10/24/2006

SanDisk to secure online sales with USB Flash drives

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:24 pm

SanDisk will next year bring secure computing to its USB Flash drives in a bid to persuade online banks, auction houses and retailers to use them to minimise unauthorised and fraudulent transactions.

The technology is called TrustedSignins and essentially embeds a “high performance” encryption engine into the Flash drive. SanDisk’s pitch to financial and retail institutions is that they will be able to provide customers with drives containing log-in software and highly-secure keys that provides a level of protection above and beyond the user’s own password and log-in name.

Source: Reg Hardware

 

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