BlockMaster Unveils New SafeConsole with Unified Licensing and New Security Features

Posted by: on Sep 27, 2011 | No Comments

LONDON, UK, 27th Sept 2011 - BlockMaster the worldwide leader within managed secure USB drives today announces the immediate release of the new version of the SafeConsole central management server software. The new SafeConsole 4.2 software release brings unified licensing to manage all SafeConsoleReady Devices with yearly subscription or lifetime licensing options available, in addition to new powerful anti-malware features.

New Unified SafeConsole Licensing – One Server and a Choice of Devices to Manage

SafeConsole provides remote central management of secure USB Flash drives and offers a host of security and productivity features. Under the banner of the SafeConsoleReady program, BlockMaster unites all secure USB Flash drives managed by the SafeConsole central management server. The new release introduces new universal SafeConsole licenses that provide organizations freedom of selection among the range of secure USB Flash drives currently available from BlockMaster and Kingston ― with more vendors soon to be announced. The new licenses come in the form of the products “SafeConsole” which includes the most highly demanded features and the “SafeConsole Expansion Pack” that offers additional power-user features. The new products are available as yearly subscriptions or as lifetime licenses.

New Powerful Anti-malware Features

SafeConsole 4.2 also provides the world’s first fully integrated on-access anti-virus for managed secure USB Flash drives. The SafeConsoleReady Sophos Anti-Virus can now be deployed and managed on any SafeConsoleReady Device. The best of breed solutions offer transparent and lightning fast operation and sets a new standard for anti-virus on USB Flash storage. SafeConsoleReady Sophos Anti-Virus is available worldwide at an additional cost through BlockMaster’s channel partners.

As malware is ever more prevalent, SafeConsole 4.2 unveils a new feature which allows users and administrators to enable their SafeConsoleReady secure USB Flash drive as read only. The ‘Write Protection’ feature helps prevent malware from infecting devices and thus keeping it from entering the corporate network.

End of Sales and End of Life for Previous Licensing Options

Previous licensing options will be available for sale until the 1st of November and will be supported for the remainder of their current license period. This does not affect the SafeConsole for Kingston license.

More Information

More information and new SKU’s are available at

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