Apricorn 1TB Aegis Fortress Padlock USB 3.0 SSD

Apricorn 1TB Aegis Fortress Padlock USB 3.0 SSD

Apricorn 1TB Aegis Fortress Padlock USB 3.0 SSD

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Product Highlights

  • 1TB Storage Capacity
  • Integrated USB 3.0 Cable
  • Up to 180 MB/s Data Transfer Rate
  • 8 MB Buffer Size
  • 1000 G / 1 ms Non-Operating Shock
  • 300 G / 2 ms Operating Shock
  • Built-in Numerical Keypad
  • Extreme Temperature Resistance
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Security: FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Validated Encryption

FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Validated Encryption FIPS PUB 197 Validated Encryption

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Apricorn Fortress overview

  • 1Description

The 1TB Aegis Padlock Fortress USB 3.0 Portable SSD from Apricorn meets NIST FIPS 140-2 Level 2 standards and is tested on 11 cryptographic levels. It uses real-time AES-XTS 256-bit encryption to keep your data safe, even if the drive is removed from its enclosure. With no moving parts, this drive offers silent operation and is IP56 rated for protection from water and dust. To safeguard from key logging attacks, this drive allows you to access your data using your own unique PIN via an on-board keypad. In addition, it doesn’t require any software for installation or admin rights for accessing data.

  • FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated
  • Ultra-resilient SSD
  • On-board keypad protects against hardware and software key logging attacks
  • Military Grade FIPS PUB 197 validated encryption
  • Real-time 256-bit AES-XTS encryption seamlessly encrypts all data on the drive and protects the drive even if it is removed from its casing
  • Super Speed USB 3.0 interface - Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 ports
  • Administrator Password feature is suitable for IT departments looking to secure their mobile users, by allowing setup of administrator access to the drive before being distributed to their mobile users
  • Brute Force Self Destruct Feature
  • Variable Timing Circuit Technology
  • Software Free Design – No Admin rights or Software updates required
  • Wear resistant key pad
  • IP56 Certified water and dust resistant
  • Data at Rest protection
  • Interior electronics protected by tough epoxy coating
  • Compact and rugged design
  • Powered from standard USB port
  • Integrated USB 3.0 cable
  • Virtually Shock and Vibration Resistant
  • Suitable government or financial institutions who need to store sensitive information
  • Water and Dust Resistant (IP56 rated)
  • Offers data transfer rates up to 180 MB/s
  • Immune to BadUSB exploit
  • USB Controller locked / not field-updatable
  • Designed and assembled in the USA
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac & Linux
UPC: 708326914154
In the Box
Apricorn 1TB Aegis Fortress Padlock USB 3.0 SSD
  • Travel Pouch
  • USB Y-Cable
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Apricorn Fortress specs

    Storage Capacity 1 TB
    Connection Interface 1 x USB 3.0 (USB Type-A)
    Maximum Read Speed 180 MB/s
    Maximum Write Speed 180 MB/s
    Pre-Format None
    Encryption 256-Bit XTS-AES, FIPS 140-2 Level 2
    Internal Drivecycrscabawsvdxxxfbrutrszzf
    Internal Interface Not specified by manufacturer
    Type Solid-State Drive
    Form Factor 2.5"
    Cache Memory 8 MB
    External Enclosure
    Bus Power USB
    Environmental Resistance Shock
    IP Rating IP56
    Operating Temperature -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 4.7 x 3.3 x 0.7" / 12.0 x 8.4 x 1.9 cm
    Weight 0.4 lbs / 0.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.7 x 5.9 x 2.7"

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