Pre-built and Custom Alarms for User Activity

Activate pre-built alarms and custom create your own with any combination of conditions. Configure automated reactions such as email notifications and screenshot captures plus send notifications to external messaging apps such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Identify Key Behaviors with Pre-built Alarms

ActivTrak comes pre-configured with 8 alarms out-of-the-box to help you track and get alerted to activities of interest including: 

  • New user activities to see patterns of behavior, how time is spent and workflow bottlenecks
  • USB device activity to control usage and protection of sensitive data 
  • Blocked website accessed which alerts on attempts to access blocked domains
  • Unauthorized file sharing to sites such as Dropbox or Google Suite when it is prohibited which may indicate data theft or malfeasance
  • Audit trail alarms to track activities such as deletion of users &/or other alarms as well as removal of agents from computers  
  • Social media break alarms to limit site usage or suit to different job roles


An alarm log in the ActivTrak dashboard.

Respond to Alarms Via Automated Actions

Configure automated actions to triggered alarms to better manage and report on alert activities of interest including: 

  • Capture screenshots to drill-down into exactly what happened with better understanding of context and intent. 
  • User activity notifications with a pop-up message or email. 
  • User risk scores with severity levels to understand activities out of compliance with company policies
  • Terminated applications upon access or specific time period which have unwanted or potentially risky activity

Send Alarm Notifications to Slack or Microsoft Teams

ActivTrak’s alarms feature allows the ability to set webhooks or external notifications as a means for the app to send automated information to other apps.

  • Configure alarm triggers to send notifications to channels in popular messaging tools – Slack and/or Microsoft Teams – or a custom webhook URL.
  • Notifications will contain all the pertinent alarm information to take immediate action as needed.

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