Kanguru Defender SSD350-FIPS 140-2, Secure Encrypted Solid State Drive

Part Number: KDH3B-350F-xxSSD Series

Capacity: 1TB
Sale price$199.95 USD

The new FIPS 140-2 Defender SDD350encrypted solid state drive provides enterprise organizations with enhanced security and military-grade data protection at its best. With FIPS 140-2 Certified, highly-secure 256-AES hardware encryption (XTS Mode), high-speed USB 3.0 (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1) data transfer rates, onboard AntiVirus(1) by award-winning Bitdefender®, and optional remote management capabilities, it’s simply the best option for securing sensitive data. Now available with Mac compatibility, it is designed to address the most stringent security regulations and policies for both Mac OS and PC platforms with the greatest of ease.  Rather than become subject to the vulnerabilities of cloud storage outages and expensive fees, locking down data in this secure USB storage device isolates it from viruses, malware, spyware and other internet dangers. Organizations can be confident and in full control of their data at all times.

Additionally, with optional remote management capabilities, administrators can further  control the location and security policies of their data by remotely managing the Defender SSD350 anywhere in the world, even with other Kanguru Defender® drives.  Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC™) provides simple, intuitive tools for tracking and managing data to ensure compliance with even the toughest security policies and regulations.

The Defender SSD350 FIPS 140-2 certified SSD has automatic data encryption built in, so there’s no software to install, and no admin rights needed for use.
In the background is a powerful cryptographic engine to ensure your data is secure. In addition, the Defender SSD350 uses energy-efficient solid state technology, and is available with a colossal 4TB and 8TB storage capacities.

The Kanguru Defender SSD350 hardware encrypted SSD has achieved   Level 2, FIPS 140-2 Certification.

Meet the most stringent federal, healthcare and financial industry security regulations, including GDPR, HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, and more with this FIPS 140-2 Certified secure USB solid state drive.   FIPS 140-2 is a joint Certification program between   NIST (National Institute of Standards)   in the United States, and   CSE (Communications Security Establishment)   in Canada. It provides government guidelines regarding the security evaluation for cryptographic modules.  Kanguru Solutions demonstrates that by meeting the level 2 threshold of FIPS 140-2, the Defender SSD350 has strong, tamper evident protections in place to prevent unauthorized access, attack, or brute force attempts to gain access to the sensitive data.

FIPS 197 Certified AES 256-bit Hardware encryption   is the backbone of every Kanguru Defender drive's security, providing top tier performance unmatched by software encryption solutions. In addition, the Defender SSD350 utilizes XTS Mode, the best encryption module available today, along with password matching and security functions contained in the cryptographic chip, meaning that the encryption can not be compromised, further ensuring your data's security.

Kanguru Defender encrypted USB drives are easy to use, now more than ever with the new built-in Command Console. View and access all of your drive settings and information at a glance, along with remaining space available on the drive, AntiVirus and KRMC subscription information, onboard applications and much more.

As the Command Center for your encrypted drive, the Command Console is a convenient way to quickly view and access information about your drive:

  • How Much Space Remains On Your Drive and Important Information About the Device
  • Your Password Preferences
  • AntiVirus Subscription & Status
  • SSPM Subscription & Status
  • Drive Settings
  • Help Features
  • and much more

Learn more about the NEW Command Console.


Protect even more than just your data. Protect your network and infrastructure as well from malware tampering with built-in   Secure Firmware. Designed in compliance with NIST's requirements for securing device firmware, this drive is protected from "badUSB" to prevent malware attacks by a third-party. This makes it an ideal, trusted encrypted USB drive for whitelisting in an endpoint security environment.

This hardware encrypted SSD350 offers USB 3.0 technology   (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1)   for lightning-fast data transfers. Connecting the Defender SSD350 to a USB 3.0 supported USB port provides superior read / write speeds for quick, easy and convenient transfer of data.   Note: The new Defender SSD350 is NOT backwards compatible with USB2.0.

The Kanguru Defender SSD350 hardware encrypted SSD comes with integrated onboard AntiVirus by   BitDefender® (30-day FREE trial)(1) .  Built right into the drive, the anti-virus consistently scans the drive in the background, ensuring that all of your files will be safe and protected from viruses.

