Students have always sought ways to get around your school’s content filter – and we’ve always been a step ahead with innovative features to protect your users, your network, and your school. The latest feature in Lightspeed Systems Web Filter 3: Longhorn gives you more power than ever, with new Filter Bypass Controls that block even the toughest bypass tools, like Psiphon, Ultrasurf, Hotspot Shield and more!
Tools like Psiphon were designed to provide an unfiltered and unmonitored internet experience; this isn’t what schools need for their students. They’re also designed to constantly adapt, making blocking via static lists ineffective.
Filter Bypass Controls, available in the latest release of Lightspeed Systems Web Filter Longhorn, lets you detect those sessions and shut them down. You can:
These new features build upon our Multi-Layered Bypass Protection, which allows you to: