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Origin Storage
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Encrypted Protection for DVD and CD Storage
10 April, 2012
DataLocker SecureDisk from Origin Storage enables 256 bit encryption to be performed while burning optical storage disks
British Workers Check E-mail On Holiday With Half Of Laptops Insecure
27 July, 2011
With 26% of laptops encrypted and only half secured with passwords, workaholic Brits abroad are running data loss risks whilst on holiday this summer
Solid State Drives With AES Enryption and High MTBF A Welcome Move
06 July, 2011
Origin Storage comments on the release by Intel of a series of solid state drives with AES encryption and high levels of reliability
Ensuring Security On Corporate Mobile Devices
16 June, 2011
WIth the security edges continuing to become more blurred in portable computing, Origin Storage examines the growing requirements for security solutions for the protection of smartphones and other mobile computing devices
Instant-on non-volatile memory encryption breakthrough
20 May, 2011
Origin Storage reports on the use of encryption technology enabling the use of secure instant-on memory on desktop and notebook computers
Sony Breach Illustrates Corporate Database Security Insufficiency
06 May, 2011
Origin Storage comments on the Sony data breaches and examines the implications for data security in large corporate environments
Unencrypted Data Tape Leads To Large Scale Data Loss
18 April, 2011
The recent Irish insurance company loss of customer data from a data tape illustrates the necessity for encrypted storage and the ease with which such losses can be prevented
Solid State Drives More Susceptible To Post-Delete Data Recovery
23 February, 2011
Origin Storage explains why traditional data-shredding or sanitisation of magnetic disk drives doesn't work with flash or solid state devices leaving confidential data susceptible to recovery after discarding
Mobile Data Encryption Gaining Ground
22 July, 2010
Encryption survey demonstrates that regulatory requirements are driving increased usage of encryption technology in industry with mobile workforces now coming into the spotlight for the protection of data on the move
Self Encrypting Disks Prevent Vulnerabilities Caused By Software Encryption Disabling
09 July, 2010
Origin Storage comments on the attempted sale of a lost laptop at Newark Airport and the knowledge that encryption is often either disabled or not installed, adding that Self-Encrypting Disks can solve this problem
Key Factors In Choosing the Correct Security Solution
07 July, 2010
Andy Cordial of Origin Storage examines the factors that need to be considered for choosing the right IT security solution amongst the many that are on offer
Remote Access Denial Technology From Intel Welcomed By Origin Storage
29 June, 2010
Origin Storage provides insight into how a combination of data encryption and automatic remote access denial from Intel can provide a powerful deterrent to laptop theft
Solid State Drives Growing In Popularity Amongst Enterprise Users
25 May, 2010
High performance storage requirements are driving increased demand for solid state drives as an alternative to magnetic disk technology for enterprise and SAN users, according to report from Origin Storage
Stakes Raise In Laptop Encryption
10 May, 2010
Russian Password Recovery utilities demonstrate ease with which cracking can be performed driving requirement for laptop users to re-think data protection strategies and encrypt their data
High Usage Levels of Unencrypted Removable Storage Remains in USA
07 April, 2010
Origin Storage reports on the continued high percentage of workers in America who use unencrypted USB storage devices for casual transfer of corporate data and thus posing serious risk of data loss
Applying Good Back-Up Strategies to Mobile Data Devices
09 March, 2010
Andy Cordial, Managing Director of Origin Storage explains the backup risks associated with removable memory devices and how organisations can ensure that good back-up regimes are operated regardless of the memory technology used
Insecure Backup Exposes Sensitive Data on Arkansas Guardsmen
02 March, 2010
A missing backup drive containing the insecure data on National Guardsmen based in Arkansas highlights the requirement for archiving sensitive and vulnerable data in a secure fashion
Secure Mobile Storage Reduces Internet Risk for Mobile Workers
23 February, 2010
With reports showing vulnerability escalating for companies using a mobile workforce, Origin Storage outlines and alternative approach to securing data on the move
Origin Storage comments on St Albans Council laptop loss
05 February, 2010
News of 4 laptops stolen from city council containing sensitive data illustrates need for multi-layered data security to prevent data leakage
Solution to encryption challenge worth much more than available prize money
22 January, 2010
Origin Storage comments on the swiss army knife encryption code cracking challenge which remains unclaimed and which the company believes will remain unclaimed as higher bidders seek to resolve the secret of 128-bit AES encryption
Brute force attack cracks 768-bit RSA encryption
