Flash drive offers portable storage with 256-bit AES Encryption and the highest level of data protection approved by the federal government. FIPS 140-2, Level 1 Certified flash drive is preloaded with software ready for password customization. Software has no back door entry for maximum security. Flash drive is compatible with USB 1.1, 2.0, WIN2000, NT, ME, XP and Vista. Read speed is 30MB per second, and the write speed is 20MB per second with a peak speed of 25MB per second. Design includes an LED indicator and 1,000G shock-resistance. Durable, reliable storage retains data for at least 10 years. Flash drive does not require external power.