USBs continue to be one of the most convenient ways to share and update files, but they can be a serious security threat. Recent research into USB threats has shown that portable USB drives are one of the top threat vectors impacting industrial control systems. Despite the advent of the Internet, and innovations, why do personnel still rely so heavily on removable media and external hardware, such as USB flash drives?
In this White Paper, we discuss about what makes USBs such a successful attack vehicle, advanced USB threats, USB Security - Myths vs. Reality and recommended best practices.