Web Filter Longhorn Key Features

Adaptive AI Database

The Lightspeed database leverages AI, machine learning, and the infinite cloud for the most accurate and comprehensive categorisation of the Web. This means you save time not having to recategorise, and you can count on students staying safe without overblocking.

  • + AI-driven robot army
  • + New YouTube categorisation
  • + Real-time updates from the cloud to Rocket
  • + Processing 2 million sites/day
  • Continuous Identity Management

    Your users are moving around, from one wifi hotspot to another; from home to school; from one device to a different one. With our continuous identity management, you have accurate and seamless filtering policies and reporting on a user’s holistic activity.

  • + Seamless mobile user identification
  • + Mobile to network roaming user identification
  • + Authentication prioritization
  • + O365 & GAFE authentication
  • Dynamic Reporting Engine

    To monitor overall activity and ensure appropriate use, or to drill into specific issues, you need data that’s complete, accurate, easy to use, and actionable. Our reporting engine gives you everything you need.

  • + Real-time streaming data and alerts
  • + Interactive drill-down
  • + SSL traffic inspection and decryption
  • + Custom report dashboards
  • + Live reports
  • Everything you need in a filter

    Browse Through Our Feature List

    • menu list 2Flexible Profiles

      Customise access to different users.

    • tabletMobile Filtering

      For any device, anywhere, anytime.

    • tabletBYOD

      Filter student-owned devices.

    • reportsPowerful Reporting

      Live reports, dashboards, and drill-down user activity.

    • schoolEducation Focus

      A solution made just for schools.

    • databaseProprietary Database

      Updated in real time, tuned to education.

    • icon_teacher_trustTeacher Dashboard

      Smart features for teacher management.

    • programing 39SSL Decryption

      Easily control access to secure sites.

    • server 1Scalability

      From the smallest school to the largest LA.

    • video 1Per-Video YouTube Filters

      Customisable YouTube filtering options.

    • transfers 53WCCP

      Cisco’s Web Cache Communication Protocol can be used to redirect traffic in real time.

    • video 1YouTube Safety Mode

      Blocks inappropriate media on YouTube.

    • schoolEducation-Focused Company

      Products specifically designed with schools in mind.

    • googleGoogle Search Reporting

      Reports of all user Google searches.

    • call 1Included 24/7 Support

      Industry-best live person support.

    • googleGoogle Application Controls

      Full control of all Google apps.

    • edition 29Trusted Man In The Middle Proxy

      Customisable certificate trust policies.

    • programing 39Inline or Explicit SSL Inspection

      SSL decode, bypass, block, and other functions.

    • programing 39SSL Filtering without Decryption

      Web Filter features the most powerful controls for filtering SSL.

    • schoolCampus Library and Resource Sharing

      Campus Library is a repository of educational content including Youtube videos, websites, and documents.

    • food 13Teacher Overrides

      Teachers can override standard block options for students.

    • filterClassroom Controls (Web Zones)

      Web Zones allow for temporary bypass of content filter rules.

    • lock unlockPassword-Protected Uninstall

      Password protection ensures that only authorised users uninstall programs.

    • tabletBYOD Filtering and Security Protection

      Allows students to securely and safely use personal devices at school.

    • tabletProxy-less Mobile Filtering

      No need for a bandwidth consuming proxy server.

    • lock unlockSingle Sign-On

      Simple login process.

    • icon_OSChrome OS and iOS Devices

      Compatible with all devices, including Chrome OS and iOS.

    • icon_OSUNIX, Linux, Windows, Mac, Android

      Cross-platform device support for ultimate functionality.

    • icon_tiered_adminIndividual User and Group Activity

      Reports show all levels of activity, from the user to the entire organisation.

    • filterOn/Off Network Filtering

      On/off site controls make it easy to adjust what you allow.

    • files 50Report Scheduling and Delivery

      Schedule custom, repeatable, reports and get them automatically delivered.

    • files 50Pre-Set Reports + Custom Reports

      A wealth of pre-set custom reporting options for every scenario.

    • files 41Suspicious Search Reporting

      Suspicious search reporting provides an added layer of security and monitoring.

    • gauge 2Bandwidth Usage Reporting

      Bandwidth usage reporting helps determine where key resources are going and how to optimize resource usage.

    • chart pieReal-time Reporting on Network

      Real-time reporting provides constant live data of the status of the network and user activity.

    • files 38Granular Reporting and Data Archiving

      In-depth reporting options and secure data archiving capacities provide a wealth of oversight options.

    • chart pieOverview and Drill-down Reporting

      Administrators can run reports that provide an overview or drill down on specific details.

    • edition 12Threat and Event Protection

      Active protection against all system threats and unwanted events.

    • globe.1Layer 7 Application Filtering

      Layer 7 application filtering includes FTP, SMTP, POP, HTTP, and DNS filtering.

    • filterFiltering and Monitoring of All Ports

      Web Filter filters and monitors across all ports.

    • close document 1File Extension Blocking

      Web Filter lets you to choose which potentially unsafe or harmful file extensions to block.

    • content 35P2P Blocking

      Web Filter blocks attempts by users to use peer-to-peer networking.

    • edition 65Proxy Detection and Defense

      Web Filter detects and blocks attempts by users to bypass security through the use of anonymous proxy servers.

    • edition 48Malware Protection

      Malware protections ensures optimal network safety.

    • slidersApplication Controls

      Fully customisable application controls allow you to easily assign and monitor all applications.

    • content 36NAC Integration

      Network Access Control integration for increased security.

    • menu 1Captive Portal

      Users must sign in through an authentication page before having internet access.

    • googleDirectory Service or GAFE

      Google Apps for Educators suite compatibility.

    • globe.1IPV6 Compatability

      Compatible with IPV6, the latest version of Internet Protocol.

    • content 39Real-Time Custom URLs

      Custom URLs can be re-categorised to allow user access in real time.

    • close browser 3Customisable Block Pages

      Custom block pages allow for customisable web page access permissions and restrictions for different users.

    • clipboard 2Online Testing Policies and Enforcement

      Wealth of custom testing policies and enforcement for tests.

    • users 25Delegated Administrator Roles

      Administrator roles can be easily delegated to different products and at various levels.

    • menu list 2Flexible Policies

      Flexible policies allow you to accommodate different groups of users while maintaining compliance and safety.

    • document magnifyGranular Filtering on Domains

      We give schools granular controls over filtering, including the ability to apply different levels of access.

    • gauge 2Bandwidth Control

      Bandwidth control options ensure that access to critical sites and resources is maintained.

    • communication 94Social Media Controls

      Social networking and related sites are strictly controlled and fully blocked.

    • menu list 2Differentiated Schedule Policies

      Policies can be individually and collectively controlled and delegated by specific times of the day and days of the week.

    • reportsReal-Time Lock-Outs and Alerts

      Web Filter’s database gives administrators the ability to react to suspicious behaviour and threats in real-time.

    • databaseDynamic URL Database

      Education specific database that dynamically uses a variety of categorisation methods.

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    Prevent Duty Guidance

    With the latest release of the UK Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, it has never been more important for schools across the UK to provide the highest level of protection against radicalisation and extremist behaviour. Lightspeed Systems works with the Home Office to ensure that our Web Filter has the most up to date categorisation and monitoring tools to prohibit these threats.

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