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Kingston Introduces First Secure USB Flash Drive

Kingston Digital, Inc. announced it has joined with BlockMaster to deliver the SafeConsole Ready DataTraveler Vault — Privacy Managed (DTVPM) USB flash drives. Measuring 77.9 x 22.2 x 12.05mm, the compact aluminum drives have hardware-based 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protection, water-proof, and are managed centrally by the BlockMaster SafeConsole drive management system. The DTVPM support data transfer speeds up to 24Mb/s (read) and 10Mb/s (write) via a USB 2.0 interface and are available in 2Gb, 4Gb, 8Gb, 16Gb and 32Gb capacities.


The first product to be released from the partnership between Kingston Digital, Inc., and BlockMaster is presented today at the opening of the annual RSA conference in San Francisco. The SafeConsole Ready hardware-encrypted secure USB drive DataTraveler Vault — Privacy Managed (DTVPM) from Kingston is mandatory managed by the central management server SafeConsole from BlockMaster.

Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, is making the secure USB flash drive hardware highly available in its strong distribution channels globally. The high quality DTVPM device is mandatory managed by the leading SafeConsole management server from BlockMaster. The solution will let enterprise customers avoid data loss and get them on the fast track to more productive use of secure USB flash drives.

“The partnership with Kingston offers customers more choice when it comes to hardware. Several device types managed by the same system are in strong demand and we are happy to now be able to service even more customers,” says Anders Kjellander CSO at BlockMaster.

“Kingston’s relationship with security software leader BlockMaster enhances our ability to offer enterprise customers the most robust and versatile centrally managed secure USB solution available on the market,” says John Terpening, secure USB business manager at Kingston.

The DTVPM secure USB drive is the first SafeConsoleReady Device released from Kingston. The full SafeConsoleReady technology program from BlockMaster will also be presented at the RSA conference.

The SafeConsoleReady brand and program will ensure that BlockMaster partner products work efficiently with SafeConsole management tools and are able to offer customers all the security and management benefits of SafeConsole.

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