Did You Know

Did You KnowTip
YouTube is not your only source for videos?

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BASCOM Education Specialists have compiled a library of websites devoted solely to videos that can be incorporated into your instruction.

To take advantage of these engaging resources and supplement your curriculum visit Educational Videos in BASCOM Faculty Room™.

January 2014

BASCOM ◆ iOS 7 Features ◆ HTTPS Filtering

BASCOM—Filters Built for Learning
Stay Tuned
January 2014

  • New Vendor ID Supports iOS 7 Reports
    Anywhere Filter will now generate a unique Vendor ID used in place of the Mac Address to generate reports.
  • Enhanced HTTPS filtering with New Server Name Indication (SNI) Support
    SNI extends the SSL/TLS protocol to solve the issue of hosting multiple domains on the same IP address. It accomplishes this by sending the virtual domain information as part of the SSL/TLS negotiation between the client and the server. With this feature, filtering is no longer by IP address only. It can now be performed by site name. For example, can be allowed while blocking (or
  • Productivity Burst using Simplified Reports
    For ease of use these new reports deliver concise information by removing duplicate access requests.
  • Increased Security from Updated Packages
  • New support for Microsoft® Hyper-V® Network Drivers

New Releases

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For your reference, here are past emails outlining features of new releases:

July 2014

January 2014

July 2014


BASCOM Filter ◆ Security and Performance Boost
BASCOM—Filtering built for Learning
Stay Tuned
July 2014

Streamlined Viewing of Security Reports
To quickly locate key information, new viewing options are now offered for Security Reports.

New Access Reports Improve Productivity
These new reports enable blocked and allowed destinations to be viewed by Directory Service Username.

  • Popular Blocked Destinations by Directory Service Username
  • Popular Allowed Destinations by Directory Service Username


Easy Integration with Monitoring Products for Network Management
The new SNMP Settings under Network Settings enable the filter to easily integrate with monitoring products.

At BASCOM, we recognize the challenges of managing a network and maintaining computers. That is why we are continually improving our solutions. As a valued customer, your Software Subscription Service entitles you to these periodic updates. Nightly back-up of configuration files, email and telephone technical support, personalized customer care service, and remote recovery are also included. 

 How to Block a Site in a Profile


BASCOM’s Frontera enables a site to be blocked in a profile.




 How to Block a Site in a Profile


BASCOM’s Anywhere Filter Cloud enables a site to be blocked in a profile.




 How to Allow a Blocked Site in a Profile


BASCOM’s Anywhere Filter Cloud enables a blocked site to be allowed in a profile.




 How to Block a Site in a Lesson


BASCOM’s Global Chalkboard enables a site to be blocked in a lesson.




Educator Resources and Support

Educator Resources and Support

BASCOM shares a mutual goal with all teachers: to help children learn. To accomplish this objective, BASCOM has created a free anytime, anywhere educator resource for K-12 teachers. By entering into a web browser, a teacher can visit BASCOM Faculty Room and have immediate access to a variety of educator support tools.

BASCOM Faculty Room supports teachers by:

  • Providing a featured monthly celebration with links to resources.
  • Offering high quality instructional resources for EC, E, M, and HS handpicked by by our in-house Educational Specialists.

In our united effort to help children achieve, BASCOM welcomes input and suggestions from teachers using our products and educator resources. Your expertise in education combined with our Internet teaching tools brings us both closer to our goal—successful learning in the classroom. To offer input and suggestions, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call us at 1-631-434-6600.

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