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The Anytime, Anywhere, Any Connection Mobile Device Filter

How are you adapting to new mobile device technology? Do you offer your staff an iPad® while inside your building? If you aren’t doing this now, would you consider doing this sometime in the near future? And, do you provide your staff with laptops?


Here are some risks to consider when providing mobile devices:

  • Your staff uses laptops at home and then brings them back into your facility. Did you realize that this can threaten the security of your network? An unfiltered laptop used off-network can be victimized by rogue sites and then compromise your network when it returns.
  • When using a mobile device, it is easy to dodge the filter using widely available WiFi access or a personal hotspot.
  • If your organization works with children, an iPad® can expose them to inappropriate content.

 

Enforce Your Acceptable Use Policy with the Anywhere Filter Mobile Device Filter

Frontera now includes Anywhere Filter, a mobile device filter that protects your mobile devices so you don't have to worrry about these risks. With the new Anywhere Filter, CIPA-compliant Internet access is maintained for your mobile devices when they are used off-network. Your Acceptable Use Policy is enforced using any available Internet connection.


Learn More About BASCOM's Mobile Device Filtering Solution

BASCOM's Anywhere Filter is a powerful mobile device filtering solution that protects the security of your network and enforces your Acceptable Use Policy. To schedule your personal Anywhere Filter demo, fill out a contact form or call us today at 1-888-922-2726.

Our Mobile Internet Filtering Technology Saves Time & Money

alt New security vulnerabilities happen all of the time. But, there's no need to worry. Frontera and its mobile Internet filtering technology are a significant part of your multi-level defense system. Frontera’s Anywhere Filter works with your anti-virus and malware software to complete your security solution by adding another line of defense against virus attacks. It provides effective security by preventing viruses from connecting to malicious servers.

As a significant component of your multi-level defense system, BASCOM's mobile Internet filtering technology safeguards your laptops or iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® devices when used off-network. This relieves your technology staff of the frustrations, burdens, and costs of repairing compromised devices.

Apple Filter for iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch®

alt An Apple filter is now available for Frontera customers who want to use the iPad®, iPad 2, iPhone®, and iPod touch® using iOS. BASCOM's Development Team has designed the new Anywhere Filter that can be downloaded, free of charge, from Apple's App Store. This CIPA-compliant Apple filtering application replaces the default browser on the Apple mobile device.

This is how it works. Your Technology Director creates a Profile that resides on Frontera and defines the filter settings for remote devices. Then, each time a user with your Apple mobile device makes an Internet browser request, the Anywhere Filter communicates with Frontera utilizing a lightweight protocol with reduced overhead that is less complex than typical proxy traffic. This enables the communication to occur faster so that the URL requested by the user can quickly be checked against the Profile. If a user attempts to access a site that isn't allowed, a blocked message displays on the Apple device.
 

Features of the Apple Filtering application:

  • Cross-platform, CIPA-compliant, iPad filtering, iPhone filtering, and iPod touch filtering.
  • Apple filtering is based on URL database with customer-defined allowed and blocked lists.
  • Delivers Dynamic Proxy Detection for protection against anonymous proxy servers.
  • Anytime, anywhere, any connection Apple filtering without the need for a VPN.
  • Enforces your Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Enforces SafeSearch Mode for Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines.
  • Password required to uninstall filtering.
  • Reporting of off-network activity for analyzing Internet use.

Visit the App Store to download BASCOM's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad filtering app for free.

 

  

Frontera Includes a Laptop Filter

For your laptops—including Windows 32- and 64-bit XP/Vista/7 and Mac OS X using Version 10.5 or later on Intel and PPC—this is how remote filtering works. Your Acceptable Use Policy is enforced by Anywhere Filter, the laptop filter included with Frontera for any users either working on your network or remotely. When off-network, any Internet browser requests from a laptop are communicated from BASCOM's Anywhere Filter to Frontera. The Frontera laptop filter then analyzes the requested URL to see if it is in the allowed content database. If it isn't, it sends a blocked and redirect message to the user.

Remote Filtering Simplifies Network Requirements

Therefore, regardless of what network your staff is using, your Internet filtering settings are implemented without the need for a VPN. Now, the Internet is secured with a remote filter that enforces your settings on your laptops.

Enforce Your Acceptable Use Policy with Anywhere Filter

Cross-Platform, CIPA-Compliant Wireless Device Filtering

alt Don't risk your E-rate funding. Enforce your Acceptable Use Policy with BASCOM's Anywhere Filter and its CIPA-compliant wireless device filtering capabilities.

For continued E-rate funding, it is mandated by Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) that Internet content be filtered, even when using mobile devices. It is necessary that your Acceptable Use Policy be enforced for remote users. So, to embrace the benefits of using these wonderful, new portable devices you need anytime, anywhere, any connection filtering, or chance forfeiting your funding.

BASCOM's Anywhere Filter protects your wireless devices. It's a CIPA-compliant filter that enforces your  Acceptable Use Policy so that regardless of the network a mobile user is on, your Internet filtering settings are implemented. Anywhere Filter delivers the cross-platform, CIPA-compliant filtering you need to embrace the educational benefits of new wireless technologies.
 

Keep Your Wireless Devices CIPA-Compliant With BASCOM

BASCOM's Anywhere Filter is a powerful CIPA-compliant filter for wireless devices that protects the security of your network and enforces your Acceptable Use Policy. To schedule your personal Anywhere Filter demo, fill out a contact form or call us today at 1-888-922-2726.

What BASCOM's Mobile Internet Filter Can do for You

alt BASCOM's Anywhere Filter is a mobile school Internet filter that delivers anytime, anywhere, any connection mobile Internet filtering:

  • CIPA Compliance Certification, cross-platform mobile school Internet filter for wireless devices.
  • Filters Internet requests based on BASCOM's extensive, education-specific URL database with customer-defined allowed and blocked lists.
  • Delivers Dynamic Proxy Detection for protection against anonymous proxy servers.
  • Anytime, any connection, anywhere filtering without needing a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  • Enforces your Acceptable Use Policy on off-network laptops.
  • Mobile school Internet filtering for iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® devices with the Anywhere Filter browser app available on the App Store.
  • Enforces SafeSearch Mode for Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines, including images and cached sites.
  • Password required to uninstall.
  • Reporting of off-network activity for analyzing Internet use.
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