Securing of Data on USB Storage
Manasa Yenuga,  G.Sujatha,  Vijay Kumar
Information security has become an important issue in the field of security. There are various kinds of securities features that are provided to the data. There are also many security risks that are related to the Universal Serial Bus(USB).As USB has become an important media for transferring and storing the data. The USB is very small in size so it is easy carry. But there are many risks that are involved in the USB device. The risks such as data leakage, unauthorized access, tampering of data.The current scope of effort is to mediate access of data present in the USB storage device by implementing a mediating module that facilitates secure access of the data stored in it.When ever user inserts USB drive in the system, automatically this software module will be invoked, gets complete access of the USB drive contents and regulates its access through authentication according to need of specific application. The code which is responsible for accessing the data will be part of the USB drive.
Keywords- USB Memory,USB Bus,Driver,Windows Kernel.
Cite this Article
Manasa Yenuga,  G.Sujatha,  Vijay Kumar,   "Securing of Data on USB Storage"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.2, Issue 2, pp.1441-1443, June 2014, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1402023.pdf