Called "Drive Trust," the security platform can prevent unauthorized access to data stored on the drive. It promises users a greater peace of mind when storing critical data, but the technology is very likely to end up as a new digital rights management (DRM) solution as well.More info at TG Daily.
Drive Trust has been developed as a complementary platform for the security specifications of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and Seagate expects the platform result into a formal TCG storage specification that is scheduled for public release in early 2007. The company describes the approach as a "fully automated hardware-based security with a programming foundation," that enables content owner's software developers to take advantage of the drive's data security features on their own terms.
Seagate launches HDD content protection technology
Posted on Wednesday, Nov 01 2006 @ 04:53 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck