Release Date: Jun 12, 2024
Improvement support for ultra-wide monitors


Release Date: May 20, 2024
Bitlocker Management. You can now use Data Defense to monitor and manage Bitlocker full drive encryption on supported devices.


Release Date: Mar 13, 2024

Minor bug fixes


Release Date: Feb 2, 2024

Remote Secure Drive setup is here!

Cigent Secure Drive creation can be initiated from the management console on supported devices. Administrators can choose the best size and type of Secure Drives to create for their users based on SSD size and model.


Release Date: Dec 1, 2023

All new look and feel

The UI has been completely updated with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
New onboarding wizard to get users up and running quickly and easily.

New Enterprise Management features 

Network and UNC folder protection can be managed via policy
Endpoint sensor state and whether user can clear threat can be controlled from console

New Downloads and My Subscriptions pages covering all downloadable software

Endpoint file reauthentication frequency can be managed as fixed or maximum remotely


Release Date: Sept 21, 2023

New - Native Window authentication ( password and Hello ) support

New Enterprise Deployment features

  • MSI installer available 
  • Command line installation
  • No restart required for initial or upgrades

New Enterprise Management features 

  • Cigent SSD+ ransomware remote configuration including learn mode
  • Custom user group support for encrypted file sharing
  • Shields Up ( 100+ file types automatically protected for Console initiated locks ) with no configuration.
  • Administrative control of whether a sensor is clearable by end user
  • All local sensor Activelocks can now be cleared by the console
  • Console backup of Secure Drive password file ( optional  )


Release Date: July 12, 2023

Cigent Secure SSD+ support

  • Support for new Cigent Secure SSD+ with embedded ransomware protections.
  • Future file access authorization - You can now specify a number and duration of future AlwaysOn protected files accesses to reduce MFA fatigue while keeping important files protected.
  • Data Defense is now supported on Cigent PBA( protected drives.
  • Securely erase entire Cigent SSDs(non-OS) right from within Data Defense.


Release Date: Mar 24, 2023

Minor Bug Fixes

  • Minor Bug Fixes found in 3.3.8


Release Date: Feb 23, 2023

Major update

  • New product name - Data Defense(tm)

  • New simplified user interface

  • Expanded file explorer quick access integration

  • Quick setup wizard for new installations

  • File encryption now using 140-2 FIPS validated encryption algorithm 

  • Cigent Pre-boot authentication compatibility

  • Additional languages - Japanese, Korean


Release Date: Aug 30, 2022

Miscellaneous Minor Bug Fixes

  • [Bug Fixes] Miscellaneous Minor Bug Fixes


Release Date: May 26, 2022

Minor Bug Fixes

  • [Bug Fixes] Miscellaneous


Release Date: May 11, 2022

Minor Bug Fixes

  • [Bug Fixes] Miscellaneous


Release Date: Apr 7, 2022

Network Storage Support

  • [Added] Network storage support as protected folders and for accessing encrypted files.
  • [Added] Contacts are automatically backed up and synced with console defined users.
  • [Added] Users can enable/disable Cigent app checking for available updates.
  • [Added] Google Drive and Box as out of the box Safe Apps settings
  • [Updated] Cigent Sign In is now via browser


Release Date: Feb 8, 2022

Product Rename

Our application's name has changed to Cigent. We have also updated our subscription and product offerings. Please visit our fancy new website at www.cigent.com for more information.


Release Date: Jan 11, 2022

Miscellaneous Bug Fixes

  • [Bug Fixes] Miscellaneous


Release Date: Dec 7, 2021

Added - Cigent File Encryption

  • [Added] File Encryption maintains data protection to files stored on OneDrive, Dropbox or any off device file backup location. Securely share files to other users within your subscription or any non-D3E user.
  • [Added] PIV/CAC authentication option.
  • See the new Cigent Knowledge base to learn more: https://docs.cigent.com


Release Date: May 16, 2021

Added - Cigent K2 features now supported on systems in RAID mode

  • [Added] Cigent K2 features now supported on systems in RAID mode


Release Date: Apr 14, 2021

Bug Fix - Secure Drive unlock issue after screen lock

  • [Bug Fix] Secure Drive unlock issue after screen lock


Release Date: Apr 8, 2021

Product Rename and FIPS Support

  • Name Change - D3E Personal and D3E Business have been renamed D3E and D3E Premium respectively.
  • [Added] Setting to allow disable automatic locking of Dynamic drive during Activelock
  • [Added] FIPS mode option for Cigent FIPS SSDs
  • [Updated] Command Log - Faster retrieval time and full rescan option


Release Date: Mar 24, 2021

Windows 7 and 8 support

  • [Added] Windows 7 and 8 are now supported
  • [Updated] Secure Drive letters will remain consistent when possible
  • [Updated] Secure Drive Quick Setup wizard will now reappear until acknowledgement


Release Date: Jan 5, 2021

Cigent Secure SSD

  • [Added] Cigent Secure SSD Quick Setup Wizard
  • [Added] Dell Trusted Device bios monitoring sensor
  • [Added] Secure Drive names can now be edited
  • [Updated] Data Deception threat now displays offending process and filename
  • [Updated] Deception and Untrusted network events now use popup authentication
  • [Updated] Network discovery now only runs on untrusted networks
  • [Updated] Dashboard now notifies if Cigent Service not running or stopped