Building on its heritage of providing best-in-class portable storage solutions, Kingston Technology has announced the release of the latest two products in its encrypted line, IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD (VP80ES) and IronKey Vault Privacy 50 ( VP50), perfect for business users. and content creators looking for data security. Kingston has also expanded its DataTraveler lineup by adding the Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3C (DTDUO3CG3) and DataTraveler Micro (DTMC3G2) USB Flash Drives, to provide mainstream users with additional storage space for their important files and memories.
Hardware-encrypted storage products for security and data protection
The Kinston IronKey Vault Privacy 80 (VP80ES) External SSD is Kingston’s first innovative operating system independent external SSD with touchscreen display and hardware encryption for data protection. Using IronKey VP80ES is as innate as unlocking a smartphone and simple drag-and-drop file transfer. Featuring an intuitive color touch screen and FIPS 197 certified with XTS-AES 256-bit encryption, the reader is designed to protect data while being user-friendly, ideal for protecting against Brute Force and BadUSB attacks with digitally signed firmware for users from small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to content creators. Its military-grade security measures make it vastly superior to using the Internet and cloud services to secure important company information, documents, or high-resolution images and videos.
In addition to ease of use and hardware encryption, the VP80ES offers additional features for data protection, such as multi-password option (administrator/user) with PIN/passphrase modes and rules configurable passwords. With the Admin option, choose between Numeric PIN or Passphrase modes, set configurable password rules or enable extended security options such as maximum number of shared password attempts, minimum password length password from 6 to 64 characters, alphanumeric password rules, automatic time-out to lock the drive, randomize touchscreen layout and Secure-Erase to ensure maximum protection of your important files. The administrator password can be used to restore data and access if the user password is forgotten. For added peace of mind, the VP80ES’ brute force attack protection encrypts the drive if the administrator and user passwords are entered incorrectly 15 times in a row by default.
The external SSD comes with a neoprene travel case and two USB 3.2 Gen 1 adapter cables to easily connect to computers and other USB Type-C or Type-A compatible devices, making it the perfect companion that enables productivity and portable convenience when you need it. secure data and content on the go.
The new encrypted USB drive, IronKey Vault Privacy 50 (VP50) comes with FIPS 197 certification and AES 256-bit hardware encryption in XTS mode for data security. The VP50 supports administrator, user, and one-time recovery passwords with complex or passphrase modes, and this multi-password option enhances the ability to recover access to data on disk in the event of a forgot one of the passwords. The new passphrase mode gives users the option to have a unique yet memorable 10-64 character numeric PIN, phrase, wordlist or even lyrics.
The administrator can also enable a one-time user password and recovery password or reset the user password to restore access to data. Additionally, VP50 protects against brute force attacks by locking user or one-time recovery passwords on 10 invalid entries in a row and encrypting the drive if the administrator password is entered incorrectly 10 times in a row. So even if data is lost, there is no fear of breach.
VP50 also protects against potential malware on untrusted systems, by setting both administrator and user to read-only mode to protect the drive from writing; Moreover, the built-in virtual keyboard protects the passwords of keyloggers or screen recorders. Organizations can customize and configure the VP50 with a Product Identifier (PID) for integration with standard endpoint management software to meet enterprise IT and cybersecurity requirements through Kingston’s Customization Program. Small and medium businesses can take advantage of the admin role to locally manage their disks, such as using Admin to set up or reset user or employee one-time recovery passwords, recover access to data on locked disks, and Comply with laws and regulations when forensic testing is required. . VP50 is encrypted storage under the physical control of the user, which makes it superior to using the Internet and cloud services to protect important data.
New DataTraveler USB drives for improved data storage mobility
For mobile workers with a variety of devices at hand, DataTraveler microDuo 3C (DTDUO3CG3) offers a dual interface that works with new USB Type-C and traditional USB Type-A ports, while providing up to 256GB of additional storage . The eye-catching form factor offers convenient plug and play connectivity, with USB 3.2 Gen 1 speeds of up to 200MB/s read, allowing users to quickly transfer files between smartphones, tablets and computers. Whether for work on the go (OTG), travel, or simply capturing moments, the DT microDuo 3C is the perfect compact companion for backing up and storing more.
For those looking for a sleek, modern device to store and move their files, DataTraveler Micro (DTMC3G2) is an ultra-small and lightweight USB flash drive designed for convenient plug-and-stay storage compatible with computers, printers, game consoles and Suite. It offers USB 3.2 Gen 1 speeds of up to 200MB/s read and up to 256GB capacities to quickly transfer and store large files such as movies, music, games and photos. DT Micro incorporates a low-profile design with premium metal housing and an integrated key loop to leave USB ports interference-free.
“As more and more people continue to work from home and outside of corporate firewalls, we want to provide user-friendly military-grade security products to our customers as well as small and medium-sized businesses to complement our existing encrypted solutions,” Kingston said. . “We also want to provide our users with increased data storage mobility, and we believe the two new DataTraveler USB flash drives will make it easy to carry important data and memories anytime, anywhere.”
The IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD is available in 480GB, 960GB, and 1920GB capacities and is backed by a three-year limited warranty; Kingston IronKey Vault Privacy 50 is available in capacities ranging from 8GB to 256GB and is backed by a five-year limited warranty. Both products are backed by free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. DataTraveler microDuo 3C and DataTraveler Micro USB flash drives are backed by a five-year limited warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability.
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