The Kanguru FlashTrust™ firmware USB flash drive is the world’s first unencrypted, USB 3.0 flash drive with onboard, trusted secure firmware (RSA-2048 bit) to protect against any potential risk of malicious attacks like "BadUSB". The digitally signed, trusted firmware offers consumers and organizations the same level of secure firmware protection typically reserved for encrypted high-end flash drives, to unencrypted USB device users. Now available with up to 512GB data storage capacity!
Digitally Signed, Trusted Secure Firmware
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1) Learn more
Physical Write-Protect Switch
Windows “Ready Boost” Compatible
High-Strength Aluminum Design
Custom Engraving Available
In August of 2014, security researchers revealed a potential threat to USB technology known as “badUSB” at a Black Hat event, arguing that any USB device including a webcam, printer, a computer mouse, a keyboard or a flash drive from an untrusted source could potentially be tampered and manipulated by a savvy hacker that could then be used to deliver harmful malware to a computer network. Although it would be a very difficult thing to do, organizations might choose to be proactive in implementing solutions that will help alleviate this potential threat. The new Kanguru FlashTrust Secure Firmware flash drive is designed for those customers and organizations that, while still concerned about security and physical quality, may not require the specific usage scenarios or additional costs of hardware encrypted solutions.
The Kanguru FlashTrust is designed in compliance with NIST requirements for implementation of a digitally signed device firmware. With its RSA-2048 bit, digitally signed and secured firmware, the Kanguru FlashTrust offers consumers and organizations the same level of secure firmware protection typically reserved for encrypted, high-end flash drives to unencrypted USB device users. Any attempt at changing the customized, onboard device firmware with an unauthorized, malicious version is impossible. Furthermore, there are self-tests run at startup of the cryptographic module which handles the firmware security within the USB drive itself that ensure the integrity of the original firmware. If the self-test fails, the device will not operate.
Please Note: FIPS 140-2 Level 2 compliant physical epoxy security encapsulation may be added to Kanguru FlashTrust orders by special request.†
Please Contact Kanguru to learn more.
This firmware USB flash drive comes with a physical write protect switch, a handy feature for Kanguru flash drives that provides ideal benefits for IT professionals and users alike. Learn more about the Kanguru Physical Write Protect Switch.
Kanguru FlashTrust USB 3.0 flash drive
This product carries a 3 Year limited warranty
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The Kanguru FlashTrust™ USB 3.0 flash drive is the world’s first non-encrypted, USB 3.0 flash drive with onboard, secure firmware, immune to the risk of “BadUSB.”
The Kanguru FlashTrust™ USB3.0 flash drive with physical write protect switch is the world's first non-encrypted, USB 3.0 flash drive with onboard, trusted firmware to protect against the potential risk of malicious firmware-based attacks. With its RSA-2048 bit, digitally signed and secured firmware, the Kanguru FlashTrust offers consumers and organizations the same level of secure firmware protection typically reserved for encrypted, high-end flash drives to unencrypted USB device users.
|PART NUMBER||WP-KFT3 Series|
|CAPACITIES||8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB|
|INTERFACE||USB3.0 (maintains compatibility with USB2.0)|
|READ SPEEDS|| 8GB = up to 150 MB/sec|
16GB = up to 150 MB/sec
32GB = up to 300 MB/sec
64GB = up to 300 MB/sec
128GB= up to 300 MB/sec
256GB= up to 300 MB/sec
512G = up to 300 MB/sec
|WRITE SPEEDS||8GB = up to 100 MB/sec|
16GB = up to 100 MB/sec
32GB = up to 170 MB/sec
64GB = up to 170 MB/sec
128GB = up to 170 MB/sec
256GB = up to 200 MB/sec
512G = up to 250 MB/sec
|WRITE CYCLES||10,000 write cycles / block|
|DATA RETENTION||10 yrs or more|
|SPECIAL FEATURES||Digitally-Signed, Secure Firmware|
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Physical Write Protect Switch
|OPERATING TEMPERATURE||0°C to +70°C|
|STORAGE TEMPERATURE||-25°C to +85°C|
|OS COMPATIBILITY||- Windows 11|
- Windows 10
- Windows 8
- Windows 7*
- Windows XP*
- Windows Vista*
- Windows 2008*
- Windows 2003*
- MacOS X 10.5+ (Intel Based)
- Linux Ubuntu 10+
- Red Hat 5+
- Open SUSE11+
|DIMENSIONS||77.21mm L x 19.44mm W x 8.96mm H|
3.039" L x 0.765" W x 0.352" H
* In line with Microsoft’s End-of-Support announcement for Windows 7 and prior, Kanguru Solutions is ending support for its line of products running on these platforms. While our products have been quality tested internally on these OS, we cannot guarantee normal product operation on an unsupported OS. Please consult your system administrator for an OS upgrade.
- Digitally Signed Trusted Secure Firmware (RSA-2048 Bit)
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface (USB 3.2 Gen 1x1) Learn more
- Windows, Mac OS, Linux Compatible
- Physical Write protect switch Learn more
- Windows “Ready Boost” compatible
- High-strength aluminum design
- Available Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
- Customization Available (Engraving, Custom Colors, Pre-loaded Software, etc.) Learn More
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