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Definition and Types of Storage Devices

Policy Type

Guideline

Storage Device

Any media, permanently attached or transportable, capable of storing electronic information.

Examples:

  • hard drive
  • CD-ROM
  • DVD-ROM
  • flash media
  • "thumb" drive
  • memory stick
  • iPOD
  • digital camera
  • removable hard drive
  • back-up tape
  • PDA (Palm, Windows Mobile, etc)
  • Blackberry
  • Cell phone