USB armory

by Inverse Path

An open source USB stick computer for security applications.

Sep 25, 2019

The Mk II is Crowdfunding

Today, we are finally launching the USB armory Mk II. The USB armory Mk II is the smallest and only Single Board Computer to integrate both plug and receptacle USB-C ports, multiple security elements, internal flash and external microSD slot, and Bluetooth Low Energy in the tiniest of form-factors. Read the full update.

Apr 21, 2015

Enclosure now available for pre-order!

We are happy to announce that the official enclosure for the USB Armory is now available for pre-order. Manufacturing is expected to be completed in late May / early June. The enclosure has been developed by Inverse Path in cooperation with Teko, an Italian company founded in 1957 and specializing in high-quality enclosure solutions for electronics. Read the full update.

Apr 02, 2015


Were happy to report that all USB Armory orders shipped exactly on schedule! As of March 31, 2015, all campaign and pre-order backers should have either received their orders, or a shipping confirmation e-mail that includes a tracking number. The USB Armory and its accessories are now listed as in-stock on our Crowd Supply page, which means any orders placed from now on should ship within a bus... Read the full update.

Mar 02, 2015

1,000 Units About to Ship

Hello backers! We are very happy to confirm that we received our batch of 1,000 units right on schedule! We are currently individually testing all of them and we will be sending the boards to Crowd Supply’s fulfillment center early next week. This means that, as promised, shipping will begin in early March!​ You will receive a shipping confirmation e-mail that includes a tracking number as soo... Read the full update.

Feb 23, 2015

Manufacturing Process

Hello backers! The USB Armory batch production is almost complete and we would like to take this opportunity to provide some details about the manufacturing process. The journey that takes the USB Armory design from schematics to the physical board is truly fascinating and involves several steps. We decided from a very early stage to manufacture and assemble the USB Armory PCB 100% in Italy, wh... Read the full update.

Jan 12, 2015

Shipping Begins

Hello backers! I am happy to confirm that we received the first host adapter PCBs a little ahead of schedule and we assembled and tested them right away. This means that the first 40 USB Armory units will also ship with whatever host adapters and imaged microSD cards were also ordered by those lucky early backers. Those goods will be sent to Crowd Supplys fulfillment center today, which means... Read the full update.

Jan 02, 2015

Campaign Funded!

Hello backers! We would like to wish all of you a Happy New Year, and it seems it is a happy one indeed as we have successfully reached our goal! The goal has been reached a full month in advance before the campaign end, we are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive feedback and interest in the USB Armory. As promised, we will ship the first 40 units as soon as possible. Since the campaign fund... Read the full update.

Dec 24, 2014

First 40 Production Units

Hello, backers! We are excited to announce that the first 40 USB Armory units, implementing our final design, just arrived and work perfectly. They will be sent to the first lucky backers as soon as the campaign goal is reached. The finalized design has been named Mark I and, as you can see, it is an incremental upgrade over our alpha and beta prototypes. In reality, not much tweaking was req... Read the full update.

Dec 17, 2014

Thanks and New Capabilities

Hello, backers! First, let me thank all of you for the amazing support so far. In less than five days after launch, weve reached over half our campaign goal! Before and during the campaign, we received a great deal of positive feedback and we couldnt be happier with how the tiny USB Armory device has been received. Second, we have an exciting update concerning a new use case for the USB Armory.... Read the full update.

$280,191 raised

of $65,000 goal

431% Funded!
Not Available
Jan 31 2015
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Product Choices


USB Armory with Enclosure

An open-source computer on a stick - designed specifically for high-security application. Comes with a semi-transparent grey plastic enclosure.


USB Host Adapter

Allows the USB Armory to independently use a keyboard, USB display, USB mass storage devices, USB Wi-Fi dongle and more, just like a standard computer, without the need for a separate USB host, such as a laptop or desktop.


32GB microSD Card w/ Debian Image

Debian Stretch pre-loaded onto a PNY Technologies 32GB Elite microSDHC, Class 10, UHS-1 memory card.


Inverse Path

Dedicated to secure software, hardware, and mission-critical IT infrastructures.

Andrea Barisani

Inverse Path

Andrej Rosano

Inverse Path

Daniele Bianco

Inverse Path


Enclosure design partner & manufacturer

Cipierre Elettronica


PCB Assembler



PCB Manufacturer

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