Endpoint Security Software for Windows

Protect endpoint devices and sensitive data with the  CurrentWare Suite’s data loss prevention, web threat protection, and user activity monitoring features.

  • Prevent Data Loss
    Restrict access to cloud storage, apps, and removable media devices
  • Continuous Monitoring
    User activity reports and alerts make it easy to monitor for high-risk activity
  • Web Threat Protection
    Block high-risk and malicious websites with predefined web content categories

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    Custom Security Policies

    CurrentWare’s security policies can be uniquely customized for each group of users or computers.

    • Block websites for some users and not others
    • Restrict end-users while giving security teams greater flexibility
    • Maintain custom security policies across all of your organization’s endpoints no matter which network they connect to
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    Restrict Access to High-Risk Sites

    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
    • Effortlessly block millions of websites across 100+ URL categories
    • Limit internet use to an Allow List for optimal endpoint security

    Monitor User Devices for Events That Pose Security Risks

    Your endpoint security depends on complete visibility into how your user accounts are interacting with your systems. CurrentWare helps provide visibility into risky behavior with intuitive user activity reports.

    • Get alerts of high-risk user events and other security risks
    • Monitor network traffic on endpoints for attempts to access high-risk websites and other policy violations
    • Alert your network administrator, IT department, and other trusted users when high-risk events occur
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    Centralized Management for Scalable Data Protection

    Implement data security policies from a central location. Easily monitor and control your entire workforce from the convenience of a web browser.

    • Monitor & control each managed endpoint device from a central  management console
    • Place users/PCs in their own policy groups to apply a unique security policy to them
    • Integrate with Active Directory to import & sync your Windows users to the CurrentWare Console
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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.

    Why Use Endpoint Security Software?

    Unmanaged endpoints pose a serious security vulnerability to your network.

    Hackers will use your vulnerable endpoints as a front door to compromise the security of your network—Perimeter-based security simply isn’t enough to fight against these attacks.

    As many businesses scale, their exposure to cybersecurity threats increases exponentially. 

    With CurrentWare’s endpoint security solutions you can protect data and business systems against common vulnerabilities including insider threats, unauthorized USB devices, and visits to high-risk websites.

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    95% of cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error.1

    Without an endpoint security software in place your next  data breach is much more likely to come from a trusted employee.

    The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million as of 2020. 2

    Due to the cost of remediation, legal fines & threat responses even larger organizations can be devastated by an attack.

    20% of data breaches from 2020-2021 involved internal actors such as employees.3

    Don’t let your employees be your weakest link; monitor employee computer activity to keep your business protected.

    How to Improve Data Security With CurrentWare

    The CurrentWare Suite provides critical security controls for protecting your network, endpoints, and sensitive data against a variety of high-risk activities.

    Block & Audit Removable Storage Devices

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

    Device Blocking window Screenshot of CurrentWare's USB device control software AccessPatrol

    Prevent Data Loss to Cloud Platforms

    Use web filtering and application blocking policies to stop unauthorized cloud storage use. Protect sensitive corporate data from being uploaded to unsanctioned file sharing sites.

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    Audit User Activity for Insider Threat Risks

    Monitor employee computer usage for signs of insider threats. Track removable data storage usage, 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 Removable Media

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

    Screenshot of AccessPatrol's USB file transfer blocking feature

    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.

    Screenshot of BrowseControl's Port Filter for blocking TCP/UDP ports

    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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    Flexible Deployment Options

    On-Premises | Remote Workers | Self-Managed Cloud Platforms

    When you use CurrentWare products the data you collect remains solely in your control, giving you the flexibility to decide where data is stored and for how long. Your employee’s data cannot be accessed by CurrentWare.

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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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    Get Advanced Activity Insights

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

    • Make informed decisions
    • Enforce company policies
    • Improve productivity

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    Block Dangerous & Unwanted Sites

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

    • Block URLs & categories
    • Block unwanted apps
    • Website allow & block lists

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    Stop Data Theft to USB Devices

    AccessPatrol is USB control software to protect sensitive data against theft to portable storage devices.

    • Block USB devices
    • USB file activity alerts
    • Block file transfers

    Device Blocking window Screenshot of CurrentWare's USB device control software AccessPatrol

    Remotely Control PC Power States

    enPowerManager is a remote PC power manager for centrally managing power settings across all endpoints.

    • Track logon and logoff times
    • Log PC power event history
    • Remotely shutdown PCs

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    Check Out Our Great Reviews on Capterra!

    This software helps us to achieve compliance with industry and government requirements with respect to controlling the use of removable storage media. It fits the bill perfectly.

    Matthew W., Project Manager
    Aviation & Aerospace Industry, 11-50 employees

    [AccessPatrol] has been a great benefit to secure USB devices and access to company computers. We now have the ability to secure machines that otherwise would have been exposed to threats.

    Jordan F., Senior IT Specialist
    Machinery Industry, 1001-5000 employees

    Data leaks have been thwarted by AccessPatrol. When an unauthorized device is detected, an email alert is sent immediately. It enables real-time audit reports on accessed and blocked devices.

    Karen M., Senior Director of Marketing
    Construction Industry, 10,001+ employees

    We have experienced data leaks by dishonest employees in the past and AccessPatrol has helped us avoid them and work with greater security and peace of mind for us and our customers.

    Julio V., Head of Information Technology
    Financial Services Industry, 10,001+ employees

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    How to Keep Data Safe When Offboarding Employees

    70% of intellectual property theft occurs within 90 days of an employee’s resignation.

    Are you concerned about the damage a terminated employee could cause with access to sensitive corporate information, account passwords, and other proprietary data?

    Follow these best practices to protect your data security when offboarding employees. 

    Key Features for Improving Endpoint Security 

    Category Filtering

    Block Endpoint Devices

    Protect your network from endpoint attacks by restricting device access.

    URL Filter

    Block Malicious Websites

    Prevent users from accessing malicious websites that are susceptible to malware attacks.

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    Report on Endpoint Activity

    Report on file transfer and endpoint devices that were connected to your network.

    Internet Scheduler

    Temporary Access

    Use the Access Code Generator to provide temporary access to peripheral devices.

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    USB File Transfer Permissions

    Control the flow of data to USBs. Configure read-only, no access, or full access policies.

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    Block Smartphones and Tablets

    Prevent users from connecting iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and more.

    Application Blocker

    Turn Internet Off

    Turn the Internet off completely to prevent online file transfers or uploads of data.

    Email Report

    Block Computer Programs

    Prevent users from using unauthorized or malicious computer programs.

    Endpoint Security Software Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I Use Your Endpoint Security Software With Remote Workers?

    Yes. CurrentWare’s endpoint security software solutions support a variety of deployment options that allow you to control USB devices, block websites, and monitor user activity no matter where they are.

    To learn more about using CurrentWare with remote workers, visit this article:

    How to Set Up CurrentWare  for Remote Teams

    Are There Any Limits to the Free Trial?

    The free trial of our endpoint security software is fully functional. You can deploy it on up to 10 computers for 14 days. If you need more time or more computers to properly evaluate the best endpoint security software software for your organization, reach out to our support team.

    Will My Employees Know They Are Being Monitored?

    As with any CurrentWare Suite product, your organization is in control of how visible the endpoint security software is.

    The CurrentWare software client operates in stealth mode by default.

    In stealth mode, the CurrentWare software client is not visible in the system tray or control panel of the user’s computer. Your users will not be able to uninstall the program or stop it without administrator privileges.

    If you would like your users to be aware that they are being monitored, you can choose to show the CurrentWare software client in their system tray by enabling it in the client software settings.

    AccessPatrol does not disclose when its USB activity monitoring feature is active. When your employees attempt to use an unauthorized USB device they can be presented with an optional warning message.

    When BrowseControl blocks a website you can choose to show a warning message, redirect to another website, or simply have the connection fail.

    When monitoring user activity with BrowseReporter you can choose to enable the End-User Reports feature to provide users with access to their activity data. You can also display optional notifications that periodically remind them that they are being monitored.

    Does CurrentWare Have Access to Employee Data?

    No, CurrentWare cannot access your employee’s computer monitoring data. CurrentWare’s software does not send your user’s computer usage data to CurrentWare. They are installed and managed by your organization.

    All of the data collected by CurrentWare’s software is stored on a database that is installed in your organization’s data center or cloud service provider.

    With CurrentWare’s on-premises & self-managed cloud deployment options, you’re in complete control of your data.

