A higher cost external drive or USB-based flash storage usually comes equipped with a encryption to protect its data against theft or loss of the drive. Unfortunately most of them only work conjunction in Windows platform; but not anymore, Sandisk has announced the Industry first Secure USB drive to fully support OS X system.
The Sandisk Cruzer Enterprise flash drives are available in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB storage capacities. It comes with a secure safeguard feature that enables hardware-based password protection with 256-bit AES USB encryption to prevent for unauthorized users to access data if the drive is lost or stolen.
The security apps now supports OSX running 10.4 version and up, it has the same features as the Windows version and initialization is cross-platformed. Existing Cruzer Enterprize users now can download firmware support for Mac OSX here.