Avax International offers data encryption units: hardware units designed to encrypt / decrypt data on the fly between a host system and a high speed SCSI or Fibre Channel tape drive or library.  For local systems we also offer software to securely encrypt local disk drives.

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 READ MORE about the The Paranoia family of hardware tape encryption products.

DES or AES encryption:
The Paranoia range uses the well proven AES encryption algorithms allied with specialist SCSI or Fibre Channel  interface and control to produce a plug and play solution for any standard tape drive in use today. .  Paranoia3 uses AES128, 192 or 256 user selectable encryption.

READ MORE about the The SafeTape range of secure backup units offers a complete solution in a single enclosure to simplify the installation of a solution to meet the requirements of regulatory rules in the financial, medical, research and similar areas of commercial, industrial and government users.

For a handy calculator to see what a data loss could cost your company, please see

In The News
"Paranoia may be one of the best-kept secrets of the storage industry." - Enterprise Storage Forum

"If you need total security for your taped archives, the Paranoia2 definitely lives up to its name." - SC Magazine



Manual Hard Drive Destroyer
  • Used by NSA & DOD for destroying hard drives
  • Designed for emergency as well as normal destruction of hard drives
  • NO POWER required
  • Easy hand crank operation
  • Extremely Rugged Design
  • FAST, SAFE and RELIABLE (15 seconds or less)
  • Compact and transportable
  • Optional motor drive for hands off operation
  • Universal Mounting Kit Available
  • One year warranty
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