Employee Computer
Monitoring Software

CurrentWare’s powerful computer monitoring software solutions provide the insights you need to ensure that the devices in your network are used safely and productively.

  • Improve Productivity
    Track unproductive web browsing, app use, and idle time to detect time-wasting 
  • Intuitive User Activity Reports
    User-friendly reports make it easy to understand employee computer activity
  • Enhance Visibility
    Get advanced insights into application, internet, and removable device usage

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Monitor Employee Activity
to Improve Productivity & Security

CurrentWare’s remote employee monitoring software solutions have all the features and detailed reports you need to maintain a productive remote workforce. Easily provide managers of distributed teams with the insights they need to manage projects and guide their remote team to success.

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AccessPatrol’s USB Activity Dashboards

Monitor Employee Productivity

CurrentWare’s detailed employee productivity reports provide managers with the productivity metrics they need to better understand how employees spend their time at work.

  • Find out if employees are wasting work time on social media, computer games, and other distractions
  • Track employee employee engagement across your entire workforce, a specific team, and individual employees
  • Review the websites that were open during inactive periods to verify that idle time was spent on work-related tasks
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Track Login & Logout Times

Combine idle time tracking with logon history reports to get a full picture of your employee’s activity levels.

  • Audit logon and logoff times to see how long your employee’s are working at their computers
  • Get a record of each time your employees startup, restart, and shutdown their computers
  • Verify that employees working from home are active during work hours and see when they are taking breaks

Protect Company Data From Insider Threats

CurrentWare’s user activity monitoring features give you the activity logs you need to protect against a data breach to insider threats.

  • Prevent data breaches with proactive alerts of high-risk activities like using unauthorized portable storage devices
  • Monitor employee activity for high-risk software and web browsing
  • Audit employee computer activity for suspicious activity and anomalous behaviors
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Take Screenshots
of Employees Screens

Our employee monitoring software lets you capture screenshots of user desktops to see exactly what they are doing on their computers. 

  • Capture high-resolution and compressed screenshots
  • Automatically delete older screenshots to reduce storage needs
  • Screenshots are tagged with the website or application that was being used, the time, and the name of the computer

The Benefits of the Best Employee Monitoring Software

Why is computer monitoring software so popular? This video shows the key reasons why employers use computer monitoring software to track activity on employee computers.

    Enforce Internet Usage Policies

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    • Website Tracking: Track the websites that your employees visit and the time they spend on each site, even when they delete their web browsing history
    • Employee Behavior: Collect evidence of unsafe and unproductive computer activity to ensure that employees are following your company policy
    • Time Tracking: See how long each website was actively used for to better understand how much time is being spent on distracting websites

    Improve Employee Productivity

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    Managing human capital at scale is a significant challenge. Use BrowseReporter’s detailed desktop monitoring software reports to monitor staff productivity and get insights into how each employee spends their time at work.

    • Idle Time Monitoring: Track active vs idle times to understand how your top performers manage their time
    • Unproductive Time Tracking: See how much time was spent on websites that are productive and unproductive. Customize the productivity classifications to best match what is considered productive for your employees.
    • Monitor Remote Employees: Compare productivity levels by location to find out if employees are changing their work habits when they work from home

    Track App Usage

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    • Monitor Applications: Record what computer programs are being used on each device to discover software piracy and shadow IT security risks
    • Track Apps: Collect software usage data to see which programs should be decommissioned and which ones require more licenses
    • Prevent Games Distraction: Improve productivity by ensuring that they aren’t spending their time on unproductive applications such as computer games

    Improve Endpoint Security

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    • Insider Threat Detection: Track employee activity for high-risk behaviors as part of your incident response strategy
    • Time Tracking: Track logon duration to ensure that employees are not logging in after hours or working unauthorized overtime
    • Audit Logs: Keep detailed logs of what devices your employees are logging in to each day and how they’re being used

    Increase Network Performance

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    • Save Money on Unnecessary Upgrades: Identify and respond to bandwidth abuse before investing in upgrades to your network
    • Collect Network Activity Data: Define baseline performance metrics that you can use to detect outliers in traffic
    • Identify & Block Bandwidth Hogs: Detect unproductive bandwidth hogs and block them from being accessed

    Manage Remote Workers

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    See how your remote teams are spend their time, no matter where they work. Use productivity analysis and automatic time tracking to verify that remote employees are working their expected hours.

    • Productivity by Location: Compare productivity levels between time spent in-office and time spent working remotely
    • Offsite Management: CurrentWare’s solutions continue to monitor and manage your employee’s devices no matter which network they connect to
    • Improve Visibility: Use our employee monitoring solution to gain advanced insights into how your remote teams spend their time
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    Case Study

    Shady Maple Transforms Their Productivity With  Internet Filtering & Employee Computer Monitoring Software

    “Being able to identify negative browsing trends and put a stop to them within a couple of hours has meant that our employees are focused on the job almost all of the time. We have become an extremely efficient workforce."

    How Will You Use Our Employee Monitoring Software?

    Track Internet Use

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    • Track the websites that your employees visit and the time they spend on each site, even when they delete their web browsing history
    • Collect evidence of unsafe and unproductive computer activity to ensure that employees are following computer usage policies
    • See how long each website was actively used for to better understand the amount of time spent on distracting websites vs working

    Monitor Productivity

    Computer usage data shown across 4 bar charts: top 5 productive departments, top 5 unproductive departments, top 5 website categories, top 5 website domains

    BrowseReporter’s productivity monitoring features make it the best computer monitoring software for improving employee performance.

    • Get reports of how much time was spent on websites that are productive, unproductive, or neutral
    • Use the productivity dashboard to study employee behavior; find most productive employee and see how they spend their time
    • Compare productivity levels by location to find out if employees are changing their work habits when they work from home
    • Customize the productivity tracking classifications to best match what is considered productive for your employees

    Track Windows Application Usage

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    • Record what computer apps are being used on each device to discover software piracy and shadow IT security risks
    • Collect software usage data to see which apps should be decommissioned and which ones require more licenses
    • Ensure that employees aren’t spending their time on unproductive applications

    Audit Login & Logout Times

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    • Verify that employees are starting and stopping their work days at expected times
    • Track logon duration to ensure that employees are not logging in after hours or working unauthorized overtime
    • Track the utilization rate of laptops and desktops with reports of what devices your employees are logging in to each day

    Log USB Device Usage

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    • Monitor file operations history on USB devices, cell phones, and cameras for indicators of insider threats such as high-risk behavior and data mismanagement
    • Collect evidence of data theft, attempts to use unauthorized USB devices, and general peripheral device usage
    • Trace an end-user’s peripheral device usage across all of your organization’s endpoints

    Get User Activity Alerts

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    • Keep sensitive data safe with alerts of high-risk file transfers to portable storage devices or attempts to use unauthorized peripherals
    • Enforce policies with alerts of employees that visit high-risk websites including porn, torrents, and unauthorized file sharing websites
    • Set a threshold to only trigger email alerts when a given website URL or category has been visited a specific number of times

    Capture Computer Screen Activity

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    See exactly what your employees are doing on company computers.  BrowseReporter is an employee screen monitoring software that can take screenshots when specific websites or applications are used.

    • Capture high-resolution and compressed screenshots of your employee’s screen
    • BrowseReporter can be configured to automatically delete older screenshots to reduce storage requirements
    • Screenshots are tagged with the website or application that was being used, the time, and the name of the computer that was captured
    Free download: Employee Monitoring Starter Kit from CurrentWare

    FREE DOWNLOAD
    Employee Monitoring Starter Kit

    This kit provides your organization with the tools it needs to implement a successful employee monitoring strategy.

    • Templates for policies and disclosures
    • Presentations for key stakeholders
    • Best practices for monitoring employees

    Discover Our Products

    Employee Monitoring

    BrowseReporter is a versatile employee monitoring software to track productivity and efficiency.

    Easily monitor web browsing and application usage with intuitive user activity reports and dashboards.

    ✓ Make informed decisions with user activity monitoring

    ✓ Detailed evidence of web activity, the perfect tool for enforcing internet use policies

    ✓ Automatically capture screenshots of employee desktops

    Web Filtering

    BrowseControl is an easy-to-use website blocking software for restricting internet access.

    Enforce internet use policies, block distracting websites, and improve internet security with granular internet access control policies.

    Block websites based on URLs and content categories

    Prevent users from running certain programs

    Control internet access with allow and block lists

    Device Control

    AccessPatrol is a data loss prevention and USB control software to protect sensitive data against theft to portable storage devices.

    Block USB devices and other peripherals to mitigate the threat of USB malware and data leakage.

    ✓ Block USB devices, network storage, & other peripherals

    ✓ Get alerts of USB file transfers and device use

    ✓ Block file transfers based on name and filetype

    PC Power Manager

    enPowerManager is an effective solution for remotely managing PC power policies across an enterprise to conserve energy and reduce costs.

    Schedule PC power states or remotely boot up, shut down, or restart computers from the convenience of a central console.

    ✓ Remotely schedule and manage computer power states

    ✓ Configure advanced power policies for all users and computers

    ✓ Track logon, startup, and shutdown activities with intuitive reports

    Get All 4 Modules in the CurrentWare Suite

    Each module operates from the same central console, allowing you to easily manage the entire CurrentWare Suite from the convenience of a web browser.

