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

  • Honored in “Cybersecurity Solution: Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution” Category
  • Array of Encrypted USB Flash Drive Solutions to Fit Multitude of Data Security Needs

Fountain Valley, CA July 26, 2017 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, has won a Government Security News 2017 Airport/Seaport/Border Security award in the category of “Cybersecurity Solution: Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution.” From the DataTraveler 2000, with alphanumeric keypad, to the GSN award winner IronKey™ S1000 for the most sensitive of data, Kingston® provides solutions for every type of user.

IronKey S1000 is the ultimate security encrypted USB Flash drive and is available in both Basic and Enterprise models. IronKey S1000 features 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption in XTS mode, FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation and on-device Cryptochip Encryption Key Management. Government Security News, in issuing the award, acknowledged the drive is designed specifically to meet the strictest standards and most demanding data-protection needs of sensitive military, government and enterprise information.

Government Security News is the source of news, analysis, interviews, new products and technologies in all aspects of homeland security. Its audience includes federal, state and local officials, as well as integrators, contractors and suppliers who are similarly involved in the industry.

“Cybersecurity attacks are every bit as serious and real as chemical, bio and artillery attacks,” said Ken Campbell, Flash business manager, Kingston. “They can paralyze a country’s infrastructure, compromise government / company records and cost all of us untold millions of dollars and thousands of hours of unproductive time. Kingston recognizes the acute need for protecting data at-rest and ever more critical, in-transit — from government top secrets to individuals’ private information. To have our quality encrypted USB Flash drives, that cater to a multitude of data protection needs, recognized for offering the best data security/loss management solution is a humbling achievement.”

IronKey S1000, as well as Kingston’s full line of encrypted USBs, is available in capacities ranging from 4GB-128GB, backed by a five-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information please visit

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit

Editor's Note:

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