Cybersecurity and Restricting Removable Media

London Business Hub is providing advice and information to help businesses and the self-employed work safely during COVID-19. This week, we provide advice and tips on restricting removable media.

Removable media, such as USB drives, external hard drives and optical discs, present an opportunity for cybercriminals to infect networks with malware or steal data. Therefore, it is important to take steps to restrict and secure the use of external devices. One way to do this, is to block USB ports.

The Police Digital Security Centre (PSDC) has published the following resources with advice on how to restrict removable media:

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