Imation meets the rising need for secure data portability up to 1 TB,
with comprehensive device management, remote kill and biometric
OAKDALE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2012--
Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a global scalable storage and data security
company, today announced the expansion of its secure USB hard drive line
with capacities of up to 1 terabyte (TB), optional biometric fingerprint
authentication, and a uniquely comprehensive set of options for secure
USB hard drive management.
“Enterprise and government organizations increasingly need manageable
USB devices in order to provide mobile workers with the tools necessary
to work where and when they want, and access the data they need in the
most secure way possible,” said Lawrence Reusing, Imation’s general
manager for Mobile Security. “People are increasingly turning to USB
hard drives to transport large data sets. Our expanding secure hard
drive offerings are in response to our customers needing increased
capacity without compromising control over the devices and data.”
"Many organizations have already taken steps to encrypt and protect data
on disk drives used in notebook PCs, but now need to go one step further
to encrypt and protect data on personal storage devices," said John
Rydning, IDC's research vice president for hard disk drives. "Imation's
encrypted personal storage solutions address what is often a neglected
area for data security in organizations."
Imation’s full line of secure data solutions – from USB flash drives to
hard drives – allows IT administrators to provision employees with a
wide array of manageable FIPS Level 3 validated secure USB devices,
simplifying data security for travelers, teleworkers, and contractors.
Imation also offers IT administrators the industry’s most comprehensive
device provisioning and management solutions with advanced features such
as remote kill, device recycling, and compliance reporting. Imation
delivers unique features and controls to meet Enterprise and Government
customer needs, including:
Up to 10 users per device with one-factor or two-factor
authentication standard, with robust support for complex and
custom password policies including length, special characters, and
expiration, among other rules.
Optional Imation ACCESS Enterprise™ device management, which
streamlines provisioning, and offers customized security policies,
deployment, and management of a few up to tens of thousands of secure
portable devices across networks and security environments.
Available administration with McAfee
ePolicy Orchestrator software, enabling centralized enterprise
device management, and an array of administrative capabilities,
including US Government CAC/PIV card authentication and optional
antivirus software that prevents malware from being transferred onto
Imation secure hard drive features include:
FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) 140-2, Level 3
validated security processor* meeting the most demanding
AES 256-bit hardware encryption, protecting data each time the
USB hard drive is in use with the hardware-based AES 256-bit
encryption implemented in Cipher Block Chain (CBC) mode.
Single or dual-factor authentication, customers can choose
models with password-only authentication, or password plus biometric
fingerprint authentication through an ergonomic swipe sensor, to
protect data at rest and ensure data access for authorized users.
Unique tamper-evident aluminum enclosure that allows users to
immediately recognize attempts to physically compromise the device.
Data, Identity and Mobile Workspace product set helps organizations
protect against data loss and supports compliance strategies, providing
users secure and convenient access to their data and applications
wherever they are, while delivering managed security and ensuring
compliance over a range of USB devices and removable media.
Imation’s secure mobile solutions are available through Imation’s
network of channel partners. For more information, visit http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/Secure-Data/.
*Cryptographic Processor certification numbers vary by product. For
specific certification numbers, see applicable product literature or
Imation is a global scalable storage and data security company. Our
portfolio includes tiered storage and security offerings for business,
and products designed to manage audio and video information in the home.
Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful
global distribution network and well recognized brands. For more
information please visit, www.imation.com.
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Source: Imation Corp.
Ken Kadet, 651-704-3388
MSL for Imation
Nina Gill, 781-684-6232