Web Filtering

Real-time categorisation of 99.99% of the active web, supporting over 500m users globally, ensuring the most up to date categorisation available

Premium Education Focused Category Web Filtering

Real-time categorisation and unrivalled coverage of 99.99% of the active web delivers the most granual and reliable controls for schools. With over 500 million users globally and 4 trillion queries a month, the services is continually being collaboratively advanced for schools. 

Our service uses a combination of machine learning and human quality assurance to maintain high accuracy, and it is updated in real-time. Nearly 4 trillion queries per month ensure the most collaborative and real-time updating of each site.

 

Active Web Coverage

99.99%

Language Support

200+

Categories

480+

Users

500m+

Key Points:

  •    We cover 99.99% of the active web, providing unrivalled coverage.
  •    We offer 32 Master categories for ease of use.
  •    Delivers malware detection in links.
  •    Nearly 4 trillion queries per month ensure the most collaborative and
         real-time updating of each site.
  •    Our service uses a combination of machine learning and human quality
          assurance to maintain high accuracy,and it is updated in real-time.
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Key Features Include:

  • 480 + Web Filtering Categories
    480 + Web Filtering Categories provide granular controls of web content to ensure that inappropriate content is blocked but educational content is freely accessible.
  • Detailed Categorisation
    Categorisation includes domains and sub URL’s in the domain.
  • 100% guarantee on the top 1 million
    99.99% of the active web categorised with a 100% guarantee on the top 1 million of the most common sites on the Internet.
  • Updated every 5 minutes
    Databases are updated every 5 minutes to ensure the best protection for the network against compromised sites and malware distribution points.
  • Strong protection combined with flexible granular policies
    Page based filtering allows for more flexible granular policies for students whilst protecting them from possible inappropriate content.
  • Easily align digital pedagogy programs
    Easily align digital pedagogy programs with internet filtering policies of the school.

Important Facts around Web filtering

Black and White listing is not enough

Many web gateways and firewalls allow administrators to create blacklists where all URLs or web destinations are allowed (default allow) other than those in the blacklist.

Alternatively all URLs are blocked (default block) other than those in a whitelist. This was potentially manageable and useful in the early days of the Internet, but today with literally billions of URLs the task of maintaining lists is near-on impossible.

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CyberHound category web filtering ensures the very best management of the constantly evolving Internet landscape.