GAT Shield offers admins an extensive and in-depth view of users’ Chrome activity.
Admins can audit users’ browsing activity, set up alert rules based on user behaviour, set up web-filtering for end-users, and much more.
In this post, we’ll cover the ‘Extensions Section’ in GAT Shield, where you can audit, track, analyze and secure your Chromebooks or ChromeOS devices.
How to audit Chrome Extensions? #
Navigate to GAT Shield → Audit → Extensions
You’ll have a detailed view of all the information from all the Extensions installed by your users:
- Name – Name of the Extension
- Version – What’s the current version of the extension
- Permissions – List of all permissions required from your domain by the extension
- Permission score – Our graded score is based on the amount and types of permissions required by the application.
- Low – scope required
- Medium – scope required
- High – scope required
- Enabled – Whether the extension is enabled or disabled.
- Installed – When the extension was installed.
- Removed – When the extension was removed.
- Users – Which user installed this extension.
Apply filter #
Apply search for any extensions installed by users of your domain, here is a list of the filters you can apply:
|Device ID||Device wireless MAC|
|Device serial no.||Type|
|Device OS ver.||Enabled|
|Device annotated asset ID||Id|
|Device annotated location||Install type|
|Device country||Installed (relative)|
|Device Ethernet MAC||Name|
|Device lon.||Permission score|
|Device org. unit||Removed|
|Device priv. IP v4 mapping||Removed (relative)|
|Device priv. IP v6||Shield UUID|
|Device pub. IP||User org. unit|
|Device pub. IP v4 mapping||User|
|Device pub. IP v6||User classroom|
View more details #
- Actions – Click the “eye” icon to see all the details for the specific extension.
Export data #
Extension data can be exported into Google CSV or Direct CSV and further investigated.
Related posts #
More in-depth on extension risk assessment is available here.