Kingston Encrypted High-Performance SSDs Named Winners in 2020 ‘Govies’ Awards

  • KC600 SATA SSD Platinum Winner for Encryption
  • KC2000 NVMe Awarded Platinum for Cyber Defense Solutions and Storage

Fountain Valley, CA – March 18, 2020 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announced that both its KC600 SATA and KC2000 NVMe™ SSDs have been named a 2020 ‘Govies’ Government Security Awards Platinumwinners in the Encryption, Cyber Defense Solutions, and Storage categories. The awards, sponsored by Security Today and GovSec, honor outstanding government security products.

"We’re pleased to once again have our products recognized by experts in the security industry with the ‘Govies’ awards. KC600 supports a full-security suite that includes AES-XTS 256-bit hardware-based encryption, TCG Opal 2.0 and eDrive, allowing users to protect and secure their data," said Justin Karasek, SSD business manager, Kingston. "KC2000 is a self-encrypting drive that supports end-to-end data protection also utilizing AES-XTS 256-bit hardware-based encryption and TCG Opal 2.0 security management solutions. Along with high performance and reliability, we understand how imperative security is, so we strive to provide the best for our customers."

Kingston’s KC600 SATA SSD provides remarkable performance and is optimized for functional system responsiveness with incredible boot, loading and transfer times. It is available as both a stand-alone SSD or bundle kit which provides everything needed for an easy desktop or notebook upgrade installation. KC600 has everything consumers and corporate customers are looking for when they’re ready to upgrade their existing systems with capacities up to 2TB*, impressive speeds, and self-encryption.

KC2000 is an M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for enterprise and power users designed for high-performance client usage especially intensive workloads on PCs and workstations that demand speed and reliability. The drive provides greater flexibility with capacities up to 2TB and its M.2 form factor saves space. The self-encrypting SSD supports a full-security suite including Microsoft eDrive, a security storage specification for use with BitLocker. For more information visit

* Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at

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Kingston Digital, Inc. ("KDI") is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 877-546-4786 or visit

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