The Future of Physical Hard Drive Security

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 19 2006 @ 12:17 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Earlier this month, LaCie revealed another one of its SAFE desktop hard drives with biometric fingerprint reader (scan to get access), internal drive lock (lock the drive inside the case), secure password protection (only authorized users can lock or unlock the drive) and external chain lock (securely and physically lock the drive in place). To an average user, this much security is a little too much. Even though majority of us have critical financial and other personal information that we would like to prevent others from accessing, the internal and external chain locks are a bit too extreme.

Read more over at CoolTechZone.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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