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LaCie XtremKey USB 3.0

It’s important to keep your data safe from both hackers and the elements. LaCie’s XtremKey USB 3.0 is a secure, encrypted, and extremely rugged USB 3.0 key. It features AES 256-bit encryption, and is heat-, cold-, shock-, fire-, water-, drop-, and pressure-resistant. LaCie claims that this key can withstand the pressure from being run over by a 10-ton vehicle, exposure to fire for 30 seconds, and drops of up to 33 feet. It comes with a three-year warranty and starts at $85 for the 32GB version ($140 for 64GB).

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