Summary: This drive has been reliable and I feel so much safer with an encrypted drive. If you transport data you would not want to fall into the wrong hands, then spend a few extra dollars for peace of mind.
Excerpt: There are quite a few "knock-offs" of this technology on the market for the cheap- basically involving a program used to encrypt the usb contents (while still being readable). This stick is fantastic in that it actually mounts as two partitions. The first partition is visible when you initially plug the stuck in to the computer and contains an executable which "unlocks" the second (as an added bonus, the first partition is read-only and can not be infected with...
Nice product, works well - superb Kingston Customer Service too.
Flying Dutchman, Amazon
29 October 2013
Summary: It arrived fast and is a nice product. It's very reassuring to have a secure USB. I had a SanDisk with vault but this Kingston replaced it as it so much more secure. The cap on mine was a little loose and I lost it within a week. Kingston Customer Service immediately sent two replacement caps and securing cords promptly at no cost and which fit just great. Highly recommended this Kingston product.