Set ChromeOS data controls

Example scenarios

Google Workspace user

  • Users can paste to and from any Workspace app, but not to any other website.
  • You enforce the use of the electronic privacy screen and block taking screenshots or printing for work.
  • When a user tries to share their screen for work, it is reported back to the admin.

Rule: Safeguard Workspace by locking down corporate email and docs

Set URLs and destinations

  • Source urls: mail.google.com, docs.google.com
  • Destination urls: *
    Note: *
    also includes URLs opened in an Incognito window
  • Other destinations: Play apps and Files, Linux, Parallels, and OneDrive

Set actions

  • Copy and paste: Block
  • Electronic privacy screen: Enforce
  • Printing: Block
  • Screencast: Report
  • Screenshot: Block
  • Files: Block

Rule: Enable clipboard within Workspace

Set URLs and destinations

  • Source urls: mail.google.com, docs.google.com
  • Destination urls: mail.google.com, docs.google.com

Set actions

  • Copy and paste: Allow
  • Electronic privacy screen: No policy set
  • Printing: No policy set
  • Screencast: No policy set
  • Screenshot: No policy set
  • Files: No policy set

VDI and Gmail users

Users are allowed to copy information from a Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to a corporate GMail account. This helps to protect the privacy of patient data in hospitals.

Rule: Safeguard VDI by locking down GMail and VDI

Set URLs and destinations

  • Source urls: mail.google.com, chrome-extension//[vdi app id]
  • Destination urls: *
  • Other destinations: Play apps and Files, Linux, Parallels, and OneDrive

Set actions

  • Copy and paste: Block
  • Electronic privacy screen: Enforce
  • Printing: Block
  • Screencast: Report
  • Screenshot: Block
  • Files: Block 

Rule: Enable clipboard between GMail and VDI

Set URLs and destinations

  • Source urls: mail.google.com, chrome-extension//[vdi app id]
  • Destination urls: mail.google.com, chrome-extension//[vdi app id]

Set actions

  • Copy and paste: Allow
  • Electronic privacy screen: No policy set
  • Printing: No policy set
  • Screencast: No policy set
  • Files: No policy set

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