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With movements afoot to banish use of USBs, the simple fact is just about everyone in the manufacturing automation sector uses them.

While they are often “outlawed,” USBs remain a valuable tool and users within the manufacturing automation sector still find ways to use them because, in most cases, they provide a valuable service as a time saving tool.

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The problem is, though, they are often a catchall for various forms of malware that could potentially stall or bring down a network.

But they still end up being used. So, if that ends up being the case, why not provide a safer way to employ USBs, or memory sticks, thumb drives, and flash drives. That is now possible.

Cyber Security

Learn how manufacturers can tightly control and monitor USBs to ensure plant operations are secure, safe and productive.

Find out how to apply scalable and efficient USB security best practices that meet industry cybersecurity standards, reduce your portable media risks, and keep your plant compliant.

Evaluate alternative options to shutting down use of convenient portable media, which is sometimes the only file transfer option across legacy industrial machines, by including human authentication process steps combined with technical controls.

Walk away with scalable and efficient USB security best practices that meet industry cybersecurity standards, reduce your portable media risks, and keep your plant compliant.

Join this important webcast May 14 at 10 a.m. eastern time to learn how to secure USBs.

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