How to Block 3G modems in Application and Device Policy
The technology of the future.10 years ago, we just connect to the Internet via 56k modems, but now we can connect to internet everywhere. All it takes is a little USB Modem.
But what about our security?
Since it's become apparent over the last few months and years that clients can download harmful virus/applications (you name it), what can we do to block USB modems?
In this article I will demonstrate how to block USB modems from connecting to the internet.
Click the "Policies" Tab, then click "Application and Device Policy", Rigth Click your group, which you want to edit and choose "Edit"
In the "Application and device control" menu choice "Device Control" and click "Add" button under "Bloked Devices"
If you want, you can log block devices and give the special messages to users when devices are blocked.
In the "Device Selection" windows you can see all devices came from built-in and your personel devices. Choose "Modems" and click "OK" button.
Then you can see your bloked modems under the "Blocked Devices" window in "Device Control." Click Ok button and close the window.
Now you can assess the policy for your group, which you want to block. Now the USB modems and All other modems will not work thanks to this policy.