In a world of constantly increasing needs for trusty information storage, having a reliable USB device for safe data transport is not just a convenient option, it’s a downright necessity. If you just won’t settle with lousy cloud storage services and tiny micro SD cards, we have just the right gadget for you: the new Encrypted USB Flash Drive by well-known Japanese producer of hi-tech goods Toshiba offers a trustworthy way to store and transport your sensitive data – and it also has some special features to keep your information maximally protected at all times.

Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive

Like most ordinary flash drives, Toshiba’s new USB device has all those precious data storage and transfer functions and it comes in several different sizes capacity-wise (available capacities range from 4GB to 32GB), but it also has one special asset no other USB gadget on the market can take pride in. Designed especially for government agencies, financial institutions, large-scale companies and secretive folks who need to keep their data extra safe 24/7, the Encrypted USB Flash Drive is equipped with a rechargeable battery and a mini-keyboard on the backside and it also has military-grade AES 256-bit CBC hardware encryption. Thanks to the tiny keyboard with 0-9 numerical keys, a ‘lock’ button, a few lock icons and three LED status indicators, the users of the latest Toshiba flash drive can enter their PIN codes onto the device in order to gain authentication and access the stored data content upon plugging it into the PC 2.0 port. For maximum content safety, any stored media such as videos, pics, texts and other relevant files will automatically lock and get encrypted after the USB drive is removed from the dedicated computer slot.

Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive

But that’s not all: in case someone else gets their paws on your precious flash memory stick, the Brute Force Hack Defense Mechanism will prevent them from accessing your confidential data – that is, unless the USB finder or thief manages to get the PIN right (would-be data robbers have a total of ten consecutive chances to try and break the code). After ten unsuccessful PIN code entry attempts, the flash drive’s software will render your sensitive media irrecoverable so you shouldn’t try to access the stored data unless you’re dead certain about the correct administrator’s or individual user’s password.

Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive

Approved for government use by the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publication 140-2 Level 3 certification of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive comes with a three year limited warranty and DataLock® Technology by ClevX. Packed inside a durable and lightweight aluminum housing (dust- and water-resistant for maximum data safety), the latest Toshiba USB requires no additional external software or complicated setup procedures so it’s both ultra-safe and super-simple to use. Compatible with most operating systems including Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Linux and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9, the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive is the true king of media security and data safety, so if you want to keep your information private and fail-safe at all times, this little guy may well be your next best choice gadget-wise.

Get it from Amazon here.

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