USB Device Management

Block/Disable USB Devices in the Network

Today, the usage of portable devices is a growing reality. It poses two main concerns to organizations: a threat of data theft and the possiblity of viruses and Spyware these devices can bring into the network.

Desktop Central's Secure USB feature would help administrators limit the scope of USB device usage, selectively based on the various roles and departments. Secure USB feature enables administrators to centrally control the usage of various USB devices in the network by blocking/disabling the USB devices to prevent unauthorized download and upload activities through these local computer devices. The restriction can be set both at the computer level and at the user level, providing more levels of security. With Desktop Central, you can now effectively reduce data theft, reduce virus threats and increase compliance to regulatory standards.

Supported USB Devices

Desktop Central currently supports enabling or disabling the following USB devices for users and computers:

  • Mouse
  • Disk Drive
  • CD-ROM
  • Portable Devices
  • Floppy Disk
  • Bluetooth
  • Image
  • Printer
  • Modem

USB Device Audit

As an IT staff you face a cumbersome task of analyzing usage of pen drives, CD’s or any other portable storage devices that might jeopardize company’s information. So, it is always better to have a record to audit. Desktop Central, an agent based software helps you to track the usage of USB devices with time duration in the network. You can access to information such as:

  • Device Name
  • User Name
  • Device Type
  • Time duration
  • Manufacturer, etc. for a complete understanding.

You can choose either summary or a detailed view that enables to fetch rich information and can be exported to CSV file or PDF report immediately for further analysis.

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