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iStorage datAshur 256-bit 16GB USB Flash Drive

By iStorage

Posted on 01 September 2012

The iStorage datashur is easy to use and affordable USB flash drive, employing PIN code access with AES 256-bit hardware encryption.
The datashur incorporates a rechargeable battery allowing the user to enter a 7-15 digit PIN onto the on-board keypad before connecting the drive to the USB port. All data transferred to the datashur is encrypted in real-time with the built in hardware encryption engine and is protected from unauthorized access or if your datashur is lost or stolen. The datashur automatically locks when unplugged from the host computer or power to the USB port is turned off. The datashur operates straight out of the box, does not require any software or drivers to be installed and is compatible with PCs, MACs, Linux and embedded systems. The datashur delivers drag and drop encryption, plug and play simplicity and can be used with any off the shelf backup software.
The datashur can be configured with independent User and Admin PINs, making it perfect for corporate and government deployment. If the User forgets their PIN, the drive can be unlocked using the Admin PIN which will then clear the old User PIN and allow the User to set a new PIN. The datashur also incorporates a drive reset feature which clears both User and Admin PINs, destroys the data, creates a new randomly generated encryption key and allows the drive to be reused. The datashur is capable of generating an infinite number of randomly generated encryption keys, allowing the user to reset the drive as and when required. As the iStorage datashur is unlocked via the on-board keypad and not via a keyboard, it is not vulnerable to software/hardware based key-loggers or brute force attacks. The datashur protects your data with a "Brute Force Hack Defence Mechanism", which deletes the encryption key and destroys all stored data if the incorrect PIN is entered a total of 10 consecutive times.