Kingston reveals government-grade DataTraveler 5000

By Matthew
Jan 27, 2010
  1. Kingston has unveiled its DataTraveler 5000 line of portable USB flash drives, which boasts government-grade, "ultra-secure" data protection. Aimed at enterprise customers, the drives achieved FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certification (Level 3 pending) with "SPYRUS" technology, which provides 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption, XTS-AES cipher mode, and elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) algorithms.

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  2. They may be Gov't Grade, but they are still banned by the DoD...
  3. maestromasada

    maestromasada TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Good! All they have to do now is to encrypt the lemon-ink-4096-bits-per-character the amount on confidential print outs that you could find on the train, right next to one of these sofisticated USB.
    I bet it will be cheper to train the users.
  4. "government grade" = it holds a lot of (personal) data and is small enough to be easily lost? ;)
  5. i would seriously NOT recommend government to use this device. 'Ultra Secure' Laugh out Loud, why are they even showing off Fips 140 after their previous product was being cracked.
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