Kingston unveils new secure DataTraveler 4000 and DataTraveler Vault Privacy Edition flash drives

Kingston has announced a pair of new secure flash drives for enterprise and business customers that carry sensitive data that needs to be encrypted. The new drives include the DataTraveler 4000 and DataTraveler Vault – Privacy Managed.

The DT4000 uses military-grade encryption for health data and financial info that needs the best protection. It has FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated for the entire cryptographic module. It will also be offered as a centrally managed drive later this year.

The Privacy Managed drive allows the corporate manager to centralize all USB activity control. It uses the SafeConsole server software from BlockMaster. It also has advanced security features like password control, device state management, file audit logs, file restrictor options, and lots. The DT4000 comes in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB versions starting at $75. The managed drive comes in 2GB – 32GB.