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Secure-K is an encryped OS that lives on a USB drive

If you're looking for a encrypted, portable OS that can be securely loaded on any computer, Secure-K may be the answer. Also if you're afraid of hackers wearing hoodies in darkened rooms and find joy in a British man repeatedly saying "privacy" in an excited tone, you'll enjoy this video.

Brought to you by Mon-K — which is pronounced just like "monkey," to invoke that feeling of security that primates naturally give off — the Secure-K is an encrypted operating system enclosed in a USB stick that the company says will allow users to protect their data without sacrificing ease of use. The Secure-K is fitted with a pin-pad on the front which is needed to activate the OS, and Mon-K says the drive can be securely used on just about any computer without additional software.

The company says Secure-K will come with a full suite of encrypted apps: chat, video, and VOIP tools, an anonymous internet browser, a full suite of office products, and the ability to sync with Mon-K's secure cloud for back up and recovery in case you lose the actual USB drive. The company says encrypted email will be coming soon.

We'll have to wait until October to find out if the Secure-K is everything Mon-K says it is. Mon-K says there will be personal and enterprise editions available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB variations when it launches, but the company has note announced pricing yet.