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Aegis Padlock Fortress - A portable drive with rock-solid security

  • 08-22-2013
  • Store Owner

[The Aegis Padlock Fortress] is also a bona fide fortress, built from the ground up to be one of the most secure data storage devices in the world.

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Employee fired for stealing external hard drive containing patient data

  • 08-22-2013
  • Store Owner

A external hard drive containing personal medical information on thousands of patients was stolen by a former employee of the North Texas Comprehensive Spine and Pain Center in Sherman.

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Lost flash drive compromises data for thousands of students

  • 08-15-2013
  • Store Owner

More than 20,000 students across 36 schools in the Boston Public School (BPS) system had their data compromised when the district's ID card vendor Plastic Card Systems lost a flash drive containing the information.

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Thousands of patients affected in California hospital data breach

  • 07-18-2013
  • Store Owner

A Long Beach Memorial Medical Center employee may be responsible for a data breach that is said to have affected thousands of patients.

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Employees are the biggest threat to cyber security, says report

  • 07-15-2013
  • Store Owner

The number one threat of data loss doesn't come from cyber criminals and hackers - but from businesses' own employees, according to newly released research.

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Aegis Secure Key receives IP57 Certification
for Dust and Water Resistance

  • 05-22-2013
  • Apricorn

Apricorn’s Aegis Secure Key Now Rated Even Tougher

Crush Resistant Aluminum Casing Now Certified Against Dust and Water

Poway, CA – February 27th, 2013 – After receiving its FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validation for security, Apricorn’s Aegis Secure Key has now received an additional certification for Water and Dust Resistance, the IP57 certification. The Ingress Protection (IP) rating is an international standard that tests electrical products against two main environmental factors, liquids and dust. The testing is done independently by a 3rd party and involves two separate tests. In order to receive the certification, the Aegis Secure Key was subjected to a dust chamber for 8 hours and submerged in a water tank at 1 meter for 30 minutes, after which the Secure Key was tested for functionality, and inspected for water and dust in its electronics.

“The FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation speaks volumes about protecting data in routine government, military, forensics, finance, and healthcare applications”, said Mike McCandless, VP of Sales and Marketing. “However, protecting data often goes well beyond encryption. Combining the IP57 certification to the crush resistant aluminum case will broaden the applications for the Aegis Secure Key, and provide additional assurance that the data is protected and available when needed.”

Aegis Bio 3.0 hard drive ideal for security conscious users

  • 04-18-2013
  • Jeff Sandstoe

Apricorn’s Aegis Bio 3.0 pairs solid performance with enhanced security features to create a nice, all-around external hard drive.

Apricorn's Aegis Bio makes securing your data finger-swipe simple

  • 04-16-2013
  • Jon L. Jacobi

When properly implemented, as Apricorn has done with its Aegis Bio 1TB USB hard drive, biometric finger scanning is the quickest way to unlock secure storage.

Aegis Secure Key receives
FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validation

  • 02-27-2013
  • Apricorn

Poway, CA – February 27th, 2013 – Apricorn, a leading manufacturer of secure encrypted USB drives for government, healthcare and business today announced its FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation for the Aegis Secure Key. The encrypted flash drive incorporates secure PIN authentication via an embedded keypad and 256-bit AES hardware encryption, providing 100% hardware based security solution. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) is regarded as the benchmark in government data security; the rigorous testing procedures demonstrate the highest standard set for encryption algorithms and data protection implementation.

Apricorn Announces New Aegis Bio 3.0
Encrypted USB 3.0 Drive with Biometric
Fingerprint Access

  • 02-07-2013
  • Apricorn

Poway, CA – February 6th, 2013 – Apricorn, a leader in data security products for business, today announced the Aegis Bio 3.0, an innovative ‘software free’ biometric USB 3.0 drive that safeguards data with secure fingerprint access and military grade 256-bit AES-XTS hardware encryption. The Aegis Bio is cross platform compatible with USB 3.0 performance. Its compact durable design with integrated USB cable is perfect for the office or taking sensitive data on the road. Available with either a hard drive or SSD the Aegis Bio’s 1TB model is priced at $249.

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