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Beware the iPod?

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This isn't new but I've wanted to post about this for a while now. With the popularity of iPods, a new threat emerges...less specifically about iPods and more about the fact that storage devices are increasing in capacity and decreasing in size to the degree that this becomes a real challenge in keeping company confidential data secure. This trend has significant implications to data theft in the enterprise.

Check out the article on "iPod Slurping"

http://news.com.com/Beware+the+pod+slurping+employee/2100-1029_3-6039926.html

Will the challenge of securing data never end?

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More information on the dangers of pod slurping and how to combat data theft is available through one of GFI's whitepapers. Its title is "Pod slurping - an easy technique for stealing data" and it's availalbe through this direct download link - no registration, no fees.

http://www.gfi.com/whitepapers/pod-slurping-an-easy-technique-for-stealing-data.pdf

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Andre Yee

Andre Yee is an entrepreneur and technologist with nearly 20 years of experience in the business of technology.

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