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4 Reasons Lightspeed Platform Reports Rock

In a recent customer survey, we asked the question, “What do you like most about Lightspeed Systems?” One of the top answers was our products’ reporting.

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3 Things I Learned During a Summer at Lightspeed Systems

Today, July 26, is the inaugural National Intern Day. I want to celebrate by talking about my amazing experience this summer: interning at Lightspeed Systems.

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This Competing School Filter Blocks Only 40 Percent of Pornographic Websites

There’s been some disparaging content about “URL-based filtering” lately – suggesting that it isn’t able to effectively block without over-blocking.

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Join the Filtering Revolution! Get Lightspeed Filter™ for Every OS Now

After months of testing, pilot studies, and rigorous feedback processes, Lightspeed Filter’s Smart Agents are here!

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Thinking About Cloud Filtering? 10 Things You Need to Know About Switching From Hardware

Have you thought about cloud filtering? 94% of school districts surveyed in COSN’s Annual Infrastructure Survey say they leverage some type of cloud-based software system.

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How to Easily Decrypt SSL on Any Device

Hate setting up proxy servers, trust certificates, or PAC files for SSL decryption? You’re not alone; SSL Decryption for Education is a time-consuming, costly process.

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Your Biggest Questions About SmartAgents™ Answered

We’ve just announced our new SmartAgents for Mac and Windows, making our cloud filter, Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay), a smart solution that goes way beyond Chromebooks.

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What’s So Smart About Smart Agents?

Smart Agents power Relay’s multi-OS content filtering.

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Using Data for Good: How Lightspeed Reports & Insights Save Lives

Lightspeed reports is one of key supports in supporting Lightspeed Systems’ goal to provide schools with smart, advanced tools to help keep students protected from harm.