• Crunch Report | Waymo Wants $2.6B for Trade Secret

    Nest releases a new alarm system, the Nest Secure, SpaceX files trademark for name of internet service and Waymo wants $2.6 billion for allegedly stolen trade secret. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Boeing Black Secure Smartphone Hits The FCC, Aims To Be The Next BlackBerry

    Boeing Black Secure Smartphone Hits The FCC, Aims To Be The Next BlackBerry

    BlackBerry still enjoys a number of government smartphone contracts, but a new Android device forthcoming from Boeing might threaten that relationship. The aviation giant copped to development of a secure smartphone last year, but now the so-called “Boeing Black” has hit the FCC (via Myce), providing a little more background. Read More

  • Lok-it secure USB drive protects your data

    I love this device. It’s always bothered me that if you lose a USB key, you lose the data as well. The Lok-IT secure USB device makes it so I don’t have to worry about losing it. Well, other then the purchase price. The technology is pretty cool in that the computer can’t see the drive until the PIN is entered, so it’s not easy to hack. Read More

  • Combination lock USB drive doomed to stay as a concept

    When I first saw the picture of this USB drive, I immediately thought, “Why am I being assigned to write about a pregnancy test?” Then I actually realized that it’s not a pee test, but rather a really bad idea for a secure USB drive. Read More

  • Kingston introduces government-certified DT BlackBox USB Drive

    Kingston Technology has announced the most secure USB drive ever. So secure that it is the first USB drive to have been FIPS-certified by the U.S. Government. The Kingston DataTraveler BlackBox has 256-bit hardware-based AES encryption, as well as a system to lock the drive after 10 unsuccessful password attempts. When I say “lock” I mean that not even the owner can retrieve… Read More