Press Release Summary:
Providing separate admin and user mode access, Aegis Secure Key 3.0 incorporates military grade 256-Bit encryption, onboard keypad, embedded authentication, and cross-platform compatibility. Auto-Lock feature automatically locks after predetermined period of inactivity, while Drive Reset allows for redeployment. Offering tamper-resistant/tamper-evident design, software-free drive additionally includes Read-Only mode, Programmable Brute-Force Defense, and Forced Enrollment.
Original Press Release:
New From Apricorn: Aegis Secure Key 3.0
The Aegis Secure Key 3.0 Clocks In Among the Fastest, Highest-Capacity Encrypted Flash Keys In Its Class with a USB 3.0 Interface and up to 240GB in Storage Capacity.
POWAY, Calif., -- Apricorn (www.apricorn.com), a leading manufacturer of secure, encrypted USB drives announced the release of the Aegis Secure Key 3.0. Building on the success of its predecessor (the Aegis Secure Key), the Secure Key 3.0 incorporates USB 3.0 connectivity for exponentially faster data speeds, up to double the storage capacities found on its nearest competitors, and separate admin and user mode access. Other new features include Lock-Override Mode, Read-Only Mode, Programmable Brute-Force Defense, and Forced Enrollment — all while incorporating the Apricorn hallmarks: on-the-fly 256-Bit encryption, onboard keypad, embedded authentication, and cross-platform compatibility. Roughly the size of a pack of gum, the Secure Key 3.0's software-free design and absolute host-independence makes it deployable in any OS environment where a powered USB port and storage file system exists.
Aegis Secure Key 3.0
"The initial response from our beta testers has been overwhelmingly positive," said Mike McCandless, VP of Sales and Marketing at Apricorn. "The speed, small size, large capacity, and new features such as Read-Only and Lock-Override modes make this our most exciting product launch in recent history."
At time of press, the validation process for FIPS 140-2 level 3 (the highest validation of government data security attainable for a removable storage device) was already underway, as was the testing for IP58 certification measuring physical resistance to blowing dust and extended water immersion. Test results for both certifications are expected in Q2, 2015.
OTHER AEGIS SECURE KEY 3.0 FEATURES
Military Grade 256-bit AES XTS Hardware Encryption
Embedded Keypad for host free authentication
Auto-Lock Feature - Automatically locks after a predetermined period of inactivity
Drive Reset Feature - Allows for redeployment
Brute Force Protection
Tamper resistant/evident design
3-Year Limited Warranty
Starting at $199, Apricorn's Aegis Secure Key 3.0 is available from most online retailers and at www.apricorn.com
Headquartered in Poway, California, Apricorn provides secure storage innovations to the most prominent companies in the categories of finance, healthcare, education, and government throughout North America and Canada. Apricorn products have become the standard for myriad data security strategies worldwide. Founded in 1983, numerous award-winning products have been developed under the Apricorn brand as well as for a number of leading computer manufacturers on an OEM basis.
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