Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Pod slurping?

Beware the ‘pod slurping’ employee

A U.S. security expert who devised an application that can fill an iPod with business-critical data in a matter of minutes is urging companies to address the very real threat of data theft.


As soon as we have a new technology, we have a new way to steal.

1 comment:

Matthew said...

GFI has recently released a new whitepaper which discusses the problem with uncontrolled use of iPods, USB sticks and flash drives on companies’ networks. It is entitled “Pod slurping: an easy technique of stealing data”, accesss to this whitepaper is free, and furthermore requires no registration. The whitepaper is found at http://www.gfi.com/whitepapers/pod-slurping-an-easy-technique-for-stealing-data.pdf