iStorage DiskAshur 2 500GB Black External Hard Drive-Tamper Proof

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  •  Common Criteria EAL4+ ready on-board secure microprocessor
  •  Real-time military grade AES 256-bit XTS Full-Disk Hardware Encryption
  •  FIPS PUB 197 Validated Encryption Algorithm
  •  PINs and encryption keys are always encrypt while at rest
  •  Brute Force Hack Defence Mechanism
  •  Tamper Proof
  •  Immune to BadUSB
  •  Water & Dust Resistant – IP56 certified
  •  Epoxy coated wear resistant keypad
  •  No speed degradation – as fast as any non-encrypt USB 3.1 HDD
  •  Desk Lock Slot
  •  No software or drivers required – 100% Hardware Encryption
  •  PINs and encryption keys are always encrypt while at rest
  •  Read-Only (Write Protect) & Read/Write modes
  • Brute Force Hack Défense Mechanism
  • Self-Destruct Feature
  • Drive Reset Feature
  • Super Speed USB 3.1 with integrated cable
  • Unattended Auto-Lock feature
  • No admin rights needed
  • OS & Platform Independent – Works on any device with a USB port
  • All components covered with a layer of super tough epoxy resin
  • Available in four colours Phantom Black, Ocean Blue, Fiery Red & Racing Green




iStorage DiskAshur 2 500GB Black External Hard Drive-Tamper Proof

EDGETM (Enhanced Dual Generating Encryption) Technology
Offering advanced portable data security via built-in FIPS PUB 197 validated AES 256-bit XTS hardware encryption engine. The data encryption key is randomly generate by a Common. Criteria EAL4+ ready Random Number Generator and protect by NCSC, FIPS and Common Criteria validated wrapping algorithms.

Also uniquely featuring a dedicated on-board Common Criteria EAL4+ ready secure microprocessor to enhance security through true random number generation and built-in cryptography. The security component employs physical protection mechanisms to protect itself from any external tamper, bypass laser attacks and fault injections and incorporates active-shield violation technology.

The secure microprocessor reacts to all forms of automated hacking attempts by entering the deadlock frozen state where the device can only restart through a ‘Power On’ reset procedure (i.e. power off/power on). The security lock feature protects the device against any unauthorised firmware modifications from the host side (fully protected against BadUSB).

Also the diskAshur2 uniquely incorporates a secure microprocessor providing secure algorithms to encrypt both the data and the encryption key, giving you confidence that your data is protected to the highest standards at any given time.

FIPS PUB 197 Validated Encryption Algorithm
Employing AES 256-bit XTS hardware encryption, the iStorage diskAshur2 seamlessly encrypts all data on the drive in real-time, keeping your data safe even if the hard drive is removed from its enclosure.

Super-fast USB 3.1
Also with super-fast USB 3.1 data transfer speeds of 148 MBps (Read) and 140 MBps (Write). You can also now access your files faster than ever before. The iStorage diskAshur2 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 ports.

Brute Force Hack Defence Mechanism
The iStorage diskAshur2 is intelligently programm to protect against all forms of Brute Force attacks. After five consecutive incorrect PIN entries the drive will freeze, requiring the drive to be disconnect and reconnect to the USB port to get a further five PIN entry attempts. If a further five (10 in total) consecutive incorrect PIN attempts are enter again, the diskAshur2 will freeze again. To get a further and final five PIN attempts (15 in total), the “shift” button must be press whilst inserting the USB cable to the USB port and then an iStorage preset PIN will need to be enter. On the fifteenth consecutive incorrect PIN entry.

The diskAshur2 assumes it is being attack and will delete the encryption key and lock itself, rendering all data previously stored on the drive as lost forever. At this point the drive can be reset to factory default settings and redeploy.

Self Destruct Feature
You can pre-program. The diskAshur2 with your own unique Self Destruct PIN. Which, once implemented, instantly deletes the encryption key, all PINs, data and then creates a new encryption key.

Drive Reset Feature
The iStorage diskAshur2 also employs a useful drive reset feature, which can be implement with a unique command. This clears all PINs and data, and creates a new randomly generate encryption key, enabling the drive to be reset and redeploy as many times as need.

Unattended Auto-Lock Feature
Set the unattended diskAshur2 to automatically lock after a pre-determined amount of time.

Tamper Proof Design
In addition to incorporating a secure microprocessor, encrypting the data and the encryption key, the diskAshur2 adds another barrier between your data and a hacker. All the components of the diskAshur2 are completely cover by a layer of super tough epoxy resin, which is virtually impossible to remove without causing permanent damage to the components. This barrier prevents a potential hacker from accessing the critical components and launching a variety of futile attacks.

Data at rest protection
All data, PINs, and encryption keys are always encrypt while at rest.

Wear Resistant Epoxy Coated Keypad
Designed with protection in mind. The diskAshur2 wear resistant epoxy coated keypad hides key usage to avoid tipping off a potential hacker to commonly used keys.

iStorage diskAshur 2. Device type: HDD, Hard drive capacity: 500 GB. USB connector type: USB Type-A, USB version: 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2). Hard drive speed: 5400 RPM, Read speed: 148 MB/s, Write speed: 140 MB/s. Data transfer rate: 5000 Mbit/s. USB powered. Colour of product: Black

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