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We implemented USB Write blocking. Our people are able to use whatever USB devices they want to use, they just can't write files to them. So, devices like network hubs, printers, scanners, etc. work without problems.

If someone needs something written to a USB drive, they can either file a request to have us do it for them, or they can put in a request to be exempted from the policy. Exemptions go all the way up to SVP level for approval, but having us do it may only require their manager to approve depending on the sensitivity of what they want written out. Of course, anything done under exemption is logged and reviewed regularly.

We have had issues in the past where someone abused his exemption, and was downloading CAD files and source code to a USB drive to sell them. We pegged him in less than a week. Only served to cement in the necessity of such security measures.

We clamp down where we have to, but we do make an effort to not stop people from doing their jobs.




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