IronKey Unveils Trusted Access Solution to Protect Corporate Banking Customers Against Sophisticated Fraud and Malware Attacks

IronKey Extends Trusted Virtual Computing Platform to Protect Corporate Banking Customers

To help address the serious dangers posed by ever more sophisticated malicious software ("malware") that is infecting the computers of users of corporate online banking services, IronKey, the leader in secure and managed portable computing solutions, today announced its Trusted Access for Banking solution. This new product is an application and services suite that leverages the capabilities of IronKey's Trusted Computing Environment platform to allow banks to provide identity protection, strong authentication and fraud protection at the endpoint for corporate banking customers.

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1. What is the news relating to a hack of NIST-certified USB Flash drives with hardware encryption?

On January 4, 2010, it was widely reported that certain hardware-encrypted USB flash drives have been hacked. The vendors affected are SanDisk, Kingston and Verbatim. Of particular concern is that some of these devices have received FIPS 140-2 Level 2 security validation from the US Government organization NIST. FIPS 140-2 security validation is required for Government agencies to use encryption products.

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