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    Security : XTS

    Certification : FIPS 197

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    Certification : FIPS 140-2 Level 3

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    Security : XTS

    Certification : FIPS 140-2 Level 3

    Managed : IronKey EMS

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    Security : On-device Cryptochip – XTS

    Certification : FIPS 140-2 Level 3

    Managed : IronKey EMS

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DataTraveler 4000

FIPS 140-2 validated

Protect your organization's portable data with the ultra-secure DataTraveler® 4000. It’s FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated and features 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption in CBC mode. Complex password protection enforces lockdown after a specified number of invalid attempts. DataTraveler 4000 is also rugged and waterproof3 with a titanium-coated, stainless-steel casing. It's easy to set up and use with no admin rights or application installation required.

Features

  • Secure drive locks down after 10 intrusion attempts and encryption key is destroyed
  • Enforced complex password protection - password is user set with minimum characteristics to prevent unauthorized access
  • Full Privacy — 100 percent of stored data is protected by 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) hardware-based encryption
  • Read-Only Access Mode6: when selected, user can access files in Read-Only Mode to avoid potential Malware risks
  • Customizable4 — preload content, password length, maximum number of password attempts, Anti-Virus by ESET
  • Tamper-evident — tamper-evident coating/seal for physical security
  • Waterproof3 — protected against water damage
  • Guaranteed — five-year warranty with free technical support
  • Ruggedized — titanium-coated stainless steel casing
  • Assembled in the U.S.
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated details
  • TAA-compliant details
  • No passwords stored on device or host
  • Can operate with AutoRun disabled

Capacities1: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB

Speed2: up to 18MB/s read, 10MB/s write

Dimensions: 3.06" x 0.9" x 0.47" (77.9mm x 22.2mm x 12.05mm)

Compatibility: designed to meet USB 2.0 specifications

Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)

Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)

Minimum System Requirements: Two (2) free drive letters required for use5

Compatible with:
DT4000: Windows® 8.18, 88, 7(SP1), Vista®(SP2), Mac OS X v. 10.6-10.9, Linux v. 2.6 +7;
DT4000M-R with SafeConsole10: Windows® 8.1, 8, 7(SP1), Vista®(SP2), Mac OS X v. 10.6-10.9

Specifications
Awards and Reviews
“The DataTraveler we tested had some additional security that is worth mentioning. It could encrypt data up to 256-bit AES using hardware encryption. It was also validated for FIPS 140-2 Level 2, meaning it can prevent and show evidence of any physical tampering with the drive. We also liked the fact that all the heuristic malware scanning and encryption did not require any resources from a host system to operate, and it also does not need to install anything on a host computer.” Read Full Review
Kingston Secure USB Flash Drives with ESET Review “...add value by serving as a front line against malware intrustion in an era when portable storage is increasing the number of potential contact points between secure and unsecure networks.” Read Full Review
Kingston Versus IronKey - Who Has The Fastest FIPS Flash Drive “If you are needing a USB Flash drive that meets FIPS 140-2 Level 2 requirements then the Kingston DataTraveler 4000 is the best drive of those that we tested with respects to performance, cost and the warranty.” Read Full Review
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Management-Ready

DataTraveler 4000M-R is available with a Blockmaster SafeConsole Management option. Easily activated either manually or with mass deployment tools, this option lets IT administrators centrally manage encrypted USB drives to meet compliance and other requirements. It gives administrators powerful management tools, even when drives are in remote locations, and gives them the option of switching to a managed version after the drive has been deployed. It also lets them choose to use the drive with SafeConsole management activated or as a stand-alone drive.

Added Value
Secure Customization Program

This program offers the options most frequently requested by customers, including serial numbering, dual password and custom logos. With a minimum order of 50 pieces, the program delivers precisely what your organization needs.
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Anti-Virus Protection
ESET Anti-Virus

Protect from WannaCry variants. For added peace of mind, anti-virus protection is available on DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0. Powered by ESET NOD32® Anti-Virus Engine software, it’s easy to deploy, with no installation required. Protect from malware / ransomware, viruses, spyware, Trojans and other Internet-borne threats.
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Management Solutions
Management Solutions

Protect from WannaCry variants. Options available to let you or your IT experts centrally manage drives to meet compliance requirements, remotely reset passwords, manage device inventory, enforce policies and more. Available through our partnership with DataLocker. Solutions include IronKey Enterprise management for IronKey drives and SafeConsole management for DataTraveler encrypted drives.
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Government

Organizations are tasked with the challenge of complying with an ever-increasing list of legislative requirements and protocols designed to protect sensitive data in transit and at rest, including:

  • OMB M06-16 mandate
  • Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) mandates
  • Director of Central Intelligence Directive (CDID) 6/3
  • General Data Protection Regulation, designed to protect sensitive data at rest and in transit

Noncompliance can lead to loss of public trust and strict oversight or costly class-action lawsuits, and for companies that work with government agencies, noncompliance can disqualify them from working on government contracts.

Government agencies can use Kingston® IronKeyTM and DataTraveler® encrypted USB Flash drives to access data from anywhere. Federal law enforcement personnel can review and update case files in the field, while scientists, analysts and forecasters can access data sets from any location with a PC or tablet.

