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GAT Shield | Chromebook Chrome Extensions Auditing

GAT Shield offers admins an extensive and in-depth view of the activity of all users.

Admins can audit the browsing activity of users, set up alert rules based on users’ behavior, 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.

Audit Chrome Extensions

Navigate to GAT Shield  → Audit → Extensions

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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 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 OS
  • Device OS ver.
  • Device annotated asset ID
  • Device annotated location
  • Device city
  • Device country
  • Device Ethernet MAC
  • Device lat.
  • Device lon.
  • Device model
  • Device org. unit
  • Device priv. IP
  • Device priv. IP v4 mapping
  • Device priv. IP v6
  • Device pub. IP
  • Device pub. IP v4 mapping
  • Device pub. IP v6
  • Device serial no.
  • Device wireless MAC
  • Domain
  • Enabled
  • Id
  • Install type
  • Installed
  • Installed (relative)
  • Name
  • Origin
  • Permission score
  • Permissions
  • Removed
  • Removed (relative)
  • Shield UUID
  • Type
  • User
  • User classroom
  • User group
  • User org. unit

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View more details

  • Actions – Click the “eye” icon to see all the details for the specific extension.

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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.


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