USB devices have emerged as a substantial threat to data security due to their potential vulnerabilities. In addition to strengthening USB access security measures, Endpoint Central offers the capability to audit USB devices to secure endpoints and log all the peripheral devices used to access corporate data.
Note: This feature is currently supported only for computers using windows operating system.
To view the usage of USB devices in endpoints, follow the steps given below:
You will have all the reports listed from which you can see the summary or detailed view.
USB audit settings will be enabled by default and users are given the choice to disable it as per their requirements. To configure USB audit settings:
USB audit settings will be saved and reports will be created as per the given requirements.
Administrators can configure the USB alert settings so that every time a user tries to plug-in a restricted USB device, they will be notified with an alert message stating that the usage of that particular USB device is restricted and will be asked to contact the system administrator to get permissions to use the particular USB device.
To configure USB alert settings: