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Blocking file transfer via bluetooth

Hi,

I'm wondering is it possible to block file transfer via bluetooth using DLP ?

Has anyone done that?

How hard/easy it would be to configure?

ePO 5.3

DLP 10.0.2

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Re: Blocking file transfer via bluetooth

I haven't explored 10.x yet, but this works in 9.3 & 9.4, you can try blocking Bluetooth network adapter to prevent file transfers via Bluetooth. This would still allow devices such as Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, headphones to pair and work fine.

Make sure to select both Bluetooth AND network adapter in the definition, otherwise DLPe will block network adapter and that won't be a good thing.

Re: Blocking file transfer via bluetooth

"Bluetooth AND network adapter" is only at PnP, not removable storage device. So i can only apply this at PnP rule. So by blocking this BT adapter, HID or headphones will still work?
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Re: Blocking file transfer via bluetooth

Device Control > Removable Storage Device Rules > Click [...] next to the blank txt box in the 'Removable Storage' row > select New Item when the Removable Storage catalog pops-up > Select Bus Type > Bluetooth ..

If you want more specificity as to what triggers the rule, build from there.

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