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ALSO CALLED: Universal Serial Bus
DEFINITION: USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a plug-and-play interface between a computer and add-on devices, such as media players, keyboards, telephones, digital cameras, scanners, flash drives, joysticks and printers. USB supports hot-swapping, which means that a new device can be added to your computer without having to add an adapter card or even having to turn the computer off. The USB peripheral bus standard  … 
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EFT Server to Replace USB for SCADA; EFT Server Enterprise Helps to Reduce Risks through Multi-Zone Architecture
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains that USB drives have been used to transport viruses and malware, both on purpose and accidentally.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GlobalScape

Three Ways to Prevent USB Insecurity
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper examines how removable device policy enforcement can mitigate these risks while enabling managed use of these necessary productivity tools.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Lumension

After a Thorough Search and Exhaustive Testing of Device Control Solutions, Greenwood Academies Trust Chooses Lumension®
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on one organization that implemented device control to better manage its sensitive data across all endpoints and removable devices without any worry.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Lumension

Beyond Passwords & Outdated Physical Access Systems
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why passwords and traditional physical access systems are simply inefficient in this day and age and discover how smart credentials are a vital component of your physical and logical access security strategy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Entrust, Inc.

Three Ways to Prevent USB Insecurity in Your Enterprise
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: USB flash drives and other portable devices are valuable tools in the typical government staffer’s virtual toolkit. These handy devices allow workers to efficiently accomplish their duties and carry out their tasks for the public good. Read this paper to learn how to enable the use of these productivity tools, while mitigating the risk.
Posted: 06 Jan 2011 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

Lumension

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): SAN Acceleration Using FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS)
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Do you have questions regarding SAN acceleration? Learn more about solid state storage, which solid state technologies are currently on the market, and why your enterprise needs solid state storage. This concise white paper is designed to answer frequently asked questions on these topics and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

FalconStor Software

Three Ways to Prevent Insider Risk Within Your SCCM-Managed Environment
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how removable device policy enforcement can prevent risks while enabling managed use of necessary productivity tools—seamlessly within your Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager-managed environment.
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 | Published: 27 Jan 2010

Lumension

Five Truths About Enterprise Data Protection
sponsored by PGP Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How can your business secure data that is always on the move? Read this paper to learn valuable information for securing your data with an enterprise-wide data encryption strategy.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

PGP Corporation

Active Anti-Malware Protection: Self-Defending IronKey Flash Drives Stop MalWare and Viruses from Spreading to Computers and Networks
sponsored by IronKey
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover why only IronKey - with a unique end-to-end security that extends from the Cryptochip to firmware to services - is able to deliver a complete range of anti-malware controls down to the hardware level.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

IronKey

New Insider Threat Emerges in the New Economy
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Learn how employees and partners are engaging with IT assets and intellectual property.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Lumension

Citrix XenApp 5.0: Preparing for a Successful Migration
sponsored by visionapp
WHITE PAPER: Citrix XenApp 5.0 offers new functionality: with preferential load balancing, preset values can now be applied to both specific users and particular applications.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

visionapp

Secure Mobile Computing: Using Two-factor Authentication with VPNs and Disk Encryption
sponsored by Aladdin Knowledge Systems
WHITE PAPER: Although mobile computing offers organizations many competitive advantages, it also entails significant security risks to corporate networks and sensitive corporate data. Read this whitepaper to learn about strong authentication solutions.
Posted: 28 Jul 2008 | Published: 11 Jun 2008

Aladdin Knowledge Systems

Mobile Data Security Essentials for Your Changing, Growing Workforce
sponsored by CREDANT Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn about the four key requirements for implementing an effective and flexible, enterprise-class mobile security solution to secure your mobile data and devices.
Posted: 15 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

CREDANT Technologies

Preventing Data Leaks on USB Ports
sponsored by Pointsec Mobile Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how to effectively prevent data leakage and protect vital company information stored on your USB devices. You will also learn how to ease your company's data movement and secure important information with USB storage techniques.
Posted: 31 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Pointsec Mobile Technologies
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USB DEFINITION (continued): …  was developed by Compaq, IBM, DEC, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Northern Telecom. The technology is available without charge for all computer and device vendors.Since 1996, Windows operating systems have been equipped with USB drivers or special software designed to work with specific input/output (I/O) device types. Most new computers and peripheral devices are equipped with USB.In November 2008, the USB Implementers Forum (USB IF) released specifications for USB 3.0, officially known as SuperSpeed USB. According to Forum president Jeff Ravencraft, a USB 3.0-capable flash drive can transfer … 
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