Defender Elite30™

Secure USB 3.0 Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive with Physical Write Protect Switch.

The Kanguru Defender Elite30™ USB3.0 hardware encrypted flash drive is loaded with security features and convenience. With a physical write protect switch, AES 256-bit hardware encryption (XTS Mode), Superspeed USB3.0 interface and remote management capabilities, this is one impressive flash drive.

Quick Overview

The SuperSpeed USB3.0 makes the Kanguru Defender Elite30 one of the fastest drives on the market with maximum performance data transfer read speeds of up to 260MB per second and max write speeds of up to 120MB per second.

The convenient physical write protect switch enables the user to quickly switch back and forth between read only and read/write modes to prevent overwriting files if desired.

Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender USB drives are fully protected from any potential risks associated with "BadUSB".

The Defender Elite30 replaces Kanguru's popular Defender Basic+, and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.


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    Remotely Manage your Secure Hardware Encrypted Flash Drives anywhere in the world?

    Advanced Features:

    • 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption (XTS Mode) Learn more
    • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (Maintains Compatibility
      with USB2.0)
    • Physical Write Protect Switch
    • Central / Remote Management Ready Learn more
    • Simple and Easy to Use
    • Windows & Mac Compatible
    • Real-time Anti-Virus Scanning *Windows Only
    • Rugged Alloy Housing
    • TAA Compliant
    • Available Capacities 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
    • Customization Available Learn More


    Technical Specifications:

    Model Number KDFE30 Series
    Capacities 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
    Interface USB 3.0 (Maintains Compatibility with USB 2.0)
    Data Transfer Rate Max Read: up to 260MB/sec
    Max Write: up to 120MB/sec
    (depending on capacity)
    Memory Type Solid State NAND flash
    Encryption Features 256-bit AES hardware encryption (XTS Mode)
    Write Cycles 10,000 write cycles / block
    Data Retention 10 yrs or more
    Shock Resistance 1000Gs Max
    Operating Temperature 0°C to +70°C
    Storage Temperature -25°C to +85°C
    Humidity Range 20% - 90%
    Vibration 15G Peak to Peak Max
    OS Compatibility - Windows 10
    - Windows 8
    - Windows 7
    - Windows XP*
    - Windows Vista
    - Windows Server 2003
    - Windows Server 2008
    - MacOS X 10.5+ (Intel-based)
    Weight 14g
    Dimensions 7.7cm x 2cm x 0.9cm
    Power Write: 5 VDC @ 182mA
    Read: 5 VDC @ 122mA
    customization Custom Engraving Available†
    Standard Black
    Other Available Colors:

    Green, Red†
    Warranty 3 Year Warranty
    taa compliance Yes

    Product Description

    The new Defender Elite30™ secure, hardware encrypted flash drive is our newest addition to the Kanguru Defender® line, and provides an unparalleled combination of features. It boasts super-fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds, superior hardware encrypted data security, a physical write protect switch and full remote management capabilities.The Defender Elite30 Secure USB flash drive is loaded with security features and convenience. Furthermore, all Kanguru Defender USB drives are fully protected from any potential risks associated with the recent disovery of "BadUSB".


    SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface

    The Defender Elite30™ secure, hardware encrypted flash drive puts the "flash" back in "flash drive" withSuperSpeed USB 3.0 maximum performance data transfer speeds of up to 260MB per second and max write speeds of up to 120MB per second. With speeds like this, data transfers will be done in a flash!


    AES 256-bit Hardware Encryption

    AES 256-bit hardware encryption is the backbone of the Defender Elite30's security, providing top tier performance unmatched by software encryption solutions. In addition, the Defender Elite30 utilizes XTS Mode, the best encryption module available today, along with password matching and security functions contained in the cryptographic chip, meaning that the encryption can not be compromised, further ensuring your data's security.


    Onboard Anti-Virus

    Every Kanguru Defender Elite30 comes with an integrated onboard anti-virus (30-day FREE trial).  Built right into the drive itself, the anti-virus consistently scans the drive in the background, ensuring that all of your files will be safe and protected from viruses, malware or spyware.


    Remotely Manageable

    Using Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC), this optional feature gives you the ability to control your Defender Elite30 flash drive(s) along with other Kanguru USB drives from anywhere in the world. Remotely delete drives that have been lost or stolen, manage passwords (strength, updates and remote resets), and ensure drives are in compliance with set security policies and much more.


    Self-Service Password Management

    If you've ever forgotten your password, you know how upsetting it can be to not be able to access your data. With Kanguru Self-Service Password Management, you won't have to worry about it. Learn more about Self-Service Password Management.



    Kanguru Defender Elite30 can be special ordered with customized options such as engraved logos/text, custom colors, and unique identifiers for quantity orders. Contact a Kanguru Sales Representative about customizing your order at (508) 376-4245, or email us at

    Customize Your Defender Elite30 Secure Flash Drive

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