You would like to restrict the use of the USB ports on all of your computers for all users and operating systems. Which of these would be the most efficient way to accomplish this?
A) Disable the USB ports in the BIOS and set a supervisor password
B) Remove the USB drivers from Windows Device Manager
C) Use a physical USB lock on each port
D) Create a Global Policy to disable all USB ports
E) Scowl at people when you see a USB flash drive
The answer: A) Disable the USB ports in the BIOS and set a supervisor password
Disabling the USB ports in the BIOS will restrict access for all users, in all operating systems. Even if someone brings their own bootable USB or DVD-ROM, the USB ports will remain unusable.
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