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Heathrow Lost USB Underscores Importance of DLP

This past week a USB stick was found on the ground in the Queen’s Park area of London UK.  It turns out the USB drive contained confidential details of the security practice for Heathrow Airport.  The man who found the drive provided it to a British newspaper – The Sunday Mirror who then provided it […]

SCCM ties together MDM and DLP

SCCM ties together MDM and DLP

December 06, 2016 – Microsoft is putting a lot of hard work into securing mobile devices in the enterprise. Recently, they have been promoting their “Enterprise Mobility Suite” (EMS). EMS has many powerful security features. The core product of EMS though is based off Microsoft’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) product named InTune. InTune is a […]

secRMM extends SCCM PowerShell Library

secRMM extends SCCM PowerShell Library

October 24, 2016 – secRMM has increased its PowerShell support.  There is a new secRMM PowerShell cmdlet to give you the same property granularity that is available from the secRMM Excel AddIn (as shown in the screen shot below). This means you have the most detailed forensic removable storage security data (including mobile devices as […]

Use Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) for DLP “plug-and-play” “Removable Storage” security assessments

Use Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) for DLP “plug-and-play” “Removable Storage” security assessments

Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) is an online portal product that gives you the ability to monitor security events across your IT environment, from on-premises data centers to the cloud. OMS is Microsoft’s next generation monitoring tool that is built from the power of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). In fact, OMS can be configured […]

USB devices, malware and System Center

USB devices, malware and System Center

March 19, 2016 – If you are already familiar with secRMM, you can skip the secRMM introduction and go directly to the new secRMM features, by clicking here. An introduction to secRMM, “Data Loss Prevention” and “Endpoint Protection” secRMM is a utility for what the computer industry calls “Data Loss Prevention” (DLP for short). DLP software protects against […]

SCCM with 100% USB/Mobile Device storage security

SCCM with 100% USB/Mobile Device storage security

Security Removable Media Manager (secRMM) is Windows security software that audits and authorizes write activity to storage devices that connect using the USB port.  This includes smart phones, tablets, flash drives (including hardware and/or software encryption), external hard drives, SD-Cards, and CD/DVD.  secRMM fits into a category of software commonly referred to as “Data Loss Prevention” […]

Apple mobile devices in the enterprise

Apple is moving towards better integrating their mobile solutions into the enterprise environment (see https://www.apple.com/ios/ios8/enterprise/). Many businesses use Windows workstations as the primary endpoint computer; meaning, the computer used by the worker. Squadra Technologies’ new release, version is 5.7 of “Security Removable Media Manager” (secRMM), supports apples direction of moving into the enterprise (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYVn6pfk6lw).  secRMM provides […]