With these trusted Flash drives, contractors can work at agency offices while still having trusted access to data and agencies can maintain operations during disasters by putting critical data in the hands of key personnel.

For easy remote management, IT professionals can enforce access and use policies from a central console. IT can demonstrate best effort to comply with new and unsettled regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation.

Health Care

Healthcare agencies must comply with data security mandates such as:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) security requirements for Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • Evolving ASTM Standards for Medical Device Interoperability

It’s vital for hospitals, healthcare providers, insurers and pharmaceutical companies to take the risk out of mobility and to simplify HIPPA and GDPR audits.

With Kingston IronKey and DataTraveler Encrypted USB drives, doctors can securely and easily access patient data from anywhere. Temporary medical and pharmaceutical personnel can gain trusted access to applications and records when on assignment or working from home.
Clinical trial contributors, managers and auditors can securely enter or review trial data at any location with a PC or tablet, while insurance claims adjusters, examiners and investigators can have unlimited access to records.
Organizations can provide their key personnel with critical data to maintain operations if severe weather or other disasters strike.

The IT department can enforce access and use policies from a central console and demonstrate best effort to comply with new and unsettled regulations, including the GDPR.

Finance

Financial services companies are bound to comply with an expanding array of data security regulations and standards, including:

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • State Financial Data Privacy Acts
  • European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

The cost of failing to comply with those regulations is significantly more than the cost of compliance. And failure to comply can impact your business when employees can’t work efficiently.

Kingston IronKey and DataTraveler Encrypted USB drives can help financial teleworkers safely access data and applications from home. Banks, insurers and others can equip contractors to work in the field without investing in notebooks or tablets.

Auditors can gain trusted access to sensitive data when on assignment or when working from home. Claims adjusters, examiners and investigators can have access to data and applications from the field.

In case of severe weather or other disasters, organizations can provide key personnel with access to critical data to maintain operations and the IT department can enforce access and use policies from a central console.

Data Security Center: Technical Papers and Resources
Major Recent Example of an Unencrypted USB breach
USB Breach

Case in point, Heathrow Airport in London (October 30, 2017) uses Unencrypted USB Drives for its non-cloud storage. Unfortunately, they were not standardized on Encrypted USB drives.
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Using and promoting encrypted USB Flash drives in your organization

Get eight useful tips to help your organization keep confidential information confidential and to comply with regulations.
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Neutralizing the USB Threat
Neutralizing the USB Threat

Getting a handle on the slipperiest drives. Do your employees and visitors who connect to your network ever use USB drives?
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Hardware vs. Software Encryption

See a side-by-side comparison of these two popular data encryption methods.
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Moving beyond compliance: Why “secure enough” isn’t enough
Moving beyond compliance:  Why “secure enough” isn’t enough

Understand the difference between compliance and protection and what each means for your organization’s USB data storage strategy.
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EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) Effective: May 2018
EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)

Applies to every organization that processes personal data of EU citizens, will take full effect in May 2018. Organizations to implement and ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, including…encryption of personal data" (Article 32, Security of processing)
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USB Alert: Locking Down Your Data
USB Alert: Locking Down Your Data
USB drives can turn up anywhere - putting data at risk. How can IT deal with these risks, without completely forbidding USB drive usage and all its convenience?
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XTS Encryption

All Kingston encrypted drives use XTS encryption, which provides greater data protection over other block cipher modes such as CBC and ECB.
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Encrypted Comparison Chart

View the line up of Kingston’s line of DataTraveler and IronKey Encrypted drives to see which is right for you.
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Changing Password Policies for IronKey and DataLocker Drives
Changing Password Policies for IronKey and DataLocker Drives

A full range of password policies can be changed remotely, using IronKey EMS or SafeConsole.
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New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS - 23 NYCRR 500) Effective: February 2018
NYDFS - 23 NYCRR 500

Applies to every organization in New York that processes corporate / personal data. The proposal calls for organizations to encrypt sensitive data both in-transit and at-rest. (Section 500.15 Encryption of Nonpublic Information.)
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State of USB Drive Security

Employees can be negligent when using drives, thus putting sensitive data at risk. Establishing and enforcing policies defining the acceptable use of drives can help.
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Protect against BadUSB

Kingston DataTraveler and IronKey drives use digitally signed firmware which makes them immune to changes to firmware that can allow a USB to become a host agent.
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Resetting Your Password on IronKey and DataLocker drives
Resetting Your Password on IronKey and DataLocker drives

Passwords can be reset remotely or in person with IronKey EMS or SafeConsole.
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Kingston / Ironkey Encrypted USB Advantage Over BitLocker
Kingston / Ironkey Encrypted USB Advantage Over BitLocker

Overall, Kingston / IronKey Encrypted USB Drives prove to be the best solution in reliability, compatibility and security for portabledata protection solutions.
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Certifications
FIPS Validation

Issued by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), FIPS validation entails coordinated requirements and standards for cryptography modules. By meeting the FIPS standards, Kingston and IronKey encrypted drives assure purchasers that they meet the criteria assigned.

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