IronKey S1000

Uncompromising data security.


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

Kingston’s 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. The drive locks down after ten invalid password attempts and there is also the option to reformat or destroy the drive.

  • On-device Cryptochip provides the ultimate layer of hardware security

  • Enhanced hardware-based security; XTS-AES 256-bit

  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3

  • Centrally manage drive access and usage1

  • Anodized Aluminum rugged secure casing

  • 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 and available SafeConsole or IronKey EMS1 by DataLocker, 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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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.

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



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        • IKS1000
        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 or IronKey EMS1 by DataLocker License from DataLocker Required (Enterprise Version Only)1  
        Warranty/support 5-year warranty, free technical support
        Basic model compatible with Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, MacOS (v. 10.12.x - 10.15.x), Linux (Kernel v.4.4.x +)5
        Enterprise model compatible with Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, MacOS (v. 10.12.x - 10.15.x), Linux (Kernel v.4.4.x +)5

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