Tag Archive | security

Get Ready! NIST 800-171 Is Coming & Has Implications for Mobile DLP

The implementation window to be compliant with NIST 800-171 runs out as of December 31st, 2017. Make sure you’re ready!

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Block Office Macros on removable storage devices (including mobile)

Block Office Macros on removable storage devices (including mobile)

September 06, 2016 – secRMM has added another security rule which does not really fall into the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) category but more in the antimalware category.  The new rule is named “BlockOfficeMacrosOnDevice”.  As the name implies, secRMM will block opening any Microsoft Office document residing on a removable storage device that has a […]

Using Microsoft RMS and DLP

Using Microsoft RMS and DLP

 July 12, 2016 – secRMM is a utility for what the computer industry calls “Data Loss Prevention” (DLP). DLP software prevents people from taking data from organizations they work for. Data can be taken by copying it to the Internet or by copying it over a network connection or by using “removable storage devices”. Removable storage devices can […]

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 […]

secRMM 7.0.9.0

secRMM 7.0.9.0

We are excited about secRMM version 7.0.9.0! This blog covers the two new features included in the latest secRMM release. If you don’t yet know much about secRMM, it is Microsoft security software focused on securing and auditing removable “plug-and-play” storage media. This includes mobile devices, usb flash drives (including hardware encrypted devices), external hard […]

Securing Cd/Dvds with secRMM

secRMM secures when end-users write files to Cd/Dvds (we will just call it a disc in this article) just the same as when they use a flash drive or mobile device. The Windows operating system offers two different ways to write to discs. You can read a Microsoft description at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/which-cd-dvd-format#1TC=windows-7. When you insert a blank […]

Windows Powershell/VBScript to un-mount a smart phone or tablet

Thanks for reading the squadra technologies blog! The one line of Power-shell script below un-mounts a USB cable attached Windows Portable Device (WPD) from the Windows Operating System (XP thru W8/2012): Invoke-WMIMethod -path Win32ext_WPD -name EjectDevice -argumentList (Get-WmiObject -Class Win32ext_WPD -Namespace root/cimv2 -ComputerName . -Filter “strFriendlyName = ‘SAMSUNG-SGH-I747′”).strId *** change ‘SAMSUNG-SGH-I747’ to the phone/tablet name […]