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Automatic Scan of removable media

Hi,

Is there a way of automatically scanning removable media when attached to a PC? We had an outbreak of conficker a few months back (don't want to go through that again!) and are still getting the odd memory stick attached by teachers that has conficker on. I'd be a lot happier if all memory sticks/USB hard drives were fully scanned each time they were attached!

I am also trying to educate staff to ensure their home PCs are fully protected!

edit - useful info.. We're running Enterprise console 4 and Endpoint security 9

Thanks,

Joe

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  • joe90bass wrote: I'd be a lot happier if all memory sticks/USB hard drives were fully scanned each time they were attached!

    Have a similar situation here - teachers and students as well plugging in contaminated sticks ... While I'm confident that on-access scanning blocks the malicious content it often fails to clean (all) the threats. Users seem to simply ignore the message and continue using the device (not only on the protected PC but later somewhere else). If access would be denied completely chances are that users ask for help. Of course a full scan could take some time and it might therefore not be feasible in all circumstances.

    Christian   

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  • joe90bass wrote: I'd be a lot happier if all memory sticks/USB hard drives were fully scanned each time they were attached!

    Have a similar situation here - teachers and students as well plugging in contaminated sticks ... While I'm confident that on-access scanning blocks the malicious content it often fails to clean (all) the threats. Users seem to simply ignore the message and continue using the device (not only on the protected PC but later somewhere else). If access would be denied completely chances are that users ask for help. Of course a full scan could take some time and it might therefore not be feasible in all circumstances.

    Christian   

    :694
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