Headquartered in Poway, California, Apricorn provides secure storage innovations worldwide to companies and organizations seeking the ultimate protection for their data at rest. And in verticals where data security is regulated such as finance, healthcare, education, and insurance; along with federal, state, and local governments, Apricorn encrypted devices set the standard for data security. Beyond North America, Apricorn products are also being employed in myriad data security strategies worldwide. Founded in 1983, numerous award-winning products have been developed under the Apricorn brand as well as for a number of leading computer manufacturers on an OEM basis. Apricorn’s portable USB storage devices are unique in the data security field in that they all employ a 100% hardware-centric approach void of software involvement in any of the processes. All authentication and encryption functions take place fully within the devices, and no critical security parameters are ever shared with their host computer.