Kingston Technology Launch the DataTraveler Secure Privacy Edition

News Posted 22/11/2006
Author: PV5150
Source: Kingston Technology

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Official Press Release

Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the immediate availability of its new DataTraveler Secure – Privacy edition, a USB Flash drive designed specifically to meet enterprise-level security and compliance requirements.

An ideal solution for organizations looking for an efficient, cost-effective method to secure data.The Kingston DataTraveler Secure – Privacy edition is the world’s first USB Flash drive that secures 100 percent of data on-the-fly via 256-bit hardware-based AES encryption, ensuring fail-safe security best practices.

Featuring a complex password protocol and a mechanism that locks out would-be attackers after 10 consecutive failed password attempts, the Data Traveler Secure – Privacy drives remove the onus on employees to protect their information.

The new drives feature titanium-coated stainless steel casings to withstand harsh working environments and operating conditions and are waterproof rated, conforming to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards to protect against water damage – even in the event of submergence in depths up to 4 feet.

Slightly larger than a five-stick pack of chewing gum, the DataTraveler Secure – Prviacy edition drive offers superior performance, with read and write speeds of up to 24 MB/sec. and 10 MB/sec. respectively; and are available in storage capacities up to 4 GB. The drive is backed by a five-year warranty and legendary Kingston reliability, service and support.

Kingston Privacy USB

Pricing for the drives start at $53 (512MB).

Media evaluation units are available now.

For more information on DataTraveler Secure — Privacy edition, please visit the Kingston Web site at

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