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Uncompromising data security.

Kingston IronKey S1000 Encrypted USB Flash Drive On-Device Cryptochip and FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certified

Kingston IronKey™ S1000 meets the strictest standards to make it the ultimate security drive. Safeguard 100 percent of confidential data with 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption, in XTS mode, and FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation with on-device Cryptochip Encryption Key management. The drive detects and responds to physical tampering and provides automatic data protection upon drive removal. For added peace of mind, the drive uses digitally-signed firmware making it immune to BadUSB. S1000 allows for two passphrase types: either a complex password or a passphrase up to 255 characters long. After ten invalid password attempts the drive locks down with the option to reformat or destroy it.

  • On-device Cryptochip provides the ultimate layer of hardware security
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3
  • Enhanced hardware-based security; XTS-AES 256-bit
  • Complex password or passphrase security
  • Anodized Aluminum rugged secure casing
  • Centrally manage drive access and usage1
  • USB 3.0 Fast performance

Basic model

Available in 4GB to 128GB2 capacities, the S1000 basic model provides fast USB 3.03 performance and enhanced, hardware-based security without compromise. Meeting the most stringent standards for military grade strength and durability, the drive is built with an anodized aluminum enclosure and epoxy-filled casing. Dust- and shock-resistant, the S1000 is waterproof to MIL-STD-810F standards.

Enterprise model

In addition to the basic model qualities, the S1000 enterprise version offers central administration of drive access and usage across thousands of IronKey enterprise drives with the intuitive, easy to use, secure online interface1. Using an activated license with SafeConsole Management service , the drive works with either cloud-based or on-premises servers to remotely enforce password and access policies; allow users to recover lost passwords; and even let administrators repurpose drives no longer in use.

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Key Features

Strictest data security around

Strictest data security around

Secure lock helps comply with a growing list of regulations and standards including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and more.

Military-grade strength and durability

Military-grade strength and durability

For a drive built to last

Easily manage thousands of IronKey drives

Easily manage thousands of IronKey drives

Centrally administer access and usage policies

128GB of storage space

128GB of storage space

Securely carry the biggest datasets and files

Awards and Reviews

The build, for one thing, is formidable. It's tough and rugged both outside and inside. It's dustproof and waterproof and definitely very rugged. But the IronKey is all about security.

Read Full Review Kingston IronKey S1000: For When You Need a Rugged, Heavy-Duty USB Key That Truly Protects Your Data

Honored in “Cybersecurity Solution: Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution” Category.

Kingston Encrypted USB Flash Drives Win Key Government Security News ASB Security Award


        Interface USB 3.0
        Capacities2 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
        Speed3 USB 3.0:
        4GB-32GB: 180MB/s read, 80MB/s write
        64GB: 230MB/s read, 160MB/s write
        128GB: 230MB/s read, 240MB/s write

        USB 2.0:
        4GB-128GB: 40MB/s read, 35MB/s write
        Dimensions 82.3mm x 21.1mm x 9.1mm
        Waterproof Up to 3 ft; MIL-STD-810F
        Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C
        Storage Temperature -40°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 use4
        SafeConsole management service
        License Required (Enterprise Version Only)1
        Warranty/support 5-year warranty, free technical support
        Compatible with Windows® 11, 10, macOS® 11.x – 14.x, Linux5 Kernel 4.4+
        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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