Kingston joins SecureWave hardware vendor partnership program

Kingston's DataTraveler Elite - Privacy Edition Now Certified for Compatibility with SecureWave's Leading Endpoint Security Technology

Durham, N.C. and Fountain Valley, CA., Jul. 10, 2006

SecureWave, a worldwide leader in endpoint security, today announced that Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products, has become a SecureWave Technology Partner within SecureWave's Hardware Vendor Partnership Program following certification of the Kingston® Data Traveler Elite - Privacy Edition USB Flash drive. This industry-first certification program for portable storage media provides hardware manufacturers with the endorsement of the market leader in endpoint security and certifies that partner solutions are fully-compatible with SecureWave's Sanctuary® Device Control software.

"We are pleased to participate in SecureWave's Hardware Vendor Partnership Program," said Mark Leathem, director, Digital Media Business Development, Kingston Technology Company. "Our collaboration with SecureWave will enable us to offer Kingston Data Traveler Elite - Privacy Edition to corporate enterprises served by SecureWave's endpoint security solutions, extending their ability to secure and protect data beyond the network perimeter."

Kingston's DataTraveler Elite - Privacy Edition offers advanced security and outstanding performance in an enterprise-grade USB Flash drive. It provides 100-percent, 128-bit AES hardware-based data encryption with strong password protection. When combined with SecureWave's Sanctuary Device Control for device use policy enforcement, organizations are equipped with a highly-secure enabled solution, enabling them to securely exchange information without risking data leakage from unauthorized devices or USB keyloggers.

The SecureWave Hardware Vendor Partnership Program provides a way for Kingston to market the enterprise benefits of its solutions while emphasizing its commitment to device safety by partnering with SecureWave. The devices of all partners in the program are subject to extensive and stringent testing for compatibility and interoperability with Sanctuary Device Control. Together, SecureWave and Kingston deliver a truly secure, scalable and manageable solution to ensure the utmost integrity and security of device usage throughout enterprise and government organizations.

"We are very enthusiastic in welcoming Kingston as one of our first SecureWave Technology Partners within the Hardware Vendor Partnership Program," says Bertrand Manhe, director of strategic alliances at SecureWave. "We have made the choice to stay vendor independent with a certification program focusing on security-oriented devices, demonstrating both the robustness of our endpoint security solutions and our wish to answer a broad range of market needs."

Members of SecureWave Hardware Vendor Partnership Program may be consulted at Any hardware manufacturer interested in joining this program should visit or email

About SecureWave

With SecureWave's Sanctuary®, organizations set and enforce policies for device and application use that overcome tomorrow's security and operational challenges today. More than 1,200 enterprises worldwide in the financial, government, military, manufacturing and healthcare sectors, including CSC/Anglian Water Services, MTU, Barclays Bank PLC and Norwich Union, utilize Sanctuary. SecureWave, named a Red Herring Top 100 Innovator, is headquartered in Luxembourg and services its global customer base via offices in the U.K., Washington D.C. and Research Triangle Park, N.C., as well as a network of reseller and service provider partners worldwide. To learn more about SecureWave, please call (703) 788-6760 or visit

About Kingston

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Russia, Australia, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call (800) 337-8410 or visit