Para Systems Inc. has announced its Minuteman EnSpire standby UPS series. Two models are being introduced: the EnSpire EN400 rated at 400VA/300Watts and the EnSpire EN600 rated at 600VA/300Watts. Back-up time for both units is two minutes at full-load and ten minutes at half-load, allowing time to systematically turn off connected equipment without losing critical data. Each unit has six outlets: three provide battery support along with spike and surge protection and three provide spike and surge protection only. In addition, two of the outlets are specifically spaced to support transformer blocks.Features of the EnSpire Standby UPS include USB connections are automatically recognized by Microsoft’s Windows software. No special USB drivers are required. The EnSpire Series automatically recognizes USB connections with its HID (Human Interface Device) compliant USB communications. Minuteman’s SentryPlus auto-shutdown and monitoring software is included with every unit. No special downloads or coupons are required. The EnSpire UPS provides a means of protecting telephone/fax/modem lines. EnSpire products are manufactured in accordance with RoHS guidelines. The 400VA and 600VA capacities of these units has been increased over previous models allowing them to support larger power requirements.Para Systems Inc.www.minutemanups.com
CHIPDRIVE MyKey is a portable, encrypted and PIN-protected password manager with a Microsoft Windows access lock to prevent prying eyes and identity thieves from accessing your PC or laptop and its data. CHIPDRIVE MyKey is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP and 2000. Available in Europe for more than a year, it is now available in the U.S. for a suggested price of $29.99 from leading online retailers including Amazon, Buy.com, CompuPlus, eCost, Staples and others.The foundation of MyKey is a super-secure smart card inside the USB stick. The same size as a mobile phone SIM, the smart card contains a microprocessor and special security software. CHIPDRIVE MyKey’s Password Manager stores usernames and passwords on the smart card chip. MyKey encrypts the information and requires a PIN to access it, so if you lose your MyKey your information is safe. Login dialogs are answered easily without drag and drop, and new login and Web site information is easily added.SCM Microsystems Inc.www.chipdrive.net
Verity Systems, a developer and manufacturer of degaussers and bulk tape erasers, announced the launch of the V91 Max, a second generation degausser designed for the permanent and safe erasure of hard drives and high coercivity tapes.The new and improved V91 Max now produces a powerful 7,000 oersted electromagnetic, gauss field which destroys all information recorded on today’s high capacity media. This increased magnetic field will erase a hard disc drives in just 20 seconds. While in most cases this will render the hard drive inoperative, the cost of a replacement hard drive cannot be compared to the cost to a company if sensitive information can be read by a third party. The V91 Max also has the ability to erase damaged hard drives and tapes, completely and permanently.Powerful enough to erase data hard drives, DLT, SDLT, 3480's, LTO4 and more, the V91 MAX is a compact, low noise, manually operated unit that sits neatly on a table top.Verity Systemswww.veritysystems.com
Avax International, a provider of hardware and software storage products focused on data protection, has announced the availability of the FlashTape drive — a plug and play replacement for legacy tape drives that writes to readily available flash cards instead of magnetic tape.
Verity Systems, degausser manufacturers and media disposal specialists, have announced the addition of the DX-CD2, an optical disc destruction device, to their product portfolio. The DX-CD2 deploys a patented technology that grinds the data layer off of CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs to 250 micron particles. All data is eliminated completely and permanently and there is no possibility of forensic recovery. Designed with the high-security sector in mind, the DX-CD2 has been evaluated by the NSA and meets the requirements of NSA/CSS Specification 04-02 for optical media destruction. The DX-CD2 offers users a fully auditable, disposal and destruction solution in line with most organizations data security policies. ts lightweight design ensures that it is quiet enough for an office environment and the vacuum collection bag ensures that the unit is clean and environmentally safe as dust is collected for later disposal. Between 90 and 340 discs can be destroyed in one hour.Verity Systemswww.veritysystems.co.uk
RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced the availability of the RSA SecurID Software Token for iPhone Devices that enables an iPhone to be used as an RSA SecurID authenticator, providing convenient and cost-effective two-factor authentication to enterprise applications and resources. The RSA SecurIDSoftware Token App is now available on the App Store at no charge. The required RSA SecurID software token seed as well as RSA Authentication Manager - the software that powers the RSA SecurID system - are bothavailable for purchase worldwide.
Avocado Security announced the availability of its Enterprise Edition Version 2.0 Security & Business Intelligence (BI) Optimization Platform.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, has announced the lightweight Thermo Scientific Matrix ARIS Mobile Detection System. The system uses spectroscopic identification technology, Natural Background Rejection (NBR) technology, ARIS Advanced Radioisotope Identification System, and real-time monitoring and analysis software.Background radiation contour surveying is made simple with a combination of gamma and neutron probes, the ARIS radioisotope identification system, and a laptop running the analysis. Data is coordinated with GPS. When radiation readings are above user-selected levels, the system automatically triggers an alarm to notify the operator.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.www.thermo.com/solutions
Swann Communications announces their latest innovation in covert surveillance, the FlashlightDVR.
Brivo Systems has announced the release of Version 7.0 of the Brivo ACS WebService Application. The new version provides extended functionality in response to growing needs in Brivo’s vertical markets.
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