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NetSupport Protect

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NetSupport
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http://www.netsupportsoftware.com

NetSupport Protect - Desktop Security, Lockdown and Content Protection

NetSupport Protect is the number one choice of IT administrators and technology coordinators to protect Windows® operating systems and desktops from unwanted or malicious changes.

NetSupport Protect provides a secure, reliable and productive computer environment. With its extensive list of security features and intuitive format, IT administrators can use NetSupport Protect to guarantee that users are getting the most beneficial use of their computing experience, while safeguarding both the configuration and content on their systems.

NetSupport Protect prevents users from deleting critical files and applications, making unauthorized changes to the desktop, saving or using unauthorized programs and harming the operating system.

For added peace of mind, the product also offers integrated hard disk protection and recovery so if an error should occur, you can perform a full system restore quickly and transparently.

With NetSupport Protect, you can feel confident that unauthorized changes to a system, whether accidental or malicious, won’t become an issue or impact on the productivity of your office PCs or computer lab.

Education

As schools continue to provide better access to computer hardware, networks and web resources, district IT staff and classroom teachers face new challenges. IT staff must manage the challenges posed by computer labs and school networks as well as control software deployment and user issues.

Teachers need to manage students who are using computers in a lab or multi-desktop classroom to ensure that they are learning and spending time on their assigned tasks.

Children want to learn, and often the best way is to experiment. Unfortunately lab computers may be used four or five times a day for different classes, so they really can't afford to endure too much practical experimentation.

 

Corporate

NetSupport Protect provides a proactive, rather than a reactive, solution to the challenges faced. The philosophy of the product is to prevent changes to the desktop environment and avoid the need to rely on "repair" based solutions that are more costly and have a greater maintenance overhead.

Using NetSupport Protect, IT staff can create a secure desktop environment where system configuration and access from external sources are protected, where users can utilise available applications but are shielded from system resources and the temptation of investigating the workings of the desktop.

A successful product is one that can be implemented and maintained with the minimum of effort and provides a clear summary of the security in place. This is NetSupport Protect.

Key feature highlights in NetSupport Protect are:

 

  • Prevent copying, deletion and renaming of files and folders.
  • Hide folders and restrict creation of defined file types.
  • Restrict changes to the desktop, taskbar and system settings.
  • Restrict shutdown, logoff, lock and password changes.
  • Protect the operating system and computer settings.
  • Lock control panels, task manager, command prompt and registry.
  • Restrict user-defined applications from running.
  • Restrict available network drives, drive mappings and network neighbourhood.
  • Prevent access to windows systems tools.
  • Prevent web browsers from running.
  • Restrict creation and deletion of system printers.
  • Control access to USB and CD/DVD devices.
  • Either disable USB storage devices, allow read only or prevent application launch.
  • Prevent users from installing unauthorized software.
  • Apply policies to all users, or exclude specified accounts.
  • Share security configurations across a network.
  • Centrally deploy NetSupport Protect across your LAN/WAN to all computers.
  • Centrally manage and update security configurations.
  • Integrated roll back and recovery technology.
  • Compatible with NetSupport School classroom management.

 

 

Benefits

Using NetSupport Protect, IT administrators can prevent unwanted changes to the OS, control the creation of content, restrict unwanted file downloads and control application usage. With easy to adopt end point security, administrators can avoid the introduction of harmful or unwanted content from external sources , yet retain the flexibility to utilise existing technology.

Traditional "policy based" security provides for inflexible ON / OFF lockdown. NetSupport Protect allows useful technologies, such as portable storage devices, to still be utilised but in a constructive manner with controls over functionality.