Kingston launches new hardware encrypted flash drives

Kingston encrypted flash drives

One of the best known names in the flash memory market, Kingston acquired the IronKey brand from Imation in February of this year.

IronKey has long been one of the leading brands in encrypted Flash drives and today we see the first fruits of the new partnership with Kingston's launch of two new managed and 256-bit AES hardware encrypted USB drives.

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The DataTraveler 4000G2 with Management (DT4000G2DM) and DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 with Management (DTVP30DM) solve the requirements of organizations that need to meet Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and protect data at the highest level across their mobile workforce. Both devices can be used as a managed solution via the SafeConsole Encryption Management Platform from DataLocker, Kingston's partner for encrypted USB drive management.

Both new drives are 256-bit AES hardware encrypted and FIPS certified (the DT4000G2DM is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated; the DTVP30DM is FIPS 197 certified) to ensure maximum corporate and personal data security. Additionally, SafeConsole is the only secure USB management platform for secure USB drives with true password management at both remote and local level. The platform enables secure reset of forgotten passwords, activation of full audit trails, geolocation and geofencing to ensure cross-border compliance, automatic inventory, plus a 'remote kill' feature in the event the device is lost.

"Human error, malicious attacks and technical failures can place employee and corporate data at risk. Companies, agencies and organizations need to implement a security policy well before anything goes wrong as it's critical to prevent non-compliance, fines and even financial loss," says Ken Campbell, Flash business manager, Kingston. "Our latest encrypted managed USB drives, the recent IronKey acquisition and growing DataLocker partnership all demonstrates Kingston's commitment to providing the most secure and largest family of encrypted USB solutions on the market".

The DT4000G2DM and DTVP30DM are available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities, and are backed by a five-year warranty and free technical support. More information and details of where to buy can be found on the Kingston website.

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