Imation Corp. refines security in new mobile storage line



By Leslie Suzukamo, Pioneer Press

Imation Corp. today is launching a line of portable external hard drives, flash drives, CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs with encryption protection it says will keep corporate and government data from falling into the wrong hands.

The use of encryption and biometric security such as fingerprint readers are not new to flash drives, laptops and similar devices, but officials at Oakdale-based Imation claim its “Defender Collection” is the broadest line of mobile storage products carrying this kind of high-tech protection.”

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