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Kingston Technology Keeps Data Safe and Secure

  • 13 March, 2008 11:39

<p>Sydney, Australia – (March 10, 2008) –Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of DataTraveler® (DT) Locker, a USB Flash drive that provides a convenient and secure way to store and backup digital data, initially in Asia only. The DataTraveler Locker allows users to create a privacy zone partition that protects data with 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) hardware-based encryption, the strongest available on the market.</p>
<p>“Given the increasing importance of the business information and personal data protection, we decided to develop the DT Locker which combines top-notch security features with an attractive consumer price point,” said Vaughan Nankivell, regional manager, Australia/New Zealand, Kingston. “The ability to create a public and private zone allows users to have maximum flexibility in the use of their DataTraveler Locker.”</p>
<p>The DataTraveler Locker gives consumers peace of mind. The drive’s 256-bit AES encryption is achieved through a dedicated co-processor that encrypts data “on the fly.” The privacy partition is accessed via password entry and the brute force attacks are discouraged while the drive locks down and reformats after ten failed attempts.
The DT Locker sports a rugged design with a metal casing that surrounds and protects a rubberised chassis that swivels open to reveal the USB connector. The 2GB capacity is available now and will be followed by the 4GB and 8GB capacities. The Kingston DataTraveler Locker is supported by a five-year warranty and free technical support.</p>
<p>Kingston DataTraveler Locker USB Drive Capacities and Pricing
Part Number Capacity and Features Australian RRP inc GST
DTL/2GBFE 2GB DT Locker USB Drive $59
DTL/8GBFE 8GB DT Locker USB Drive TBC</p>
<p>Supported Operating Systems
Operating System File Transfer Password Protection/Data Encryption
Windows Vista (32 bit only), 2000 (SP4) and XP (SP1,SP2) Yes Yes
Mac OS (10.3 and above) Yes No
Linux Kernel (2.6 and above) Yes No</p>
<p>Kingston DataTraveler Locker USB Drive Features and Specifications:
• Capacities1: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
• Dimensions: 2.57″ x 0.71″ x 0.41″ (65.4mm x 18.0mm x 10.4mm)
• Operating Temperature: 32º F to 140 º F (0 º C to 60 º C)
• Storage Temperature: -4º F to 185º F (-20º C – 85º C)
• Easy: plug and play
• Compliant: designed to Hi-speed USB 2.0 specifications
• Practical: Capless design means no cap to lose
• Guaranteed: five-year warranty</p>
<p>1 Please note: Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston's Flash Memory Guide at</p>
<p>For more detailed information on Kingston USB products, please visit the Kingston Web site at: or call toll free on 1800 649 469.
About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China, Malaysia and sales representatives in the United States, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Russia, Turkey, and Latin America. For more information, please visit</p>
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<p>Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.</p>

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