Microsemi obtains NIST certification for AES encryption on TRRUST-Stor SSD
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., 30 Aug. 2012. Microsemi Corp. (Nasdaq: MSCC), a provider of semiconductors based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., has achieved National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certification for the advanced encryption standard (AES) algorithm on its secure TRRUST-Stor solid state drive designed for critical data storage.
Microsemi's proprietary SSD design provides data integrity and endurance by focusing processing power on error correction, wear leveling, and eliminating drive corruption and unscheduled downtime. This failure prevention methodology protects data from catastrophic failures in critical applications and provides an extra layer of protection.
The TRRUST—Stor solid state drive family features up to 512 gigabyte host non-volatile removable media. These SSDs are designed for reliability, performance and security in applications requiring high data security and rugged environments, such as military embedded systems. The drives are also available with ruggedized SATA connectors. All design and manufacturing for the TRRUST-Stor family is done in the U.S. in Microsemi's trusted facility.
The AES encryption technology was validated by InfoGard Laboratories, Inc. and certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The certification will appear on the NIST site here.