Data Storage: Speedy BlockMaster SafeStick SuperSonic USB Devices Encrypt Data on the Move
Speedy BlockMaster SafeStick SuperSonic USB Devices Encrypt Data on the Move
Speedy BlockMaster SafeStick SuperSonic USB Devices Encrypt Data on the MoveBy Matt Sarrel
The BlockMaster SpeedStick SuperSonic rugged USB key is available in 8GB and 4GB models. It is more than rugged enough for the average business user, but it is not indestructible.
The BlockMaster SpeedStick SuperSonic rugged USB key after smashing it between two 20-pound dumbbells. It did not function after this.
More BlockMaster Busted
The same USB key at a different angle.
To access the volume, simply insert the BlockMaster SpeedStick SuperSonic and double-click My Computer, then CD Drive (Login SafeStick).
After unlocking the drive, the control panel icon appears on the system tray. Im not sure what it is, but I suspect it was the model for the Olympic Cauldron in Vancouver. Far left.
Its possible to lock the SpeedStick from the control panel software, but the user cant do much else.
Side by Side
Heres the destroyed SpeedStick SuperSonic and the undamaged one.
For enterprise deployment, SafeConsole software is used to configure just about any setting for controlling the USB key and anything on it. In the configuration wizard, I integrated with Active Directory very easily.
Using SafeConsole I established user and group password policy before deploying the hardware.
SafeConsole can be used to configure automatic backups of a users SafeStick to a server.
BlockMaster on Vacation
The BlockMaster SpeedStick SuperSonic USB key survived a jarring 30-minute ride tied to this tricycle in Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines.
BlockMaster Close Up
Here is a closeup of the USB key.
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