Access Control for Removable Storage Devices

AccessPatrol is a convenient USB Access Control software for setting custom permissions for removable media devices. From the CurrentWare Console you can effortlessly enable or disable access to removable storage devices for each user, endpoint device, and organizational unit (OU).

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


Thanks to AccessPatrol’s granular permissions you can bolster your data loss prevention strategy without impeding on workplace productivity. Simply block unauthorized users from accessing USB devices and use AccessPatrol’s endpoint activity monitoring features to track how authorized personnel are using their USB devices.

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.

AccessPatrol’s Device Permissions

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

Full Access: The computer with this access permission can read and write to the specified external devices that are connected to the computer.

Read Only: The computer with this access permission can only read the information from the specified external device that is connected to the computer. The user will not be able to copy any information to the specified external device. This option is only available to storage devices.

No Access: The computer with this access permission cannot read or write to the specified external devices that are connected to the computer.

For even greater device control, AccessPatrol includes an Allowed List to whitelist trusted devices and a Device Scheduler to automate changes to access permissions based on a predetermined schedule.

Why use a USB blocker?

As part of a multi-layered data loss prevention strategy you will need access control measures to protect against USB storage devices. AccessPatrol 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: Enforce the exclusive use of authorized USB devices. Combine AccessPatrol’s software-based policies with existing administrative safeguards to prevent employees from using personal USB devices.

Prevent Data Breaches: Flash drives are portable and easy to hide. AccessPatrol’s technical safeguards stop insider threats from transferring sensitive 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.

Combine this feature with AccessPatrol’s full suite of external device policy management features for full control over how removable media and other peripherals are used in your organization.

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Other AccessPatrol Features


Block USB

Block USB

One click to block USB devices completely
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Block External Devices

Block External Devices

Easily block DVDs, iPods, external hard drives and more from being accessed on your computers
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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 to be always allowed on your network
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Reports

Device Report

Report on devices accessed or blocked on your network
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Track File Transfers

Log USB File Transfer

Prevent data theft by monitoring files created and deleted on USB devices
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Deivce Access Code

Access Code Generator

Provide end users with temporary access to their devices
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Email Alert

Email Alerts

Alert administrators of unauthorized file transfers and devices access
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Email Reports

Email device reports directly to your administrator's inbox
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Block Phones

Prevent users from connecting their phones to company computers
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Block Files

Block File Extensions

Prevent users from transferring restricted file types to their devices
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Stealth

Stealth Mode

The CurrentWare client runs silently in the background and can be configured to alert users of device blocking policies

Centralized Console

Centralized Console

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

Remote Client Install

Easily deploy the CurrentWare Client remotely
Offsite Management

Offsite Management

Keep device access policies enforced even when laptops are outside the of network
SQL Supported

SQL Server Supported

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