Because flash drive sometimes will expose your data in risks, such as corrupted, lost or get stolen. If the lost flash drive saved classified personal or even business files, users or enterprise may suffer a lost. So, when need to transfer some high-ranking classified data, using a encrypted flash drive seems to be essential.
What is Encrypted Flash Drive?
Certification Methods of Encrypted Flash Drive
1. Biometric Fingerprint Authentication
2. Hardware Encryption
3. Physical PIN Password Keypad Authentication
Encrypted Flash Drive Recommendation
1. DM PD061 Fingerprint Encrypted Flash Drive
Released by DM, PD061 accepts the fingerprint authentication and AES 256 Encryption. Besides, the independent fingerprint authentication can avoid any violent disassembling. Besides, the fingerprint recognition just need 0.5 second.
Besides, DM PD061 has two sectors – Public Sector and Secure Sector. Users can adjust the capacity of each sector at will. Data in Secure Sector will show only after successful fingerprint authentication.
2. DataTravelerLocker G3 of Kingston
Kingston’s DataTravelerLocker G3 encrypts data with AES256 Advanced Encryption. Users will be required to enter the password once connected to computer. Besides, the drive will lock down and reformat after 10 failed login attempts, so users can rest assured that their data is safe – even if the drive is lost or stolen.
3. DT2000 of Kingston
DT2000 from Kingston could be regard as the flagship product of encrypted flash drive. The reasons lie on its hardware-based, AES 256-bit data encryption in XTS mode, which can provide better protection than CBC or ECB mode. Besides, adaping
with physical PIN keypad, encryption will be done on the drive and no trace of the PIN is left on the system. And the drive will be lock down and reformat after 10
failed login attempts.
Limitation of Encrypted Flash Drive
If you want to transfer large files with flash drive and encrypt data inside, we recommend you to try Lock File function for external disk in Renee File Protector. It can password protect any files and folders inside the external disk without limitation on files size or number.