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Apple's iPod and other portable digital media devices have become as useful to criminals as they are to the general public, computer-security experts have discovered. "Similar to the way the personal computer became common in the home in the '80s and '90s, the iPod is becoming common today," Dr. Marcus Rogers, a cybercrime expert at Purdue University's Center for Education and Research in Information and Security, in West Lafayette, Ind., wrote in a recent report, "iPod Forensics."
But, it does not have to be a matter of banning them on the corporate network, that is just not possible as many of the devices are critical to business. There are products like DeviceWall (www.devicewall.com) which allo an admin to control what devices are allowed on various systems, it even provides the ability to provide it for a short period of time and even audits what is downloaded to the devices.