TITLE

The latest technologies and gadgets make it incredibly easy for your data to be stolen from right under your nose, unless you take steps to protect it

AUTHOR(S)
Lowe, Nick
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
IM@T.Online;Jun2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the capabilities of the advanced technology devices such as the Universal Serial Bus (USB), personal digital assistant (PDA) and mobile phones in stealing confidential information of the company. The electronic gadgets have been equipped with the ability to store massive amounts of information, which enable the portable storage devices to transfer easily the data from the personal computers (PC). The devices are connected to the PC through a USB cable which allows the thieves to open and copy the files without the need to install any driver software. The access of the data has to be limited and controlled by the authorized personnel to prevent data theft.
ACCESSION #
25823414

 

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