iStorage is the trusted global leader of PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted data storage devices, that include: USB Flash Drives, Hard Disk Drives, and Solid State Drive formats. iStorage deliver innovative products to securely store and protect data to Military specified encryption levels, safeguarding valuable business information whilst ensuring compliance to regulations and directives.
Their extensive research and development, coupled with cutting edge manufacturing processes, results in the deliverance of high performance products in capacities ranging from 4GB up to 10TB, that will work on any USB device and compatible with any platform, operating system and embedded device. They combine the power of strong, easy to use, PIN authentication and hardware data encryption to guarantee the highest level of protection available, giving customers peace of mind against theft, or loss of confidential data.
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iStorage products are used extensively by Government Departments, Defence Departments, educational institutions, local/central government, energy/utility companies, financial institutes as well as countless leading multi-national organisations and consumers with products that enable them to securely compute, protecting their data, whenever and wherever.
The iStorage range of products are accredited across the range, include FIPS 197 (Advanced Encryption Standard, Computer Security Standard, Cryptography), FIPS 140-2 Level 2 (Tamper Evident, and seals), FIPS 140-2 Level 3 (Responding to attempts of a Physical attack), IP57 (Protected from limited dust ingress and water immersion up to 1M), CESG (National Technical Authority for Information Assurance), CCTM (Claims Tested Mark) With the advent of cloud storage and the creation of governing bodies worldwide, it has become increasingly critical that data protection laws are followed to the letter, with data controllers being ultimately responsible for the overall company protection.
On a daily basis we hear about “cloud hacks” or “data protection loss” in the press, with business and consumers alike, questioning their data protection methods. iStorage has been awarded the coveted ‘Security Innovation of the Year’ award from the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry awards, which provide a platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence, for the iStorage’ datAshur® AES 256-bit hardware encrypted USB flash drive with PIN code access for its innovative security measures, ease of use and affordability.
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European Union’s new data protection legislation which comes into effect from 25th May 2018. The forthcoming legislation compels organisations who process or hold personally identifiable information of EU residents, to implement adequate security measures to protect personal data loss or face tough fines. From the effective date of the new legislation, the EU will have the power to fine companies €20 million or 4% of the annual global revenue. currently in the UK, under the existing data protection act (DPA), the fines are only £500,000 but we understand from the Information Commissioners Officers that they will fall in line with GDPR. Any company that works with information relating to EU citizens will have to comply, making it the first global data protection law
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