OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data Locker, a manufacturer of innovative data security solutions, announced that on May 23, 2012, it was granted a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office: U.S. Patent # 8,185,709 "SECURITY SYSTEM FOR EXTERNAL DATA STORAGE APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF." The patent covers Data Locker's methods for securing data, authenticating users with an embedded key input unit and controlling access to high speed data storage devices such as encrypted external hard drives and flash drives. A key feature of DataLocker's encrypted portable hard drives is its integrated touch screen display which allows users to enter their passwords directly into the device. By bypassing the attached computer entirely, security threats associated with malware or key loggers and operating system compatibility issues are completely eliminated.
"This patent, further enhances the value and significance of DataLocker's method of authenticating and encrypting data storage media and devices," said Jay W Kim, Data Locker Co-Founder and President. "In today's security industry, patents are recognized as necessary assets and we believe that our patent solidifies our company's position as a leader in providing platform independent encrypted storage systems, which are extremely secure and incredibly easy to use."
About Data Locker
Data Locker Inc is a manufacturer of data security solutions. Its DataLocker Enterprise™ and DataLocker DL3™ portable encrypted external hard drives are trusted by governments, militaries and organizations in over 25 countries. The DataLocker Enterprise™ is the first and only 1TB external hard drive assembly to have received NIST's FIPS 140-2 validation. DataLocker is Simply Secure™
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