How to Prevent Security Breaches Through Effective Management and Control of USB Devices
Lumension Security •
September 21, 2009
The DoD has banned the use of USB devices after an unauthorized device containing "agent.btz", a variation of the Storm Worm, was connected to a sensitive DoD network causing massive outages. To ensure security without impeding government business, a new policy is forthcoming that will require the management and reporting of USB device usage on government networks. Listen to Steve Antone, Lumension Vice President of Federal Solutions Group as he discusses how to prevent security breaches through effective management and control of USB devices.
Read this transcript to learn:
How USB Devices are Used to Transfer Data
About the Federal Government Ban on USB Devices and Its Impact
How to Effectively Manage USB Devices to Secure Data and Networks without Impacting Productivity
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