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Lumension Security's Audiocast Focuses on Evolving Threats and Countermeasures: Achilles Heel of Data Loss and Theft
Date:1/5/2009

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.com.

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.

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