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Utility that sends an email when usb is unplugged [closed]

I work for large university's IT department. We manage around 500 computers in remote labs around campus and residents halls. As an on going project, we are increasing secruty in our labs through ...
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3answers
389 views

Disabling USB/removable devices in software

How can I truly disable USB/removable drive support purely with software? On Windows for example I know I could disable the relevant hardware in device manager, and users would not be able to ...
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3answers
322 views

Looking for a way to audit/monitor removable media on a Mac

We have a client who's requiring that we implement dataloss prevention on workstations that are accessing their project's data. If Alice attaches removable media (USB, FireWire, CD, DVD) to her ...
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1answer
69 views

Card Reader and Software

I am looking for a card-reader solution that includes not only the physical card-reader but a method to read/program the cards. The end goal is have to give my end users a card-reader and then an ...
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3answers
354 views

setting usb port to write only on linux

How would I go about disabling reading from usb sticks but still have the ability to write to them? The reasoning is this is a public internet access (kiosk more or less) computer but we want the user ...
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4answers
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Use standard USB flash disk as security token

We want our users in company to login their computers by using their USB Flash Disks or something else. Is there a way to achieve this without buying a USB token from a company ?
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4answers
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Enable/disable USB devices on Windows using Active Directory on certain users

I have been asked to disable access to USB devices on Windows machines for information disclosure reasons. Although this can be done with Active Directory, the problem is that the solution should let ...
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1answer
246 views

Device can't start error code 10

My (office) Desktop PC have some restrictions to USB devices. From the domain server there are some policies imposed. If I insert USB Mass Storage device like a memory stick, my system is able to ...
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13answers
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Locking Desktop USB Ports

How do you lock out the USB ports on the desktop PCs so we can prevent usage of USB drives on the desktops. I should clarify that these are Windows XP desktops. We should also assume that like most ...
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7answers
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Best file system for external (USB) hard drives/USB memory media

Almost all external USB hard drive and USB memory media/sticks come today preformatted with FAT32. As far as I know the only advantage of the file system is the compatibility among OSes and devices. ...