Trusted to keep students safe online more than any other provider
Scale without hardware. Decrypt SSL without proxy. Set up without hassle. Cloud-based multi-OS solution.
3 Reasons to Choose Lightspeed Filter
Support for every device including BYOD and IoT
Lightspeed covers every OS as well as BYOD, and IoT traffic—on the school network, at home, or anywhere.
Granular policies and admin roles
Lightspeed helps you balance high-level oversight with tier-based management including access and data privacy controls.
A Smart Agent for Every Device
Our proprietary Smart Agents are a revolution in filtering, putting the power of a filter inside each device.
Smart Agents go with the device, anytime and anywhere; filter any device, any app, any browser; and provide easy SSL decryption without proxies, PACs, or certificate hassles. Remote filtering made easy.
“The filtering platform has prevented instances of cyberbullying, helped identified victims of abuse, and various other issues in our district. The teachers have fallen in love with Lightspeed Classroom! We cannot live without it!”
IT Team at Caddo Parish Public Schools
“What I like most about Lightspeed is the ease of use on the Admin side and how well it really filters. The filtering part is totally awesome and easy to set up. It works better than I ever imagined.”
Director of Technology at Bushland Independent School District
“With Lightspeed it is much easier to filter HTTPS sites. It is easier to filter wherever the device is, whether it be on site or off and that there are different controls for different locations and times.”
Network & computer Systems Specialist for Educational Service Unit 7
“We are beyond happy with Lightspeed. The Safety Check feature sets a new standard in the filtering world. I would recommend this filter to other schools.”
IT Support at Fountain Lake School District
“I love that Lightspeed can work with our current MDM to provide seamless content filtering to our 1 to 1 iPads.”
Director of Instructional Technology at The First Academy
Get parents involved
With Lightspeed’s new Parent Portal, schools can enhance communication by allowing guardians to examine their kids’ internet activity at home to keep them safe, focused, and maintain healthy screen time limits.Learn more about Parent Reports
CIPA compliant filtering
Keep students safe
Web filtering in today’s schools is about more than blocking and allowing web sites; it’s about keeping students safe — from inappropriate content as well as from things like bullying and self-harm — while still allowing the learning and collaboration mobile technology brings.How our CIPA filtering works
See and share everything
Lightspeed’s Filter offers the most powerful, actionable, and shareable reports. Get high-level data on device use or detailed, granular reports on individual students. Whatever you’re investigating or analyzing, Lightspeed has it all covered with smart reporting for every use in K-12.
School problems solved
The vital services that are used each day come with challenges for IT teams as they struggle to provide students access to the resources they need without exposing them to inappropriate content. Advanced features such as SafeSearch and filtered Google Image Search controls keep searching safe.
Smart Play uses our advanced AI database to categorize videos, so you can turn on education videos in a click and block inappropriate and distracting content. Some of the worst content on YouTube is in comments and recommended videos. One click and they’re gone, giving students a safe, appropriate, distraction-free YouTube experience.Get YouTube without the risks
Social media management
Block, allow or read-only
Social media controls make it easy to manage social media access by blocking, allowing, or allowing but in read-only mode. Different groups have different needs, and different levels of maturity, when it comes to social media, so you can set any policy by group, age, grade, or user. Want to allow access after school or off-campus? That’s no problem with Lightspeed’s After School Rules.Implement social media safely
Put time on your side
When it comes to security and safety, time is of the essence. That’s why Lightspeed’s Protect notifies administrators in real time as it detects potential incidents. Each notification details the flagged behavior and provides a link to a complete activity log.
At school or at home, Filter has the features you need.
Today’s 1-1 programs reach well beyond the boundaries of the school campus. Whether it’s protecting take-home devices or keeping parents informed, we’ve got you covered.
After school controls
Lightspeed’s After School Rules make it easy to set different policies, such as opening up social media or gaming sites, after school or when off campus.
Device geolocation services can help to locate those devices so schools maximize the ROI of their technology investment.
Parent Reports in Lightspeed make it easy to share key information with parents, without adding extra work or hassles for IT.
Got BYOD and IoT?
We’ve got you covered.
Lightspeed’s patent-pending Smart Agents are perfect for all your school devices. You don’t have to do anything; just deploy the agents and get the decryption you need.
Want the same decryption for BYOD and IoT devices? No problem. A Relay Rocket virtual appliance installed on your network catches every bit of traffic the Smart Agents can’t.
Easy SSL decryption
Provide multi-OS SSL decryption without proxies, PACs, or trust certificates. Smart Agents put the power of a filter inside each device.
Analyzes and reports on web activity, typed content, and multimedia across the web–including YouTube, Google search, online docs and social media.
Adaptive AI Database
The most accurate and comprehensive categorizations ensure inappropriate content is blocked while valuable educational materials remain accessible.
Get high-level data on device use or detailed, granular reports on individual students. Lightspeed offers the most powerful, actionable, and shareable reports.
Granular YouTube Controls
SmartPlay takes control of YouTube. Allow educational videos and block inappropriate content, thumbnails and time-wasters—in just a click.
On and Off Campus
Flexible policies let you ensure safety, CIPA compliance, and policy enforcement on networked and mobile devices—on and off-campus.
Flagging and alerts
Custom block pages
Social media controls
Secure, sharable reports
User-level activity reporting
Google Docs reporting
Social media reporting
Flagged activity reports
Fast cloud set-up
Device Detective geolocation
Easy device mapping with zoom
The Lightspeed Platform
We built our platform from the ground up to work the same way schools and districts work. With a centralized directory integration and delegated administrations, Lightspeed has the most powerful platform.