Camtasia - ability to disable external sharing features

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In a Corporate environment having the ability to control where our company data is being shared is essential to security and client confidentiality. We need the ability to disable external sharing features such as YouTube, and Google Drive. 
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joliphant

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Dubie

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I see you posted this as a Idea and can understand the need.

If this is a function that you need now there may be a solution that support may have
and would get you moving forward faster.
https://support.techsmith.com/hc/en-us

Not sure if here on the forum will get you a solution.
I no  I don't know how it could be done. Wish I did.

Dubie:)
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I contacted support first, they told me there was currently no solution, and I should post here.
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Dubie

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Really? Wow let's pass the buck.

Well I guess a Idea it has to be then.
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Seems to me that your company's IT staff should have abilities to restrict things like YouTube and suchlike via company policies and firewall restrictions.

I've encountered companies that have USB ports disabled so no thumb drives can be used.
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Rick's right. Our company can restrict or allow access, user account by user account. A number of sites are on a "Black List" and are blocked on virtually everyone's account - even those who have a requirement for general internet access. However, some sites on that list are allowed to some specific staff, such as those that maintain and post to the company's Facebook page, for example.

Then they have what is called the "White List" - which is a list of certain internet sites that are allowed to all - even those who don't have a requirement for general internet access (which some of us do have - IT Staff and Trade Union Reps, for example). So, everyone can get onto local newspapers' web sites and onto the web sites of all the company-recognised Trade Unions, for example. As far as I know, every company network has such an ability to control this, but I guess the practicality of applying that ability, depends on the size & capability of your IT department.

The only machines you can't restrict in this way are non-networked ones, like the one I use for video editing, for example. Is that your concern? If it is, you can set up the machines with an administrator, and then give the user a different account to use it, with that account's privileges controlled by what the administrator has allowed. I don't know if you can restrict specific web sites by this method, like you can on a network, but you could block all internet access, and then just have your staff transfer their videos to your network via USB memory sticks.

There are obvious practicalities to that, like having to bring it in to an administrator for software updates, etcetera, so my company has chosen not to limit my laptop's internet access, as it doesn't hold any sensitive information, and my videos are not considered sensitive either, but the USB stick is how I transfer my videos across nonetheless, for purely practical reasons, and the network is set up to allow me to transfer stuff in from the memory stick, but not out from the network to the stick.

Hope the comments help give you a solution.