DIGISTOR Digest

Securing Data at Rest

It’s All About Speed: PCIe Gen 4

It’s All About Speed: PCIe Gen 4

When selecting a solid-state drive (SSD) for your computer, many people begin by estimating how much data storage capacity they’ll need over the lifetime of their computer.  SSDs typically range from 128GB to 2TB  with 4TB becoming common and even 8TB devices are...

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Cybersecurity Threat Levels: What Do You Know?

Cybersecurity Threat Levels: What Do You Know?

There are many different types of cyberthreats and possible targets. The perceived threat level of each potential attack dictates the amount of time and resources organizations are prepared to deploy to address the problem, but how can threat levels be defined and...

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An Overview of Encryption Standards and Technologies

An Overview of Encryption Standards and Technologies

The term cryptography refers to the art and science of keeping data secret. Ever since writing was developed, people have tried to conceal the information it contained. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, “Examples survive in stone inscriptions, cuneiform...

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Classified Information and Data at Rest (DAR)

Classified Information and Data at Rest (DAR)

When most people in the USA hear terms like “Secret” or “Top Secret” regarding classified documents, they may assume that such classifications fall under the auspices of the National Security Agency (NSA) since the NSA plays a strong role in the nation’s...

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DIGISTOR begins Common Criteria certification process

DIGISTOR begins Common Criteria certification process

As we publicly announced on Tuesday, our NIST-certified FIPS 140-2 L2 SSDs are entering the Common Criteria (CC) certification process. “Common Criteria” is shorthand for “Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation”. CC is a set of internationally...

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Is your DAR truly secure?

Is your DAR truly secure?

Data is the lifeblood of the modern economy. Digital information permeates everything that we do. And if there’s anything we’ve learned, it’s that our computer systems in general -- and the precious data stored on them in particular -- are susceptible to attack by...

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CRU Data Security Group and DIGISTOR are joining forces

CRU Data Security Group and DIGISTOR are joining forces

Combination strengthens leadership in secure data protection solutions for government and military agencies and security-conscious organizations around the world. VANCOUVER, WA – Nov 9, 2020: CRU Data Security Group (CDSG), a trusted provider of data security, data...

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