Kingston DataTraveler 2000 Awesome USB Drive Launched in India with Alphanumeric Keypad

Kingston the well known brand when it comes to Memory products has launched a unique USB pen drive called the Kingston DataTraveler 2000. The unique thing about this USB drive is that it comes with dedicated alphanumeric keypad with hardware based protection.

The Kingston DataTraveler 2000 is probably the most secure USB drive. It comes with dedicated alphanumeric keypad that can be used to assign a word / number to enable disk access. And this is done at hardware level, full disk AES 256 bit data encryption in XTS mode.

So basically to access the content user will need to punch in the password using the keypad on the USB disk – encryption is done on the disk and not on host computer. When the USB drive is removed from PC/laptop the auto lock feature is enabled.

Coming to the price of this much-touted hardware encrypted storage USB device it will be made available online as well as offline too. The prices would be as per the storage limit. The 16 GB has priced Rs. 10,000 and 32 GB has priced Rs. 14,000 whereas the 64 GB has priced Rs. 18000.
Its auto-lock feature is activated when the drive is removed from a device, and it deletes the encryption key after 10 failed intrusion attempts.

Kingston DataTraveler 2000 Features

  • Full-disk AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption
  • Alphanumeric keypad makes it easy to lock your drive
  • compatible Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS and Android
  • compatible ble with USB 2.0 or USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) port
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB Storage Options
  • FIPS 197 certified

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