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Early Warning Detection for
Student Violence and Cyberbullying Prevention

Keep students safe online with the Lightspeed Systems® Solution Suite.

Prevention is Essential for Effective Safety Programs

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Real-time warning signs

Lightspeed Alert™ is a critical component in student safety plans and the prevention of self-harm, cyberbullying, suicide, and school violence. District administrators and their delegates are notified instantly of threats and can intervene before an incident occurs. 

Prevent suicide, bullying, and school violence

Sophisticated AI Scan for Warning Signs

Safety Specialists Conduct Threat Assessment

Escalation Response

AI technology scans and flags concerning indicators and sends alerts to designated district safety staff as well as Lightspeed Safety Specialists.

Our 24/7/365 in-house team of highly trained safety specialists evaluate all alerts to identify cases of imminent threats to student safety.

If a threat is deemed imminent, safety specialists immediately escalate to district safety personnel and/or law enforcement, enabling early intervention.

24/7/365 Safety Specialists

It’s like having a global team of online safety officers watching over kids throughout the school days and after hours. Lightspeed Safety Specialists and our smart AI work seamlessly together to detect sentiment and intent and alert to early warning signs of violence, self-harm, and suicidal ideation.  Our full-time global team of Safety Specialists has experience and backgrounds in education, law enforcement, and investigation. 

Listen to an example call from a Lightspeed Safety Specialist
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Keep students safe on any device, any browser, any OS

Prevent suicide, cyberbullying, self-harm, and school violence with real-time monitoring and early-warning alerts. Our cloud integrations and partnerships with Microsoft for Education, Google, and Apple provide secure and continuous monitoring across all productivity and education apps, files, chat, and even social while students are interacting on the device and online.

Lightspeed Alert vs. the Others

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Google searches No iOS
Browser activity tracking Chrome only Chrome only With ContentKeeper & Linewize
Microsoft Teams (app/browser) Browser only Browser only Browser only
Microsoft 365 (app/browser) Browser only Browser only Browser only
Google Drive (app/browser) Browser only
Human Review
Integrated solutions platform

Lightspeed Alert vs. the Competition

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Google searches No iOS
Browser activity tracking Chrome only Chrome only
Microsoft Teams (app/browser) Browser only Browser only Browser only
Microsoft 365 (app/browser) Browser only Browser only Browser only
Google Drive (app/browser) Browser only
Human Review
Integrated solutions platform

90-Second Overview Video

Lightspeed Alert and Microsoft Teams®

With real-time scanning and integration with Microsoft Teams, Lightspeed Alert gives IT teams and school leaders visibility into potential dangerous or harmful student online behaviour. Protect students from cyberbullying, self-harm, and school violence, and intervene at the first warning sign with Lightspeed Alert.

90-Second Overview Video

Lightspeed Alert and Microsoft Teams®

With real-time scanning and integration with Microsoft Teams, Lightspeed Alert gives IT teams and school leaders visibility into potential dangerous or harmful student online behaviour. Protect students from cyberbullying, self-harm, and school violence, and intervene at the first warning sign with Lightspeed Alert.

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Build a safer community together

With ongoing education and training by experts at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, FBI, and Secret Service, our team monitors in real-time to determine risk level and imminence in order to initiate proven escalation protocols including contacting district emergency personnel and law enforcement. Lightspeed Alert gets the right information to the right people at the right time.

Understand the risks

With Lightspeed Alert, gain insight into students’ mental health and wellness. Activity logs provide contextual visibility into the student’s behavior and activity before and after a flagged incident to initiate the most effective response and escalation protocols.

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A holistic approach to student safety with alerts for self-harm, bullying, and school violence.

Comprehensive Protection

Get critical alerts across the internet—social media, online docs, email, YouTube, apps, browsers, search engines, and more—no matter where devices are used.

Advanced AI

Leverage our advanced filtering AI to get the information you need without false positives and missed activity common in other solutions.

Integration with Microsoft

Partnered with Microsoft Education, Lightspeed Alert is able to integrate seamlessly with the Microsoft suite, including Microsoft® Teams.

Customisation

Set alerts and notifications based on school, class, or user.

Features that matter

Lightspeed Systems® is a committed ally to schools around the world.

Lightspeed Alert has been an asset to our district from day one. It has alerted us to issues we didn’t know our students had, and has made a difference in those students’ lives.

Nicole Allien

Caddo Parish Public Schools,
Instructional Technologist

* Lightspeed Filter was formerly Relay. Lightspeed Alert uses years of machine learning from the previous solution, Safety Check, for enhanced student safety capabilities.

Ensure student online safety and learning effectiveness with Lightspeed Systems® and Microsoft® Teams

Case Study

Students' Lives Saved with Lightspeed Alert™

It can be easy to miss the early warning signs of self-harm or suicide contemplation, even more so when teachers aren’t able to see their students due to shutdowns caused by COVID-19. Learn how a 38,000-student district in Louisiana uses Lightspeed Alert to save students’ lives.

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Winner in Tech & Learning's Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools

Lightspeed Alert™ was named the Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools in Tech & Learning’s 2021 awards. Along with Lightspeed Analytics™, both Lightspeed products received recognition in the Primary (K-6) and Secondary (6-12) categories.  

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Committed to Student Safety

Lightspeed Systems® is a Proud Partner

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