Review of Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0

In our day to day life everybody is using USB Flash drive (Pen Drive). It is one of necessary gadget in today’s era. In this device you store your important data or content. We know that how any data is important. Either you are a professional person or student, you have always valuable data, like official presentaion, financial data, project blue print, notes, etc. Many people never care about security of these contents.

Today, I am talking about security of data in USB Flash drive and Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 (DTVP) USB Flash drive.


Kingston has launched this USB Flash drive, as well as the DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 Anti-Virus, which helps enterprises safeguard business data and set security policies for end-users. As the workforce becomes more mobile, businesses must take the appropriate steps to educate their employees and establish security policies, so sensitive data cannot be accessed by unauthorized users or cybercriminals.


Capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB


USB 3.0
4GB: 80MB/s read, 12MB/s write
8GB – 16GB: 165MB/s read, 22MB/s write
32GB: 250MB/s read, 40MB/s write
64GB: 250MB/s read, 85MB/s write

USB 2.0
4GB: 30MB/s read, 12MB/s write
8GB – 64GB: 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write

Dimensions: 3.06″ x 0.9″ x 0.47″ (77.9 mm x 22.2 mm x 12.05 mm)
Compatibility: designed to USB 2.0 specifications
Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)

Minimum System Requirements:
– USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible
– Two (2) free drive letters required for use5

Compatible with:
DTVP3.0: Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), Vista(SP2), Mac OS X v. 10.6.x-10.8.x, Linux v. 2.6 +Kernal 


In its Security management, User can set complex password to prevent unauthorized access and if any unauthorized user will use this drive, then drive locks down and reformats after 10 intrusion attempts. In case you forget the password you can use the forget password option that will format the drive and it will ask you to assign a new password, after it you will not be able to access the content and drive will be formatted, after format, drive will empty and you can store new content in it.


It means, no body can get data without your permission.

It also supports Read-Only Access Mode, in this mode, if any file selected then access files will open in Read-only Mode to avoid potential Malware risks.


Kingston’s DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 USB Flash drive provides business-grade security with 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption using XTS block cipher mode.


We have reviewed this device in 10-15 days, in these days we have tried many softwares to get data or content from this device, but we failed every time. We liked its Enforced password protection mode or Security management. One of the good part of this device is its warranty. Kingston gives five-year warranty with free technical support.

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