The interface is pretty ugly but the Addonics CipherUSB is incredibly easy to use and is effective at folder level and disk level encryption. With the dongle on your machine you can encrypt internal and external disks which can then only be accessed when a similarly set up dongle and a password if you selected the option to require one. It uses AES256 ECB or CBC encryption, the standard when it comes to encryption and setup and usage are incredibly easy though there are a few minor flaws on the CipherUSB. Head over to Techgage for the review and a great overview of encryption in general.
"As important as data encryption can be for the home user, it’s even more imperative in the enterprise. The problem? The most effective measures are usually cast aside in lieu of something a little easier to deal with. With the CipherUSB, Addonics hopes to bring “simple” and “most effective” together as one. Does it succeed?"
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Nvidia sees limited shipments of Tegra 4 @ Linux.com
- Microsoft offloads heap of critical fixes in 'ugly' Patch Tuesday @ The Register
- Intel Haswell Linux Virtualization: KVM vs. Xen vs. VirtualBox @ Phoronix
- Intel/NVIDIA/AMD Compete On Linux GPU Driver Performance @ Phoronix
- 24,000 Nintendo Site Accounts Compromised @ Slashdot
- Magellan SmartGPS RM5295T-LMB Review @ TechReviewSource
- Manual transmission for gamers @ Hack a Day
- Nintendo admits to Club hack @ The Inquirer
- Iain M. Banks Gets Asteroid Named After Him @ Slashdot
- BeagleBone Black Part 2: Linux Performance Tests @ Linux.com
256bits isn’t much anymore…
256bits isn’t much anymore… 3072Bit PGP on a quarantine box for anything that MUST stay safe. True Crypt is pretty good too.