I have always been a bit skeptical of the IronKey secure flash drive. While boasting some sexy features, the cost seemed probitive and unjustified to me. After several reader questions I decided it was finally time to get one of these devices and try it for myself. The result: I’m convinced that this is the ultimate in secure, portable data. Due to its extreme cost I am still not converting over fully to IronKey, but I would if I could afford to. There are several features of this device that make it desirable to both enterprise users and the privacy-minded. Continue reading “IronKey Secure Flash Drive Review”
I haven’t written much about data backups here before, but they are incredibly important. Everyday, run-of-the-mill data loss can range from frustrating to devastating. In the midst of a natural disaster the impact of personal data loss may be compounded as you are trying to deal with much more basic needs. I am proud to be a guest on the In The Rabbit Hole Urban Survival Podcast this week (the episode will air today and can be found here). Aaron and I talked about backing up the documents you may need to have on hand in an emergency, or what I call the “Bugout Backup”. I also mentioned how to store and protect this information with encryption. Our first topic was why having this information is important.