Micron Technology have this week announced a new addition to their range of solid state drives in the form of their newly updated RealSSD C400 which is now equipped with Self-Encrypting technology to keep your data safe.
The new RealSSD C400 uses hardware-based, AES-256-bit encryption
engine and advanced security firmware to keep any data you save to the
SSD away from prying eyes. It was developed in a partnership with Wave
Systems’ EMBASSY encryption management system and has been designed for
use in large corporations, government systems and other multiple-user
"Micron’s firmware is designed to comply with the TCG Opal
specification. TCG Opal is an open industry standard that provides a
verifiable path for companies who need to prove they’re compliant with
tough data security regulations when devices or drives are lost or
The Micron RealSSD C400 SED will be arriving later this year and will be available in either 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch formats with storage capacities of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. But pricing for the new SSD has not yet been revealed.
Source: Toms Hardware