Trusted Reviews: Best External Hard Drives
- Sunday, March 11, 2018
- Orestis Bastounis, Trusted Reviews
For this kind of money, you could easily buy a faster, larger capacity SSD from another manufacturer, so why bother then? The simple answer is, security.
As you may be able to tell from the keypad on the front of the drive, the Apricorn Padlock SSD is no ordinary SSD. This model supports hardware 256-bit AES encryption, so there’s no accessing the data without first inputting the correct PIN.
To prevent anyone trying to hack the hardware, the internals are covered in hardened epoxy. In other words, there’s no way of taking the SSD apart without causing loads of damage.
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