USB – the Achilles’ heel of data security
Few can imagine going back to a world without tools for mobility. The ability to access and process digital information with laptops and other handheld devices has forever changed our lives. The ubiquitous use of such devices, however, has suddenly created an Achilles' heel for data security. That danger springs from the innocuous USB port, and any other plug-in interface used to transfer files to and from external storage devices.