The SAFE Mobile Hard Drive from LaCie offers a 40 GB storage solution for conveniently storing and transporting your private files. With this drive, your sensitive data will remain secure even if its stolen or lost when youre on the go. Equipped with a hi-speed USB 2.0 interface, this bus-powered hard drive delivers data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbps. It incorporates reliable biometric fingerprint recognition technology once registered, you simply have to swipe your finger over the sensor and you will be automatically recognized as an authorized user. This access protection is suitable for parents who wish to keep children away from viewing content stored on their hard drive. Up to 5 different users can be registered with different access privileges such as read/write or read only. Offering plug-and-play convenience and a compact, lightweight design, the SAFE mobile hard drive neatly fits in any pocket or bag, giving you the flexibility to work comfortably at home or away.