File monitoring and tracking
Posted on 2014-03-19
I have been tasked with finding a solution that fits the following requirement:
Ability to track files copied to physical devices (usb drives, cds, dvds) and track upload/downloads to internet via web portals, email, drop box etc
The customer is running a small Windows Server 2012 AD environment with around 25 physical and VM systems. They do not care whether the solution is software or hardware based and I have not been given a price range for the project. I would like to create a comparative matrix with a couple of the best hardware and software options with prices attached so that I can at least get a ballpark figure of what they are looking to spend.
So far I have looked at Sonar, Spector 360 and Spy Agent 8 software applications and the Solera and IPCopper hardware solutions. I spoke with a Solera rep but they said they don't usually work with a project this small
Apologies if this has been discussed ad nauseum but I am not even sure what categories to search or if I am looking at the best options. I am wondering what the experts have used or considered. If you could point me in the right direction I can do the deep research.