Breaking with the recent stream of bad news, disk drive manufacturers Fujitsu, Hitachi, and Seagate Technologies all announced encrypting hard drives over the past few weeks.
The three disk drive amigos announced a number of new models featuring things like 256-bit encryption, 500GB of capacity, and up to 16MB of disk-based cache memory. As far as availability goes, all three vendors will offer multiple encrypting hard drive models in 2009.
Users should anticipate a whole bunch of new PCs featuring encrypting hard drives in 2009. As this happens, security professionals should:
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