You need to restrict access to the USB ports on your company computers so that the interfaces are completely unusable. Which of these configuration options would be the best choice?
A) Disable the USB interfaces in Windows Device Manager and disable Administrator access
B) Monitor the Windows Event Log for any USB access
C) Disable the USB interfaces in the BIOS
D) Remove all USB drivers from the \Windows\System32 directory
E) Whenever someone inserts a USB device, yell “LOOK, A MOOSE” and pull it out while their head is turned
The answer: C) Disable the USB interfaces in the BIOS
If you disable the USB interfaces at the BIOS level, then you’ll prevent access from any operating system on the computer (including Live CDs).
Want to know more? Watch “Configuring your BIOS Settings.”
Your computer’s BIOS contains many different configuration options. In this video, you’ll learn how to make configuration changes to your BIOS without risking the operation of your computer.