Edinburgh incident puts further focus on the USB problem

Following up on the breach in Edinburgh just days ago Daniel Östner, CEO at BlockMaster commented on the urgency of the USB problem in SC Magazine and Computer Weekly. Östner continued: “This USB problem is one of the most urgent matters for IT departments. That is a statement of fact as 33% of IT staff place it at the top of their agenda. Losing intellectual property on an open, unsecured USB flash drive could be disastrous for any organisation.... [Read More...]

Upcoming events

BlockMaster is to exhibit in Abu Dhabi, Copenhagen, York, Hannover and London in the nearest months. More locations to be announced. Full event schedule  Read More →

CIPCOG Information Assurance Event

February 25, 2009toFebruary 26, 2009Test  Read More →

Unprotected USB number one threat

Eweek has listed the top ten ways employees pose a risk to organizational security. At number one is the proliferation of unmanaged use of unprotected USB flash drive. By using SafeStick from BlockMaster you can counter this threat today.  Read More →

Unsecure drive expose military records

Another incident can be added to the list of sensitive records lost on unsecure USB storage devices. In this case a old MP3-player has been sold in the US and apparently it has been used to store classified information in Afghanistan. This incident further highlights the need for secure USB flash drives with encryption. Read more on msnbc.com  Read More →

Aintree NHS Trust launches data strategy

A Liverpool NHS Trust announced earlier this week (January 21st) the launch of a new data strategy to ensure identity verification data on patients and staff is secure. We wanted a solution that would help reduce the number of service desk calls we get regarding issues with data storage. The data strategy is intended to help alleviate the threat of identity fraud and involves the installation by Network Defence of 500 SafeStick USB flash drives... [Read More...]

SafeConsole 3.0 launched at InfoSec 2008

BlockMaster will attend this years InfoSec in Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Netherlands. Our partner Crypsys will present SafeStick and SafeConsole in Hall 8, Stand D046. Take the chance to become one of the first to see SafeConsole 3.0. SafeConsole® is a complete device-management solution that provides administrators with a single point of control for all SafeStick® USB flash drives within an organisation. With SafeConsole, your SafeStick drives come... [Read More...]