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Aegis Padlock - USB 2.0

Encrypted Hard Drive with PIN Access

  • Secure PIN Access
  • Allows up to 10 PIN Passkeys
  • 256-bit Military Grade AES Hardware Encryption
  • Integrated USB cable
  • Software free design - No admin rights required
  • Compatible with any OS - Windows, Mac & Linux
  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • FAQs
  • Documents

Looking for an effortless way to secure your data on the go?With no software to install, easy setup and 256-bit AES encryption, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive is the simplest way to protect your data, your customers and your business.

Looking for an effortless way to secure your data? The Aegis Padlock Secure Drive is the ultimate portable hard drive and secure storage system. With an easy-to-use keypad design and software free setup, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive enables you to access the drive with your own unique pin.

Utilizes Military Grade FIPS PUB 197 Validated Encryption Algorithm
Featuring 256-bit hardware encryption, the Aegis Padlock seamlessly encrypts all data on the drive in real-time, keeping your data safe even if the hard drive is removed from its enclosure.

Software Free Design – With no admin rights to contend with the Aegis Padlock is a breeze to implement
With no software installation required for setup or operation and the ability to run on any platform, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive provides stress free deployment in corporate environments. Its Administrator Feature allows enrollment of up to ten unique user ID’s and one administrator, making it a useful business collaboration tool.

Data at Rest Protection
All data, PINs, and encryption keys are always encrypted while at rest.

Sealed from Physical Attacks by Tough Epoxy Coating
In addition to encrypting all of the PINs, data and the encryption key itself, the Aegis Padlock adds another barrier between your data and a hacker. The encryption chip and circuitry of the Aegis Padlock are completely protected by a super tough epoxy compound, which is virtually impossible to remove without causing permanent damage to the electronics. This barrier prevents a potential hacker from accessing the encryption circuitry and launching a variety of potential attacks.

Brute Force Self Destruct Feature
The Aegis Padlock uses a three pronged approach to protect against a Brute Force attack. The first step is to deny access to the drive until the drive can verify the user PIN. After several incorrect attempts the drive will lock itself, requiring the drive to be plugged in again to input a PIN. This feature blocks automated attempts to enter PIN numbers. Lastly, after a predetermined number of failed PIN entries, the Padlock assumes it is being attacked and will destroy the encryption key and lock itself, rendering the data useless and requiring a total reset to redeploy the Padlock.

Wear Resistant Key Pad
Designed with protection in mind, the entire Aegis Padlock family incorporates ‘wear resistant’ keypads to hide key usage and avoid tipping off a potential hacker to the commonly used keys.

VTC Technology
Protection against hacker attempts doesn’t stop with Brute Force. Incorporated into the Aegis Padlock’s electronics is Apricorn’s Variable Time Circuit (VTC) technology, working to thwart “timing attacks” aimed at accessing the drive by studying the behavior and infiltrating the Padlock’s electronics.

Compact, Rugged Design – Perfect for taking your data on the road
The Aegis Padlock’s low powered design is perfect for using with notebooks and taking your data on the road. Perfectly pocketable, the Aegis Padlock’s compact, robust design features a 16-point omni-directional shock mounting system, protecting the drive from drops and knocks. The convenient integrated USB cable eliminates the need to carry around cords with you and allows you to be connected at the flick of a fingertip.

Data Transfer Rate USB 2.0 - up to 480mbps
Power Supply 100% Bus Powered
Buffersize 8MB
Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0
RPM 5400
Average seek time 12 ms
Shock - non operating 1000G 1ms
Shock - operating 300G 2ms
Dimensions 19mm X 84.5mm X 120mm (0.75” X 3.3” X 4.7”) Weight: 6.2oz.
Warranty 3 year limited
Approvals FCC & CE
System Requirements Compatible with all Operating Systems, including Windows, Mac and Linux Requires USB port
Comments One gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes; accessible capacity will be less and actual capacity depends on the operating environment and formatting.
How do I use the Aegis Padlock the first time?

You can use it in one of the following ways:

1) Enter the Admin Mode with 123456 (default administrator password), and then you are able to change the Admin Password OR

2) Create a User Password Directly enter the Secure User Mode with 123456 (default Admin Password) to use the Aegis Padlock.

What can I do if I forget the User Password?
Use your Admin Password to enter Admin Mode, and then create another User Password in Admin Mode.
What can I do if I forget the Admin Password?
There is no other way to retrieve the Admin Password except a complete reset of the Aegis Padlock. After a complete reset, all data will be lost and you will need to initialize, allocate and format the Aegis Padlock manually. Then you will be able to use the default Admin Password 123456.
Why did the operating system not recognize the Aegis Padlock after I enter the User Mode and completely reset the computer?
You need to initialize, allocate and format the Aegis Padlock manually. For more information, refer to "Initializing and formatting the Hard Drive after a complete reset" in the product manual.
Can I initialize and format the Aegis Padlock with Windows user?
No, this is a Windows limitation, you must use the Admin account to initialize and format the Aegis Padlock.
How do I use the Aegis Padlock without a PIN?
As a full disk encryption product, the Aegis Padlock can never be used without a PIN.
What encryption algorithm is used in this product?
Depending on your model the Aegis Padlock uses either AES 128-bit or 256-bit algorithm.
Why could I not change my User Password which has the same digits as the Admin password?
You can change it only in the Admin Mode. In the User Mode, the User Password which has the same digits is created in the Admin Mode cannot be changed or deleted.
Why could I not initialize, partition or format the Aegis Padlock?
Ensure that you have administrator privileges. You can use only the administrator account to initialize, partition or format the Aegis Padlock in the Admin Mode.
Aegis Padlock Whitepaper Aegis-Padlock-Whitepaper_4.pdf
Aegis Padlock Quick Start Guide AegisPadlockQSG.pdf
Aegis Padlock Manual Aegis_Padlock_Manual.pdf
Datasheet Apricorn 2014 Datasheet Apricorn 2014.pdf


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