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USB and Removable Media Protection


USB drives and other removable storage devices make it easy for employees to take work home – and for data to become lost or stolen. In this video learn options for removable media encryption, which is often coupled with system-level access controls and device control capabilities. It examines numerous considerations for protecting this important medium, and covers the benefits and drawbacks of the various methods.

In this video, Dave Shackleford of Sword and Shield Enterprise Security Inc., explains:

  • Considerations when embarking on a USB and removable drive security project
  • The various technologies available for USB and removable-drive encryption
  • The pros and cons of various products from a variety of vendors


Dave Shackleford Founder, Principal Consultant, Voodoo Security

Dave Shackleford is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security, as well as a SANS analyst, instructor, and course author and GIAC technical director. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. He is a VMware vExpert and has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He has previously worked as CSO for Configuresoft, CTO for the Center for Internet Security, and as a security architect, analyst, and manager for several Fortune 500 companies. Dave is the co-author of Hands-On Information Security from Course Technology as well as the "Managing Incident Response" chapter in the Course Technology book Readings and Cases in the Management of Information Security. Recently, Dave co-authored the first published course on virtualization security for the SANS Institute. Dave currently serves on the board of directors at the Technology Association of Georgia's Information Security Society and the SANS Technology Institute.

02 Jun 2010

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