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28/02
2017
Schools and colleges: Give your IT manager control of your network
Posted by Caroline Moore on 28/02 at 02:38 PM Videos and webinars, Education, Web filtering, Education, Internet connectivity,

Web filtering is a real issue for schools and colleges to protect pupils and staff from viewing inappropriate content, to relieve pressure on bandwidth and to protect networks from malicious intrusions and, ultimately, downtime.Traditionally, not-for-profit organisations have...

13/01
2017
Just how does new web filtering in schools work – an example
Posted by Caroline Moore on 13/01 at 03:17 PM Images and graphics, Education, Web filtering, Web filtering,

We give schools an example of how a modern web filtering solution can make their day-to-day internet access so much easier therefore making teachers’ jobs more satisfying while also enhancing pupils’ learning.Our short presentation above, which includes audio, reveals just how easy...

06/01
2017
Cyber bullying poses extra concern for schools
Posted by Caroline Moore on 06/01 at 02:40 PM Education, Web filtering, Web filtering,
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When I was growing up, cyber bullying amounted to a few teenage insults over MSN and that was it. If you’d had enough of it, you could simply log off.With today’s level of social media with apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter, it seems like there is no escape from...

02/01
2017
Infographic: Give your IT manager control of your school network
Posted by Caroline Moore on 02/01 at 02:10 PM Education, Web filtering, Web filtering,

Our latest infographic illustrates just how easy it is for school IT managers to wrestle back control of their own networks with a web filtering solution designed to provide responsible use of the Internet to enhance learning.Solutions provided by county councils or not-for-profit...

29/12
2016
Infographic: Effective web filtering for schools
Posted by Yvonne Dennis on 29/12 at 11:30 AM Education, Web filtering, Web filtering,

Our infographic clearly shows just how easy to is for students and staff to access inappropriate content on your school network using their own devices.This means your network is also at risk of intrusion via web-borne threats.Modern school web filtering solutions give you the...

20/12
2016
Do schools need to worry about Yellow?
Posted by Caroline Moore on 20/12 at 10:54 AM Education, Web filtering,

Yellow has been hailed, or reviled by some, as the “Tinder for teens” dating app.You may have been made aware of Yellow when the NSPCC raised concerns about the app’s lax regulations whereby users can alter their age after they have signed up.This means older users had been able...

19/01
2016
A lack of web filtering could mean legal action for your school
Posted by Sophie Down on 19/01 at 10:30 AM Education, Web filtering, Education,

Using the web has become a key learning tool for both teachers and pupils, so it is important its use is managed in a safe and secure way. But for members of staff in a busy school, it’s impossible to be everywhere at once. Classrooms are full of pupils scrolling through the Internet...

22/12
2015
We welcome Government move to enforce web filtering in schools
Posted by Caroline Moore on 22/12 at 10:59 AM Education, Web filtering, Web filtering,

With the Education Secretary pushing plans for every school to use web filtering to protect pupils from exploitation and radicalisation, some schools will be thankful that they are ahead of the curve.Nicky Morgan’s report reveals a need for schools and colleges to keep pupils safe...

21/09
2015
Do your pupils and employees need a digital detox?
Posted by David Brace on 21/09 at 01:35 PM Education, Large enterprises, SMEs, Web filtering,
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If you think back to your school days, were you a pupil that was easily distracted? Did you gaze out the window yearning to be on the rugby pitch or tennis court? Did you doodle pictures on your exercise book or swap notes with your friend under your desk?We probably all recognise...

10/09
2015
Web filtering may prevent your school from hitting the news
Posted by David Brace on 10/09 at 01:31 PM Education, Web filtering,
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Web filtering does not fill everyone with excitement and many schools still feel they do not need it...until they make headline news.Buying new hardware or ordering a superfast networking infrastructure is so much more inspiring than a bit of software. Plus, your pupils will be so...

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