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Cyber Security Day #5 Removable Media Controls

By 16th November 2015Italik News


Is the use of removable media devices such as USB sticks properly controlled?

“Removable media such as USBs and SD cards account for 30% of malware infections” Kaspersky

Failure to control or manage the use of removable media can lead to material financial loss, the theft of information, the introduction of malware and the erosion of business reputation. It is good practice to carry out a risk benefit analysis of the use of removable media and apply appropriate and proportionate security controls, in the context of their business and risk appetite.

Italik can help with:

  • Managing the use of removable media
  • Policy-based data encryption
  • Port management solutions
  • Monitoring and reporting

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