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This TOSHIBA Secured SD Card can be Locked to Restrict Unauthorised Access

TOSHIBA has developed a pretty smart secured SD card which can be locked via your smartphone in order to prevent unauthorised access. SD stands for secure digital but in reality these cards are not really secure when it comes to data security. Imagine the following scenario: You’re shooting on location and somehow your SD card with all the valuable footage is lost. While that alone is of course quite annoying, there might be another reason to worry: what happens to the footage if someone finds that SD card? This new secured SD card might be the answer for the latter problem, at least. TOSHIBA Secured SD Card This new card might look just like an ordinary SD card but there’s more to it. Much more, actually. The 32GB secured SD card offers a write speed of 10MB/sec (class 10), which is sufficient for FullHD video and even 4K (with decent compression). For a short refresher to the speed classes, have a look at this overview: image credit: SDcard.org Furthermore a full-fledged NFC (near field communication) radio chip is integrated in the TOSHIBA SD card. Using a NFC capable smartphone the card can be locked. Once it’s securely locked you still can record footage to the card but you won’t be able to read any files stored on it. So if a card gets lost or even stolen, nobody will be able to read it. According to TOSHIBA this feature was requested by several broadcasting companies. This layer of protection won’t save...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Tuesday, 13 March

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