DLP does not scan attached USB drives during an Endpoint Discover scan
Updated On:03-04-2014 08:47
Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Discover
How does Endpoint Discover handle attached storage during an Endpoint scan?
Endpoint Discover will scan any drive which the operating system reports as a "fixed" drive. In some cases, this includes USB drives. Unfortunately, the criteria that Windows uses to determine what is a "fixed" drive are not clearly specified, although size does seem to be a factor. As a general rule, most "thumb drives" will not be scanned by Endpoint Discover.