LaCie Rugged Secure User Manual
LaCie Rugged Secure User Manual

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A mobile storage solution for creative professionals on the go, LaCie Rugged SECURE’s self-encrypting magic offers extra protection for your intellectual property. Add to this the drop, rain, and shock protection that Rugged drives are famous for, and you get a drive that vigilantly protects your data.

Review this user manual for instructions on how to set up your Rugged SECURE and begin securely storing your data with AES-256 hardware encryption.

For common questions and answers about your hard drive, see Frequently Asked Questions or visit LaCie customer support.

Box content

  • LaCie Rugged Secure
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (USB-C) cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Insert with secure code (SID) and reset code (PSID)
  Important—Save your packaging. If you experience problems with your hard drive and want to exchange it, the hard drive must be returned in its original packaging.

It’s recommended that you save the insert listing the secure code and reset code for your device. The secure code is required to initially enable security for your device. The reset code is required if you need to reset the device to factory settings. Note: If you no longer have the insert, you can find the codes on stickers located under the protective bumper encasing the hard drive.

Minimum system requirements


Use the included cable to connect your LaCie device to a computer with a USB-C port.

Operating system

Go to Operating System Requirements for Seagate Hardware & Software.

Minimum free disk space

600MB recommended.

Ingress Protection rating

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating is a standard for defining the types of protection supported by equipment and devices. The two-digit code for IP lets users know the conditions that the device can withstand. The two digits are independent, with each number representing a different level of protection.

LaCie Rugged SECURE is rated IP 52.

5: Protection against dust from entering the device’s internal mechanism.

2: Protected against falling drops of water, if the case is disposed up to 15 from vertical.

LaCie Rugged SECURE is also protected when it is dropped from heights up to 1.2 meters / 4 feet (in non-operating mode).