Kanguru Solutions (http://www.kanguru.com) has released the Kanguru Defender Basic, a hardware encrypted, secure flash drive designed for everyday use. It’s the latest in the Defender line of encrypted flash drives, following the FIPS 140-2 Certified Kanguru Defender Elite and the Kanguru Defender V2.

The Defender Basic offers security features including: 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption; limited password attempts; and on-chip password matching. No administrative rights are required for use.

Capacities for the Kanguru Defender Basic start at 2GB and go up to 128GB. Prices start at US$29.95.