NSA blesses Seagate secure drives

Hardware-based encryption is an important weapon in the defense of data at rest

If the National Security Agency says Seagate’s Momentus FDE self-encrypting hard drive is secure, I don’t need any more convincing. 

It really is a cool drive, with full AES encryption of all data within the drive, all without any slow-down in performance. 

And it can’t be hacked the way software-based PC data encryption schemes can. Just don’t lose your password!  That’s why key management is such an essential part of notebooks using of these drives.

Bonus benefit: you can instantly and thoroughly erase a drive for retiring or repurposing by simply deleting the password.  One-click instant erase!  Nice.

Forbes’ thoughts on the NSA action 


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