Security Related Questions

FIPS 140-2 Levels Explained
Security Level 1 Security Level 1 provides the lowest level of security. Basic security requirements are specified for a cryptographic module (e.g., at leas...
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013 at 6:36 PM
What is the difference between ECB and CBC Mode AES encryption?
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), is a block cipher adopted as an encryption standard by the U.S. government for military and government use. ECB (...
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013 at 1:34 PM
How is my data secured and encrypted?
The DataLocker is secured with our patented authentication panel and then the drive is fully encrypted with 256 bit AES / CBC mode encryption. Every sector ...
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013 at 6:37 PM
How Secure is 256-bit AES Encryption?
AES is the Advanced Encryption Standard which is the method of encryption used by the U.S. government. 256-bit is the size of the key used to unlock the enc...
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016 at 3:27 PM
What initiates self destruct mode?
The "Self Destruct" feature is a defense against brute force password hack attempts. DataLocker products (Enterprise, DL3 and Sentry) perform this...
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 at 3:00 PM
How can I recover a password?
We currently have no means of recovering ANY password from our drives. For DL3 and Enterprise users: If you are a DL3 or Enterprise customer, you may be ...
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016 at 7:08 AM
How do I reset my DataLocker drive?
To restore the DataLocker back to factory default settings and delete all of the information from the drive, connect and unlock the drive. Then go to: "...
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017 at 11:52 AM
Does the DataLocker meet NISPOM 8-306, DoD Directive 5220.22M requirements for disk wiping?
The DL3, Enterprise and Sentry wipes or destroys data when the self destruct routine is initiated and when the zeroization or key regeneration routine is in...
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016 at 7:25 AM
What is AES encryption?
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), is a block cipher adopted as an encryption standard by the U.S. government for military and government use. ECB (Ele...
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016 at 7:28 AM
DataLocker FIPS Validations
FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, is a requirement for all encryption products used by U.S. government workers and government contractors. ...
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017 at 12:32 PM