Tag Archive | USB security

GDPR – Compliance will require addressing USB Data Loss

What is GDPR in Europe and how can it impact non-EU businesses? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is rapidly approaching, organizations need to get their compliance practices in place or face some pretty steep fines.  GDPR is the new regulation to protect EU citizens’ personal data, replacing the current directive from 1995 and establishing a […]

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 […]

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” […]