Kingston Ships Next-generation Secure USB Flash Drive for Consumers

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Kingston has just announced their latest USB drive, the DataTraveler Locker+ G2 that provides hardware-based encryption to insure your data is secure form anyone who might want to see it. This drive is aimed at consumers, most secure drives like these are more aimed at industrial uses or big business but now the average person can utilize the same level of security.

 

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the second-generation of its popular DataTraveler® Locker+ secure USB Flash drive for consumers. The new, lower priced DataTraveler Locker+ G2 works interchangeably between Mac OS X and Windows systems and all data is secured with hardware-based encryption.

“Users can take their data between Mac and PC systems with ease, and also safely store login information to websites with the included password manager.”

Users simply setup a password upon first use for access and the drive is as simple as plug and play with no extra software or partitions needed. The DataTraveler Locker+ G2 also features a password manager that allows users to store names and passwords for up to 20 accounts. The stylish, durable metal casing also features a key loop for easy attachment to a backpack, briefcase or purse.

"Data security for consumers is simple and affordable with the new DataTraveler Locker+ G2. The data encryption makes this the perfect USB drive to keep your information safe and out of strangers’ hands in case it ever gets lost," said Andrew Ewing, Flash memory business manager, Kingston®. "Users can take their data between Mac and PC systems with ease, and also safely store login information to websites with the included password manager.”

The DataTraveler Locker+ G2 is available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities. It is backed by a five-year warranty and free technical support.

Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G2 Features and Specifications:

Hardware encryption: the best in personal security to keep your data safe

Superior password protection: user sets a password to prevent unauthorized access

Versatile: works interchangeably between Mac OS X and Windows systems

Secure: drive locks down and reformats after 10 invalid login attempts

Easy to use: no application installation required

Password Manager: access and store user names and passwords for up to 20 accounts

Stylish: durable metal casing with built-in key loop

Customizable1: Co-Logo program available

Supports: Windows® 7, Vista®, XP & Mac OS X

Guaranteed: five-year warranty with free technical support

Capacities2: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB

Speed3: 10MB/s read and 5MB/s write

Compatibility: designed to USB 2.0 specifications

No admin rights required

Minimum System Requirements:

– USB 2.0 compliant and 3.0 compatible

– Two (2) free consecutive drive letters required for use

1 Conditions apply; contact your local sales representative.
2 Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Guide at kingston.com/flash_memory_guide.
3 Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.

 

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For more information, please visit www.kingston.com

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