    ✓ Get an advantageous price starting at $8.99 USD PUPM when you purchase all four modules as a bundle

    ✓ Seamlessly add new modules without redeploying the clients

    ✓ Includes BrowseReporter, BrowseControl, AccessPatrol, and enPowerManager

    Flexible Deployment Options

    On-Premises | Remote Workers | Self-Managed Cloud

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    Download the Free Trial

    Get started today with a free fully-functional 14-day trial of the CurrentWare Suite. No credit card required to sign up!

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    Deploy the Software

    Install the Console & Server on a computer, server, or a cloud platform of your choice. Then deploy the Clients to your users’ computers.

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    Manage your Users

    Organize your PCs/Users into custom policy groups. Get advanced awareness & control over how technology is used in your organization.

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    Case Study

    Viking Yachts Protects Sensitive Information From a Departing Employee

    “CurrentWare saved us a lot of time and money. If we didn’t have AccessPatrol we would have never known what was going on. I cannot thank all of you enough for this software.”

    A departing employee was caught stealing classified files! If we didn’t have AccessPatrol we would never have known.

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    The reporting feature offers accurate insights on internet activities in order to ensure compliance & organization policies are met. The offsite management feature makes it easy to monitor those working from home.

    Carroline Achieng O., Sales Consultant
    Absa Life Assurance, 10,001+ Employees

    BrowseReporter is simple to use and provides our company with the information we were looking for. Having BrowseReporter installed has prevented any internet abuse. This was exactly what we wanted!

    Denise P., IT Manager
    Paper & Forest Products, 51-200 Employees

    BrowseReporter allows us to better control the activities of our remote employees, which are growing in number due to our transformation policy. It prevents irregular practices that go against our company's basic labor standards.

    Kilmer M., Senior Director of Advertising
    Financial Services Company, 51-200 Employees

    Browsereporter is an extremely useful piece of software for monitoring our employees' devices while they are at work. It enables us to view data in real time, conduct detailed analyses of each employee's activities, and improve productivity where necessary.

    Sebastian P., Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer
    Retail, 10,001+ Employees

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    CurrentWare Features

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    Internet ON/OFF

    One click to completely block
    the Internet

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    URL Filter

    Allowed list or Blocked list for
    specific URLs

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    Category Filtering

    Block websites based on
    content categories

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    Internet Scheduler

    Set unique restrictions at specific
    times of the day

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    Internet Monitoring

    Track what websites are being
    visited by employees

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    Web Activity Reports

    15+ different detailed web
    activity reports

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    Track Application Use

    See what applications are being
    used by employees

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    Email Reports

    Automatically email reports of web
    usage to managers

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    Block USB

    Block unauthorized USBs to protect
    against data theft

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    Block External Devices

    Easily block DVDs, external drives
    & other peripherals

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    Device Permissions

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

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    Allowed List

    Allow specific storage devices on
    your network

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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 Internet usage
    policies to laptops running outside
    the corporate network

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

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    Employee Monitoring Software FAQs

    What is Employee Monitoring Software?

    Employee computer monitoring software refers to software that is used to monitor user activity on a PC.

    The best employee monitoring software allows businesses to monitor employees computers to collect monitoring data regarding their productivity, compliance with company policies, and general conduct at the workplace.

    The best computer monitoring software will track:

    • Uniquely identifiable employee and computer names
    • User activity such as websites visited, file activity traking, and usage of computer apps
    • How employees use peripheral devices like hard drives, flash drives, printers, etc.

    With this computer monitoring data companies will identify patterns in employee behavior and use the insights to boost their performance.

    What Does the Best Computer Monitoring Software Do?

    Computer monitoring software is a powerful monitoring tool that is used to see what users are doing on a remote computer.

    This data provides valuable information for improving the performance and security of monitored devices.

    By tracking the online behavior of employees you can ensure that their internet access is being used appropriately.

    The best computer monitoring software records a variety of computer activities, including:

    • Internet history (Websites visited, idle/active time, etc)
    • Applications used
    • Bandwidth usage
    • File operations (files that are copied/created/deleted)
    • Startup/shutdown events
    • Logon/logoff events

    These tools can also send email notifications to
    alert a manager when undesirable or suspicious activities happen on monitored computers.

    These activity reports serve as valuable evidence of unproductive or high-risk computer activity.

    What Support Options Does CurrentWare Offer?

    CurrentWare provides direct customer support by phone, live chat, and email. We also maintain a self-serve knowledge base with frequently asked questions, instructions, and tutorial videos.

    This level of support is available for during your free trial evaluation and while your CurrentWare subscription is active.

    How Much Does CurrentWare's Computer Monitoring Software Cost?

    CurrentWare’s employee and computer monitoring software solutions can be purchased individually for the greatest flexibility or as a bundle for the best value.

    When purchasing individually, BrowseReporter, BrowseControl, and AccessPatrol start as low as $3.99 USD per license per month (paid annually), making it the right employee monitoring solution for small business owners and large enterprises alike.

