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The Impact of USB 3.0 on USB Duplicators

In previous Aleratec blog posts we’ve talked about the new USB 3.0 standard and reasons to seek out products featuring “SuperSpeed” technology. In this post we’ll take a look at the impact of the USB 3.0 standard on computer-connected USB

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What Is USB 3.0?

You may have noticed the packaging on your new electronic devices touting USB 3.0 or “SuperSpeed” technology and wondered why you should care.  There are significant reasons to seek out products that meet the USB 3.0 standard, and this standard

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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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