Data encryption is critical to guarding sensitive corporate IP and can help healthcare, financial services and education organizations remain in compliance with industry regulations. For this reason, each X300s SSD comes exclusively equipped with Wave System's EMBASSY Security Center (ESC) as part of the upcoming SanDisk SSD Dashboard software suite. Wave's ESC is a local client application that manages the X300s by determining who can access the encrypted data via user and password set-up. The inclusion of Wave's ESC on each X300s SSD distinguishes SanDisk as the only drive manufacturer to include local management with each drive. Moreover, it's provided at no additional cost.