IronKey Personal S200 USB Encrypted Flash Drive

Long gone are the days when flash drives simply came as an external data storage facility as a replacement to the old unreliable disk floppy or 3.5 disk drive. Flash drive, flash disk, memory pen, USB drive, are just but some of the names it is referred to as. With advancements in technology, one should not be surprised when presented with state of the art, military tested encrypted flash drive. The IronKey Personal S200 encrypted flash drive is self-descriptive by the name alone. It looks secure even from its physical appearance and presentation while in achievement, protects your identity and secures your files.

Use of encryption

The breach notification requirements of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, passed as part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) require notification of breached protected health information only when the information is unsecured. Health and Human Serices, HHS and FTC rules specify encryption and shredding as the technologies that make protected health information unusable, unreadable, or indecipherable to unauthorized persons. Therefore, covered entities and their business associates subject to HIPAA privacy laws as defined by are relieved from the requirement to notify in the event of a breach of encyrpted information.

It posses the following physical and software attributes that makes this flash drive unique:

  • It has a rugged metal casing that is waterproof and protects it from any form of tampering and thus, reliable and durable. It can outdo the average lifespan of the other traditional flash drives 20 times over
  • It has AES 256-bit military-grade hardware encryption that is always on and a Level 3 FIPS 140-2 Validated drive that offers high speed and total security as it cannot be disabled by viruses, worms or any malware. This encryption is compatible with windows 2000 service pack4, Windows XP service pack 2+, vista, Linux 2.6+ and Macintosh OS X10.4+
  • It has strong authentication with digital certificates, identity protection and online password backup. This ensures private and secure internet browsing and password management by protecting the user from spyware and other online threats. A password is necessary before accessing any data or applications from this drive when plugged onto a computer or laptop.

Portable applications:

  • Secure Browser: it comes with a portable built in Firefox web browser thus, maintaining any web history, cookies and data on the drive. At the same time, it protects against spoofed websites by triple encryption of all websites surfed.
  • Encrypted Backup: it offers online backup of all data, passwords in an encryption format just like the data
  • Identity Manager: protects your password through encryption and an optional online backup. It supports VIP (VeriSign Identity Protection), a strong AUTHENTICATION mostly used by financial and commercial websites used to protect their customers
  • Dual-channel SLC Flash ultrafast memory that offers optimal speeds.

Overall, IronKey Personal benefits are as follows:

  1. Encryption of all data,
  2. Secure and safe surfing,
  3. Secure platform for portable applications,
  4. Requires no installation of software or drivers,
  5. Easy deployment and use,
  6. Does not require windows administrative privileges for one to use it
  7. Management and protection of online passwords

There is not another flash drive in the world with these attributes and one would only take pride and have peace of mind in owning it.

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