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Kingston IronKey D300S Encrypted USB Flash Drive FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certified

Kingston IronKey™ D300S/SM USB Flash drive features an advanced level of security that builds on the features that made IronKey well-respected, to safeguard sensitive information. It’s FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified, with 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption in XTS mode. An essential pillar to setting security standards, corporate policies and data loss protection (DLP) best practices. An important element in the quest of compliance to industry standards and global regulations such as the GDPR.

  • Advanced level of security that builds on the features that made IronKey well-respected
  • Available in a Managed model that requires SafeConsole or IronKey EMS1
  • Rugged and tamper-resistant casing that meets IronKey standards
  • Fast data transfers that use the latest in NAND Flash and controller technology
  • Customizable
  • Easy to use
  • NATO Approved

For added peace of mind, the drive uses digitally signed firmware, making it immune to BadUSB, and it enforces complex password protection2 with minimum characteristics to prevent unauthorized access.

Encryption and decryption is done on the drive, with no trace left on the host system, and the drive locks down and reformats after 10 invalid attempts, to protect against brute force attacks.

Rugged and tamper-resistant, IronKey D300S/SM has a zinc casing and tamper-evident epoxy seal for physical security, so you can rest assured the drive will hold up, even in the most demanding situations.

Customizable, easy to use and waterproof up to 4 feet, conforming to IEC60529 IPX83. SuperSpeed (USB 3.0) technology means you don’t have to compromise speed for security.

On top of its industry-leading data protection, IronKey D300S / D300SM provides a unique serial-number and barcode printed on drive and virtual keyboard4.

Managed model

Requires SafeConsole or IronKey EMS software management system1. This allows central management of drive access and usage across thousands of drives.

Either cloud-based or on-premises, it enforces drive-specific policies, such as password strength and retry limits, and lets administrators remotely disable lost or stolen drives, recover lost passwords and more.

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Key Features



With encryption, no one can access data that you have stored on the drive without knowing the password.

Meet frequently requested IT requirements

Meet frequently requested IT requirements

IronKey D300S/SM is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified and TAA compliant so you can rest assured it meets the most frequently requested corporate and government IT requirements.

Unique Serial Number and Scannable Barcode

Unique Serial Number and Scannable Barcode

Time saver, simply read or scan the barcode, when deploying, when it is returned as well as during any physical auditing.

Virtual Keyboard

Virtual Keyboard

Enables users to enter a password via mouse clicks, instead of using a physical keyboard; to reduce the risk of keylogging when using your encrypted drive on other computers.

Awards and Reviews

IronKey™ D300 encrypted USB Flash drive has been named a 2018 ‘Govies’ Government Security Awards Platinum and Gold winner in the Encryption and Cyber Defense Solutions categories.

Read Full Review Kingston IronKey D300 Encrypted USB Drive Named Winner of Two 2018 “Govies” Awards

Kingston IronKey™ D300 encrypted USB Flash drive received the Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award for “Best Data Storage Security Solution” in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

Read Full Review Kingston IronKey D300 Receives Platinum Award in 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program


        Interface USB 3.1 Gen 1
        Capacities5 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
        Speed6 USB 3.1 Gen 1:
        8GB & 16GB: 165MB/s read, 22MB/s write
        32GB: 250MB/s read, 40MB/s write
        64GB: 250MB/s read, 85MB/s write
        128GB: 250MB/s read, 85MB/s write

        USB 2.0:
        8GB-128GB: 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write
        Dimensions 77.9 mm x 22.2 mm x 12.05 mm
        Waterproof Up to 4 ft.; conforms to IEC 60529 IPX8. Product must be clean and dry before use.
        Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C
        Storage Temperature -20°C to 85°C
        Compatibility USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible
        Minimum System Requirements USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible
        Two (2) free drive letters required for use
        Compatible with Windows® 11, 10, macOS® 11.x – 14.x, Linux7 Kernel 4.4+
        Warranty/support 5-year warranty, free technical support
        Why choose IronKey

        Why choose Kingston IronKey™?

        With the power and pedigree of Kingston Technology forged into every product, trust that your data is truly secure when it’s secured by IronKey.

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