Imation Expert to Speak on Combating Advanced Threats with Secure Workspaces at FOSE 2013

Imation Expert to Speak on Combating Advanced Threats with Secure Workspaces at FOSE 2013

Imation's Larry Hamid to focus on malicious software as a serious national security issue, and how recent advances in secure Windows To Go workspaces can be used to gain an advantage over advanced threats

OAKDALE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Imation Corp. (NYS: IMN) , a global scalable storage and data security company, today announced that Larry Hamid, chief architect for IronKeyTM mobile security solutions at Imation, will speak about new ways to gain the advantage over advanced cybersecurity threats at FOSE 2013 in Washington, D.C.

FOSE is the premier government technology event that brings together federal, state, local and private sector partners to share the latest innovations and best practices in technology implementation. FOSE 2013 is being held May 14-16 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. IronKey by Imation is exhibiting at FOSE at Booth Number 1206.

In his presentation, Larry Hamid will discuss recent advancements in secure Windows To Go workspaces and how hardware security features built into these operating environments can be used to gain an "unfair advantage" over malicious software. Attendees will come away from the session with an understanding of the new advancements in secure workspaces, and how these hardware features can be used to combat advanced threats both in portable workspaces and traditional desktops.




 Combating Advanced Threats with Secure Workspaces


Larry Hamid, chief architect for IronKey mobile security solutions at Imation


Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. ET

Hamid is responsible for next generation technology, intellectual property and security validations for Imation's IronKey portfolio of secure data, identity and workspace products. Prior to joining Imation, he was chief technology officer for MXI Security, whose assets were acquired by Imation in 2011. Hamid's experience has encompassed development of fingerprint recognition technology as well as industry leading authentication and single sign-on solutions including integrated biometric and smart card authentication technology.

Imation's IronKey solutions meet the challenge of protecting today's mobile workforce, featuring secure USB solutions for data transport and mobile workspaces. The IronKey line includes the world's leading hardware encrypted USB drives, PC on a Stick™ workspaces for Windows To Go, and cloud-based or on-premise centralized security-enhanced device management solutions. IronKey is the mobile security portfolio of Imation Corp. For more information please visit,

About Imation

Imation (NYS: IMN) is a global scalable storage and data security company. The Company's 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. Additional information about Imation is available at

Imation, the Imation logo, IronKey, the IronKey logo, and PC on a Stick are trademarks of Imation Corp. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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