The global leading maker of computer peripherals and accessories, LaCie has launched its new LaCie Rugged Safe external HDD (designed by Neil Poulton), which the company claims as the safest mobile hard disk drive currently available on the market, combining shock–proof rugged design with 128-bit AES hardware encryption and biometric authentication technology in a single device, ideal to protect your private, important data securely and reliably.

Main Features Of LaCie Rugged Safe:

  • High quality, protective shockproof enclosure combined with USB 2.0 and FireWire 800/400 interface
  • Industry-leading 128-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption engine for ultimate data protection
  • Biometric fingerprint authentication supports up to 10 registered users

“The LaCie Rugged Safe was developed to enable professional or private users to protect their valuable data and intellectual property from theft and unauthorized access,” commented Erwan Girard, manager for LaCie Business Unit. “We’ve synthesized a range of technologies to ensure this device is the safest and most mobile storage solution – a real vault for your data.”

The new plug & play LaCie Rugged Safe portable HDD are now available in two variants of storage capacity – 500GB and 1TB, priced at $189.99 and $299.99, respectively.