Oct 05, 2010
With this certification, Seagate becomes the first hard drive maker to have its enterprise-class hard drive portfolio of encrypted drives meet the high security standards needed for sale and availability to U.S. government businesses. Seagate enterprise SEDs, with their 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption technology, are powerful security storage solutions that deliver fully-automated, hardware-based security to make organization-wide encryption key management and authentication easy.
“As information storage consumption in the enterprise continues to grow, the ability to secure that data during all stages of a storage system’s lifecycle becomes increasingly critical,” said Dave Mosley, Seagate executive vice president of Sales, Marketing, and Product Line Management. “The FIPS 140-2 certification of Seagate’s enterprise products further validates Seagate’s commitment to enabling the widespread adoption of truly government-grade secure storage and help customers protect their sensitive personal and business information.”
“Security is a top priority for our Federal Government organizations,” said Max Peterson, vice president for Dell’s Civilian and Intelligence business. “Together with Seagate, we are focused on providing those organizations with the secure solutions they need to conduct the nation’s business.”
For more information about Seagate’s enterprise SEDs, visit Seagate’s security page .
Visit the NIST page to view a list of all commercially available products that have been FIPS 140-2 validated.
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