Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Access Control
Deutsche Zone (German Zone)
Education, Training and Professional Services
Government Programmes
Guarding, Equipment and Enforcement
Industrial Computing Security
IT Security
Physical Security
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File
New Materials
Pro Health Zone
Pro Manufacturing Zone
Pro Security Zone
Web Lec

Lexar USB devices secured with DeviceLock

DeviceLock : 13 June, 2008  (Company News)
Collaboration between Lexar and DeviceLock brings data leakage prevention to USB flash drive
DeviceLock and Lexar Media have announced the general availability of a multi-layered, centrally managed endpoint security package. The bundle includes DeviceLock software and the Lexar Media SAFE PSD S1100 USB flash drive. After a number of successful pilot installations, DeviceLock is extending its availability by offering a bundled solution to customers worldwide.

One such customer is Armanino McKenna, a California-based accounting and business consulting firm. "Accountants are always moving between the firm's and clients' offices. Sometimes we work at home, so flash drives are a great convenience," explains Doug Miller, director of IT at Armanino McKenna. "But we're also dealing in data protected by numerous state, federal, and international privacy laws. We have the best of two worlds by using DeviceLock software in combination with hardware-encrypted devices. If these USB drives are lost or stolen, the contained data is protected. And we have DeviceLock for centralised management of local ports and drives on employee PCs, so that unauthorized devices cannot be used."

"There is a natural complementary relationship between DeviceLock software and Lexar's enterprise-class SAFE PSD S1100 USB flash drive. The hardware encryption ensures that any data that has been downloaded to the drive cannot be penetrated by an unauthorised person," adds Brad Anderson, director of product marketing at Lexar Media. "DeviceLock provides the centralised control and internal policy enforcement via USB ensuring that only authorised devices will be granted access, and only to the specified users."

DeviceLock software prevents employees from using their personal devices to siphon off valued information beyond the scope of their jobs and outside the guidelines of IT security policy. Featuring a comprehensive central management platform that is fully integrated with Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy, DeviceLock software enables security administrators to precisely control, monitor, shadow-copy, log, and analyse end-user access to all types of devices and local ports on their workstations. It also automatically blocks operations of any hardware keyloggers - devices that covertly track user keystrokes - thereby capturing passwords, user IDs, credit card numbers, and other private information. The software proactively protects against data leakage via the local ports as well as corporate network infiltration by computer viruses, spyware, or other malicious software known as malware. This added layer of protection significantly reduces business risks resulting from insider errors, malicious actions, or negligence.

"This alignment with Lexar is welcomed by customers like Armanino McKenna, because it simplifies their job of putting together a full data security approach," explains David Matthiesen, director of sales at DeviceLock. "It's a continuation of our strategy to work with encryption providers and device makers to offer the best and most secure solution to protect against data leakage."
Bookmark and Share
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
   © 2012
Netgains Logo