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Logitech Bolt USB Dongle Enhances Device Security


Logitech is best known for its consumer-oriented products, but it plays a huge role in attracting more businesses that take privacy seriously.

The company launched a range of mice and keyboards that include a new Logi Bolt USB-A dongle that aims to reduce latency in busy workplaces and significantly enhance security.

These accessories can be safely connected to computers and mobile devices via Bluetooth Low Energy, and no dongle is required.

Although the Bolt USB dongle is also based on bluetooth. But it provides a more secure bonding (Security Mode 1, Level 4).

And the choice of Bluetooth should make the Bolt USB dongle less vulnerable to hacking than the company’s unified 2.4GHz receiver, which was vulnerable to the MouseJack hack.

and in white paper From the company’s own Bolt USB dongle, it says Security Mode 1, Level 4 uses ECDH and AES-CCM encryption.

The company says these measures ensure that the Logi Bolt wireless product and its Logi Bolt receiver can only communicate with each other.

The company works to ensure that Bolt’s direct wireless communications are FIPS compliant. These are the criteria that created by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for use within the federal government.

The company says the Bolt USB dongle also provides a stronger connection, 10 meters, even if you’re in a crowded work environment.

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Logitech Bolt USB Dongle Enhances Device Security

A single Bolt dongle can connect up to six accessories to a computer, and is compatible with multiple operating systems. Including Windows, macOS, iOS, iPadOS, Linux, Chrome OS and Android.

she says List Logitech Bolt Dongle It’s coming soon, and it costs $14.99. But don’t expect the company’s existing extensions to work with it.

Logi Bolt-compatible devices have the Bolt logo on the underside, according to the FAQ on the company’s website.

The first accessories that provide enhanced security over Bluetooth Low Energy and include a Bolt USB dongle are released in September.

The early set includes the MX Master for Business series, consisting of MX Master 3 and MX Keys.

In addition there are also web pages for the Ergo K860 keyboard, MX Anywhere 3, and Ergo M575 mouse.

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