Court rules that prosecutors can't force people to decrypt data that could potentially be used against them.
Seagate ships enterprise-class self-encrypting drives to system builders worldwide.
Move would enhance the security of private data on federal systems but also help jump-start this tech industry transition, says analyst Jon Oltsik.
Within two to three years, blogger Jon Oltsik predicts, every device that ships with a hard drive or solid-state disk will offer self-encrypting drives.
Hitachi's new 2.5-inch Travelstar drive offers 500GB capacity, support for new encryption standards, and low power consumption.
Seagate, McAfee and Dell advances in self-encrypting PC computers.
Providing an extra level of security, Toshiba will soon roll out a series of hard drives that will automatically erase or prevent access to the data should the drive be connected to an unknown system.
Company introduces first 2.5-inch hard drive for business users that offers a terabyte of storage.
Hitachi announces the new 7200 RPM Travelstar Drive for laptops that offers capacities up to 500GB.
Trusted Computing Group released final versions of three storage specifications, that enable stronger and more unified data protection.