Institutional USB Awareness Increasing, But Not Quite There…

Institutional USB Awareness Increasing, But Not Quite There…

Posted by: on 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

Posted by: on 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?

Posted by: on 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

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.”

Tamper-evident Protection for High Value Government Data

Tamper-evident Protection for High Value Government Data

Posted by: on Sep 15, 2011 | No Comments

When it comes to data breach, few organizations have as much to lose as governmental ones. 

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.

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.

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.

Password Policy Sure Beats a Padlock

Password Policy Sure Beats a Padlock

Posted by: on Aug 3, 2011 | No Comments

Back in May, the FCC released its top 10 cybersecurity tips for businesses. The list was informative and fairly spot-on – if not quite boiled down to its simplest form. When reduced to its most basic elements, the 545-word list could very well have been summed up in just two:

Curiosity is the real killer, and puts your data at major risk

Curiosity is the real killer, and puts your data at major risk

Posted by: on Jul 8, 2011 | One Comment

What we should really learn from recent USB ‘drive-by dropping’ episodes is that people with piqued curiosities – even good, honest, tax-paying folks – will not hesitate to commandeer, inspect and thereby compromise the security of your confidential data if it can be easily accessed via a USB flash drive…

How to Rely on USB Drives Without the Risk of Misuse

How to Rely on USB Drives Without the Risk of Misuse

Posted by: on Jun 28, 2011 | No Comments

Last week, Anders wrote about the survey conducted on the heels of the T-Mobile breach.  It has produced some interesting insight into the way in which people think of USB drives.

How Organizations Benefit from Centrally Managed Secure USB Drives

How Organizations Benefit from Centrally Managed Secure USB Drives

Posted by: on Jun 22, 2011 | No Comments

According to research, 76% workers plug unknown USB drives into their company PCs, compromising their network security and introducing malware into the system. Besides, almost 20% of 1,000 UK office workers interviewed also revealed that they have lost unsecure USB drives containing sensitive business information.

Survey: USB Drives are the Greatest Breach Risk at the Workplace – Women are 25% less of an Insider Threat

Survey: USB Drives are the Greatest Breach Risk at the Workplace – Women are 25% less of an Insider Threat

Posted by: on Jun 17, 2011 | One Comment

A new survey shows that when given the choice of a tool to perform a data breach, 60% of employees opt for the USB Flash drive. It also showed that over 25% of men in a management position think that it is OK to take information with you when you end employment. Women have a higher sense of morality when it comes to company data and are less likely offenders.

Massive 500.000+ USB Data Breach Records Rocks Mobile Giant

Massive 500.000+ USB Data Breach Records Rocks Mobile Giant

Posted by: on Jun 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Telecom provider T-Mobile has been hit by a massive data breach from an insider attack.  The attacker relied on a USB drive to steal information that he then resold to a competing firm.