USB Protection Comparison: Devices Versus Software

by Rod Dunne December 13, 2011

The two main methods of USB protection are using software applications (installed on the USB device) or secure hardware devices (built with security chips embedded in them). Here I’ll show you what the benefits and drawbacks of each approach are over the other. It is critical to secure USB device contents especially given the potential (more)

USB Protection Device: Pros and Cons

by Rod Dunne December 12, 2011

Using a USB protection device to secure data is becoming more popular as their prices decrease closer to their un-protected USB device counterparts. This type of hardware is essential for storing critical/sensitive data, especially when that data relates to a firm’s customers. In this post I’ll show you some of the advantages and disadvantages of (more)

Why USB Protection Is Essential

by Rod Dunne May 23, 2011

Failing to use USB protection software or devices as cost of many government employees who have lost their USB memory drives only for them to be found and read by the media. This is embarrassing for the employees and their departments and raises the potential of legal action as well as data protection issues. Here (more)

Tips For Using USB Protection Software

by Rod Dunne April 22, 2011

USB protection software from the likes of BitLocker To Go and True Crypt can effectively password protect the contents of your USB drives and are in widespread use. In this article I’ll show you some of the key things to keep in mind when using these products to best protect your critical data. Before choosing (more)

USB Protection Software: Pros and Cons

by Rod Dunne January 28, 2011

USB protection is an increasingly important subject for employees working in government or financial institutions. Safeguarding the contents of customer data stored on USB drives is essential whether through software or hardware devices. In this article I’ll show you some of the pros and cons of using software utilities in order to protect the contents (more)

USB Protection – Software & Hardware Options For Password Protecting Flash Devices

by Rod Dunne September 13, 2010

Security software and encryption chips have long been used for fixing computers security gaps, but USB protection has only recently begun to be just as important. A lost key can easily store thousands of documents which others can all too easily access. Here, we’ll show how USB protection software and hardware can be used to (more)