Items tagged with flash padlock

Need a new USB drive? Need one with lots of security? Corsair has you covered. The company has just released their newest drive, the Flash Padlock 2 Secure USB Drive. Of course, with a name like "Flash Padlock," you probably knew it was "secure" right from the start. It's a password-protected USB drive that's available in sizes as large as 16GB, which is double the amount found in prior versions. The device uses two main protection mechanisms: first, there's a user-defined PIN number, which is entered directly on the Padlock using an integrated keypad. The second is 256-bit AES encryption of the... Read more...
Just in case you like to jump right down to the news, we wanted to let you all know that we’ve just posted a new article here at HotHardware in which we evaluate the features and performance of Corsair’s new Flash Padlock USB drive.  If you have ever been concerned about data security, the Flash Padlock may appeal to you.  It works just like any other flash-based USB thumb drive, but features a keypad for entering a PIN code that locks or unlocks the data stored on the device.  Head on over to the main site and check it out...... Read more...
Data. Can't live with it, can't live without it. We're sure you can all understand why we can't live without it, but you may be curious why we say we can't live with it. The problem with data is not the data itself but rather the users of that data. More accurately, we should say that the real problem (or challenge or opportunity, depending on your perspective) is the protection of and access to that data. A fine line exists between providing authorized users simple, unencumbered access to sensitive personal or company data and keeping unauthorized eyes from seeing that same data. In... Read more...