by Lyle Smith

Kingston Announces Management Ready, Hardware-Encrypted DataTraveler USB Flash Drives

Kingston Digital has announced two new hardware encrypted USB Flash drives, the DataTraveler 4000G2 with Management (DT4000G2DM) and DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 with Management (DTVP30DM). These new Kingston portable storage solutions leverage the company's SafeConsole through DataLocker and are designed for organizations that need to meet Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Kingston is known for their reliable and secure USB drives, including the Kingston DataTraveler Workspace with Windows, the Kingston Secure USB Flash Drives, and the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0.

For maximum security, the DT4000G2DM and DTVP30DM both use 256-bit AES hardware while the former is DT4000G2DM is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated and the latter is FIPS 197 certified. With SafeConsole, Kingston indicates that both drives will have a secure USB management platform with true password management; both remote and local. SafeConsole also gives users the ability to securely reset any forgotten passwords, activate full audit trails, geolocation and geofencing to ensure cross-border compliance, automatic inventory, and features a “remote kill” option in the event the drive becomes lost.

DataTraveler 4000G2 with Management Specifications:

  • Encrypted protection: With encryption, no one can see what you have stored on the drive without knowing the password.
  • Manageable: DT4000G2DM enables a complete set of centralized administration and management tools when used with server-based, control center technology of SafeConsole.
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification: The drive is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified and TAA compliant, to meet frequently requested corporate and government requirements.
  • Customizable: Customize drives in a variety of ways, including serialization numbering, co-logo and customized product identifier for integration into standard end-point management software (white-listing), to meet internal corporate IT requirements.
  • Interface: USB 3.0
  • Capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Speed: USB 3.0: 4GB: 80MB/s read, 12MB/s write
    • 8GB & 16GB: 165MB/s read, 22MB/s write
    • 32GB: 250MB/s read, 40MB/s write
    • 64GB: 250MB/s read, 85MB/s write
    • USB 2.0: 4GB: 30MB/s read, 12MB/s write
    • 8GB–64GB: 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write
  • Dimensions: 77.9 mm x 22.2 mm x 12.05 mm
  • Waterproof: Up to 4 ft.; conforms to IEC 60529 IPX8. Product must be clean and dry before use.
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
  • Compatibility: USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible

DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 with Management Specifications:

  • Encrypted protection: All your data is protected by hardware encryption, so no one can access your data without knowing the password.
  • Manageable: IT professionals can enable a complete set of centralized administration and management tools when used with server-based, control center technology of SafeConsole1.
  • FIPS 197 Certified and TAA compliant
  • Anti-virus protection from ESET2: The drive is available with anti-virus protection to keep data safe from viruses, spyware, Trojans, worms, rootkits, adware and other Internet-borne threats.
  • Customizable: Customize drives in a variety of ways, including serialization numbering, co-logo and customized product identifier for integration into standard end-point management software (white-listing), to meet internal corporate IT requirements.
  • Interface: SuperSpeed (USB 3.0)
  • Capacity3: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Speed4: USB 3.0: 4GB: 80MB/s read, 12MB/s write
    • 8GB & 16GB: 165MB/s read, 22MB/s write
    • 32GB: 250MB/s read, 40MB/s write
    • 64GB: 250MB/s read, 85MB/s write
    • USB 2.0: 4GB: 30MB/s read, 12MB/s write
    • 8GB–64GB: 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write
  • Dimensions: 77.9mm x 22.2mm x 12.05mm
  • Waterproof: Up to 4 ft.; conforms to IEC 60529 IPX8. Product must be clean and dry before use.
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
  • Compatibility: USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible

Availability

The Kingston DT4000G2DM and DTVP30DM are available in capacities of 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB and are backed by a five-year warranty with free technical support.

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