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IronKey unveils 8GB version of secure USB drive

updated 03:20 pm EDT, Thu May 1, 2008

IronKey 8GB USB drive

IronKey on Thursday revealed a higher-capacity version of what it calls the world's most secure flash drive. Like all IronKey USB drives, the 8GB version is tamper resistant and features military-grade encryption software. The newest IronKey comes pre-loaded with portable Firefox, IronKey Password Manager, RSA SecurID and a Secure Sessions service. The included software allows for secure web browsing that works like an instant and portable VPN (virtual private network), among other secure actions.

The IronKey's mission is to protect the data it contains, even at its own cost. If more than 10 attempts are made at cracking the user-selected password, the encrypted data on the key will be erased with the integrated Flash Trash technology. The potted metal casing is stamped with a serial number while physical abuse is dealt with a MIL-STD-810F standard rating that certifies it as resistant to dust, shocks and splashes.

IronKey also offers the device in 1, 2 and 4GB capacities, with all featuring dual-channel SLC (single-level cell) NAND flash memory that runs faster and more reliably than less expensive MLC storage (multi-level).

The new 8GB version is available now for $300 on the company's website.








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