Keeping students safe on school-issued devices while they’re at school is usually straightforward. School web filter appliances can handle this task easily. But when those devices travel outside of school walls, an appliance-based filter is no longer the right tool for the job. Chico Unified School District experienced this in 2017. Implementing a 1:1 Chromebook … Continue reading How a Cloud-based School Web Filter Helped Chico Unified Build a Districtwide Culture of Trust & Security
How edtech in school districts has evolved since the rise of 1:1 and the Common Core.
Securly now works with iKeepSafe and IWF to ensure online child safety and protect student privacy.
The following are real student responses from an international survey we conducted during Summer 2015. 1. “You don’t get rude ads or viruses.” Pop-ups and pseudo-content are not only annoying, but also often times dangerous. Online aggressors specifically target children, enticing them to click on attractive advertisements or links leading to viruses. YouTube launched “YouTube Kids” in response … Continue reading 8 Reasons Students Like Securly Web Filtering
The end of UK Local Authority school networks By: Richard Moore In the UK, Local Authorities (LA’s) have been responsible for providing schools with fast, safe internet connectivity for the past 20 years. However, in 2000 the Academy program allowed schools to take control of their own finances and to operate as independent businesses funded … Continue reading Why UK Schools Are Choosing Securly