MISSISSAUGA, Ontario and SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. -- WinMagic Data Security, an innovative leader in disk encryption, today announced that it is teaming with Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the worldwide leader in hard drives, to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class security for data-at-rest. The companies have agreed to unite their best-in-class technologies -WinMagic SecureDoc software and Seagate Secure disk drive technology - as a next-generation security solution for data stored on desktops, notebooks and removable media.
There have been many instances of notebooks and other data storage devices misplaced or stolen over the last several years by various government agencies, as well as, other businesses that would benefit greatly by the combined solution of WinMagic's SecureDoc software and the Seagate Secure hard disk drives.
Seagate Secure disk drive technology is a security platform combining strong, completely automated hardware-based full disk encryption and security, with a programmatic interface that makes it easy to add other software security applications. WinMagic's SecureDoc supports Seagate Secure
hard drives to deliver robust data protection, flexibility and end-user transparency under a single, extensible management console and policy framework.
Seagate Technology Inc. (NYSE: STX)