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Securing Data at Rest

Securely Erasing SSDs

Securely Erasing SSDs

We speak often of securing data at rest (DAR) since it's important to our customers. Secure DAR solutions call for equipping an SSD with a hardware encryption engine (EE). This self-encrypting drive (SED) automatically encrypts any data as it’s written to the drive...

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Spotlight: Kevin Lee, Business Development Manager

Spotlight: Kevin Lee, Business Development Manager

Kevin Lee with his daughter, Alyssa, before hitting the golf courseWe’re kicking off a new series profiling some of the women and men behind the scenes at DIGISTOR, from the sales team to operations, manufacturing, and more.  “Know me, like me, trust me, buy from me,”...

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Securing Data at Rest Resurfaces as White House Priority

Securing Data at Rest Resurfaces as White House Priority

Once again, there’s a call from the White House to government agencies to implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) and encryption to secure data at rest (DAR). Securing DAR is crucial to improving overall cybersecurity and fundamental to zero trust environments. If...

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What is Common Criteria and Why Should You Care?

What is Common Criteria and Why Should You Care?

As the threat of data breach will always be with us, securing data at rest (DAR) should remain a top priority. Therefore, secure DAR storage solutions must include methods to encrypt and secure your data. When searching for solutions to secure DAR, you will likely run...

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2021: A Data Security Year in Review

2021: A Data Security Year in Review

The coronavirus pandemic clearly changed the way many of us work. From daily downtown commuters to military base employees, vast numbers of employees saw their day job location change virtually overnight nearly two years ago. According to a report published by Pew...

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Why You Should Buy TCG Opal SSDs

Why You Should Buy TCG Opal SSDs

Previously, we discussed why you should buy FIPS-certified SSDs. In a nutshell, FIPS certification assures you that the SSDs meet federal cryptography standards for securing your data at rest (DAR). They’re also a starting point for secure data storage in many...

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Why Should I Buy FIPS-Certified SSDs?

Why Should I Buy FIPS-Certified SSDs?

The short answer? You can be assured that FIPS-certified SSDs meet federal cryptography standards for securing your data at rest. Now for a little bit more. First, let’s take a step back. When people hear “cyberattack” or “cybersecurity” they often think of viruses,...

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Is BitLocker Sufficient?

Is BitLocker Sufficient?

Microsoft Windows includes a software encryption feature called BitLocker. BitLocker is designed to protect data by encrypting entire storage volumes. A volume, or logical drive, is a single storage area that has a single file system. By default, BitLocker uses the...

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