NATO Approves IronKey Usage

IronKey S200 secure hardware encrypted USB flash drives gets NATO's OK

September 22, 2009

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LOS ALTOS, Calif., September 21, 2009 IronKey, the maker of the world's most secure flash drive, today announced that it has been approved for use within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to provide the 28 member nation organization with IronKey S200 secure hardware encrypted USB flash drives.

IronKey has a proven record of delivering secure portable storage devices and central management services to many government and global enterprise organizations throughout the world today. IronKey continues to dominate and lead the secure USB storage industry with leading edge security features such as a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation, integrated malware protection, military grade hardware encryption, and a super ruggedized case that is suitable for adverse operating conditions.

"IronKey is the first and only Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) secure USB flash drive approved by NATO for use within the 28 NATO member nations," said Steve Ryan, senior vice president of IronKey. "By receiving the NATO approval for the IronKey S200 family of devices, IronKey once again demonstrates leadership and commitment in building the most secure USB storage devices in the world."

IronKey provides a comprehensive central management capability that includes the ability to remotely delete the data or destroy the device, as well as the ability to limit usage to only pre-defined trusted networks. IronKey meets the requirements for NATO's secure portable data storage needs.

About IronKey IronKey's award-winning products and services combine the world's most secure flash drive with the world's most powerful USB management software.

IronKey's USB flash drives bring the power of authentication, encryption, identity management and privacy to businesses and consumers in 23 countries.

IronKey's management software and associated services allow enterprises of all sizes, government agencies, the military, and other organizations to take back control of the mobile data that has been leaking out of their organizations due to the uncontrolled proliferation of USB drives. With IronKey, organizations centrally administer, remotely manage, and enforce policies on thousands of devices located anywhere in the world. Thousands of customers, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, military organizations, banks, healthcare providers and law firms that handle some of the most sensitive security information in the world trust IronKey to protect business critical data. All IronKey products are FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated. For more information, please visit

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