cruizer Enterprise is a USB stick that may be used on either a PC or Mac and has the full ability for data encryption of the drive.Â With a friendly user interface, the owner can unlock files and data on the stick for using and sharing.Â Once the drive is locked down or disconnected the encryption is back on. Continue Reading
Lets say you did find the Personal Pocket Safe, well you still need the pin number.Â This guy features a 10 digit touch-pad pin code using between 4 and 10 digits to lock down your passwords, documents etc.Â Get the pin number wrong and the Personal Pocket Safe goes in complete lock-down.
“The Personal Pocket Safeâ„¢ is powered by proprietary software embedded within a pin protected pocket safe that features a host of security-rich options that lock in all of the confidential and critical information that powers the lives of today’s consumers.”Here are some key bullet points from the press release: Continue Reading
The PNY IronKey has an on board stealth browser via Firefox and is entirely incased with a water tight sealant which sits underneath the rugged, outside enclosure. Continue Reading