EndPoint Protection

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SCCM Endpoint Protection supports Removable Media (DLP)

Abstract overview 07/24/2015 UPDATE:  We have added even more SCCM integration!  Read more about it at this blog post. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) contains a component called Endpoint Protection.  Endpoint Protection here means protecting the organization assets.  Assets mean data, software and hardware (Windows workstations and servers) in your environment.  Out of the […]

Rounding out System Center EndPoint Protection 2012

Microsoft introduced System Center EndPoint Protection 2012 (SCEP) (formerly known as ForeFront EndPoint Protection or FEP 🙂 ) at the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2012 conference. What is really great about bringing SCEP into System Center is that now customers will get to protect their workstations and servers from malware by owning a System Center Enterprise […]