In this table we would like to compare USB flash drives with embedded encryption and security features.
The comparison matrix contains 2 tables:
|Device Name||Hardware||Firmware updates||Authentication||Launcher||Win/Mac/Linux||water proof||Hardware tamper resistant|
|BioslimDisk Signature||Biometric + Hardware Encryption
|–||Dual-fingerprint authentication only,
||Hardware Encryption AES256
||+||Password, device itself for online account.
|Kanguru Defender||Hardware Encryption AES256
|Kingston DataTraveler Vault||Hardware Encryption
Security features (provided by theÂ device or software part)
|Device Name||Password reset||Open Partition||Additional software||Password reminder||Self destruct after # failed password entry||Read-only mode||Auto-lock device after inactivity timeout||Minimum passwordÂ length||Virtual keyboard||Multi- user access||Remote Control|
|BioslimDisk Signature 2Gb
||+||–||–||–||7*3, completely destroy device||–||–||–||–||+, 8 fingerprints||–|
|IronKey S200 1GB
PKCS#11, password manager,
||10, completely destroy device
||+, and autorun.inf protection
|Kanguru Defender 1GB
|Kingston DataTraveler Vault||+||+||–
||+||10, locks private zone
$ – means that the feature is available as a paid option via additional software add-on or Administration ToolKit.
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