Sharkoon Hard Drive Enclosure w/ RFID Encryption

Swift Case Securita II thumb Sharkoon Hard Drive Enclosure w/ RFID Encryption

In order to offer customers the best possible protection against data
thieves, Sharkoon is expanding its Swift-Case line up of external hard drive
enclosures by adding a model with RFID access control.
Customers will find the Sharkoon Swift-Case Securita available from authorized
retailers for the suggested retail price of 34 euros.

Swift Case Securita I Sharkoon Hard Drive Enclosure w/ RFID Encryption

In order to offer customers the best possible protection against data
thieves, Sharkoon is expanding its Swift-Case line up of external hard drive
enclosures by adding a model with RFID access control. The Sharkoon Swift-Case
Securita for 2.5" SATA hard drives comes equipped with RFID (Radio Frequency
Identification) technology that protects against unauthorized access. Within the
silver aluminium enclosure sits a RFID transceiver that responds solely to the
accompanying RFID transponder. The transponder comes in a simple plastic fob
design that attaches securely to key chains.

As a part of the initial setup, the RFID transceiver and transponder go through
a coding process in order establish a unique encryption key. After the coding
process, the hard drive can be locked or unlocked with a simple wave of the
transponder in front of the sensor on the enclosure. In its locked state the
hard drive is not recognized by computers or operating systems. The radio
frequency itself is also protected by 128-bit AES encryption. Up to three
different hard drives can be encrypted and protected by any one Swift-Case
Securita, and then swapped in and out of the one enclosure. When unlocked, these
additional hard drives can be used by directly connecting them to a computer or
through a separate external housing; however, in their locked state access is
not possible even when directly connected to a computer or through an external
hard drive enclosure. A replacement transponder is also included and configured
as a backup during the initial setup.

The Swift-Case Securita transfers data to computers via USB 2.0 and power is
provided through an included USB Y cable that uses the power from a second USB
port. Supported operating systems include Windows 2000/XP/Vista (32 bit), Mac OS
9.x/10.x and Linux from version 9.1. Included with the package users will find
two RFID transponders, a USB Y cable (2x USB A / 1x mini-USB), screw driver,
transport bag and an instruction manual.

Customers will find the Sharkoon Swift-Case Securita available from authorized
retailers for the suggested retail price of 34 euros.

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