lock usb helps you password protect USB drives, Thumb drives, Memory cards, External drives and Flash drives. It supports plug and play and runs automatically once a USB drive is plugged in, asking you the password for it. USB Secure is hassle free and it doesn’t need a rocket scientist to master.
Its takes a layered approach to password security with two defined roles – administrator and user – making it a smart choice for both individuals and teams made up of multiple users. As with ActivCard, the suite requires separate usb access control clients for each function. The fact that it supports a wide range of applications makes the number of discrete client installations a burden. A wizard-driven interface would go a long way toward greater usability.
A preferred apparatus according to this invention is preferably constructed to include specialized firmware in the USB storage device. A simple, standalone security application is also preferably provided usb lock to communicate directly with the USB storage device firmware through a standard Human Interface Device (HID) interface. Security requests are preferably executed through the HID interface.