Full-disk hardware-based encryption with Kingstone Data Traveler 2000
If your data is important than anything else then the Kingston Data Traveler 2000 secure USB pen drive is for you. The unique thing about this pen drive is that it comes with its own full disk AES 256 bit hardware based encryption and for inputting the password there is a built in Alphanumeric keypad.
The box pack is simple, inside you will get the Kingston Data Traveler 2000 with a cap to cover it when not in use, plus you get a card with some details. The user manual is in digital format and it is inside the drive.
Kingston Data Traveler 2000 secure Pen Drive Specifications
USB Support : USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
Security : Full-disk AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption, FIPS 197
Input : Alphanumeric keypad makes it easy to lock your drive
Weight : 41 grams
Storage : 16/32/64 GB
Processor : 1
Battery : Built in, 3.7 Volts
Compatible with : PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android
Case : Aluminium
Waterproof : Yes up to 3 ft
Speed 3.1 : 32GB-64GB: 135MB/s read, 40MB/s write
How to use the Kingston Data Traveler 2000 secure Pen Drive
Before plugging in you need to unlock the USB Pen drive, to unlock press the lock button and once you see a red light on top near the USB point, punch in the password – default password is 11223344 and then punch the lock button again. If password is correct then you will see the green led lighting up.
Once you see the green led, plug in the USB Pendrive into the USB port on your PC and you will be able to access the content. When done simply remove the Pen drive and this secure USB drive will automatically lock itself.
If you unlock and do not plug-in into a system for access the drive will auto lock itself after sometime.
Since this drive comes with built in battery that also powers the security system that the drive houses. It needs to be charged. This drive will automatically charge itself when it is connected to a PC.
Now if for some reason the drive is not charged and battery is down, you will not be able to unlock. In such a case you will need to plug-in the drive into USB port on your PC and let it charge for some time. Once charged you can unlock and use.
You can reset the default password, the method to do so is mentioned in the user manual on the drive itself. There is one more security feature (Brute Force Hacking Detection) on the Kingston Data Traveler 2000 secure Pen Drive – this drive will auto format / factor reset in case a person fails to enter the correct password 10 times.
This Kingston Data Traveler 2000 secure Pen Drive is for those who carry sensitive data that may cause losses to a company in case it lands up in the wrong hands. And since this is no ordinary pen drive it does come for a price.