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Product Technical Specification
Meets the U.S. government standards for information technology and computer security. NIST FIPS 140 is the cryptography standard program required by the US federal government for protection of sensitive data. The Aegis Secure Key’s FIPS 140-2 validation covers 11 areas of its cryptographic security system, including physical security, cryptographic key management and design integrity. Available in four levels, the Aegis Secure Key’s FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation encompasses both the Aegis Secure Key’s physical tamper-resistant features as well as its identity-based authentication. Tested and validated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for use by the Federal governments of the USA, Canada and others, the Aegis Secure Key 3 is based on Apricorn’s FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated encryption module as indicated by certificate #2834. The Secure Key’s security policy is located on the NIST site at the following link. The epoxy coated boundary includes all encryption functions and all Critical Security Parameters (CSPs) such as PIN storage, encryption key generation and storage, random number and seed generators, all firmware storage, and device storage. The FIPS module is a complete encryption system, and all CSPs never leave the boundary and are never shared with a host system.
Windows-Based App that Quickly Sets Up Multiple Devices Simultaneously. Create custom profiles and mass configure multiple devices in a matter of seconds using the Aegis Configurator. To configure an expanded number of devices, use the Powered Aegis Configurator Hub bundle.
Admin (Device Configuration) Mode and User Access Mode. The Aegis Secure Key secure USB flash drive supports independent Admin and User PINs. The Admin mode controls the universal programmable settings of the device and can only be accessed with the Admin PIN. The User mode is limited to basic external drive functions like read /write, unlock / lock, etc. The data on the drive can also be accessed with the admin PIN in the User mode.
Drive is Unlocked by Entering a PIN on Keypad and not the Host Computer’s Keyboard. Until the device is unlocked via its keypad, it remains invisible to the host. The embedded keypad circumvents all hardware and software key logging attempts to capture passwords by excluding the host system from the authentication process. Polymer-coated buttons are wear-resistant and designed to not reveal most commonly used buttons.
Unique PIN Must be Established at Time of Setup. Eliminates Factory Default PIN Vulnerability. Out of the box, there are no factory pre-set default PINs. In order to set up and use the drive, a unique PIN must first be established by the Admin, from within the Admin mode.
Admin Can Program Device at Setup Requiring User to Establish a Unique PIN. Once a device is configured by the Admin, it can then be deployed in a state of USER FORCED ENROLLMENT in which the User must first establish his or her own User PIN before the drive can be accessed or used.
Buykingston order despatch times:
We will despatch your order the very same day if we receive cleared payment by 12:00 pm Mon-Fri.
These delivery estimates apply when you order up to 12:00 pm Mon-Fri (excluding public holidays).
We charge a one off delivery cost as outlined below regardless of how many items you order or the weight of your order.
Estimated delivery times are provided to us by the respective delivery companies. We pass this information onto you, the customer.
Despatch times do not apply to UK public holidays.
Estimated delivery times are taken from the next available working day available for delivery. For example if an order was despatched on a working Wednesday by 3pm, the first available working day for delivery would be Thursday provided you placed your order by 3pm on the Wednesday. If the next available weekday is a UK bank holiday/public holiday then your order will be despatched on the next available working day.
Our warehouse reserves the right to upgrade the delivery method you select on your order.
*All delivery times are estimated unless stated.
Product Returns Note
Buykingston offers a very flexible and hassle free returns policy. If
for whatever reason you are not happy with the item purchased you can return
it to us within 12months for a refund (for unused and unopened
items) or within 30 days on opened and used items for a refund. This
applies to items purchased direct through Buykingston only.
Our 30 Day Returns Money Back Guarantee Satisfaction Guarantee:
For items opened and used and that are returned in a resellable condition.
Our 365 Day Returns Money Back Guarantee Satisfaction Guarantee:
For items that remain sealed and unused.
Some items are excluded from our moneyback guarantee unless they have developed a fault. These include;
- Custom made and designed products such as flash memory products with custom logo’s on them. E,g USB flash drives and memory cards with your own logo
What is your returns criteria?
On opened items 30 days from date of receipt or expected date of receipt on non tracked items.
On unopened items 365 days.
How do i go about returning my order?
Please contact us via our contact page with your order number where we will present you with an RMA number and returns label.
Do i need to contact you before returning my order?
Yes, to obtain an RMA number.
Does my item have to include its original packaging?
Yes for items that fall within our 30 day money back guarantee and our 365 day returns. Of course for faulty items we realise you may no longer have the packaging.
Who deals with the warranty on a faulty item?
We will. In some circumstances we may ask you to contact the manufacturer direct for assistance.
Please ensure you have read and comply in full with Section 11 & 13 of our terms and conditions which you can read here in full.