If your work involves handling confidential data then you may want to invest in Apricorn Aegis Padlock 3.0 secure portable hard drive. The drive sports USB 3.0 interface and AES-XTS hardware encryption, and comes in up to 1TB storage capacity. What is even more interesting is that it you can buy either ruggedized, shock mounted hard drive version or super tough SSD version, depending upon your requirement and how much you want to spend.
Coming to security part, the drive sports onboard alphanumeric keypad for secure access. Simply unlock the Aegis Padlock with your own unique 6-16 digit PIN. The embedded keypad prevents hardware or software malware attempts to capture your password entered via the host system.
All data on the drive is protected in real-time using your choice of AES-XTS 128-bit or 256-bit hardware encryption. Encryption keys and PINs are never exposed to the host system and are protected using SHA-256 hashing cryptographic algorithm. It also protect against automated attempts to crack the drive’s PIN
Interestingly, the drive has a software free design. Just connect Aegis Padlock 3.0 to any computer and you are ready to work!
128-bit AES hard drive model: 250GB ($169), 500GB ($189), and 1TB ($239)
256-bit AES hard drive model: 250GB ($179), 500GB ($199), and 1TB ($249)
256-bit AES SSD model: 64GB (199), 128GB ($379), and 256GB ($759)