Friday, August 26, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple Patches iOS Security Flaws Discovered In Spyware Targeting Activist
LG To Showcase Latest OLED TVs Compatible With HDR Technologies At IFA
NHK Join Forces With Panasonic And Sony To Win The 8K TV Race
Intel Introduces New 3D NAND SSDs
Facebook To Use Personal Data From WhatsApp To Bring You Personalized Ads
Amazon Introduces Car Research Portal
Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Compress Images
Researchers Make Wi-fi Networks Faster And Stronger
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Toshiba Launches Wipe Technology in Self-Encrypting 2.5-Type Hard Disk Drives


Toshiba today announced the launch of the a series of Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) equipped with Wipe Technology, Toshiba's proprietary suite of security functions that bring an unsurpassed level of data protection to IT equipment.

Wipe Technology allows users to determine a range of security settings, including invalidation of encryption keys and data invalidation when a drive is removed from its housing or connected to an unauthorized host system.

The five models in the 2.5-type MK6461GSYG family range from 160GB to 640GB and are designed for use in copiers, printers, POS systems, PCs and other IT devices. Sampling will start from the end of April with mass production following at the end of June.

IT departments must contend with various security risks, from lost and stolen PC through to compliance with increasingly strict privacy laws and regulations governing data security. These concerns also go beyond PCs. Today, most office copier and printing systems utilize HDD capacity and performance to support productivity and the security of recorded document image data that must be maintained. Furthermore, data invalidation required overwriting for hours or physically disrupting until now.

Wipe Technology directly addresses these concerns. In August 2010, Toshiba announced development of the Wipe Technology that offered users two levels of control. The MK6461GSYG family drives not only offer the latest version of Wipe Technology adding the third level of control, but also configure areas for invalidation and encryption, achieving an optimized solution for data security.

Invalidation of all data by the system

This invalidates all data. This feature is designed for use prior to system disposal or re-purposing to ensure that private data never leaves the control of the responsible business unit or the IT department.

Invalidation of data on powering down

The HDD encryption key is automatically invalidated when the drive's power supply is turned off. If a Wipe Technology SED drive is removed from a system, it can be set to invalidate all data on the drive.

Invalidation of data when the equipment is connected to an unauthorized system (The new technology which was added this time)

When an SED HDD is inserted into a system it triggers "challenge response" authentication to confirm the system is known to the HDD. If the authentication fails, the HDD automatically deletes the encryption key. This level counteracts attempts to read a drive by physically removing it from a secure host system and installing it in another system.



Wipe Technology HDD can be incorporated into existing system architectures and integrated into various IT equipments where users demand a high level of data security, including multifunction printers, POS systems and PCs. Toshiba is now studying future integration of the technology into solid state drives (SSD).

Toshiba Group will adopt Wipe Technology SED HDD into enterprise use such as its own brand PCs, multifunction printers, and POS system, as a further advance in enhanced information security for information and communications technology.


Previous
Next
AMD Chipsets Integrating USB 3.0 Coming Soon        All News        Microsoft Previews Internet Explorer 10
AMD Chipsets Integrating USB 3.0 Coming Soon     PC Parts News      New Toshiba Laptops for Business Professionals

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba to Implement Eyefi Connected Features in Next FlashAir SD Cards
Toshiba Debuts Flashmatrix Technology
Toshiba Announces New BG SSDs with 3-Bit-Per-Cell TLC BiCS FLASH
Toshiba's ZD6000 Dual Port NVMe SSD Offers A Capacity Of 7.68TB
Tiny Hard Disk Used To Store Huge Amounts Of Data, Atom by Atom
Toshiba PC Business Not Affected By Company's Restructuring
HGST Ultrastar 7K2 Released For Small Datacenters
Toshiba Develops High-Speed MTJ Element for Non-Volatile STT-MRAM For 2X nm Generation Transistors
Toshiba Develops Circuit Technology for Small Area Non-volatile FPGAs
New Imaging Technique Can Simultaneously Acquire a Color Image and Depth Map from a Single Image Taken with a Monocular Camera
New Toshiba 8TB X300 Hard Disk Drive Released
Hitachi Hard Drives Remain The Most Reliable, Report Found

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .