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Kingston Technology Wins Multiple Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine

  • Company, IronKey D300 and UV500 SSD Win Encrypted Security Solution Awards
  • Kingston to Demo Winning Products at “IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018 Conference”

Fountain Valley, CA – October 16, 2018 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announced that it has won the ‘Hot Company Data Loss Prevention’ category, an acknowledgement of their thought leadership within the industry. Additionally, both its IronKey™ D300 encrypted USB Flash drive and UV500 SSD have won in other categories in Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards. The Global Awards are presented by Cyber Defense Magazine and honors cyber-defense and information-security innovators. Kingston’s six awards were the most of any of the over 3,000 InfoSec-related companies nominated for awards this year:

  • Kingston Technology won the ‘Hot Company Data Loss Prevention’ category
  • IronKey D300 encrypted USB Flash drive was honored with the following awards:
    • ‘Editor’s Choice Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)’
    • ‘Best Product Security Hardware’
  • UV500 SSD with its 256-bit AES Hardware-based encryption and support for TCG Opal 2.0 won three additional awards:
    • ‘Most Innovative Data Loss Prevention’
    • ‘Most Innovative Encryption’
    • ‘Next Gen Security Hardware’

“Breaches, theft, and loss of confidential company and personal information is a major problem around the world,” said Richard Kanadjian, encrypted USB business manager, Kingston. “We believe that one of the keys to a successful data security plan and a way to lower the cost of a data breach is ensuring that encrypted data protection is provided both inside the firewall, as well as outside. For us to win ‘Hot Company,’ as well as have our solutions recognized for our efforts with several Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards is a very humbling honor.”

“We are pleased to name Kingston Technology as the top winner in these multiple categories,” stated Gary S. Miliefsky, publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine. “Cyber Defense Magazine spent six months searching the globe to find the most innovative and cutting-edge cyber security companies for our 2018 Global Awards. It is fitting Kingston won these awards, as they have been very proactive in producing innovative solutions in helping prevent destructive and costly breaches and unauthorized intrusions from adversely affecting companies and organizations around the world.”

Kingston invites those attending International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) conference Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018 (P.S.R 2018) to stop by to learn more about the most complete line of superior data performance solutions, including the award-winning IronKey D300 and UV500, for their varied security, data, audio/video, or other application needs. P.S.R. 2018 is the only event that offers the best of privacy and security in one cross-industry conference. Kingston will display its full line of industry-leading encrypted USB Flash drive solutions, as well as upcoming high-density business and enterprise SSDs and Server Premier memory.

P.S.R. 2018 will be held October 17-19 in Austin, Texas at the JW Marriott Austin, 110 E 2nd St. Kingston will be located in booth #408.

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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

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