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November 16, 2009

Kingston releases new USB flash drive

Includes 256-bit hardware based AES encryption

By CBR Staff Writer

Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has released DataTraveler Locker+ USB Flash drive, which allows companies to secure mobile data with encryption.

The company said that the data on the new drive is secured with 256-bit hardware-based AES encryption. Access to the drive’s contents is through an interface requiring a password.

According to Kingston, for companies in need of a partitionable area on the USB drive for public sharing, it offers the DataTraveler Locker which allows both a public and encrypted zone. Features of the new device include, drive locks down and reformats after 10 intrusion attempts; systems requirements of USB 2.0 compliant and 1.1 compatible, five-year warranty with 24/7 customer support and operating temperature of 32 degrees F to 140 degrees F.

In addition, the company also ships the DataTraveler Vault Privacy Edition for enterprise and government customers requiring a speedier flash drive.

Mark Akoubian, business manager of secure USB Products at Kingston, said: Kingston created this drive to address the rise in data loss and theft which has been a growing problem with expensive consequences. This device gives companies a solution that is not only affordable but provides peace of mind in securing mobile data, The DataTraveler Locker+ encrypts 100% of the contents and is available at a price point that is very attractive for all entities looking to comply with corporate security policies.

The new flash drive is available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB capacities.

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