Secure, FIPS 140-2 Certified USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Defender 3000™

FIPS 140-2 Level 3, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hardware Encrypted USB Flash Drive

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As a result, Kanguru highly recommends Self-Service Password Management.

The Defender 3000 encrypted memory stick is TAA compliant TAA Compliance

This Secure, hardware encrypted Flash Drive is TAA Compliant to meet government regulations.

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Quick Overview

The Defender 3000 is Citrix Ready, XenDesktop Compatible

This FIPS 140-2 Certified, USB 3.0 secure flash drive is the ultimate data storage solution for high data security organizations. The Kanguru Defender 3000™ is an AES 256-bit hardware encrypted USB 3.0 flash drive boasting XTS Mode Encryption, FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, and remote management capabilities. The Defender 3000 complies with the Trade Agreements Act (TAA Compliance), making it an outstanding USB drive for the highest security environments, including government, healthcare and financial industries.

Well beyond just simple password protection, this SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hardware encrypted XTS Mode drive offers on-board Anti-Virus, brute-force protection, waterproof / tamper-proof casing, and a solid tactile finish that make it an impressive USB device to meet the most rigorous data security needs and requirements. The Defender 3000 is easy to use, works on most OS platforms, and can be remotely managed along with other secure USB devices anywhere in the world. Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender USB drives are fully protected from potential risk of "BadUSB" malware tampering with digitally-signed, RSA-2048 secure firmware.

Advanced Features:

  • FIPS 140-2 Certified, Level 3, Learn more
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
  • 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption (XTS Mode) Learn more
  • Remote Management Ready Learn more
  • Simple and Easy to Use
  • Windows, Mac and Linux Compatible
  • Real-time Anti-Virus Scanning(1)
  • Rugged Alloy Housing
  • Brute-Force Protection
  • Tamper-Proof Protection
  • RSA-2048 Digitally-Signed Secure Firmware
  • Waterproof
  • TAA Compliant
  • Complies with Industry Security Standards such as HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, etc.
  • Available Capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
  • Citrix Ready - XenDesktop Compatible
  • Customization Available Learn More

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Technical Specifications:

Model Number KDF3000-xG
Certifications FIPS 140-2 Certified, Level 3
taa compliance Yes
Capacities 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Interface SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (Maintains Compatibility with USB 2.0)
Data Transfer Rates Read Speed:
4GB = up to 140 MB/sec
8GB = up to 140 MB/sec
16GB = up to 250 MB/sec
32GB = up to 250 MB/sec
64GB = up to 250 MB/sec
128GB= up to 260 MB/sec

Write Speed:
4GB = up to 25 MB/sec
8GB = up to 25 MB/sec
16GB = up to 45 MB/sec
32GB = up to 45 MB/sec
64GB = up to 85 MB/sec
128GB = up to 150 MB/sec
Memory Type Solid State MLC NAND flash
Encryption Features 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption
XTS Mode
Data Retention 10 yrs or more
Shock Resistance 1000Gs Max
Operating Temperature 0°C to +70°C
Storage Temperature -25°C to +85°C
Humidity Range 20% - 90%
Vibration 15G Peak to Peak Max
OS Compatibility - Windows 10
- Windows 8
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2008 R2 or Above
- MacOS X 10.5+ (Intel-Based)
- Linux: Mainstream actively supported 64-bit versions of Ubuntu, RHEL, OpenSUSE (2)
Weight 1.3 oz
38 g
customization Customization Available:(3)
Engrave logos, serial numbers, unique identifiers, etc.
Dimensions 2.8" x 0.74" x 0.35"
73mm x 19mm x 9 mm
(1) Anti-Virus Subscription is available for Windows only. Flash drive includes a 30-day Free trial. Requires a one, two, or three year License sold separately.

(2) Support for Linux may depend on distribution/ customization/ 64-bit or 32-bit. Please contact Kanguru Support to check for compatibility with your specific Linux environment.

(3) Minimum order quantities may apply to customization.

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Model #: KDF3000-xG

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Full Product Description

The Kanguru Defender 3000™ is the fastest, most advanced, secure, hardware encrypted flash drive in the world. Designed to address the most demanding security standards, this Superspeed USB 3.0, AES 256-bit hardware encrypted flash drive is ideal for keeping sensitive government, financial or corporate information highly secure.

Combining high level security with ultra-fast USB 3.0 speed and FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, this is one impressive secure flash drive. It also includes robust anti-virus and tamper-resistant protection, as well as remote management capabilities and TAA Compliance for the most comprehensive security solution available in a hardware encrypted flash drive.

Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender® drives are fully protected from the potential risks associated with "BadUSB". The secure memory stick proves unequivocally that it meets and surpasses the most stringent federal, healthcare and financial industry security regulations in the world.

256-bit AES Hardware Encryption (XTS Mode)

The Kanguru Defender 3000 uses FIPS validated AES 256-bit Hardware encryption (XTS-Mode) to secure data contents stored on the USB drive.  Since the cryptographic processes are all done in hardware, there is virtually no performance impact when transferring data, unlike the severe performance impact when using software encryption programs. XTS-mode also provides enhanced security when used to encrypt large blocks of data (as in GB’s) as it eliminates certain vulnerabilities and patterns which might be exploited in earlier symmetric key implementations.  In addition, the password matching and other security operations are all done in the secure confines of the tamper-resistant, epoxy encapsulated cryptographic processor.  In short, your data can not be compromised.

FIPS 140-2 Certification, Level 3 (Cert # 2401)

This secure flash drive is FIPS 140-2 Certified, Level 3, a high-level certification that helps organizations meet and exceed the high demands of security regulations and standards including HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, etc..

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 3 threshold of FIPS 140-2, the Defender 3000 has strong, tamper evident protections in place to prevent unauthorized access, attack, or brute force attempts to gain access to the sensitive data.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface

This hardware encrypted thumb drive offers USB 3.0 technology for lightning-fast data transfers, while also maintaining compatibility with USB 2.0. Connecting the Defender 3000 to a USB 3.0 supported USB port provides superior read / write speeds for quick, easy and convenient transfer of data.

Onboard Anti-Virus

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

Tamper Proof Design

The Kanguru Defender 3000’s casing is protected with an epoxy compound that is water resistant and prevents physical access to the chip. Any subversive attempt to remove the epoxy compound destroys the flash chip, rendering it unusable and inaccessible.

Remotely Manageable

Using Kanguru Remote Management Console™ (KRMC)™, this robust, optional feature gives the ability for a security administrator to control an entire fleet of Defender hardware encrypted drive(s) from anywhere in the world. KRMC provides clients with a choice between two convenient management systems:

  1. Secure Cloud interface
  2. Self-hosted Enterprise on client's secure server

As the administrator, you can remotely wipe and/or delete drives that are lost or stolen, manage device configurations (passwords, policies, and activity), ensure drives are in compliance with set security policies, and much more.

Self-Service Password Management

If you've ever forgotten your password, you know how upsetting it can be to not be able to access your data. With Kanguru Self-Service Password Management, you won't have to worry about it. Learn more about Self-Service Password Management.


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

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Package Contents

  • Kanguru Defender 3000 Secure Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive
  • QuickStart Guide

Warranty Information

This product carries a 3 Year limited warranty

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