Poor USB security leaves enterprises at risk

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Security polices for USB devices are frequently outdated and inadequate, and enterprises are often failing to monitor their use, according to a new survey. The study by encrypted drive specialist Apricorn reveals that while nine out of 10 employees rely on USB devices today, only 20 percent of them are using encryption on those devices. Eight out of 10 employees use non-encrypted USBs, such as those received for free at conferences, trade events or business meetings. Apricorn surveyed over 400 employees across a range of industries. It discoveed that USB drives are seen as an important tool, with roughly 70…

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