Archive for March, 2013

ECLYPT can protect Macintosh Computers

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Current data at rest encryption (including all other CESG approved competitors) relies on BIOS interupt. The latest ECLYPT version however can be configured to utilise the UEFI. Both Macintosh and Windows 8 use this interface.

So ViaSat UK can now provide ECLYPT Core Drives to protect 64 bit Macintosh Computers running Mac OS X versions 10.4 Tiger, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks.

Current ECLYPT version 34 drives can be configured to protect Macintosh Computers:

  • So current ECLYPT Core 200 , FIPS validated, are ready to be protect Macintosh. They are being evaluated by several clients.
  • CESG Approved ECLYPT Core 600 / 300 hardware can be configured to protect Macintosh Computers (the configuration is currently under CESG evaluation)
  • Macintosh Computer Showing ECLYPT authentication screen
  • Macintosh computers can also be securely backed up onto ECLYPT freedom Drives

For further information on ECLYPT Core Hard Drives protecting Macintosh Computers, just email robert.palmer@viasat.uk.com

Disclaimer: This blog is written by Robert Palmer, an employee of ViaSat UK Ltd, but the views and opinions expressed on this website are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of ViaSat