Green Hills Software and Imation to Provide Interoperable Data-at-Rest Protection on IronKey Encrypted USB Drives

INTEGRITY RTOS Now Supports Access and Secure Processing of Files Stored on Imation’s IronKey Encrypted USB Storage Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA — October 29, 2013 — ARM Technology Conference 2013, Booth #512 — Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, and Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a global data storage and information security company, today announced that Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY® RTOS now can support secure file access on Imation’s IronKey™ encrypted  USB storage platform.

INTEGRITY RTOS, a platform-independent real-time operating system, is built upon a partitioning architecture to provide embedded systems that deliver maximum reliability, security, and real-time performance across a variety of applications, including avionics, automotive, financial and military.

The joint solution provides interoperable data-at-rest protection for INTEGRITY applications and encrypted file transfer between Windows, Linux and INTEGRITY systems on IronKey Basic S250 and D250 USB drives. These capabilities are important for storing security-classified, confidential or regulated information in defense and financial applications.

Imation’s IronKey portfolio of encrypted USB drives is widely used in government, military and enterprise environments to protect sensitive data and help meet regulatory requirements. IronKey drives are FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated and feature AES 256-bit hardware encryption.
Hardware-level key management, powered by the IronKey Cryptochip, keeps encryption management on the device and does not export AES encryption keys to the host PC, protecting against cold-boot and malware attacks.

INTEGRITY is Green Hills Software's flagship real-time operating system that has been successfully deployed in a wide range of end-customer products where safety and reliability are paramount. According to the industry’s leading market analyst, INTEGRITY has demonstrated the highest growth in the real-time operating system market share over the past decade. The success of INTEGRITY is due to its advanced technological design, incorporating memory protection, guaranteed resource availability, secure remote management, and hard real-time deterministic response. INTEGRITY technology is certified to numerous safety standards, including IEC 61508 (SIL 3) and EN 50128 CENELEC (SWSIL 4), in addition to the highest Common Criteria (IEC 15408) security level ever achieved for any commercial operation system – EAL6+, High Robustness.

“Embedded device manufacturers have asked us for long-term, tested and reliable high security solutions for their data interoperability needs. Imation’s IronKey solutions together with Green Hills Software's secure and reliable operating systems provide embedded designers a total solution with high capacity and high security processing,” said Tim Reed, vice president, Advanced Products Group, Green Hills Software.

“Green Hills Software is well known for their global market leadership in the most demanding embedded applications. Imation shares Green Hills Software’s focus on the highest levels of reliability, availability and security,” said Erik Hutslar, executive director of product management for Imation’s IronKey solutions. “This solution effectively addresses the data storage and secure access challenges faced by the biggest government and financial customers today.”

Compatibility with IronKey drives is available now in INTEGRITY RTOS. To learn more about IronKey S250 and D250 Basic encrypted flash drives for INTEGRITY RTOS, contact ironkeyfederal@imation.com.  For more information on IronKey solutions, visit www.ironkey.com.

About Imation Corp.

Imation is a global data storage and information security company. Our products and solutions help organizations and individuals store, manage and protect their digital content. Imation’s storage and security portfolio includes Nexsan high-density, archive and solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage solutions; IronKey mobile security solutions that address the needs of professionals for secure data transport and mobile workspaces; and consumer storage solutions, audio products and accessories sold under the Imation, Memorex and TDK Life on Record brands. Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network. For more information, visit www.imation.com.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software is the largest independent vendor of embedded development solutions. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178B RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST) to EAL6+, High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com.

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