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To order under the Department of
Homeland Security BPA, please contact:

Troy Richards,
Promark Technology
Direct | 240-280-8056
Phone | 800-634-0255 x216
Email |

Andrew Isch
Promark Technology
Direct | 240-280-8043
Phone | 800-634-0255 x203

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Quick Overview

Highly secure, hardware encrypted flash drives meeting government, healthcare and financial industry standards.

• FIPS 140-2 Certified
• 256-bit AES Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive
• Central/Remote Management Ready
• Windows, Mac and Linux Compatible
• Write-Protect Switch
• Real-time Anti-Virus Scanning *Windows Only
• On Chip Password Matching
• Compliant With Most Industry Security Standards

Full Product Description

The Kanguru Defender Elite™ is the world’s most manageable, secure flash drive. Designed to address strict industry security standards, this encrypted flash drive is ideal for carrying sensitive government or corporate information It combines high level, 256-bit AES hardware encryption, FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certification, onboard anti-virus, tamper resistant design and remote management capabilities for the most comprehensive security solution ever in an encrypted USB2.0 flash drive.

256-bit Hardware Encryption – The backbone of the Defender Elite’s™ security, hardware encryption provides top tier performance unmatched by software encryption solutions. In addition, on chip password matching means that the encryption can’t be circumvented; insuring your data’s security.

FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certified (Cert # 1270) – The Kanguru Defender Elite encrypted thumb drive is FIPS 140-2 Validated. FIPS 140-2, a rigorous federal security accreditation program managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, sets the standard for encryption modules intended for use in protecting sensitive government information. Onboard Anti-Virus – Every Kanguru Defender Elite™ encrypted flash drive comes with a free one year subscription to BitDefender Anti-Virus. Built right into the drive, this feature prevents the Kanguru Defender Elite™ from being used as a vehicle for transporting viruses and malware. The anti-virus can also be used to scan the host computer(s); in effect becoming a portable anti-virus solution for every PC you work on.

Tamper Resistant Design – The Kanguru Defender Elite’s ™ casing is filled with an epoxy compound that is water resistant and prevents physical access to the chip. Any attempt to remove the epoxy compound destroys the flash chip, rendering it unusable and inaccessible.

Remote Management – Using Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC), this optional feature gives you the ability to control your Defender Elite™ secure flash drive(s) 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.

Customization – Kanguru Defender Elite™ secure thumb drives can be special ordered with customized options such as engraved logos/text, unique IDs, and custom colors including green, red, yellow, blue, silver, gray, and tan.

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Key Features

• 256-bit AES Hardware Encrypted
• TAA Compliant
• High-strength aluminum design
• Tamper Resistant - Epoxy Filled
• Built-in Antivirus Protection (*Windows Only)
• Limited number of invalid login attempts
• Uses ANSI X9.31 Random Number Generator
• Requires NO Admin privileges
• Central/Remote Management Ready
• Simple driverless setup
• Write protect switch
• Custom security colors (Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Tan)
• FIPS 140-2 Certified
• HIPAA, SOX and GLB Compliant
• Custom printing/engraving available


Model Number KDFE Series Encrypted Flash Drive
Capacities 32G, 64G
Interface USB 2.0 (Backwards compatible with USB 1.1)
Data Transfer Rate 32G-64G Models
Read: 20-33MB/s
Write: 10-13MB/s
Memory Type Solid State MLC NAND flash
Dual channel for faster performance
Encryption Features 256-bit AES (hardware)
Available Colors Standard: Black
Custom: Silver, Green, Red, Yellow, Blue, Tan
Write Cycles 10,000 write cycles / block
Data Retention 10 yrs
Shock Resistance 1000Gs
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 XP / 2003 / Vista / 7
Mac OS X 10.5+ (Intel based only)
Linux (Kernel 2.6.02 - 2.6.34)
Weight 10g
Dimensions 32G-64G Models
71mm x 27mm x 9mm
Power 32G-64G Models
Write: 5 VDC @ 266mA
Read: 5 VDC @ 150mA

1 Kanguru Solutions defines a megabyte (MB) as 1,000,000 bytes
2 a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes.

About Remote Management of USB Portable Data Devices

With Kanguru's remote management capability, administrators have complete control of where, when, and how encrypted portable data devices are used. You not only get the convenience of portability, but the security of knowing when and where portable devices have been that hold sensitive government information. The Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC)™ allows you to:

• Track and manage USB drives worldwide
• View and export detailed reports on compliancy and set policies
• Disable and delete lost or stolen devices
• Set up online and offline permissions
• Notify users and roll out policy updates
• Schedule password changes
• Enforce strong password rules
• Restrict drives to trusted IP address or domain
• and more…

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