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USB Flash Security

By KASHU SYSTEM DESIGN Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Sep 6, 2010

Lost or stolen mobile devices are a growing data security threat, yet there's no need to panic over sensitive data falling into the wrong hands if it's protected. That's where USB Flash Security from Kashu System Design comes in. It's a free USB security utility for mobile devices.

USB Flash Security's compact, tabbed interface displays all installed disk drives on your PC, but the software will only install on those drives with USB access. It's a keep-it-simple layout: there's a display window, file menus for Operations and Help, Exit and Update buttons, and the Install command bar, but that's it. We inserted a USB flash drive, and USB Flash Security immediately identified it. Selecting the drive for installing the software called up a password creation wizard that has an interesting option to set your password hint to display when you hover the cursor. We installed the software, removed the drive, reinserted it, and copied some files to it, calling up the password entry dialog. We entered the password and gained access to the USB drive's volume, transferred the files, ejected the drive, and reinserted it again. Clicking the drive displayed the USB Flash Security executable, which we then clicked to recall the password entry dialog. We entered the password and gained access to the data. We like the fact that the password entry field doesn't automatically appear when you try to access the drive since there's no reason to help thieves figure things out.

Kashu is a Japanese developer that is entering the global software market, and its documentation is written in somewhat fractured English that occasionally takes some figuring out. However, the Help file is not only clear and concise but helpful as well. All told, USB Flash Security is an easy-to-use tool that offers effective password protection for mobile data devices.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.1.13

Fix the error of impact of anti-virus software. Improve the process of installation on USB memory(Add retry feature).

General

Release November 23, 2017
Date Added November 23, 2017
Version 4.1.13

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Intel 1.3GHz or faster processor/256MB of RAM (512MB recommended)/800x600 screen resolution

Popularity

Total Downloads 90,425
Downloads Last Week 9
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Developer's Description

Add encryption to USB Flash Drive on the market. It locks by the password by only removing! Data in a USB Flash Drive is protected by a password.Useful Security Tool. Features: [Install on USB Flash Drive] Install the tool which is for unlocking security on USB Flash Drive, so security can be unlocked by the PC without installing 'USB Flash Security'. [Lock by password] When install this software on USB Flash Drive, password for unlocking security is necessary to access data in USB Flash Drive. [Auto-lock] When unplug USB Flash Drive from PC, it will lock automatically. [Automated encryption] AES encryption which is recognized by speedy and cipher strength in encryption algorithm has been adopted. Data will be encrypted automatically by writing in USB Flash Drive, and it will be decrypted automatically by reading from USB Flash Drive. There are five editions in 'USB Flash Security' for personal user. USB Flash Security Free,Up to 4GB,ONE USB drive. USB Flash Security+ Product,Up to 4GB,ONE USB drive. USB Flash Security++ Product,Up to 8GB,TWO USB drives. USB Flash Security# Product,Up to 16GB,TWO USB drives. USB Flash Security## Product,Up to 2000GB,THREE USB drives USB Flash Security [+/++/#/##] is one man one license. Information leakage becomes a social problem.Information leakage may be given a huge damage to a company or individual.So we need security software to protect our information (data,file). There are much security software for PC, but little security software for mobile device. USB Flash Security is security software for mobile device.It can help you to protect you mobile devices by encryption(AES256bit).AES encryption which is recognized by speedy and cipher strength of encryption algorithm has been adopted.