Limit users to use printers, review detailed print log about local network, shared and virtual printers usages and back up printed document in image file.
Sometimes, files may be converted to PDF or image files and then sent out by way of email or IM tools. To prevent information leakage, whether through physical or virtual printers, printing monitoring should not be neglected. SurveilStar can help you control and record printer access and thus to effectively protect your confidential data, and save you millions of dollars in papers, wasted time and data loss.
SurveilStar Printing Monitoring feature aims to help corporations to manage printing facilities and optionally back up the image of printed documents. System administrator can control agent computers to access different types of printers including local, shared, network and virtual printers. Also, if Record Printed Image is optionally selected, all backup printed files are saved into image formats. Moreover, the detailed print log includes printer type, time, computer name, user name, print task, printer name, number of printed pages, document caption and application by which the file was printed.
Record printing by applications, time, pages, captions, users, computers, print tasks, etc., support local printer, shared printer, network printer and virtual printer.
If you need to control who can print the files, what files can be printed, or what application can be used to print, you can set up a print policy to reach the goals.
SurveilStar allows you to add picture or text watermark to printed files if watermark settings policy is enabled. You can set watermark appearance like font and transparency, add PC name, user name, printed time and IP address to any position you want. Read more...
In the enterprise, the administrator may need to control the use of printing machines to prevent the leakage of information or misuse of the printer.
Printing Policy Property Settings:
Step 1: Choose "Block" mode, check both "Shared Printer" and "Network Printer" printer types, enter the printer name to the "Printer description" property box, specify the printing "Application".
Step 2: Save the above policy settings, then specified printer will be disable when users attempt to use printing service.
Note: The printing policy is valid only when the printer type and printer description are match.