Toshiba announces the 256-bit AES encrypted USB flash drive

Toshiba Encrypted USB flashdrive PFU032D-1BEK

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) (a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.) has just announced the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive that based on military grade AES 256-bit encryption and targeted to government agencies, enterprise companies and concerned consumers.

Offer a high level of security, the Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive (PFU032D-1BEK) comes with a built-in mini keyboard that let users to enter keypad to grant the access to the USB data. Once the access is granted, the USB drive unlocks the media and files and re-lock & encrypted all files when the drive is removed from a USB port.

Afraid of stolen or lost ? The Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive comes with a Brute Force Hack Defense Mechanism that will destroy all of your data after 10 attempts to enter the secure PIN. Rated at 140-2 Level 3 certification of a FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) rate, this encryption USB flash drive is available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB2 capacities.

If you would like to buy these high security USB flash drive, you can buy it from Toshiba’s select retailers or on Toshiba’s online store with prices from $95, $112, $140 or $200 for the 4GB model, 8GB model, 16GB model and 32GB model, respectively.

The only bad news that this encrypted USB flash drive doesn’t come with USB 3.0 and only support at USB 2.0 transfer rate.

Updated: It seems that has selling the Toshiba Encrypted USB flash drive for lowest price ever: $60 for 4GB model, $90 for 8GB model, $115 for 16GB model and $165 for 32GB model. Great price ?