Insecure USB Costs £120 000 for Police Force – Time to Ban

Insecure USB Costs £120 000 for Police Force – Time to Ban

Oct 17, 2012 | No Comments

The Greater Manchester Police Force are fined £120,000 for losing the details of more than a thousand people under investigation for serious drugs crime on a unsecured USB drive.

Without SafeConsole, productivity can come with a price

Without SafeConsole, productivity can come with a price

Jan 24, 2012 | No Comments

The USB flash drive is certainly something of a phenomenon, as they are used as a productivity tool with which millions of end users can easily transport data.

Luxury vs. Need: What is more important to your business?

Luxury vs. Need: What is more important to your business?

Jan 18, 2012 | No Comments

Some companies out there take pretty elaborate measures when it comes to outfitting the workplace with all the modern toys, gadgets and knick-knacks; and many of them do it all in the name of workforce productivity.

If you don’t pay to protect your data now, that’s OK; you can just pay $5 billion, later…

If you don’t pay to protect your data now, that’s OK; you can just pay $5 billion, later…

Jan 17, 2012 | No Comments

All of you in the know understand what we do here, and why SafeConsole, our comprehensive USB management application, is such an integral system for any organization that grasps the value of ensuring the protection and safety of all of the USB devices (and all the data) within a network.

Institutional USB Awareness Increasing, But Not Quite There…

Institutional USB Awareness Increasing, But Not Quite There…

Nov 23, 2011 | No Comments

Encrypted flash drives are just a piece of the USB management puzzle. To ensure granular protection of every ‘piece’ within your USB management puzzle, you need the peace offered by SafeConsole.

Negligence, malice can be handcuffed with our SafeConsole USB management application

Negligence, malice can be handcuffed with our SafeConsole USB management application

Nov 21, 2011 | No Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, we live in an era in which malice has, unfortunately, become a pretty significant part of the global discussion. All you have to do to have a better understanding of what I am saying is to quickly scan the day’s headlines…

Is SafeConsole the ‘Noah’s Ark’ of USB management and security?

Is SafeConsole the ‘Noah’s Ark’ of USB management and security?

Oct 11, 2011 | No Comments

Not to get overly Biblical on you, but – as someone leading a company on the forefront of USB management and security – I keep thinking of that story we all learned growing up about Noah and the ark. Noah keeps telling folks, “Hey, I’m serious, guys, it’s really going to start raining soon

BlockMaster’s new SafeStick FIPS flash drive gives you everything AND the girl

BlockMaster’s new SafeStick FIPS flash drive gives you everything AND the girl

Sep 21, 2011 | No Comments

There was a popular English rock band in the 80’s called “Everything But the Girl.” It seems that, right now, in the world of USB flash drives, the going rate is “Everything but the need.”

Report: USB Security no PICNIC, calls for more capable management

Report: USB Security no PICNIC, calls for more capable management

Sep 19, 2011 | No Comments

According to a recent research paper and survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute, a big part of the reason corporations across the board are at such great risk with the use of USB flash drives, boils down to good, old fashioned employee negligence.

To assume is to make an ASS out of U and ME (and to put sensitive data in jeopardy)…

To assume is to make an ASS out of U and ME (and to put sensitive data in jeopardy)…

Sep 13, 2011 | No Comments

Although we here at BlockMaster make it a point to not focus too specifically on scaring folks into considering the importance of USB management and security

Productivity Trend In IT Security

Productivity Trend In IT Security

Aug 24, 2011 | One Comment

We don’t need to weave you a fantastic tale for you to understand why it is important, in this day and age, to rely solely on USB flash drives that offer automatic encryption and password-strength protection.

Homeland Security’s drop test supports BlockMaster’s in-house study

Homeland Security’s drop test supports BlockMaster’s in-house study

Aug 17, 2011 | No Comments

Not long ago, back in December of 2010, we here at BlockMaster did some research that proved organizations to be at great risk of being affected by unsolicited viruses and malware.

Your employees are not ninjas! Here’s how to protect them (and yourself)

Your employees are not ninjas! Here’s how to protect them (and yourself)

Aug 9, 2011 | No Comments

You hire many employees throughout all of the departments within your organization, and you hire them for myriad different reasons.

The hits just keep on coming…

The hits just keep on coming…

Aug 8, 2011 | No Comments

When it comes to extolling the virtues of USB flash drives that incorporate automatic hardware encryption and mandatory password protection, it just gets easier and easier with each passing day. That’s because every day, seemingly, there is a headline somewhere in the world that essentially does this job for us.