BlockMaster SafeStick Secure USB Drives Now FIPS 140-2 Validated

September 15, 2011   Technology News
(PRLEAP.COM) BlockMaster the leading provider of managed secure USB drives today announced that their FIPS module has achieved FIPS 140-2 overall level 2 validation.

The SafeStick FIPS secure USB flash drive is now widely available and is the first product powered by BlockMaster's FIPS validated BM-C1000 cryptographic module.

The details of the BlockMaster certificate 1555 can be found at:
http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140val-all.htm#1555

The SafeStick FIPS is a new edition of the proven series of SafeStick drives from BlockMaster.

The standard SafeStick has achieved UK government approval with the CESG CCTM and the SafeStick SuperSonic is the speed champion featuring the fastest flash on the market. All SafeStick drives share the same FIPS197 approved AES256 CBC encryption. The SafeStick FIPS in addition to this achieves the full FIPS 140-2 level 2 requirements.

SafeStick FIPS will be available in sizes ranging from 2GB to 64GB.

SafeStick is the most convenient and secure USB flash drive available. SafeStick FIPS is easily managed by BlockMaster's industry leading SafeConsole central management system software along side any SafeConsoleReady Devices. SafeConsole allows you to manage multiple types and brands of SafeConsoleReady secure USB drives under one central management solution.

SafeConsole trials are available at:
http://www.safeconsole.com/trial

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