This article was originally published on April 17, 2012.
The memory stick, called Security Guardian, is slightly larger than your normal USB device and includes an encrypted memory chip and a SIM card, which means that it can be tracked by GPS and GSM triangulation.
This killer bolt can be delivered without an internet connection regardless of whether the device is connected to a computer or not.
The growing interest in data protection follows a number of high-profile cases where sensitive Government information was left on public transport. In their sales pitch, ExactTrak claims that 65 per cent of recorded data losses are due to laptops and USB memory devices that go missing.
ExactTrak is currently working with Government and corporate clients, developing a range of products that provide mobile data security and asset recovery. It is available for a fee of £25 a month.
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