Deciphering the importance of encryption

The first ever USB drive was sold by IBM back in December 2000 and what was then an innovative, valued data storage solution, has now become a commodity product with billions of drives being sold every year. They’re cheap, reliable, robust (due to having no moving parts) and easy to use… and lose! We take…

Encrypted USBs – Understanding the specs

Encrypted USBs have definitely come to the forefront in recent years when it comes to data protection and the way that organisations go about sharing information. There is still, however, a stigma about wanting to invest in such devices due to the fact that not much is really known about their capabilities. What do they…

SSDs, USB Drives, SD Memory Cards: Know the Difference

Choosing the right storage option for the right application By: Keith Tsai Originally published here on the 1st November on the SD Association website. Gone are the days when consumers and businesses had to use unwieldy floppy disks, cassette tapes and CDs for music, videos and files. Portable storage options are more efficient these days, giving users the…

Data Resus can help if the unthinkable happens

In today’s fast moving world, we save data to all types of devices, from our digital cameras, video camera and smart phones to more sophisticated business systems. We all recognise the importance of the data, photographs and footage you shoot and save, either for yourself or for an important client. Should the unthinkable happen and…