The Great Balancing Act: Using USB Flash Drives in Government Environments


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Source: Lumension
Date: July 2010
Type: White Paper
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Overview: USB flash drives and other portable devices are valuable tools in the typical government stafferís virtual toolkit. These handy devices allow workers to efficiently accomplish their duties and carry out their tasks for the public good. But left unchecked, the use of portable devices can also potentially infect public systems with malware, inadvertently expose classified information and/or citizensí personally identifiable information (PII), and otherwise breach the publicís trust.

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