SanDisk has announced a new version of its Cruzer Enterprise flash drive.
Developed for organizations demanding the highest level of data protection, the Cruzer Enterprise FIPS Edition features a software
self-test routine to to verify its cryptographic function as well as physical protection to prevent tampering.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today
introduced Cruzer Enterprise FIPS Edition, a USB flash
drive with security certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the
United States through its Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)
Many government agencies require FIPS
certification for portable storage devices, as do some private-sector
companies in highly regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare. Based on
SanDisk’s secure Cruzer Enterprise flash drive, the new Cruzer Enterprise FIPS
Edition has additional data protection features including:
A software self-test routine that automatically runs whenever the drive is
powered up, to verify the drive’s cryptographic function is intact.
Physical protection for the drive’s internal
security module to deter tampering.
Enterprise FIPS Edition is available now in capacities ranging from 1GB to 8GB. If you'd like to read more, SanDisk's entire press
release can be found here.