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Securing Data at Rest

How Our Customers Use Our SSDs

How Our Customers Use Our SSDs

When I started writing this blog, I planned to talk only about a few use cases for self-encrypting solid-state drives (SSDs) we’ve been seeing. But the mind wandered… Later, we’ll take a detour onto the path of SSD and storage history. (Not only do I wander down...

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Will We See You at WEST 2022?

Will We See You at WEST 2022?

Now in its 32nd year, the WEST Conference and Exposition is the premier naval event to be held on the North American West Coast. WEST’s mission is to bring the military and industry together to explore current and future platforms and technologies. As part of this,...

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Humans Aren’t Built for Security

Humans Aren’t Built for Security

It’s so easy to become so focused on something that we can’t see the forest for the trees. As a hiker/backpacker/climber, I experience the literal version of that phrase quite often. In the world of cybersecurity, we spend a lot of time worrying about sophisticated...

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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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