ThinkPad 320GB USB Portable Secure Hard Drive with real-time encryption

Lenovo ThinkPad USB Portable Secure Hard Drive is available in either 160 or 320 GB versions, uses a numeric keypad allowing users to type in their pass code to access their data. The new Lenovo secure hard drive meets the 128-bit advanced encryption security standard to help ensure information remains secure. The hard drive features full-disk encryption for up to ten unique user ID’s and one administrator, making it an ideal tool for ThinkPad notebook PC users on-the-go or collaborating at work.

Recognized for its combination of simple-to-use design and advanced levels of security, the Consumer Electronics Association recently awarded the ThinkPad USB Portable Secure Hard Drive the CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Best of Innovations Award in the Computer Peripherals category. At less than an inch thin, and approximately the size of a 3 x 5 inch index card, it’s small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. The Lenovo ThinkPad USB Portable Secure Hard Drive will be available starting in mid-November at $179 for the 160 GB model and $219 for the 320 GB model.