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CIPA Compliance

Lightspeed Filter™ is a CIPA-compliant web filtering software designed for K-12 schools. Lightspeed Filter blocks inappropriate content online better than any competitor, while helping schools be compliant with CIPA and other student internet safety regulations.

Mapping and Understanding Student Behavior Through Data

Digital equity, visibility, and maintaining student connections are all challenges schools and educators have faced in the switch to remote learning. Our President & CEO, Brian Thomas, joins the Remote Possibilities podcast to discuss how Ed-Tech vendors, like Lightspeed Systems,

KGUN AZ: Detective Shares Tools to Keep Kids Safe During Online Learning

When it comes to remote learning, the key question from parents is: Are these devices safe when they’re away from the school network? Rich Wistocki, cybercrime expert, discusses how schools and parents can leverage solutions from Lightspeed Systems to ensure students are safe online while

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Lightspeed Alert™ Helps Caddo Parish Public Schools Address the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Caddo Parish Public Schools (CPPS) in Louisiana administers several of the state’s top-performing schools and has won more than a dozen merit-based awards from the U.S. Department of Education. How does Lightspeed Alert help keep their 37,000 students safe?

KATU OR: Lightspeed Systems: Keeping Students Safe Online

With their children learning primarily online, parents are searching for answers and solutions to ensure online safety. Cyber safety expert, Rich Wistocki, shares insights and advice for parents of online learners, including at-home parent controls from Lightspeed Systems.  Watch at KATU

Lightspeed Filter™ Saves the Day With Hassle-Free Off-Site Filtering and Powerful Reporting

Not all cloud content filters are created equal. That’s what Director of Technology Justin Dover learned when he deployed Securly at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville, Tennessee. After a few too many speed bumps, Justin left Securly in favor of another cloud

EdTech Magazine: Lightspeed Systems® Helps Schools Make Remote Learning Safer

Remote learning requires a wide set of solutions and tools for schools to take on the complexities of student learning both on and off the school network. EdTech Magazine outlines how the Lightspeed Systems platform approach simplifies the management of

New York Post: Parents concerned about their children’s online safety during remote learning

A recent study found that over 75% percent of parents are more concerned about online safety while their children engage in remote learning. Brian Thomas, President & CEO of online safety solutions provider, Lightspeed Systems, shares how schools can combat the need

People: Distance Learning Has 76% of Parents Worried About Their Child’s Safety, New Survey Finds

In a study commissioned by Lightspeed Systems®, 76% of parents of students engaging in distance learning that responded are worried about online safety. People outlines parents’ top concerns and Brian Thomas, President & CEO of Lightspeed Systems, weighs in on

Lightspeed Systems® – Leader in Online School Safety Software – Launches Portal Giving Parents an Inside Look at Student’s Online Activity

Austin, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems (Lightspeed), the leading K-12 online safety and analytics platform, is debuting a new Parent Portal to help parents monitor their child’s online activity on school-issued devices. Research shows that effective home-school communication

Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance