Catawba County Schools block websites in effort to students from predators

Lightspeed solutions can protect students by alerting school and district administration of potential predators online. In this article, Catawba County Schools were alerted of predators contacting students on their Chromebooks via a chat room with the help of Lightspeed Filter™.

As Students Return to Campus, the Need for Effective Online Filtering Isn’t Going Away

Governments, school leaders, and health authorities continue to make inroads in dealing with the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, and even as more and more students begin to return to the in-person classroom, one thing has become crystal clear: Schools will need

Wall Street Journal: From Pinterest to Fitbit, No App Is Truly Kid-Safe. Here’s What Families Can Do.

With more students and kids accessing the web than ever before, this article outlines real accounts of concerning and inappropriate content in the hands of kids. President and CEO at Lightspeed Systems®, Brian Thomas, shares technology advancements that help protect

WTLV TV Jacksonville: How to Keep Online Students Safe

Former cyber crime detective Rich Wistock joins WTLV to share some of the top concerns from parents of remote learners regarding the safety of school-issued devices. To provide parents with visibility and the peace of mind of off-campus filtering, Detective

KSTU TV Salt Lake City: With more remote learning taking place, how you can be sure students are staying safe online

To help parents and schools best combat student safety during remote learning, former Detective Rich Wistocki, provides his expert insight on the potential threats to online student safety. Detective Wistocki shares how AI-powered Lightspeed Systems® solutions provide the technology to

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Warning Signs of Dangerous Student Online Behavior: Early Detection and Implementing an Alert System for Your District

The data paints a startling picture: More than 3,000 U.S. K-12 students attempt suicide on average every day Rates of student suicide ideation and suicide attempts have nearly doubled in the last 12 years 21% of students report being bullied

Lightspeed Systems® Recognized as a Tech & Learning Best of 2020 Winner for Lightspeed Analytics™

Austin, Texas, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems® (Lightspeed), the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, was announced as a winner in The Best of 2020 awards from Tech & Learning for its innovative analytics solution, Lightspeed Analytics™. Winners were evaluated based on their

Ed-Tech Magazine: Protecting Students from Cyberbullying in the Virtual Classroom

With remote learning extending through 2021, schools are faced with the need to address the rise in cyberbullying and other harmful online behavior. EdTech Magazine outlines solutions to help district leaders and educators remain proactive in online safety efforts, including

KOKH TV Oklahoma City: Child Crime Expert Gives Online Safety Advice

The rise in online activity among students during remote learning raises new concerns for parents and schools: dark web exposure, online security vulnerabilities, and an increase in cyberbullying. As a cybersecurity expert, Detective Rich Wistocki, shares action items and technology

WAGA TV Atlanta: Lightspeed Systems® and Remote Learning

With continued distance learning through 2021, schools and parents must stay vigilant in efforts to protect students online. Student online safety expert, Detective Rich Wistocki, discusses common challenges with online safety while learning on school-owned devices and how advancements in