EEPROM on a Stick

Inspired by all the tasty foods that come on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair, Datakey product manager, Paul Plitzuweit, describes the extended length SlimLine memory token as an "EEPROM on a stick".

A Case of Mistaken Identity

A Russian-made crypto ignition key (CIK) was mistakingly identified as a Datakey CIK, straightened out with the help of the online Crypto Museum website that originally noticed the key online.

Securely storing and updating product configuration data – a case study featuring Delta Computer Systems

Forget sending out a technician or new hardware – use a custom Datakey memory token utilizing a Microchip CryptoAuthentication IC to load new features, also ensuring that a customer’s purchased configuration can be securely stored and later updated.

CryptoAuthentication in our Daily Lives – Efficient and Secure Management of Purchased Digital Credits

The rate at which cyber attacks are taking place only seems to be growing. As enhanced methods of security continue to be devised and implemented, secure memory ICs are increasingly being integrated into the products prevalent in the environments in which we live.

No Room for Error – Accurately Pairing Wireless Medical Devices with a Physical Token

There are many possible applications for the pairing of wireless products in our world – especially in mission-critical situations requiring absolute certainty in pairing. Using a portable memory device is an intuitive way to positively pair up transmitter and receiver(s) and could be an option in your design.

Curiosity Killed the Network – Beating the Security Risks of BadUSB with a Non-standard USB Port

USB ports on embedded devices are handy, but cause security holes in an infrastructure. Datakey's alternative to decades-old USB port design improves security through a non-standard design.

Datakey Turns 45 Years Old Today!

Founder of Datakey, Bill Flies, Dies at 78

Only a tiny number of people have the right stuff to create a successful business and brand that lasts for decades. Bill Flies was such a person. Bill Flies (pronounced “fleece”) founded Datakey in the mid-1970’s and was one of the early pioneers of solid-state portable memory.

75 years of technology innovation: ATEK Companies continues growth

Datakey Releases CryptoAuthentication™ Line of Portable Memory Tokens

Datakey Serial Memory Line Wins Highly Commended at Electronics Industry Awards 2018

New Datakey Read-Only DFX PC Adapter Safeguards Logged Data

Not All SD Cards Are Created Equal

How can embedded system manufacturers make sure their users don't use unsupported or counterfeit SD cards? It's a challenge when the cards look legit and plug-in.

New Datakey Bar Series Receptacles Minimize Mounting Space

You Just Bricked Hundreds of Devices. Now What?

An over-the-air (OTA) update just bricked hundreds of remote devices. Now what? This blog looks at various Plan B options to consider before the unthinkable happens.

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