Removable media includes e.g. flash memories, SD memories, removable storage drives, USB sticks and DVDs.
The organization has defined which removable media is allowed to be used.
The organization has defined procedures for the safe disposal of laptops that are no longer required.
Removable media must be stored in a safe, other locker or other secure furniture. They must not be stored around the office without careful thought.
When removable media is an important part of an organisation's operations, more specific rules have been defined for securing removable media and the information they contain.
When information is sent, for example, by postal, courier or transport services, paper documents or data media may be exposed to unauthorized use, misuse or distortion during transport.
To ensure safe transportation, the organization has defined procedures for: