First of all, this thing is rated on a variety of levels government. It can not only withstand dust and water thanks to its IP57 certification, but it can cope with the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), the US government standards for information technology and has been tested and validated computer security, also known as FIPS 140-2 Level 3.
But a bunch of reviews and specifications is not the whole story. As you’ve probably derived from the above image, to access contents of this drive you will need to punch in a 7-15 digit PIN before connecting to the USB port on your computer. This prevents the connected computer key from logging in your password and affecting the contents of the flash drive. In case, forget your pin an Admin PIN can reset it, or you can wipe the drive and start fresh from completely. And if someone tries to try to force their way in, it will clear the aegis Secure Key content after 10 wrong PIN entries.
Promoting security is built into 256-bit AES CBC (Cipher Block Chained) hardware encryption and an auto-lock feature that backs up the drive when it’s removed from the USB host.
The Aegis Secure Key is available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities with a starting price of $ 65.