USB Access Control Software to Block Removable Storage

 AccessPatrol is a convenient USB Access Control software for blocking and restricting removable media devices.

From the central console you can effortlessly enable or disable access to removable storage devices for policy groups based on users or computers.

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Simple USB Security

All of CurrentWare’s products continue to enforce policies even when managed devices lose connection to the CurrentWare server, allowing users to be monitored and managed when they are working offline or on another network.

  • Assign full access, read-only, and no access permissions for flash drives, external hard drives, optical media, and more.
  • Protect sensitive data from theft and mismanagement by unauthorized users.
  • Manage device permissions to enforce the exclusive use of authorized USBs.

AccessPatrol’s Device Permissions

AccessPatrol lets administrators easily control USB device permissions for the users and endpoints in their network by assigning Full Access, Read Only, and No Access permissions.

Effortlessly get precise and granular control over untrusted removable devices, mobile connection technologies, mobile devices, bluetooth devices, and more.

Create device whitelists with specific USB devices that  can be used in USB ports on managed endpoints. 

  • Full Access: No restriction. The user/computer can read and write to the specified external devices that are connected to the computer.
  • Read Only: Partial restriction. They can only read the information from the storage device; copying is disabled.
  • No Access: Full restriction. The user/computer cannot read or write to the external device.
Device Blocking window Screenshot of CurrentWare's USB device control software AccessPatrol
Screenshot of AccessPatrol's USB activity email alerts setup window. Alerts are set for .exe, .zip, .cad, and .xlsx file transfers

Why Use USB Device Control Solutions?

As part of a multi-layered data loss prevention strategy you will need security controls to protect data against theft to USB ports.

AccessPatrol’s USB blocking tool provides the critical security controls you need to prevent employees, guests, and contractors from stealing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information (PII), trade secrets, and financial records.

  • USB Security: Block unauthorized devices as a critical security control for enforcing your removable media policy.
  • Prevent Data Breaches: Flash drives are portable and easy to hide. AccessPatrol’s technical safeguards stop insider threats from transferring data to all forms of removable media.
  • Endpoint Security: USB devices can unknowingly infect company computers with ransomware and other malicious software. AccessPatrol protects these endpoints against rogue USB devices by proactively preventing the transmission of data.

Monitor USB Ports for Data Leakage to Removable Devices

With AccessPatrol’s USB device usage and data transfer monitoring features you can ensure compliance with your removable media policy.

  • Investigate potential data security incidents with advanced insights into which parties transferred which files to what devices
  • Understand what unauthorized devices are being used such as firewire, Android/Apple phones, removable devices
  • Improve your data theft prevention efforts with evidence of every data transfer to storage devices
Access Patrol

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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.

AccessPatrol’s USB Control & Data Loss Prevention Features

Block USB

Block USB

One click to block USB portable storage devices 

Block External Devices

Peripheral Control

Easily block DVDs, iPods, external hard drives and more

Device Permissions

Device Permissions

Set full access, read only or no access on storage devices

Allowed List

Allowed List

Allow specific trusted peripheral devices to be used


USB Activity Reports

Report on devices accessed or blocked on your network

Track File Transfers

Log USB File Transfer

Monitor files that are copied to USB storage devices

Deivce Access Code

Access Code Generator

Provide temporary access to peripheral devices

Email Alert

Email Alerts

Get alerts of unauthorized file transfers and device use

Email Report

Email Reports

Schedule device reports directly to your administrator's inbox

Block Phones

Block Phones

Prevent users from connecting phones to company computers

Block Files

Block File Transfers

Prevent files from being transferred to portable storage


Stealth Mode

AccessPatrol can run silently in the background or alert users

Internet Off

Centralized Console

Manage all your users from the
centralized console with Active
Directory import or syncing

Internet Off

Platform Security

Protect your CurrentWare console
with 2FA, passwords, privilege
management, and more

Internet Off

Offsite Management

Extend onsite Internet usage
policies to laptops running outside
the corporate network

Internet Off

SQL Server Supported

Database scaled for enterprise and
large business operations using
Microsoft SQL Server


Try AccessPatrol for Free

Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.