IronKey Celebrates One Year Of Mac Compatibility

Macintosh support for IronKey's secure USB flash drives is in addition to Windows and Linux OS support

December 10, 2008

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LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 9, 2008 - IronKey Inc., maker of the worlds most secure flash drive, announced the one-year anniversary of providing secure hardware encrypted USB flash drives with Macintosh support. The IronKey secure flash drives include support for Macintosh, Windows and Linux operating system.

A recent survey shows that 87 percent of organizations have at least one Mac, and with other reports indicating that 50 percent of all breaches result from laptops, the enterprise continues to leverage opportunities to protect their data. IronKey brings unprecedented mobile data security to individual, enterprise and government users. Its combination of security applications and services along with hardware-based encryption deliver unmatched security for its USB drives, and protection of the data stored on them. With the Linux platforms and the Mac OSX capabilities, individuals have the freedom to use the IronKey to protect their data no matter what operating system they prefer.

As former head of system software projects at Apple computer, and member of the Apple CEOs Technology Council, I have a deep respect and admiration for the Macintosh platform and its philosophy of ease-of-use, said Dave Jevans, CEO of IronKey. IronKey is thrilled to be celebrating the one year anniversary of the availability of the IronKey secure USB flash drive with Mac OSX support.

IronKey devices are available in three editions - Basic, Personal and Enterprise - with each available for purchase in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities. The IronKey devices are easy to use, and there is no need to install software or drivers. All user data on an IronKey is encrypted with high-speed, military-grade hardware encryption, password management and waterproof and tamperproof design.

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About IronKey IronKey products and services bring the power of authentication, encryption, identity management, and privacy to consumers and businesses around the world. We blend world-class security expertise with product design that emphasizes usability, simplicity, and accessibility. All IronKey products are FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified.

The IronKey Team consists of experts in consumer devices, information security, privacy and secure banking technologies, with prior executive roles at Apple, Arcot Systems, Earthlink, Entrust, First Data Corp, GeoTrust, PayPal, RedCannon, RSA Security, Teros, Tumbleweed, Valicert, and VISA.

Founded in 2005, IronKey is privately held and based in Los Altos, CA. For more information, visit:

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