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The Kanguru Defender SSD350 prevents physical access to the chip. Any subversive attempt to remove or tamper with the chip destroys it, rendering it unusable and inaccessible.

Using   Kanguru Remote Management Console™ (KRMC)™, this optional feature gives you the ability to control an entire fleet of hardware encrypted drive(s) from anywhere in the world. As the administrator, you can remotely delete drives that have been lost or stolen, manage passwords (strength, updates and remote resets), and ensure drives are in compliance with set security policies and much more.

All Kanguru Defender drives can be special ordered with customized options such as engraved logos, text and unique identifiers for quantity orders. Contact a Kanguru Sales Representative about customizing your order at (508) 376-4245, or email us at   sales@kanguru.com.

Customize Your Defender Secure Flash Drive

The Kanguru Defender SSD350 is TAA Compliant, making it ideal for purchase by government organizations.

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The Kanguru Defender SSD350 comes with a USB-A + USB-C Hi-Speed Cable Connector.


  • Kanguru Defender SSD350 Drive
  • USB-A + USB-C, Micro-B High-Speed Cable Connector
  • QuickStart Guide
  • Registration Form

3-year warranty   from date of purchase.

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Product Summary

The Defender SSD350™ provides enterprise organizations with data protection at its best. With FIPS 140-2 Certified, highly-secure 256-AES hardware encryption, high-speed USB 3.0 data transfer rates, onboard anti-virus and optional remote management capabilities, it’s simply the best option for securing sensitive data. Solid State Drive technology uses less energy with no moving parts, for quieter, faster, secure storage for your important data.

View and Download Product Information Sheet PDF: Kanguru Defender SSD 350 FIPS 140-2 Certified Secure Solid State Drive

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1T, 2T, 4T and 8T


CERTIFICATIONSFIPS 140-2 Certified, Level 2
FIPS 197
TAA Compliance
EXTERNAL INTERFACESuperSpeed USB 3.0 (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1) (Note: this product is NOT backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
DEVICE TYPEPortable Encrypted External Solid State Drive
ENCRYPTION FEATURESFIPS 197 Certified 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption (XTS Mode)
COLORMatte Black
POWER SUPPLYNo External Power Required
CABLES INCLUDED1x USB3 Micro-B to USB-A (Male); 1x USB 3 Micro-B to USB-C (Male) + USB-A (Male) combo cable (One cable of each variety is included with each device)
WARRANTY3 Years on SSD Model
- Windows 10
- Windows 8.1*
- Windows 8*
- Windows Server 2016 or Newer**
- Mac OS 11+ or Newer
522 g
DIMENSIONS5.5” x 3.4” x 0.79” (LxWxH)
14cm x 8.6cm x 2cm

* Please Note: In line with Microsoft’s End-of-Support announcement for end-of-support OS, Kanguru Solutions is ending support for its line of products running on the these platforms. While our products have been quality tested internally on these platforms, we cannot guarantee normal product operation on an unsupported OS. Please consult your system administrator for an OS upgrade.


(1) Anti-Virus Subscription is available for Windows only. USB drive includes a 30-day Free trial with option to subscribe to a one, two, or three year License sold separately.

** May require administrative rights on Windows Server OS

  • FIPS 140-2 Certified (Cert #4228)
  • FIPS 197 Certified 256-bit AES Hardware Encrypted (XTS Mode) Solid State Drive
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1)(Note: this product is NOT compatible with USB2.0)
  • Central / Remotely Manageable
  • Secure Firmware
  • Simple and Easy to Use
  • TAA Compliant
  • Real-time, On-Board AntiVirus Scanning(1) By Bitdefender®
  • Rugged Alloy Housing
  • Windows PC and Mac OS Compatible
  • Available Capacities: 1T, 2T, 4T and 8T
  • USB-C + USB-A + Micro-B High-Speed Cable Connector
  • Meets Compliance Standards (HIPAA, GLBA, SOX, GDPR, etc.)
  • Powered by USB

Download Product Information Sheet: Kanguru Defender SSD350 FIPS 140-2 Certified, Hardware Encrypted Hard Drive

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