12 January, 2010
With distributed computing attacks putting paid to 768 bit encryption, Origin Storage believes the time has come for belt and braces approaches to data protection with hardware protected PIN/Password layers over existing encryption
Encryption flaws highlighted on some secure USB drives
30 December, 2009
Origin Storage is recommending the use of the highest levels of encryption available after revelations that not all USB drives are unhackable
Avoidable data loss as insecure laptop stolen from MBNA
24 December, 2009
Encrypted portable storage could have provided a secure solution to transporting sensitive customer data and prevented the loss of data belonging to MBNA's credit card customers
Makiing the choice between Solid State and Hard Drive memory
22 December, 2009
Origin Storage examines the considerations that need to be made when choosing between Solid State memory devices or hard disk drives as a choice of storage media
Encrypted hard drives ease data loss headaches
03 December, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the revelation that a significant proportion of UK companies are unable to monitor copying activities of essential data
Railway laptop thief proves difficulty in recovering losses
19 November, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the need for encryption to prevent the loss of sensitive data from laptops used by employees on the move as illustrated by the spate of thefts from trains in the north West of England
ICOÃÂÃâ€ÂÃâ€Âs Freedom of Information act report shows no let-up in data loss incidents
29 October, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the increasing trend towards sensitive data losses despite the increasing availability of high capacity secure removable storage devices
Cloud storage service levels still not high enough
22 October, 2009
Origin Storage is claiming that cloud based storage offerings still leave vulnerabilities in data availability models
One terabyte portable encrypted drive available
14 October, 2009
The Data Locker series from Origin Storage with hardware encryption now includes a one terabyte portable version
Encryption ÃÂÃâ€ÂÃâÅ" belting up your data for its journey
29 September, 2009
Andy Cordial of Origin Storage explains the importance of encrypting data on the move to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands
Improved transfer rates with USB 3.0 standard
28 September, 2009
The flood of USB 3.0 devices expected to hit the market by the end of the year is welcomed by Origin Storage who believes it will herald a new era of secure portable storage and an end to eSATA
Origin Storage enters Sunday Times top 100
24 September, 2009
Storage integration company gains 73rd position in the Tech Track league table of the Sunday Times recognising the fastest growing private technology companies in the UK
Origin Storage Data Lockers to be Distributed by Hammer
25 August, 2009
UK storage experts to distribute encrypted disk drives from Origin Storage into the UK and Scandinavian markets
Serious consequences of petty theft of laptop
11 August, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the theft of a laptop from a woman which held unencrypted data and has still not been recovered despite an arrest having been made
Passwords are the weakest link in cloud storage
05 August, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the vulnerability of password management in cloud architecture environments
SSD not the only form of rugged storage systems
23 July, 2009
Origin Storage explains how solid state storage isn't the only answer to achieving rugged secure storage for laptops
Fast track changes in IT policy causing security breaches
17 July, 2009
Origin Storage believes that by forcing quick changes in direction of IT use, companies are leaving themselves open to security problems
Origin Storage in sponsorship deal with Bobsleigh team
23 June, 2009
The British women's Bobsleigh team has secured further sponsorship from Origin Storage until after the winter Olympics in Canada
Improved encryption strength needed to beat hackers
02 June, 2009
Origin Storage is warning companies that simply having encryption in place may not be enough and that the level of encryption is also important to prevent data from being compromised by hackers
Disturbing discovery of US Terabyte data loss
22 May, 2009
Origin Storage comments on the need for full disk encryption after US National Archives loses large capacity drive containing unencrypted sensitive information
Solid state memory for laptops not viable says Origin Storage
19 May, 2009
TDK's intention to replace laptop hard drives with solid state devices flawed according to Origin Storage with the former offering superior encryption capabilities
Data Locker demonstrations at InfoSecurity Europe
22 April, 2009
The Amacom Data Locker for providing physical security to movable storage will feature at the UK's InfoSecurity Europe exhibition in London
Direct entry PIN protected Data Locker
08 April, 2009
Data storage device released by Origin Storage which requires the entry of a 6-18 digit PIN number directly onto the device for it to be used if it is lost