High Speed infiniBand Data-at-Rest Security for Ground-based Applications

The ProtecD@R® High Speed Encryptor (KG-540B) protects the Data-at-Rest (DAR) on InfiniBand-based storage networks. Ideal for high-performance computing and enterprise data centers, the ProtecD@R High Speed encryptor provides, low-latency security for large data files at 32 Gb/s throughput speeds. The KG-540B is designed for ground-based applications. Ideal for high bandwidth applications the ProtecD@R High Speed encryptor can be used to secure large image, data and video files, for a variety of applications such as:

  • High Performance & Supercomputing Facilities
  • High Definition Video Servers
  • NSA certified for Top Secret and below

Product Details

24/7 Customer Support

You are never alone when you partner with General Dynamics to secure your critical information. With over 100,000 deployed NSA-certified encryptors worldwide, General Dynamics is committed to support our customers worldwide with a 24/7 technical Help Desk.

Help Desk — Contact our technical Help Desk 24 hours a day / 7 days a week:

Our Infosec support page is designed to make it easy for customers to access the information they need. Please visit www.gdmissionsystems.com/infosecsupport for the following support features:

  • Product Update Notifications — Sign up to receive technical bulletins, upgrade notices and other important product information automatically via E-mail
  • Warranty Status — Enter the serial number of your encryption device to find out the date your warranty or maintenance expires
  • Depot Status — Track your encryptor through the depot
  • Order Status — Track the status of your orders
  • TACLANE-Micro Trade-In Program — Enter the units to be returned as part of the program and print out your packing slips and shipping instructions
  • Software Requests — Request Software Upgrades for your TACLANE encryptors, GEM Patches and GEM Lite Software


  • NSA certified for Top Secret and below
  • 32 Gb/s aggregate throughput
  • Ideal for securing large data files at high speeds
  • Crypto modernization compliant
  • Cryptographic key erasure quickly renders stored data unreadable
  • Secure software upgrade capability
  • Field tamper recoverable
ProtecD@R High Speed (KG-540B) Data Sheet View Document
Size 7" H x 17.50" W x 24" D
(4U) 19" rack mountable
41.8 lbs
Power 110/220 VAC
325 watts
Environmental Operating Temperature: 4°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Non-Operating Temperature: -40°C to 71°C (-40°F to 160°F)
Interfaces Four ciphertext (BLACK) 4x DDR interfaces and four plaintext (RED) 4x DDR interfaces
50 µm multimode (850 nm) Short Reach fiber optics using MIL-DTL-38999 connectors
RJ-45 connectors for Local Console and Remote Management Ethernet
Key Fill Black key fill via DTD and SKL
Remote Management via SNMPv3 Configure settings
View status/statistics
Collect audit logs for querying and archiving
Weight 27.2 oz. (0.78 Kg) w/o battery (typical)
Reliability 33,460 hour MIL-HDBK 217 calculated Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) at 30°C in a ground benign environment