October 18, 2018 – Kingston, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announced that it has won the ‘Hot Company Data Loss Prevention’ category, an acknowledgment of their thought leadership within the industry. Additionally, both its IronKey™ D300 encrypted USB Flash drive and UV500 SSD have won in other categories in Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards. Apart from the award-winning technology, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, Kingston also ranked as No.1 SSD module makers in 2017 with a remarkable market share of 23%.
The Global Awards are presented by Cyber Defense Magazine and honors cyber-defense and information-security innovators. Kingston’s six awards were the most of any of the over 3,000 InfoSec-related companies nominated for awards this year:
– Kingston Technology won the ‘Hot Company Data Loss Prevention’ category
– IronKey D300 encrypted USB Flash drive was honored with the following awards:
*‘ Editor’s Choice Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)’
– UV500 SSD with its 256-bit AES Hardware-based encryption and support for TCG Opal 2.0 won three additional awards:
*‘Most Innovative Data Loss Prevention’
*‘Most Innovative Encryption’
*‘Next Gen Security Hardware’
“Breaches, theft, and loss of confidential company and personal information is a major problem around the world,” said Kingston. “We believe that one of the keys to a successful data security plan and a way to lower the cost of a data breach is ensuring that encrypted data protection is provided both inside the firewall, as well as outside. For us to win ‘Hot Company,’ as well as have our solutions recognized for our efforts with several Cyber Defense 2018 Global Awards is a very humbling honor.”
“We are pleased to name Kingston Technology as the top winner in these multiple categories,” stated Cyber Defense Magazine. “Cyber Defense Magazine spent six months searching the globe to find the most innovative and cutting-edge cyber security companies for our 2018 Global Awards. It is fitting Kingston won these awards, as they have been very proactive in producing innovative solutions in helping prevent destructive and costly breaches and unauthorized intrusions from adversely affecting companies and organizations around the world.”
Kingston, founded in 1987 in United States, is known for the highest quality memory products. Seeing SSDs as the future for hard drives in both client PCs and data centers, the company began offering SSD products in 2009 and recently according to DRAMeXchange, Kingston is ranked as No.1 SSD module makers in 2017 with a remarkable market share of 23%. Today, Kingston through all its brands and product categories offers over 2,000 quality technology solutions and ships to more than 120 countries. It is a widely recognized and accepted brand known the world over. For more information, please visit kingston.com.
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