Imation to Emphasize Data Security at 2011 Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, Calif.

Certified Security Specialist Kevin Vlasich will Present on Current and Future Design Considerations for High Security Flash Products

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Imation (NYSE: IMN) cryptography and information security expert Kevin Vlasich will share the company's insights on flash memory security at the sixth annual Flash Memory Summit on Aug. 8, in Santa Clara, Calif. In addition, Vlasich will also outline the best technology practices for highly secure flash design.

Conference goers can hear Vlasich present "Tradeoffs in Secure Flash Design," during the pre-conference workshop on Aug. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Vlasich will discuss considerations for hardware and software design in secure flash memory devices, emphasizing considerations for data confidentiality, integrity and legal compliance while preserving portability and performance. Immediately following the workshop, Vlasich will serve as a panelist for a discussion, "Future of Flash Security," from 4 to 5 p.m.

Imation, a global technology company dedicated to helping people and organizations store, protect and connect their digital world, provides a leading portfolio of products designed to secure "data at rest" on storage media and devices. Imation's Defender Collection(TM) is the industry's broadest portfolio of products to secure information stored on portable devices, including USB flash drives that feature 256-bit AES encryption, FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation and TAA compliance, and options for strong password and biometric authentication. Data security is an important strategic growth opportunity for Imation, which has recently acquired data security companies ENCRYPTX and MXI Security, adding to Imation's data security technologies and product portfolio.

Vlasich, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), oversees information security technology for the Imation Defender Collection of secure portable storage devices and media. In addition to his expertise in cryptography, Vlasich is an experienced computer and network security specialist in firewall development, intrusion detection and prevention, virus scanning and strong authentication.

The Flash Memory Summit is a three-day event that brings together consumer electronics companies and those specializing in computers, communications, military/defense systems, industrial and process control, test equipment and instrumentation. Attendees will learn about the latest developments, tools and market trends in flash memory. For more conference information, visit


About Imation Corp.

Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN) is a leading global technology company dedicated to helping people and organizations store, protect and connect their digital world. Our portfolio of data storage and security products, electronics and accessories reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network. Imation Corp.'s global brand portfolio includes Imation, Memorex, XtremeMac, TDK Life on Record, and MXI Security brands. Additional information about Imation is available at

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