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Filtering SSL and Google Services

Filtering SSL and Google Services: Your Newest Options

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How to Stop Students from Bypassing Your School’s Web Filter

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Got Chromebooks? This Is the Best Way to Manage Internet Access After School

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Block YouTube for Students? Here Are 7 More Reasons to Try Smart Play

Recently, we asked our community of customers this big question: What new feature would you like to see from Lightspeed? Here’s a sample of the responses we got:

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8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Chromebook Content Filter for K-12

Google Chromebooks continue to dominate one-to-one digital learning in K-12 thanks to their low cost, ease of use, and collaborative abilities.

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5 More Things You Didn’t Know About Our URL Database and Web Filter

In a recent blog post, we talked about how the Lightspeed Systems Web Filter’s URL database works, including how content is categorized.

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How to Protect Your Students From New Websites

Our Web Filter‘s AI Adaptive Database is the most accurate, comprehensive website database of any other filter, with 72 million URLs organized into 137 education-specific categories.

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What Your Suspicious Activity Reports Should Be Telling You