An automated encrypted SSD drive, …

• Unique intuitive touch screen
• FIPS 197 certified with 256-bit XTS-AES encryption
• Ability to use multiple passwords, PINs or multi-word security mode

Kingston has introduced a new member of the secure encrypted SSD family, the IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD (VP80ES). It’s Kingston’s first innovative external SSD to be completely independent of the operating system of the device it’s connected to. It is equipped with a touch screen and automatic encryption for excellent data protection.

Using the IronKey VP80ES is reminiscent of smartphone unlocking and simple drag and drop gestures to transfer files. Equipped with an intuitive color touch screen and FIPS 197-certified XTS-AES 256-bit encryption, the VP80ES is designed to protect data with ease of use. The drive is ideal for protection against attacks by password-hacking apps and BadUSB, as it uses digitally signed firmware to securely encrypt content.

It is suitable for a wide variety of users – from small to medium-sized businesses to content creators. Due to the security measures of military standards, it is more suitable than the Internet and cloud services in terms of protecting important company information, documents or high-resolution photos and videos.

In addition to ease of use and device encryption, the VP80ES offers additional data protection features, such as the ability to use multi-level passwords (administrator/user) and login methods, for example a PIN or different passwords. It also supports configurable password usage rules. Administrator can choose between password or PIN login methods, set password usage rules, or enable advanced security options such as maximum number of shared password attempts, minimum password length (6-64 characters), and alphanumeric password rules Digital, drive unlock automatically, random Put numbers and letters on the touch screen to ensure maximum protection for your important files. It can also securely erase the contents of the drive using the Secure-Erase function. The administrator password can be used to restore and access data if the user password has been forgotten. Brute-force protection provides added peace of mind, as the VP80ES encrypts and encrypts the contents of the drive if the admin and user passwords are entered incorrectly 15 times.1 in a row.

But don’t be afraid to forget the password: using the space bar makes it easier to remember the password than a sequence of words, a memorable quote, or lyrics from a favorite song. Otherwise, you can unlock the VP80ES drive with a special character set, similar to a mobile device. To reduce the number of failed login attempts and frustration, touch the Eye button and view the password you entered. Equipped with a neoprene travel case and two USB 3.2 Gen 1 power cables for easy connection to computers and other devices that support USB Type-C®2 or Type-A, the VP80ES makes this drive the perfect companion for productivity and convenience on the go, knowing that your data and content are secured correctly

“As more and more people continue to work from home and beyond corporate firewalls, we want to provide more choices in data protection. Oscar Esquiola Caludis, Head of Flash Memory at Kingston EMEA IronKey Vault Privacy 80ES said: “IronKey Vault Privacy 80ES” do exactly that. Equipped with a color touch screen display, along with several security features, this compact drive allows users to truly control their data with their own hands. “

The Kingston IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD is available in 480GB, 960GB, or 1920GB capacities and is backed by a three-year limited warranty, free technical support, and legendary Kingston reliability.

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