Western Digital has just introduced a new portable hard drive My Passport Air of 1TB for Mac users. As you know is one of the most pioneering brands in storage technology and network equipment.
It is raised as a complement and perfect companion for the designs of the MacBook and MacBook Air, following the line of pure aluminum outer shell with a thickness of 11mm to provide greater security to the device and therefore its contents.
In terms of security, it allows users to protect under password all unauthorized access to the unit as well as encrypt hardware content, fact to keep in mind when looking for the protection of the personal material, since it will ensure the common attacks start in cold, malicious codes or brute force, as well as improve performance since encryption of the data takes place on the device itself.
Finally note that mounted a USB 3.0 interface allowing read and write but is also compatible with existing USB 2.0.
It is available for purchase at the Western Digital Store shop and in selected stores and distributors. It costs 159 euros and offers 3 years warranty.