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Restrict File execution from removable storage media in DLP Policy

Can anyone assist to create a DLP rule to block the execution of files/media directly from Removable Storage. My goal is to block the files running from RSM but allowed to read/copy on the destination. is there any way i can achieve this from DLP Device control or Data Protection? We are using DLP 11.0. 

As per my understanding, we can block the media from RSM but it will also block the copying of content. But is there any possibility if I can create a rule to allow read/copying the file to destination but do not run directly from stroage.



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Re: Restrict File execution from removable storage media in DLP Policy

Hi sonyasw,

The following might be helpful, along with the DLP product guides, they contain examples of such setups:

How to configure Data Loss Prevention Endpoint to avoid corruption in files encrypted by File and Removable Media Protection Technical Articles ID: KB87191

How to allow access only to USB Drives encrypted with File and Removable Media Protection in Data Loss Prevention Endpoint 9.4.x Technical Articles ID: KB86241

I tool a quick look around the forums had this post popped up, really not sure if this will be as helpful as I hope but I’ll mention it just in case:

Allow rule in DLP discussion

Please understand that you are discussing DLP and its operating when configured to take action or stance towards behaviors of the user and company security posture/policyt , it might be more helpful to you to call into support and select the DLP option when its presented to you!


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