Navigation Links
Lumension Security's Audiocast Focuses on Evolving Threats and Countermeasures: Achilles Heel of Data Loss and Theft

Addresses Why Removable Media such as USB Devices Pose the Biggest Security Threat and Outlines Five Steps to Safeguard Vital Information from Data Leakage.

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) December 17, 2008 -- The development of USB technology including removable media devices has always been about ease of use, connectivity, low cost and performance with little if any thought to security. However, with more than 550 data breaches and more than 30 million records exposed in 2008 as of a November 4 Identity Theft Resource Center report, the growing use of USB devices in data loss and theft incidents has shown that USB devices have today evolved into the Achilles heel of data breaches. In fact, according to research from the Ponemon Institute, 53 percent of organizations would never know what data was on a lost or stolen USB device.

In order to examine this disturbing trend and provide best practices around managing the use of removable media devices, Lumension Security, a leading security management provider, announced the availability of its audiocast, Evolving Threats and Countermeasures - The Achilles Heel of Data Loss and Theft, with Security and Forensics expert Paul Henry. This audiocast:

  • Highlights why removable media devices are the top security threat;
  • Discusses why insiders pose the greatest risk to your information; and
  • Outlines 5 key steps to help safeguard vital information from loss or theft.

To listen to the audiocast, please click HERE. (*To listen to this audiocast, please make sure that pop-up blockers are turned off.)

Read Paul Henry's blog posting: USB Drives Already the Achilles Of Data Breaches - Now 10X Faster

To quantify the risk of unmanaged USB devices in your environment, download Lumension Security's free Device Scanner.

Free 30 day evaluation of Lumension Security's Data Protection Solution.

About Lumension Security™, Inc.
Lumension Security™, formed by the combination of PatchLink® Corporation and SecureWave® S.A., is a recognized, global security management company, providing unified protection and control of enterprise endpoints for more than 5,100 customers and 14 million nodes worldwide. Leveraging its proven Positive Security Model, Lumension Security enables organizations to effectively manage risk at the endpoint by delivering best-of-breed, policy-based solutions that simplify the entire security management lifecycle. This includes automated asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, remediation and validation; security configuration management; application control and device control; extensive policy compliance reporting; and integration with leading network access control solutions. Founded in 1991, Lumension is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, with offices worldwide, including Virginia, Florida, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. More information can be found at

Lumension Security, the Lumension logo, PatchLink® and Sanctuary® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lumension Security. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Lumension Provides Leading e-Commerce Company Proactive Endpoint Security at a High Return
2. Lumension Uncovers Results of Security Data Protection Survey
3. Lumension Security to Host Industry Webinar on Protecting Vital Business Data
4. Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats
5. Lumension Security Receives Frost & Sullivan 2008 Global Market Penetration Leadership Award
6. Lumension Security Launches Podcast On Application Whitelisting: Keep The Bad Guys Out - Let The Good Guys In
7. Lumension Security Debuts New Customer Testimonial Video
8. Lumension Security Launches Interactive Office Game To Educate IT Professionals On 10 Most Common Security Risks Within The Workplace
9. Lumension Security To Showcase Vulnerability Management Expertise With Webcast
10. Lumension Security Announces General Availability of Sanctuary Endpoint Protection and Data Protection Suite to Safeguard Data and Privacy
11. EntreMed Focuses on Development of ENMD-2076
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
Lumension Security's Audiocast Focuses on Evolving Threats and Countermeasures: Achilles Heel of Data Loss and Theft
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The moment you stop ... not only fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but going above and ... providing top-tier customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The men and women on this list ... the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment to their community through ... as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts. , Becker's Hospital Review ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and ... of Asterisk 11 LTS (Long Term Support) into its Q-Suite 5.10 product line. ... 5.10 up-to-date with a version of Asterisk that will receive not only security ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... CognisantMD and Cambridge ... imaging in the Waterloo region. Using the Ocean Platform, family physicians can now ... their electronic medical record (EMR) without the need for redundant patient entry or ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and in the imaging field lead the ... Aureus Medical Group . These fields, as well as travel nursing, ranked ... jobs through the company’s website, , The leading healthcare staffing agency ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/27/2015)... , Pays-Bas, November 27, 2015 ... l,immunothérapie au traitement photodynamique au Bremachlorin contre le ... nouvelle approche consistant à combiner l,immunothérapie au traitement ...    --> Une nouvelle approche ... Bremachlorin contre le cancer avancé.    ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... 2015 --> ... online. The potential to save costs, improve treatment quality ... from fully exploited as yet. Here, particular emphasis is ... via mobile tablet or directly at the patients, bedside. ... ) -->      (Photo: ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... November 27, 2015 Ein ... fortgeschrittenem Krebs.   --> Ein neuer ... Krebs.   --> Ein neuer ... Krebs.   Clinical Cancer Research ... Clinical Cancer Research vom 6. November 2015 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: