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With GAT Shield you can monitor who your users are chatting to on Google Hangouts Chat, you can gather information about how long the conversation lasts for and see the chat participants.

The chat contents itself is not shown for security reasons.

GAT Shield: How to Audit Google Hangouts Chat with GAT Shield 1

You can quickly analyze whether your users are chatting with external domains.

Simply apply the query builder and enter the specific criteria.

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In the example above we choose ‘Scope equal to External’ and Org. Unit where the user resides.

The result below shows the user from the selected OU and the chats with the ‘External’ users.

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GAT Shield does not track the contents of conversations, however, if these conversations are on record (that is, the participants have not enabled the ‘History Off’ feature),

The contents are recorded under email audit and the contents can be seen by following the Security Officer approval process in GAT+, view email contents process.

For any additional information please contact us at support@gatlabs.com

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