The importance of data security in today’s rapidly developing digital environment cannot be overstated. There’s no denying the pervasiveness of data in every aspect of our life, from the private to the professional. Data has great value, from sensitive papers and financial information to precious memories and intimate chats.
It goes without saying how crucial it is to prevent others from gaining access to, stealing, or using our personal information. Identity theft, financial fraud, and permanent damage to our reputation are all possible outcomes we may avoid if we take data security seriously. The iStorage datAshur PRO+C USB drive ushers you into a world where safety and cutting-edge technology coexist. This little gadget is an encryption fortress, keeping your data safe from prying eyes. A self-destruct function, a PIN-protected keypad, and military-grade XTS-AES 256-bit encryption make it seem like something out of a James Bond movie. The iStorage datAshur PRO+C may be customized to fit your requirements thanks to its compatibility with USB 3.2 (Gen 1) Type C.
The datAshur PRO+C comes in four different storage sizes to accommodate a wide range of customer needs and budgets: 32GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The gadget has a dustproof and waterproof grade of IP68 (Certification pending).
iStorage datAshur PRO+C Box Content
- USB to Type-C Adabpter
- iStorage datAshur PRO+C Pendrive
- Protective Cover
- Quick Start Guide
iStorage datAshur PRO+C Specifications
If you’re looking for the most secure USB flash drive, go no further than the iStorage datAshur PRO+C. This USB flash drive may be the first of its kind to be verified as compatible with FIPS 140-3 Level 3. Equipped with cutting-edge security measures that ensure your data is always safe and secure.
A rechargeable battery is included within the drive, and a PIN of 8-15 digits may be entered using the on-board keypad before the drive is connected to a computer via USB. Users may rest easy knowing that even if their datAshur PRO+C is lost or stolen, their data is protected since it can’t be accessed without their personal PIN.
The iStorage datAshur PRO+C employs FIPS PUB 197 approved, AES-XTS 256-bit hardware encryption to protect all data at rest. The iStorage datAshur PRO+C is sealed with a very durable epoxy resin that makes it almost difficult to remove any of the internal components without inflicting irreparable harm. The drive is tamper-evident, meaning that the User will be able to tell if it has been opened by force.
- Hardware: USB 3.2 (Gen 1) SuperSpeed USB
- Data transfer rates: Read: 310MB/s | Write: 246MB/s
- Interface: USB Type C with Type-A adapter included
- Battery: 3.7V Lithium-polymer rechargable battery
- Dimensions: With sleeveHeight: 80.10mmWidth: 20.25mmDepth: 10.70mm
- Without sleeveHeight: 78mmWidth: 18mmDepth: 8mm
- Weight: 25 grams
- Waterproof: IP68 (pending)
- Capacities: 32 GB128 GB256 GB512 GB
- Encryption keys: 256-bit Hardware
- Hashing: 256-bit SHA
- Ordering information: 512GB available W/C 10th July. iStorage Part Number: IS-FL-DA3C-256-XX XX-capacity*
- Warranty: 3 Year Warranty with free lifetime technical support
- Waterproof: IP68 (pending)
- Operating system compatibility: MS Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome, Android, Thin Clients, Zero Clients, Embedded Systems, Citrix and VMware
- Hardware data encryption: AES-XTS 256-bit full disk hardware encryption
- Certification: World’s first and only USB flash drive pending the new FIPS 140-3 Level 3 scheme.
iStorage datAshur PRO+C Design and Look
Shipping in a stylish package that highlights the iStorage datAshur PRO+C’s many useful functions. There is a security seal on the packaging to prevent the gadget from being opened or tampered with in transit.
Upon opening the package, you will find everything to be in its proper place. The iStorage datAshur PRO+C USB drive looks and feels sturdy and refined within its padded case. It’s kind of the manufacturer to provide a USB Type C to Type A converter with the gadget so that it may be used with a wider range of devices.
The package also has a fast starting instruction to help you begin using the product right away. You’ll be able to use the gadget to its full potential from the get-go by following the guide’s straightforward directions for setting it up and making the most of its features. However, there were several things we were hoping to learn that weren’t included in the tour. These further particulars may be found in the user handbook, which can be retrieved via the iStorage website or the drive itself when a user pin has been established.
The iStorage datAshur PRO+C’s keypad stands out due to its durability. The keypad makes entering your PIN to unlock the device and get access to your data very simple and secure. While those with very big hands may have trouble pressing the keys, it’s worth noting that the gadget was made with a broad variety of users in mind. It’s a commendable attempt, given the challenges involved in designing for everyone’s individual preferences and needs.
The iStorage datAshur PRO+C USB drive is built on a bedrock of cutting-edge security technologies. To make breaking in difficult for even the most dedicated hackers, it uses a hardware encryption chip and military-grade XTS-AES 256-bit encryption. The iStorage datAshur PRO+C is also unique in that it is the only flash drive waiting for FIPS 140-3 Level 3 certification, a status it cherishes with great pride.
A layer of ultra-durable epoxy resin carefully shields every component contained inside the datAshur PRO+C. By permanently damaging the device’s components upon removal, this unique coating prevents any effort to access your data by compromising its integrity.
iStorage datAshur PRO+C Protection Level
The datAshur PRO+C provides further protection from the elements on top of its already outstanding feature set.
Resistance to Shock and Crushing: The drive is built to withstand extreme temperatures and can withstand a fall of up to 4 meters onto concrete without breaking. Its crushproof design is so robust that it can support the weight of a 2.7-ton truck, which is no small feat.
IP68 Rated Water Resistance: To prevent damage in the event of an accident, the datAshur PRO+C may be submerged in water up to 1.5 meters deep for 30 minutes. In addition, its sturdy structure keeps it protected from dust, grime, and sand, making it useful even in harsh conditions.
iStorage datAshur PRO+C Usages
The datAshur PRO+C has almost no learning curve to get up and running. The gadget has a USB C interface, but with the included USB Type C to Type A converter, it may be used with almost any computer or mobile device. The datAshur PRO+C is as easy to transport as any other USB drive because to its small and stylish appearance.
Brute force hack defence mechanism: There is an in-built self-destruct feature on the datAshur PRO+C. After a user enters their PIN incorrectly a certain number of times, the drive’s contents are deleted automatically to prevent further attempts at access. If the gadget ever got into the wrong hands, your information would still be safe because to this special function.
Independent User & Admin PINs: Like its predecessors, the datAshur PRO+C allows for the creation of both a user PIN and an administrator PIN. Because the system administrator may use the Admin PIN to access the disk if the user forgets their PIN, it is well-suited for usage in institutional and business settings.
The first-time PIN setup process is described in detail in the user manual. After setting up the user pin and connecting the drive to a computer, you may view the included user manual.
There are several great features in iStorage’s new datAshur PRO+C. With its advanced encryption, PIN-protected alpha numeric keypad, self-destruct mechanism, and durable design, this flash drive is an excellent option for professionals, corporations, and government agencies that value data security. It is also one of the first flash drives in the world to achieve FIPS 140-3 Level 3 certification.
The design of the gadget is clearly motivated by a true dedication to provide an extraordinary degree of data protection while assuring user-friendly functioning, notwithstanding some minor issues that may occur for those with bigger hands. When you buy a hard drive from iStorage, you can add on the “DriveSecurity” service, which includes the installation of ESET NOD32®, a robust antivirus program, to further safeguard it against viruses. We’ve always been big fans of iStorage, and this new version certainly doesn’t let us down. The 32GB model of the gadget can be purchased for £99.