IBM Bans the Use of Removable Drives to Transfer Data

Haythem Elmir

IBM has allegedly issued a worldwide ban against the the use of removable drives, including Flash, USB, and SD cards, to transfer data. This new policy is being instituted to prevent confidential and sensitive information from being leaked due to misplaced or unsecured storage devices. According to a report by TheRegister, […]

Cisco Smart Install Protocol Misuse

Haythem Elmir

Cisco is aware of a significant increase in Internet scans attempting to detect devices where, after completing setup, the Smart Install feature remains enabled and without proper security controls. This could leave the involved devices susceptible to misuse of the feature. Customers who have not done so are encouraged to […]