What kind of help do you need? (Example:“Panda AdminSecure”, “2093 error”) Tweet What is Endpoint Protection's Device Control feature? Information applies to: Products Endpoint ProtectionEndpoint Protection PlusFrom version 6.0, Endpoint Protection incorporates a Device Control technology. This technology protects computers against malware coming from external devices, and increases productivity by preventing improper use of those media.The Device Control technology allows network administrators to improve productivity by enforcing policies (deny access, force read-only access, etc.) on multiple device types (USB flash drives, digital cameras, DVDs and more). These policies are defined for each PC. Blocked actions will be shown in the Endpoint Protection reports.Settings The Device Control protection is disabled by default. If the administrator wants to use it, they must enable it through the administration console.This feature lets administrators restrict users from connecting and using a variety of external devices.These are the available options for each device type:Block all actions.Allow read access.Allow read & write access.Unallowed devicesIf the protection detects that you have connected a device not allowed for the computer's security profile, a warning is displayed informing you that you do not have permission to access it.Read-only devicesThe connected device appears in the My Computer directory, but a warning message is displayed if you double-click it. The warning message will indicate that you do not have permission to write to it. Help nº- 20130429 50062 EN Help us improve our service by letting us know your opinion. Your suggestions will help to resolve your questions more quickly and effectively. Have you resolved your query with this article? YES NO Thanks for your answer How would you improve this article? Do you want to contact TechSupport?