CDSG, a leading provider of secure Data at Rest (DAR) storage solutions with its DIGISTOR secure storage drives, has announced that the National Security Administration (NSA) certified its Citadel C Series Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA), powered by Cigent, for inclusion on the Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) storage component list.

This listing ensures military and government agencies seeking the highest data security levels to protect some of the USA’s most sensitive data can utilize the strong security controls provided by the Citadel C Series secure SSDs. The CSfC-certified solution provides a full pre-boot single layer of security to ensure sensitive data cannot be accessed, even if adversaries have physical access to the systems or media.