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Crypto SSD Encryption Key Exchange Methods

In order to perform encryption/decryption, an encryption key is required. In the following discussion, we will refer to this as the DEK (Device Encryption Key). There are various ways in which the DEK can be provided to the device, we will discuss a few of these methods below. Self Generated Permanent Key: In this method,...

The Critical Nature of Certification for AES256 Encrypted SSD

You’ve decided you need advanced encryption for your application or project, but how do you know you are selecting the right SSD? The encryption certification excerpt below from our 240SE Series CryptoSSD Product White Paper details how products should be certified to guarantee you have a secure product. Encryption Certification: When it comes to the...

SSD Controller and Firmware Key to Locked Bill-Of-Material Strategy

This article talks about the importance of the SSD Controller and the firmware algorithms as they relate to a Locked-BOM (Bill-Of-Material) strategy. The controller and memory are the two major silicon components of all Solid State Drives. While the NAND memory is the key building block and has finite endurance and data retention, the controller...

Industrial Application Spotlight – Agriculture Technology - Cactus Technologies

Agricultural Equipment must operate in some of the harshest conditions since it is typically used in the outdoor environment. Due to these tough working conditions, the technology and electronics selected have to be up to the task. Over the years, agribusiness has adopted technology to assist with the growing demands of food production required to...

Industrial Application Spotlight - Water Treatment Plants - Cactus Technologies

When you think of Industrial applications which require mechanical systems to perform an important process for society, Water Treatment Plants provide a great example. Most people take for granted clean water and properly working sewage systems they live with in their offices and homes. But it is because of what happens behind the scenes that...

Industrial and Embedded Flash Storage for Every Application

Every OEM’s application is different. There are different industries, requirements, reliability concerns and budget constraints. But for all applications requiring one or more of the storage needs below, an active decision should be made regarding what memory solution to use. OEM / Embedded Storage Requirements for Flash Storage Devices: Operating System Applications Program Data Logging...

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