A cut above: this backpack claims to protect your gear against a knife attack!

Korin HubPack 33 backpack
(Image credit: Korin Design)

When you're carrying expensive camera gear or computing equipment, you want to keep it well protected. But while many backpacks provide great protection against bumps and general rough and tumble, it's unlikely they'll do much to stop a thief trying to gain entry by slashing the bag open with a knife. The HubPack 33 backpack from Korin has been design to stop just such an attack, thanks to its anti-cut fabric exterior that contains a high percentage of fiberglass.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.