Chapter 15 - USB flash drive


We usually make use of Pendrive to transfer, store and read files in a comfortable and simple way at a very affordable price.

They connect to our computers via USB ports and are one of the most widely used storage methods.

In this chapter we will look at the risks involved in these devices and how to protect ourselves against possible threats arising from their use.

Learning objectives

  • Risks involved in the use of Flash Drives
  • What precautions should we take to protect a flash drive?
  • Tips and tricks to use the Pendrive safely.

Self-assessment questionnaire

This chapter includes 5 self-assessment questions aimed at reinforcing the concepts learned and practiced in the interactive slides.

The self-assessment questions raise issues that require reflection and application of what has been learned.


  • 20 minutes