Software Secures Against USB Slurpers

IT managers are waking up to a fresh threat to the safety of stored data portable storage.

With the growing popularity of USB memory sticks, iPods, MP3 players, and other portable storage devices, IT pros face the awful potential that mobile workers could steal or contaminate unguarded enterprise data stores.

A recent example: A U.K. news broadcast's investigation of data theft at call centers in India aired on Britain's Channel 4 last night. Apparently, criminals have set up a black market for personal financial data about mobile phone customers that's pilfered by Asian call center employees. Dark Reading - Software Secures Against USB Slurpers - Security News Analysis

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