Kanguru Defender Elite30™ USB 3.0 Hardware Encrypted

Secure USB 3.0 Flash Drive with Physical Write Protect Switch

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Kanguru Solutions does not have access to your data or your passwords. Your Defender® devices are AES hardware encrypted where access to the data is restricted to you. Kanguru cannot recover access to your data if you forget your password.

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

The Defender Elite30 encrypted memory stick is TAA compliant TAA Compliance

The Kanguru Defender Elite30 Secure, hardware encrypted USB Flash Drive is TAA Compliant to meet government regulations.

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Quick Overview

The Kanguru Defender Elite30™ USB 3.0 hardware encrypted flash drive is loaded with security features and convenience. With a physical write protect switch, AES 256-bit hardware encryption (XTS Mode), Superspeed USB 3.0 interface and remote management capabilities, this is one impressive flash drive. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 makes the Kanguru Defender Elite30 one of the fastest drives on the market with maximum performance data transfer read speeds of up to 260MB per second and max write speeds of up to 150MB per second. The convenient physical write protect switch enables the user to quickly switch back and forth between read only and read/write modes to prevent overwriting files if desired. Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender USB drives are fully protected from any potential risks associated with "BadUSB".

The Defender Elite30 replaces Kanguru's popular Defender Basic+, and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Advanced Features:

  • 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption (XTS Mode) Learn more
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (Maintains Compatibility
    with USB2.0)
  • Physical Write Protect Switch
  • Central / Remote Management Ready Learn more
  • Simple and Easy to Use
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Real-time Anti-Virus Scanning *Windows Only
  • Rugged Alloy Housing
  • TAA Compliant
  • Available Capacities 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
  • Customization Available Learn More

Technical Specifications:

Model Number KDFE30 Series
Capacities 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Interface USB 3.0 (Maintains Compatibility with USB 2.0)
Data Transfer Rates Read Speed:
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:
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 NAND flash
Encryption Features 256-bit AES hardware encryption (XTS Mode)
Write Cycles 10,000 write cycles / block
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 XP*
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2008
- MacOS X 10.5+ (Intel-based)
Weight 14g
Dimensions 7.7cm x 2cm x 0.9cm
Power Write: 5 VDC @ 182mA
Read: 5 VDC @ 122mA
customization Custom Engraving Available†
Standard Black
Other Available Colors:

Green, Red†
Warranty 3 Year Warranty
taa compliance Yes
*In line with Microsoft’s End-of-Support announcement for Windows XP™, Kanguru Solutions is ending support for its line of products running on the Windows XP platform. While our products have been quality tested internally on Windows XP, we cannot guarantee normal product operation on an unsupported OS. Please consult your system administrator for an OS upgrade.

† Minimum order quantities may apply to customization.


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Product Description

The Defender Elite30™ secure, hardware encrypted flash drive provides an unparalleled combination of features. It boasts super-fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds, superior hardware encrypted data security, a physical write protect switch and full remote management capabilities.The Defender Elite30 Secure USB flash drive is loaded with security features and convenience. Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender USB drives are fully protected from any potential risks associated with the recent disovery of "BadUSB".

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface

The Defender Elite30™ secure, hardware encrypted flash drive puts the "flash" back in "flash drive" with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 maximum performance data transfer speeds of up to 260MB per second and max write speeds of up to 150MB per second. With speeds like this, data transfers will be done in a flash!

AES 256-bit Hardware Encryption

AES 256-bit hardware encryption is the backbone of the Defender Elite30's security, providing top tier performance unmatched by software encryption solutions. In addition, the Defender Elite30 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.

Onboard Anti-Virus

Every Kanguru Defender Elite30 comes with an integrated onboard anti-virus (30-day FREE trial).  Built right into the drive itself, the anti-virus consistently scans the drive in the background, ensuring that all of your files will be safe and protected from viruses, malware or spyware.

Remotely Manageable

Using Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC), this optional feature gives you the ability to control your Defender Elite30 flash drive(s) along with other Kanguru USB drives from anywhere in the world. 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.

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.


Kanguru Defender Elite30 can be special ordered with customized options such as engraved logos/text, custom colors, 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.

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Package Contents

  • Kanguru Defender Elite30 Secure Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive
  • QuickStart Guide

Warranty Information

This product carries a 3 Year limited warranty

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