Month: August 2011

A Checklist to Buy Secure USB Drives for Businesses

1. Hardware EncryptionEncrypting data is one of the basic features of a secure USB drive. There are two different types of encryption methods, software, and hardware; the main difference between the two is the location of the decipher key. While the software encryption method stores the decipher key on the PC, leaving it vulnerable to …

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How to Protect the USB Flash Drive from Viruses

Due to its convenience, portability, high storage capability and price competitiveness, the usage of USB drives are exponentially increasing. Unfortunately, the number of security accidents and computer damage are also rapidly increasing. The most notorious virus that gets into the USB drive is the “Stuxnet”. This computer worm can cause significant problems on industrial software …

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