iStorage diskAshur M2 Encrypted SSD - USB 3.2

SKU: IS-DAM2-256-240

diskAshur M2 Overview

The diskAshur M2 PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted SSD has a new, ultra portable, rugged and sleek design, incorporating the most advanced security attributes that iStorage is renowned for.

The diskAshur M2 encrypts data using FIPS PUB 197 validated, AES-XTS 256-bit hardware encryption and incorporates a Common Criteria EAL5+ (Hardware Certified) secure microprocessor, which employs built-in physical protection mechanisms designed to defend against external tamper, bypass physical attacks and more.

The drive features ultra-fast backwards compatible USB 3.2 Gen 1 data transfer speeds and is available in multiple capacities. The diskAshur M2 is lightweight, dust and waterproof (IP68 certified), shock proof (survives a drop of 4m on to a concrete surface) and crush-proof (withstands the weight of a 2.7 ton vehicle), making it extremely rugged and ultra-portable.

Key Features

  • Easy to use
  • PIN authenticated (7-15 digits)
  • FIPS 140-3 Level 3 compliant
  • Certified) secure microprocessor included
  • Ultra-portable and lightweight
  • Rugged, shockproof & crushproof
  • Wear resistant keypad
  • Ultra fast transfer speeds
  • Brute Force protection
  • Independent User & Admin PINs
  • One-time User recovery PIN
  • OS & platform independent

Technical specifications

Hardware - Hardware encrypted portable SSD

Interface - USB 3.2 SuperSpeed - up to 5Gbps. Backwards compatible with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1

Data transfer rates - Read: 370 MB/s | Write: 370 MB/s

Cables - USB Type C and Type A cables (included)

Dimension - H/W/D - Without sleeve: 106 x 45 x 12mm / With sleeve: 111 x 45 x 12mm

Weight - Without sleeve: approx. 65 grams / With sleeve: approx. 86 grams

Compatibility - MS Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome, Android, Thin Clients, Zero Clients, Embedded Systems, Citrix and VMware

Hardware data encryption - AES-XTS 256-bit full disk hardware encryption

Certifications - FIPS 140-3 Level 3 (pending)

Warranty - 3 year warranty with free lifetime technical support

Box contents - diskAshur M2 portable SSD & Protective Sleeve, Protective Carry Case, USB C & USB A Cables, Quick Start Guide & Product Disclaimer


  • 120GB   (IS-DAM2-256-120)
  • 240GB   (IS-DAM2-256-120)
  • 500GB   (IS-DAM2-256-500)
  • 1TB       (IS-DAM2-256-1000)
  • 2TB       (IS-DAM2-256-2000)iStorage

iStorage diskAshur M2 Encrypted SSD Data Sheet

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