Security USB Memory
RUF3-HSTV Series USB flash memory products feature hardware-based forced data encryption.
All data saved to the flash memory is encrypted, which prevents the data leakage if the drive is ever lost or stolen.
There is no need to install any security software, either, so it’s easy to use with most any OS.
Prevents damage caused by viruses spread through USB flash drives
shipped with Trend Micro USB Security preinstalled
Virus infections pose a major risk to computers, causing freezes, deleted or leaked data, and other malfunctions. Anti-virus measures are critical in the event your computer is ever infected. The "AutoRun" virus is on well-know type of computer virus. This virus causes an infected computer computer to transfer a USB memory virus whenever a USB flash drive is connected, with the virus spreading as the infected USB flash drive is used with other computers. Computers may become infected without the user even knowing it.
"Virus check function" automatically detects and quarantines infected files
The RUF3-HSTV features a "virus check function" that automatically detects and quarantines viruses. Saved and updated files are monitored in real time for virus infections. Infected files are detected and automatically quarantined in a dedicated folder, preventing virus infections in advance to provide users with greater reassurance.
* The RUF3-HSTV cannot remove infected files. However, the files can be quarantined and deleted. If you want to remove the virus from a file when the infection occurs, please use separate virus removal software (removal means removing only the virus from an infected file).
Includes pattern files update license*1
The support period*1 allowing updates to the latest virus patterns begins from the version following the currently active version.
Once the support period has ended, a message appears indicating that the usage period has expired. Customers who wish to continue using the support can extend the period by following the update instructions and purchase a license extension pack.
*1 License periods:
5 years (RUF3-HSTV5),
3 years (RUF3-HSTV3),
1 year (RUF3-HSTV)
Customers can ensure continuous protection by extending the pattern file update license period. To extend the period, purchase a license extension pack then follow the directions on the screen to enter the new key.
1 license/1-year extension: RUF2-HSC-TM/L1
Multiple license/1-year extension: RUF2-HSC-TM/LF
Compatible with security management software (optional)
System administrators can use Buffalo's optional RUF2-HSC-MGR "SecureLock Manager 2" USB memory management software to set up RUF3-HSTV drives to conform to the company's own password policies and other security settings.
This helps ensure thorough compliance with the company's working rules. SecureLock Manager 2 includes password policy settings, password recovery, log function, and more.
* Use with RUF3-HSTV Series requires SecureLock Manager 2.
Master key file increases working efficiency
In SecureLock Manager2, the master key is separate from the settings file. This allows USB flash drives for all departments to be
managed using a single master key.
Supports latest OS versions
The RUF3-HSTV is compatible with the newest Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systems.
USB 3.0 handles huge amounts of data easily
USB 3.0-supported devices capable of high-speed data transfers can increase your work efficiency tremendously.
Using USB 3.0 for the RUF-HS Series security functions makes it perfect for business models that involve handling of critical data.
Strong forced hardware encryption
Since any data saved to the RUF3-HSTV is force-encrypted, you never need to worry about encryption hassles or forgetting to encrypt the data. Access to the RUF3-HSTV also requires password authentication. Even if the drive is ever lost or stolen, the combination of forced encryption and password authentication prevents leakage of your vital data.
Password authentication prevents unauthorized access
The RUF3-HSTV Series features password-based security to prevent use by third parties. Only those persons who know the password can use the RUF3-HSTV, so you can save your data with confidence. After authentication with the password is completed, you can save and edit the files just as you would on an ordinary USB drive.
* Initialization required when the password is forgotten or is incorrectly entered consecutively ten times.
AutoRun tool automatically launches authentication screen
The RUF3-HSTV includes Buffalo's own AutoRun function that opens password authentication (OPEN_HS.exe) automatically.
This calls up the authentication screen, so there is no need to bother clicking to open the authentication screen program every time you need it.
No driver installation required
The RUF3-HSTV does not require installation of any drivers, regardless of administrator or user permissions.
Automatic password authentication allows you to bypass password entry
Although it is reassuring to know that the drive can only be accessed by users who know the password, having to enter the password each time the drive is used can be a hassle. The RUF3-HSTV features an "automatic password authentication function" that allows you to use the flash drive without entering the password.
If, for example, you've registered your home computer with the RUF3-HSTV, you can then easily use the drive with that computer at home without entering the password. The password is still required when you connect it to an unregistered computer outside the home.
Using this feature with the AutoRun tool allows you to open the password authentication screen automatically and use the drive right away.
[Maximum number of registered devices]
• Maximum number of computers that can be registered to one RUF3-HSTV: 3
• Maximum number of RUF3-HSTV drives that that can be registered to one computer: 10
AutoRun virus protection
There is a type of computer virus—the "AutoRun virus"—that infects computers through USB flash memory products. The RUF3-HSTV detects how AutoRun virus infection spreads and then uses alternate means to prevent the virus from spreading further.
(1) If AutoRun.inf contains a description to open an application, the portion with the description is automatically deleted.
(2) The user is informed of the deletion.
Smart capless design
The capless slider design makes the RUF3-HSTV easy to use with one hand. And with no cap to lose, it makes carrying your data even easier.
Includes convenient strap hole
You can attach a strap to the RUF3-HSTV for greater convenience. This also helps prevent the drive from being lost.
Convenient, high-capacity storage on the go
The RUF3-HSTV lets you store large amounts of data with confidence, so you can carry documents, photos, videos, and other materials required in business settings, ready whenever you need them.
This product complies with the "RoHS Directive," a directive implemented in the EU since July 2006 that places restrictions on the use of specified hazardous substances in manufacturing electrical and electronic equipment.
|32GB||RUF3-HS32GTV5(5-year) / RUF3-HS32GTV3(3-year) / RUF3-HS32GTV(1-year)|
|16GB||RUF3-HS16GTV5(5-year) / RUF3-HS16GTV3(3-year) / RUF3-HS16GTV(1-year)|
|8GB||RUF3-HS8GTV5(5-year) / RUF3-HS8GTV3(3-year) / RUF3-HS8GTV(1-year)|
|4GB||RUF3-HS4GTV5(5-year) / RUF3-HS4GTV3(3-year) / RUF3-HS4GTV(1-year)|
|Standard Compliance||USB 2.0 / USB 3.0|
|Number of Ports||1|
|Data Transfer Rate||Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0) Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)|
|Forced Hardware Data Encryption||AES 256bit|
|Compatible with security management software||Y|
|Licence||RUF3-HSxxGTV5 : 5-year
RUF3-HSxxGTV3 : 3-year
RUF3-HSxxGTV : 1-year
|Variety||Windows 8.1 / 8 (64bit/32bit), 7 (64bit/32bit), Vista SP2 (64bit/32bit), XP SP3 (32bit),Windows Server 2012R2 / 2012 / 2008R2 / 2008|
|Dimensions (LxWxH, mm)||55 x 21 x 9|
|Operating Environment||Temperature 0 - 40℃, Humidity 10 - 85% (Non-condensing)|
|Power Supply||DC 5V±5% (USB powered)|
|Warranty||RUF3-HSxxGTV5 : 5-year
RUF3-HSxxGTV3 : 3-year
RUF3-HSxxGTV : 1-year
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