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

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

Posted by: on 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.

‘Comprehensive’ not just a claim at SafeConsole; it’s a reality…

‘Comprehensive’ not just a claim at SafeConsole; it’s a reality…

Posted by: on Jan 20, 2012 | No Comments

Read the writing on some websites, and take a look at some corporate marketing materials, and you’re going to come across a bunch of terms that seem to be used over and over again. The terms ‘high-scope,’ ‘result-driven,’ and ‘mission-critical’ appear with more frequency than the words ‘Lindsay Lohan’ in the gossip column.

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

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

Posted by: on 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…

Posted by: on 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.

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

Posted by: on 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.”

SafeStick SuperSonic – still the fastest secure USB drive in the world!

SafeStick SuperSonic – still the fastest secure USB drive in the world!

Posted by: on Sep 19, 2011 | No Comments

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s SafeStick SuperSonic, jetting ahead of all competitors!

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

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

Posted by: on 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)…

Posted by: on 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

SafeConsole’s automatic inventory manager takes away the heat

SafeConsole’s automatic inventory manager takes away the heat

Posted by: on Sep 5, 2011 | No Comments

It is one thing to make sure your corporate policy clearly states that all of the employees within your organization only make use of USB flash drives that are secured with automatic encryption and strong password strength.

Report: USB security/management is, shockingly, an afterthought

Report: USB security/management is, shockingly, an afterthought

Posted by: on Aug 26, 2011 | No Comments

A major research paper regarding the current status of USB flash drive security and management was released this month, and its publication has caused a major disruption…to say the least.

Productivity Trend In IT Security

Productivity Trend In IT Security

Posted by: on 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

Posted by: on 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.

RMF and flash drives made for each other, but what about security?

RMF and flash drives made for each other, but what about security?

Posted by: on Aug 16, 2011 | No Comments

There is little doubting the fact that digital media plays a much greater role in business communications than it did, say, three or four years ago.

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)

Posted by: on 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.