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Cardwave® launches SafeToGo® Solo, a new GDPR compliant hardware encrypted USB

6th March 2018 SafeToGo Solo

Cardwave, a leading expert in flash memory technology solutions has expanded its SafeToGo® USB security range with a new GDPR compliant AES-256 bit XTS hardware encrypted USB 3.0.

SafeToGo® Solo provides a highly competitive hardware encrypted USB solution for individuals and SMEs wanting to transport data securely.

The new SafeToGo® Solo hardware encrypted USB includes many of the features of its sister drive SafeToGo® but without the management console element.

Features include:

  • Mandatory password protection
  • Automatic hardware encryption
  • User friendly setup
  • Timer lockdown
  • Hardware brute force protection
  • Fast start up
  • Rugged construction
  • Windows 7 – 10 compatible
  • Capacities from 8GB to 64GB
  • Currently available in English and German languages


Paul Norbury, Chief Executive of Cardwave commented, “Globally more than 20 million USBs are lost each year with nearly a third of office workers having no idea if their USBs are secure.  SafeToGo® Solo provides users with a highly competitively priced hardware encrypted USB with all the security features which enable it to be GDPR compliant”.

To find out more about SafeToGo® Solo please visit or download the datasheet here.

SafeToGo® Solo is available to pre-order from distributors now (these can be found on

SafeToGo® Solo will be available to buy on Amazon UK by 1st April 2018 (there is currently limited stock left of our 8GB USBs).  If you would like to pre-order yours directly please get in touch with us at .


You can currently get 10% off all our Trusted Memory products on Amazon by entering code MQ97IX3U   (Code valid from 5.00 pm 14/3/18 until midnight 31/4/18)

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Raspberry Pi

Cardwave are delighted to be recognised by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for being a valued partner and supplier. We have enjoyed a close business relationship with the foundation since the massively successful launch of the Raspberry Pi in early 2012. Cardwave works with memory distributor, Xel Electronics, who supply Samsung SD cards to Premier Farnell and RS Components, two of the companies authorised by the charity to supply the Raspberry Pi. We are pleased to work with the foundation again on this superb SD card offering. Visit website

"Partnering on another great offering from Raspberry Pi"

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