The manufacturer iStorage specializes in USB keys with hardware encryption of data, such as datAshur Pro2. Its new datAshur BT model surprises with its unlocking system, which is carried out via a secure Bluetooth connection using your smartphone.
To do this, you must install a free iOS or Android application. Then all you have to do is enter a secret code defined in advance for the app to unlock the key via the smartphone’s Bluetooth interface. And if you don’t like passcodes, you can use a biometric authentication system like Touch ID or Face ID on your iPhone. The key can also be unlocked by your tablet, but also by your Apple Watch.
Data is stored with AES 256-bit hardware encryption. Water resistant (IP57), the key can be used on any computer (Windows, macOS, Linux, Chromebook) and offers a capacity of 4 to 128 GB. It uses a USB 3.2 Gen1 interface but the manufacturer does not ‘does not indicate what flow rates it reaches.
The datAshur will be on sale on September 7, at the respective prices of 95 euros for 16 GB, 119 euros for 32 GB, 131 euros for 64 GB and 167 euros for 128 GB.
Source : Press release