DataLocker Blog

Welcome to the DataLocker blog, your home for DataLocker’s thoughts on the trends moving the cybersecurity industry. Bad actors are constantly developing new ways to attack and steal your data – don’t get caught in the dark. Follow the DataLocker blog for the latest in security vulnerabilities and how you can better protect your remote data.


May 16, 2020 | Katie Leverman

Thunderspy allows for evil maid type attacks against a host computer. Evil maid attacks require physical access to the victim’s machine and usually enough time to do something conspicuous such as disassembly. A successful attack will give the intruder direct memory access to the machine which gives them the ability to compromise all local security […]

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March 24, 2020 | Katie Leverman

As many companies move to a remote teleworking environment there is increased concern about how to keep sensitive data at rest secure. What can be done to provide workers with secure and stable storage using DataLocker’s centrally managed software solutions?  Encrypt local data allowing offline work if the Internet becomes temporarily clogged SafeCrypt utilizes military-grade […]

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March 19, 2020 | Katie Leverman

What if your “laptop” only weighed 9 grams, never broke down, and took 3 minutes to issue out? DataLocker’s managed, encrypted USB drives can be utilized as thumbtops: smaller, smarter, tougher, lighter, and cheaper than a laptop. They allow your organization to stay compliant, secure, and productive. Compared to online virtual environments and remote PCs, […]

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December 16, 2019 | Aimee Gindin

The next generation of security and convenience is here—and it’scalled the Sentry K300! This micro SSD offers not just military-grade security with 256-bit encryption, but faster speeds for reading, writing, and transferring too. All the requirements you need It’s also the industry’s first platform-independent keypad micro SSD to incorporate an OLED display. That display can help you ensure […]

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November 26, 2019 | Katie Leverman

DataLocker is honored to provide exceptional products and services for our customers all year long, but there is no better time than the Thanksgiving season to reflect on how much you mean to us! As we all prepare to wrap up another year, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude for your trust and partnership […]

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October 28, 2019 | Katie Leverman

Storing and transferring data is getting easier and easier. And while that can mean time savings and convenience for your team, it can also create security problems and put your data at risk. Ease of use doesn’t necessarily mean secure, and that can be a big problem for protecting your organization’s information. That’s where encrypted […]

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September 26, 2019 | Katie Leverman

Security breaches can be a big problem: for your customers, for your investors, for your business. And as more and more business is done digitally (and more and more information shared via mobile and cloud-based devices), there is more risk for a security breach. Preventing a security breach is best accomplished with a variety of tactics, […]

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August 20, 2019 | Katie Leverman

Gone are the days when an organization’s data was accessed strictly on-site. The convenience of laptops, tablets, smartphones, flash drives, portable drives, and other mobile devices has opened up an entire world of possibilities and flexibility for how our teams operate. But it has also opened up new challenges and concerns for maintaining secure data, […]

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August 20, 2019 | Katie Leverman

Your data deserves secure storage—and you deserve the confidence that comes with knowing your most important information is protected. But if you’re picturing a steel safe or a 75-character password, there are better options available for easily and reliably maintaining your secure data. When handling sensitive data, it isn’t enough to simply lock it down to prevent anyone from […]

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July 31, 2019 | Katie Leverman

The ability to safely transport and store data, in most organizations, is just as important as the data itself. But many agencies, companies, and other establishments simply do not put as much thought into their drive security as they do into the information they are storing there—and that’s a mistake. Securing your drives is critical to ensuring all of […]

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July 31, 2019 | Katie Leverman

There are few organizations that require higher security measures for their data than those in the military sector. From small agencies and mobile teams to larger bases and headquarters, maintaining secure data is an important component of successful operations. Here are three areas where data security for the military is most critical. Personnel Those who participate in military operations […]

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June 28, 2019 | Katie Leverman

You may have been urged to find encryption services to help protect your organization’s data—but if you are a leader who is unfamiliar with information technology best practices or the technical side of managing data, the phrase “data encryption” might feel like techno jargon or simply like a vague concept without a concrete solution. But […]

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June 28, 2019 | Katie Leverman

Information is essential to your organization—but so is the flexibility to transfer and share that info across your team and with other important stakeholders. The need for mobility shouldn’t mean leaving your data vulnerable to security issues. And it doesn’t have to with DataLocker’s encrypted USB storage! Secure USB drives and flash drives can offer […]

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May 31, 2019 | Katie Leverman

DataLocker is driven by just two words: simply secure. Our products and services are designed to make it simple to secure your data without fear of compromise. We know that your organization has more important things to do than worry about a data leak or a fine for noncompliance with your industry regulators. That is why we […]

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May 29, 2019 | Katie Leverman

No matter the industry you are in, your organization likely relies on sensitive data that helps you reach your customers, serve your clients, and drive your business. And if you pay attention to the news, you know just how devastating a security incident or leak can be to your organization and its reputation. With stories of data breaches and […]

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April 23, 2018 | Katie Leverman

In an effort to simplify our product line, we have merged our best selling DataLocker Sentry 3 FIPS and Sentry EMS into the Sentry ONE.  The Sentry ONE adds the flexibility of being centrally managed by either SafeConsole or IronKey EMS central management platforms. Utilizing the same 256-bit AES hardware encryption as its predecessors, Sentry […]

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April 1, 2018 | Katie Leverman

DataLocker, Inc., a leading provider of encryption solutions, today launched the industry’s first platform and operating system independent encrypted keypad flash drive featuring a built in OLED display at the RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco.  The DataLocker Sentry® K300 encrypted flash drive provides users with 256-bit AES encryption, an alpha-numeric keypad, enhanced security features, […]

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December 30, 2016 | Katie Leverman

As we bid farewell to 2016 and welcome the new year, we hope you’ve had wonderful holidays and enjoyed the company of family and friends.  2016 was a year of tremendous growth for us, and we are anxious to see what 2017 brings! We are grateful to our customers for placing their trust in us […]

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December 12, 2016 | Katie Leverman

We hear about cybercriminals and data hackers all the time.  But another threat lies close to home and can be equally if not more devastating.  Sensitive data and corporate intellectual property must be protected at all times, even when it comes to employees.  Disgruntled employees with malicious intent can wreak havoc, as can those who […]

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November 30, 2016 | Katie Leverman

DataLocker has been providing cutting-edge, advance encryption solutions since 2011.  Our government and military clients are especially keen on protecting sensitive data and regularly look to us for solutions so they can securely transport, store and share data. Lost or stolen devices should not be equated with compromised data! One of the typical requirements for […]

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