Apricorn added three new sizes to their already expansive Aegis Secure Key 3.0 line, raising the total number of capacity options to seven (8, 16, 30, 60, 120, 240, and 480GB.) With last year’s introduction of the 240GB Aegis Secure Key 3, Apricorn had already doubled the storage capacity of the nearest competitor.
This year, Apricorn has again doubled down on that size advantage with their new 480GB Secure Key: roughly four times the competition’s max size of 120GB. And with the falling cost of flash storage, these larger capacity, super secure hardware-encrypted flash keys have rapidly become the ideal tool for corporate data security deployment.
Beyond the expansion in size range, the Secure Key 3.0 carries the highest portable device security validation that the NIST grants: FIPS 140-2 level 3, and boasts an impressive list of features that surpasses other flash keys in its class such as a separate admin and user mode, two read-only modes, forced enrollment, programmable brute-force defense, a lock-override mode, plus a host of additional features that permit the Secure Key 3.0 to adhere to most security policies.
OTHER AEGIS SECURE KEY 3.0 FEATURES
FIPS 140-2 level 3 validated; IP58 Certified
Embedded Keypad for host-free authentication
Auto-Lock Feature – Automatically locks after a predetermined period of inactivity
Drive Reset Feature – Allows for redeployment after wiping drive’s data
Lock Override – Permits the drive to remain unlocked during port re-enumeration
Programmable Brute Force Protection – Sets the number of brute force attempts allowed, up to 20
Self-Destruct Feature – Designate a Self-Destruct PIN to wipe and reset the device
Tamper resistant / evident design
3-Year Limited Warranty
Costs, Sizes and Availability
Starting at $99, Apricorn’s Aegis Secure Key 3.0 is available in 8GB, 16GB, 30GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB from most online retailers and at www.apricorn.com