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Kingston Technology and SPYRUS Partner to Deliver Maximum Data Security for Government, Enterprise Customers

  • 20 October, 2009 11:00

<p><em>DataTraveler USB Flash Drives to Offer Unparalleled Level of Security</em><br/><br/> <strong>Sydney, Australia </strong>– <strong>October 20, 2009</strong>
– Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology
Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced
it has formed a partnership with SPYRUS, Inc., the leader in the development and
manufacturing of advanced hardware-based encryption, authentication, and digital
content security products. Under the partnership, Kingston will incorporate patented
Secured by SPYRUS technology into its DataTraveler USB Flash drives to deliver
unsurpassed levels of security and encryption to government agencies and enterprise
customers as well as consumers.<br/>
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“SPYRUS hardware-based security was specifically designed to protect sensitive
Department of Defense data, and we are proud to join with Kingston to introduce
the strongest security protection available for government and enterprise markets
in over 100 countries,” said Tom Dickens, Chief Operating Officer for SPYRUS.
“Our proven technologies surpass all others to protect customer data against
the proliferation of cyber crime, cyber attacks and data loss.”<br/>
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“The partnership allows us to address the latest requirements for secure
USB Flash drives from governmental agencies that manage sensitive information.
Features such as Suite B compliance and the XTS-AES Mode of Operation are examples
of the advanced cryptographic capabilities we now have access to,” said
Vaughan Nankivell, Regional Manager, Australia and New Zealand for Kingston Technology.
“Kingston’s long-standing reputation for quality, customer service,
global distribution reach and U.S.-based manufacturing defines our ability to
deliver the most secure USB flash drives available.”<br/>
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Since its inception in 1992, SPYRUS has worked extensively with U.S. government
agencies to develop security technologies that meet strict standards established
to protect the country.<br/>
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Kingston’s first product utilizing Secured by SPYRUS technology will be
introduced to the marketplace in early Q4. For more information, visit <a href="#">www.kingston.com/anz</a>.<br/>
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To discuss this product on Kingston Blog, please go to <a href="#">www.kingston-blog.com</a>.
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To try the game “Challenge Your Memory”, please go to <a href="#">www.kingston-blog.com/challenge_your_memory/en/</a>.
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To find out if your Kingston product is genuine, Kingston also provides an online
verification site: <a href="#">www.kingston.com/asia/verify</a>. To try the game
“Search for Genuine Kingston”, please go to http://anti-counterfeit.kingston-blog.com/en_index.jsp<a href="#">http://anti-counterfeit.kingston-blog.com/en_index.jsp</a>.<br/>
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<strong>About SPYRUS, Inc. </strong><br/>
SPYRUS, Inc. provides high-assurance security technology for the U.S. Government,
industries required to comply with security regulations, and everyday users who
want the best protection for sensitive information. Secured by SPYRUS security
technology is designed, developed, and manufactured entirely in the USA. SPYRUS
hardware and software support the strongest commercially available cryptographic
algorithms, including elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) and AES-256, which exceed
the U.S. Government Suite B standard. SPYRUS holds patents in the U.S. and abroad
that enable solutions for secure authentication, secure communication, and full
disk encryption, as well as patents relating to data protection and rights management
for digital content. SPYRUS, Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California. See
<a href="#">www.spyrus.com</a> for more information.<br/>
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<strong>About Kingston Digital, Inc.</strong><br/>
Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston
Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of
memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley,
California, USA. For more information, please visit <a href="#">www.kingston.com/anz</a>.<br/>
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<font size="1">SPYRUS, the SPYRUS logo, Secured by SPYRUS and Suite B On Board
are either registered trademarks or trademarks of SPYRUS, Inc., in the U.S. and/or
foreign jurisdictions. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property
of their respective titleholders.<br/>
<br/>
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology
Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their
respective titleholders.</font><br/>
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<strong>PR CONTACT</strong><br/>
Renato Catalan<br/>
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd<br/>
Website: <a href="#">www.gapmarketing.com.au</a></p>

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