If you're wondering what all of that means, the FIPS 140-2 certification requires a validation process that meets federal standards set by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. "Level 2" means that the drives have a tamper-evident construction, and a power-on self test that verifies the encryption mechanism is working every time the drive is plugged into a USB port.
The DataTraveler 5000 are available with onboard anti-malware tools and ship in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacities with prices of $111, $185, $231, and $400.
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