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What is the difference between software and hardware-based encryption?

Depending on the application you may be surprised by what is involved in securing your data. Not all encryption is the same but understanding the true difference will play a key part in how effective and efficient your security policy is.

So, in summary, whilst software-based encryption does have its advantages, it may not match its perception as being comprehensive. Whereas, hardware-based encryption offers a more robust solution. Want to know the best solution for securing your data? Use both. Together.

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Kingston can offer you an independent opinion on whether the configuration you’re currently using, or planning to use is right for your organisation.

Self-encrypted SSDs

We offer advice on what benefits SSDs will bring to your specific storage environment and which SSD is most suitable for your mobile workforce to ensure you are working securely on the go.

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Encrypted USB Drives

We offer advice on what benefits using Encrypted USB will bring to your organisation & which drive is best suited to your business needs.

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