    • Sensitive employee data stays secured to your standards rather than being sent to a third party.
    • Maintain data localization and residency compliance requirements by keeping employee data exactly where it needs to be.
    • Retain auditable records of user activity for as long as you need

    For more information please refer to our Terms of Service.

    What is Endpoint Security?

    Endpoint security is the practice of protecting endpoint devices against a variety of cybersecurity threats. The intention of endpoint security is to safeguard sensitive data and networks against malicious attacks from threat actors such as black hat (malicious) hackers, hacktivists, state-sponsored actors, cybercriminals, and insider threats. 

    This is accomplished in part by improving the security of endpoint devices, though other elements of security such as network security, physical security, and cloud security also play a part in protecting sensitive data. 

     

    What is Considered an Endpoint Device?

    Traditionally, an endpoint device was any device that was literally at the end of a physical network such as modems, switches, bridges, workstations, and hubs. In modern times the addition of new devices and the widespread use of cloud architecture has expanded what we consider to be an endpoint to include any device that operates outside of the corporate firewall. 

    Examples of endpoint devices:

    • Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices and smart devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and sensors
    • Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) systems such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
    • Mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones
    • Networking hardware such as modems, switches, bridges, servers and hubs
    • Output devices such as printers
    • Automated Teller Machines (ATM)
    • Self-driving vehicles
    • Medical devices
    • Mobile kiosks

    This list is far from comprehensive; as technology continues to advance we will see more and more devices becoming interconnected and contributing to the ever-growing list of devices. 

    Can I Set Unique Device Restrictions for Different Computers or Users?

    Yes. You can assign unique security policies for each computer, user, department, or other organizational unit (OU) in your company.

    To do this, CurrentWare allows you to create group folders with separate policies. This feature is perfect for restricting users while providing greater access for trusted administrators.

    In terms of device control, you can also use the access code generator to temporarily grant access to all peripherals or use the device scheduler to automatically allow/block devices at specific times.

    In terms of internet and application restriction, you can use the internet scheduler and app blocker scheduler to temporarily allow access to blocked websites and applications at specific times.

    Can I Block Specific File Types from Being Transferred?

    Yes. CurrentWare has the ability to prevent your end-users from copying specific files to their storage devices. These file transfer restrictions can be configured based on the file name or file extension.

    The file transfer blocking feature can also be used on devices that are on the Allowed List. This lets you provide access to company-authorized USB devices while still protecting the sensitive data in your network against exfiltration to portable storage hardware.

    Who Uses This DLP Solution?

    CurrentWare has a global client base across a variety of industries including government, healthcare, finance, nonprofit, and manufacturing.

    CurrentWare’s customers use our computer monitoring, web filtering, and endpoint security solutions to protect their business against time theft, data leakage, and web-based threats by monitoring and controlling computer usage.

    Learn more by reading our customer case studies.

    How Can I Start Protecting Sensitive Data?

    1. Download & install CurrentWare
      Download the files for your free trial. On the administrator’s computer, run CurrentWare.exe to begin the installation of the endpoint security solutions.
    2. Deploy the security software clients
      Deploy the CurrentWare software client (cwClientSetup.exe) on all the computers you want to control. You can deploy the software client with a local install or by using Active Directory, SCCM, or our built-in remote deployment tool.
    3. Monitor & control your endpoint devices
      After the installation, you will see all of your user’s computers on the CurrentWare Console. From this console, you can generate detailed reports on your user’s activities and assign endpoint security policies to protect your endpoints against insider security threats.

    Is This a Cloud Product?

    The CurrentWare Suite can be deployed on-premises or on a cloud platform of your choice. Both deployment option are compatible with remote workers with a few configuration changes.

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    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.

    Improve Endpoint Security With CurrentWare

    1 2014 Cyber Security Intelligence Index  – IBM https://i.crn.com/sites/default/files/ckfinderimages/userfiles/images/crn/custom/IBMSecurityServices2014.PDF
    2 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report – IBM https://www.ibm.com/security/digital-assets/cost-data-breach-report/1Cost%20of%20a%20Data%20Breach%20Report%202020.pdf
    3 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report– Verizon https://www.verizon.com/business/resources/reports/2022/dbir/2022-data-breach-investigations-report-dbir.pdf