Imation has announced the release of a 1TB encrypted hard drive to its range of hardware encrypted USB hard drives.

Offering secure data portability, along with USB hard drive management, remote kill and optional biometric fingerprint authentication, Imation said its range offers FIPS 140-2 level 3 and AES 256-bit hardware encryption and administration with McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator software to enable centralised enterprise device management.

Lawrence Reusing, Imation's general manager for mobile security, said: “Enterprise and government organisations increasingly need manageable USB devices in order to provide mobile workers with the tools necessary to work where and when they want, and access the data they need in the most secure way possible.

“People are increasingly turning to USB hard drives to transport large data sets. Our expanding secure hard drive offerings are in response to our customers needing increased capacity without compromising control over the devices and data.”