Blog Tag: USB

How to Improve Portable Media Security Within Your Organization

February 15, 2022
Because critical digital assets need to be isolated from external networks, portable media is a primary vector for cyberattacks. This type of media –...

Working from Home (WFH) in Government - Key Takeaways from Former CTOs of the DIA and CIA

May 22, 2020
On May 13th OPSWAT and Carahsoft hosted a live webinar where I moderated a panel of former CTOs from the US Intelligence Agencies - Bob Flores, former CTO of...

What Does 'Sheep Dip' Mean in Cyber Security?

February 16, 2018
Several UK-based vendors and experts recommend "sheep-dipping" removable storage devices – USB drives, hard drives, memory cards, etc. – in order to prevent...

Police Handing Out Malware-Infected USBs Is Not an Isolated Incident

January 18, 2018 by Yiyi Miao
In one of the most ironic pieces of cyber security news in recent months, Taiwanese police inadvertently gave out USB drives containing malware as prizes for a...

Webinar Recap: Metadefender Kiosk and NRC Milestone 8 Inspections

December 15, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
This year my colleagues and I were onsite for the first Nuclear Regulatory Commission cyber security program Milestone 8 inspections at the South Texas Project...

Did You Miss Our Webinar About Digital Signing and Verification?

August 30, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
In July, I gave a presentation on a new feature for MetaDefender Kiosk and Client: digital signing and verification. If you missed the webinar, titled "Why...

OPSWAT's New Metadefender Client Feature Protects Endpoints from Malware on USB Drives

March 08, 2017
OPSWAT today announced the release of a major new MetaDefender Client feature: the ability to block access to USB drives until they have been scanned by...

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