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For users, it is wise to know how to keep content safe on USB flash drives. Many people consider them invaluable tools for work, study and play. However, USB drives aren’t programmed to automatically keep content safe. Fortunately, there is an easy solution.

The benefit of using USB flash drives

In the not so distant past, when someone wanted to make their data portable, they had to burn it onto a disk. However, there wasn’t a guarantee they would be able to access their data immediately because it was contingent on whether or not there was a CD/DVD reader available.

Then, USB flash drives were introduced. They are superior because they don’t require a separate drive. All a user has to do is plug one into a USB port and they’re able to save, transfer or access their data. No special software is required and USB flash drives can be automatically detected by most popular computer systems. Furthermore, they are less fragile and don’t scratch or break easily like CDs and DVDs.

The risk of using USB flash drives

As useful and convenient as USB flash drives can be, their greatest strength is also their greatest weakness. Due to their small size, they can be easily lost or stolen.

If they are lost, they can be hard to find. If they are stolen, it is likely the owner will never get back their USB flash drive. That can become very expensive depending on what data is stored on the device.

How to keep content safe on USB flash drives

Often, users save sensitive work or personal information on USB flash drives. When USB flash drives get lost or stolen, losing such valuable information can become troublesome and expensive. For example, if someone loses information that can be made available for sale on the Dark web, it usually doesn’t take long for such information to sell for thousands of dollars without any criminal consequence.

To avoid losing valuable information, users can simply install a USB locking software to keep their data safe. There are several USB locking softwares available, but many of them aren’t quite good enough to offer the level of protection critical information may require.

With that being said, a software called Lock USB was recently introduced with some very good results. According to IT experts, it is the only software available that offers cross-platform security and is integrated with an anti-hacking algorithm.

To install Lock USB, all a user has to do is plug in their device into a USB port, purchase and download Lock USB, and then install it directly onto their chosen device.

Get your USB flash drives from MediaFast

We only use brand new, Grade A components to make all of our products at MediaFast. Product quality and performance mean a great deal to us, and customer satisfaction is our top priority.

We understand how important it is for companies to spend their money wisely. When clients involve us from start to finish when purchasing USB flash drives or any of our other marketing products, they consistently end up with products they are thrilled to have acquired. Also, as an added benefit, they often spend less money than they would have with any of our competitors.

To find out how we can help you get the best USB flash drives and other marketing products, contact us today.