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The Power of AES 256 Encryption

Make no mistake, data encryption is one of the most successful methods of securing information. Effective data encryption can protect you or your business from confidential data falling into the wrong hands, so it’s important to get a better understanding

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Hardware vs. Software Based Encryption for USB Flash Drives

When choosing a Secure USB Flash Drive to transport your sensitive data, you will get the most protection and performance from a drive that uses hardware based encryption. Here’s why…

Encryption is the process of transforming information–text or data–using an algorithm (a specific set of rules or steps) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, or the key. (We’ll talk more about this in our next post when we look at AES-256 encryption). The process of encrypting or decrypting data can be performed two ways: software encryption which uses some of the processing power in your computer to execute the algorithm or hardware encryption.

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Practice Safe Computing and Travel Safely – with Aleratec PortaStor Secure 256-bit AES Hardware Encrypted USB Flash Drives

Aleratec’s PortaStor Secure product line of USB flash drives uses a time-proven, always-on hardware encryption known as 256-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) that was approved by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2001 after a five year standardization process.

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More on Encryption part 2

Encryption is important for organizations that want to minimize the risk of sensitive data falling into the wrong hands.

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