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Imation Showcases Defender Collection

Imation Corp. announced that it will showcase its Defender Collection of secure portable storage media at the HIMSS11 Conference, which is being held Feb. 20-24, 2011 in Orlando, FL.

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Imation to Showcase Award-Winning Defender Collection™ of Secure, Portable Storage Solutions at HIMSS11 Conference

Increased Storage Capacity, Printable Optical Media and New Software Tools Help Health Care Providers
HIMSS 2011

ORLANDO, Fla.–HIMSS11 – Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN), a leading global technology company dedicated to helping people and organizations store, protect and connect with their digital world, will showcase the latest expansion to its award-winning Defender Collection™ portfolio at the HIMSS11 Conference held this week at the Orange County Convention Center.

o meet the rapidly growing need for data-at-rest security solutions, Imation is showcasing its recently unveiled 64 gigabyte capacities of its Defender F100, F150 and F200 +Biometric Flash Drives in booth number 1207. The company also is showcasing Defender Printable Optical Media and new security management software options. These enhancements help industries where data security is paramount better manage the risks and responsibilities of increasing data growth and portability.

“Imation’s Defender Collection provides businesses and government agencies with the added versatility and functionality that is needed to protect critical data,” said Jason Elles, Imation brand manager. “With the average U.S. data breach costing companies $6.6 million, risk-intensive organizations are rapidly adopting the use of portable data defense. The Defender Collection offers the necessary tools to secure sensitive data.”

Defender F200 + Biometric Flash Drive
Part of the full line of Imation’s Defender Collection secure data storage solutions, the Defender F200 +Biometric Flash Drive is engineered to meet and exceed the most advanced international standards for data encryption. A fast and efficient hardware-dedicated security processor provides advanced portable security through Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2, Level 3 validated AES 256-bit hardware encryption, authentication, manageability and biometrics (FIPS 140-2, Level 3 validated cryptographic Processor Certification #1269). The advanced security features of the F200 include an ergonomic swipe sensor for two-factor authentication with strong password and/or biometric fingerprint identification. It also provides protection against malware in virtually any environment, securing users’ digital information. Housed in a rugged metal casing, the F200 is tamper resistant, crush resistant, waterproof and dustproof, designed to meet many international military and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) specifications.

Defender Printable Optical Media
The Defender Collection’s Printable Optical Media also offers data protection for risk-intensive industries. Defender Printable Optical Media automatically secures sensitive information with an easy-to-use encryption and burning application. A simple, one-step process protects sensitive data with AES 256-bit encryption. The encryption operates directly from the disc, eliminating the need for users to install, maintain or use third-party burning and encryption software. Defender Printable Optical Media features password protection, including password recovery, which helps ensure authorized users can securely recover login credentials.

Designed for convenience, the discs allow you to add, edit or delete files, and create folders by using a simple drag-and-drop function. Also, the print surface extends all the way to the hub, offering full-surface printing and greater design possibilities. The Defender Printable Optical Media formats are compatible with a wide variety of CD, DVD and Blu-ray drives.

Defender Software Suite
In addition to the F200 flash drive and Printable Optical Media, Imation recently announced the Defender Collection Software Suite. Defender Collection software offers government agencies, health care industry, financial services, and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) the ability to customize and enforce device authentication and security policies, and the capability to deploy and manage any removable storage device. The Defender Collection Software Suite offers robust reporting, as well as the ability to recover passwords, manage keys and remotely disable devices that are lost or stolen.

Launched in mid 2010, the Imation Defender Collection offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of products to secure data at rest stored on portable devices and media. For more information about the Defender Collection, visit the Imation booth (number 1207) at the HIMSS11 Conference or log on to

About HIMSS11 Conference
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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, and TDK Life on Record brands. Additional information about Imation is available at