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Kanguru Releases Defender V2 Encrypted Flash Drive

Kanguru Solutions today announced its latest security product, the Kanguru Defender V2, an encrypted, secure flash drive designed for commercial use.

According to the statement, the Kanguru Defender V2 is available in capacities from 1GB to 128GB and is the latest in the Defender line of encrypted flash drives, following the FIPS 140-2 Certified Kanguru Defender Elite model targeted at government and enterprise use.

For more information visit: www.kanguru.com


Unedited press release follows:

Kanguru Solutions’ Releases Kanguru Defender V2 Encrypted Flash Drive for Commercial Use

MILLIS, Mass.–Kanguru Solutions today announced its latest security product, the Kanguru Defender V2, an encrypted, secure flash drive designed for commercial use.

The Kanguru Defender V2 is the latest in the Defender line of encrypted flash drives, following the FIPS 140-2 Certified Kanguru Defender Elite model targeted at government and enterprise use. The Defender V2 offers security features including:

* FIPS 197 Certified, 256-bit AES Hardware Based Encryption
* Limited Password Attempts
* Master Password Support
* Restricted IP Range/Domain Support
* Anti-Virus/Malware Protection
* No Administrative Rights Required for Use

“Our goal with the Defender V2 is to provide a highly secure flash drive for organizations that need top notch security features, but may not require some of the government/enterprise features such as FIPS 140-2 Certification and tamper resistant design.” said Don Brown, CEO of Kanguru Solutions. “By retaining the core security features, but removing some of the higher end enterprise components, we are able to produce a highly secure device that hits a very attractive price point.”

In addition to its onboard security, the Kanguru Defender V2 can also be remotely managed with Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC), allowing an organization to delete lost or stolen drives, manage passwords, and ensure compliance with organizational security policies.

The Kanguru Defender V2 also addresses common industry standards and regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley and HIPAA. Many states are also introducing strong data breach laws which the Kanguru Defender V2 with KRMC would specifically address.

“Kanguru is pleased to offer an evaluation program on the Kanguru Defender V2, Defender Elite and KRMC.” said Nate Cote, VP of product management. “This allows companies to test our products security features and review how well they address their organizational security needs. We’re confident that our features, performance, and price point will impress even the toughest CIOs, CFOs, and CISOs.”

Capacities for the Kanguru Defender V2 start at 1GB and go up to 128GB. KRMC is available in a self hosted Enterprise Edition or a hosted Cloud Edition.

About Kanguru
Kanguru Solutions develops and manufactures the world’s most manageable, secure flash drives for use in all levels of government and business. Established in Massachusetts in 1992, Kanguru has been building high quality, portable computer storage, secure storage, DVD and hard drive duplicators and more for nearly two decades. For more information on Kanguru Solutions, visit their website at www.kanguru.com.

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