Block Downloads & Uploads From the Internet

With BrowseControl’s file download blocker you can prevent users from downloading or uploading files from the internet, software apps, and more!

  • Improve Productivity & Security
    Reduce the risk of malware, games, and other unwanted software being introduced to your network
  • Protect Sensitive Data
    Prevent sensitive or confidential data from being transferred outside the organization
  • Reduce Bandwidth Use
    Ensure that network bandwidth is utilized efficiently by preventing unnecessary downloads and uploads

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Why Block File Downloads?

  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP): Prevent employees from downloading confidential files and copying them to rogue USB devices.
  • Cybersecurity: Protect your endpoints and network by preventing the downloading of malicious software
  • Legal Liability: Prevent employees from using company resources to pirate copyrighted software
  • Bandwidth Efficiency: Prevent the downloading of large files such as videos and music that cause a significant strain on bandwidth
  • User Productivity: Prevent your users from downloading distracting video games and movies
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How to Prevent Data Loss With CurrentWare

Go beyond restricting downloads and uploads with advanced visibility and control over the computers in your network

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Block & Audit Storage Devices

Control who can use portable storage devices and set security policies to limit what devices are allowed. Monitor data transfers to removable media and network storage devices to ensure that your data security policies are being followed.

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Prevent Data Loss to Cloud Platforms

Protect sensitive data against the risks of cloud file sharing sites. Block cloud storage sites/apps, restrict uploads/downloads, and monitor file transfers for high-risk or anomalous activity.

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Audit User Activity for Insider Threat Risks

Monitor employee computer usage for signs of insider threats. Track file transfers, web browsing, app use, and login/logout times for high-risk, anomalous, or inappropriate activity. Receive automated alerts straight to your inbox when specific events occur.

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Block Data Transfers to Portable Storage & Uploads/Downloads

Go beyond simply blocking unauthorized devices; ensure optimal data protection with your trusted devices, too. Block file transfers to portable storage devices based on file extension and file name.

Use the File Filter to prevent the uploading and downloading of specific files such as EXEs. 

 

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Block High-Risk Network Ports

Block unused TCP/UDP ports to reduce the attack surface of your network. Improve data protection by mitigating the threat of data leakage over FTP, SFTP, IRC, and other high-risk network ports.​

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Block Risky Sites

BrowseControl’s web content category filtering database provides you with a convenient way to block millions of websites across over 100 URL categories. Easily block users from accessing social media, porn, games, known virus-infected websites, and more!

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BrowseControl Web Filtering Features

Category Filtering
Category Filtering

Block websites based on specific web content categories

URL Filter
URL Filter

Allowed list or Blocked list for
specific URLs

Application Blocker
Application Blacklisting

Block specific Windows
applications from launching

Download Filter
Block Downloads/Uploads

Prevent uploading and downloading based on file type

Port Filter
Port Filter

Close unused and high-risk
TCP/UDP ports

Customized Message
Customize Message

Display a customized warning
message on blocked websites

Bandwidth Tracker
Google Safe Search

Search engine filters prevent explicit results in search engines

Internet Scheduler
Time-Based Policies

Schedule internet access and control browsing based on time

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Centralized Console

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

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Platform Security

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

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Offsite Management

Extend onsite security policies to computers running outside the corporate network

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SQL Server Supported

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

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