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The DLP Endpoint Agent cannot block reads from removable devices


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Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Prevent


You need to block all reads from removable devices, such as USB drives, and you need to know whether the DLP Endpoint Agent is able to do this.


The DLP product does not currently block reads from removable devices. It can be configured to block writes to devices if a policy is violated.

Symantec recommends using the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Application Device Control feature if you need control over reads from removable drives.