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