Saturday, March 2, 2024

Kingston Brings New Security Future with AES Hardware-based Encryption for USB Flash Drive

Kingston’s IronKey D300 launched before two years and now the device gets serialization and virtual keyboard feature.

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions.

The device has advanced security features to protect sensitive data. The device is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified, with 256-bit AES hardware encryption in XTS mode.

It adds immune to BadUSB and enforces password protection to prevent unauthorized access. The device is capable of doing encryption and decryption.

Kingston’s IronKey D300 has driver specific policies such as password strength and retries limits, also it allows administrators to disable the device remotely.

The device locks down and reformats itself after 1o invalid login attempts, it gives complete protection against brute force attacks.

With the new IronKey D300S Kingston adds a unique serial number and barcode which lets administrators to simply read or scan the code instead of plugging in the drive.

When a drive is deployed, returned or during any physical auditing or asset management of hardware, this feature will make the process more efficient and streamlined.

Another feature is the virtual keyboard which enables users to type passwords without using the physical keyboard.

According to Kingston , We’re not content on standing pat with any of our products, no matter how good they are,” said Richard Kanadjian, encrypted USB business manager, Kingston “The data protection provided by IronKey D300 is already top-notch, and we’ve listened to requests from our customers.

The device supports for USB 3.0, and comes with storage capacity 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB. The device is waterproof and supports Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Mac OS X v.10.9.x – 10.12.x, Linux v.2.6x+7.

Shipping next week, a new Serialized version (D300S) with two new features will further enhance the drive’s already advanced level of security to safeguard sensitive data, Kingston says.

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