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InfoWorld: "Livermore Labs take note"

FYI: Livermore Labs take note

By E. Schwartz
Source: InfoWorld

SmartLine is just introducing its newest security software called DeviceLock that can stop a desktop user from downloading sensitive files onto a USB keychain device, or just about any piece of removable media, including FireWire.

It also prevents downloading data by way of Bluetooth, infrared or WiFi as well as blocking data at any port on a PC. The software works with Microsoft Active Directory and plugs into the Microsoft Management Console.

With all the problems Livermore Labs has had recently about workers taking home sensitive files it is amazing that the top secret lab wasn't using something like this all along.

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