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Hi Experts,

Do you know of any USB management software that will provide security on a network of computers?

For example, to restrict USB usage for all users or certain users on a computer and to enable or disable certain USB devices.

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by:gheist
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You can disable USB via BIOS setup
You can limit user access to enabled USB by INF file permissions.
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by:Manvendra Wagadre
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Can try with K7 Enterprise security.
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if you have GPO for windows then there can be lockdown though not management of the USB asset per se,
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731387(WS.10).aspx

The policy settings can be found in two locations, Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Removable Storage Access and User Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Removable Storage Access.
otherwise devicelock may be a good candidate that also covers aspect of data loss prevention - http://www.devicelock.com/products/features.html
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by:unrealone1
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We have implemented this through Group Policy and this seems to have done the trick. Client is happy thankyou
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