    Volume license discounts are available starting for as low as 100 users, with discounts increasing depending on the number of licenses.

    There are additional discounts available for educational organizations, non-profits, managed services providers, and for businesses that pre-purchase multiple year plans.  

    Looking for a quote? Contact our sales team here.

    Are There Any Limits to the Free Trial?

    The 14 day free trial for all of CurrentWare’s computer monitoring software solutions are fully functional. You can deploy it on up to 10 computers. If you need more time or more computers to properly evaluate CurrentWare in your organization, reach out to our sales team.

    Does CurrentWare's Computer Monitoring Software Work With a Remote Workforce?

    Yes. The computer monitoring software agent that is installed on the monitored computer has the ability to restrict and monitor the device even if it does not have a connection with the CurrentWare Server. This means that your remote workforce will continue to be monitored and restricted even when mobile devices disconnect from the network.

    The client agent stores and enforces the policies locally on the device. The monitoring systems’ last known policies will continue to be enforced even if the computer loses internet connection or connects to a different network.

    Note: If you wish to update policies on client agents outside of the network they will need to be able to communicate with the CurrentWare Server. Once a connection is reestablished you will receive your employee’s computer usage data and any CurrentWare policy updates will take effect.

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    Does CurrentWare Have Access to My Computer Monitoring Software Data?

    No. CurrentWare’s employee and computer monitoring software does not send your employee’s computer activity data to CurrentWare. This makes it the best employee monitoring software for businesses that need an employee monitoring tool that allows them to have full control over their data.

    When you monitor employees with CurrentWare, all of the data collected by CurrentWare’s PC monitoring software is stored on a database that is installed in your organization’s data center or cloud service provider.

    For more information please refer to our End User License Agreement (EULA).

    Does CurrentWare Support User Activity Monitoring in Citrix?

    Yes, our employee monitoring solution is compatible with Citrix. You can install the CurrentWare Clients on any Citrix Workspace or virtual machine running Windows.

    CurrentWare has been tested to be compatible with the following virtual desktop solutions: VMware, Parallels, VirtualBox, Oracle VM, Virtual-PC, and Hyper-V.

    For more information please refer to our system requirements.

    Does the Productivity by Location Feature Use GPS Tracking?

    No, CurrentWare’s employee productivity monitoring features do not use GPS tracking. Instead, it uses the IP address of the network the remote computer connects to to determine if the employee is working in the office or offsite. When configuring BrowseReporter’s remote vs in-office tracking you will tell BrowseReporter which IP addresses should be considered in-office; all other IP addresses will be considered remote.

     

    Is This Cloud Based Computer Monitoring Software?

    CurrentWare’s computer monitoring software solutions can be deployed on-premises or on a virtual machine on a cloud platform of your choice.

    Learn More: How to Deploy CurrentWare to the Cloud

    Is Computer Monitoring Software Legal?

    While in the majority of cases a company can monitor their employees so long as they have a legitimate business reason for doing so, it’s not always that simple. A variety of factors influence what employers can and cannot monitor including federal and state laws and collective bargaining agreements.

    When using monitoring tools it is essential that you are in compliance with any federal and state laws  or regulations that pertain to an employee’s privacy rights in the workplace.

    Before implementing tracking software it’s essential that you consult legal counsel to go over any legal considerations for your jurisdiction.

    Will CurrentWare's Computer Monitoring Software Track Web Browsing When Users Uses Private Browsing Modes or Delete Their Browsing History?

    Yes. CurrentWare’s software client collects user activity data independent of the browser’s browsing history.

    Browsing data will remain intact for use in reports and dashboards even if the user deletes their web browsing history in their browser or uses a private browsing function such as Incognito Mode On Google Chrome, Private Browsing On Mozilla Firefox, and InPrivate Browsing Window On Microsoft Edge.

    How is the CurrentWare Suite Secured?

    CurrentWare is committed to the security of its platform, its users and their data. 

     

    • All of the data collected by CurrentWare’s solutions is stored in your organization’s data center or cloud service provider; the data is not sent to CurrentWare.
    • The web console cannot be accessed without a username and password. For an added layer of authentication security you can enable two-factor authentication.
    • You can selectively enable/disable what data is tracked and delete old records automatically.

     

    For a complete overview of the security measures that CurrentWare has in place, check out the CurrentWare platform security overview page.

    What Are the System Requirements for CurrentWare's Computer Monitoring Software?

    The software clients that will be installed on the employees computers  are compatible with Windows operating systems.

    With the Web Console you can manage your administrative settings from any browser on any operating system.

    The server  be installed and hosted from a Microsoft based operating system.

    CurrentWare is verified to be Citrix Ready for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp & XenDesktop service). You can install the CurrentWare Clients on your Citrix Workspace running Windows.

    Learn More: CurrentWare System Requirements

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