Through the Internet, students now have the world at their finger tips. Along with its many riches, students must also navigate a mine field of distractions and hazards. Many schools and libraries can count on PNK Box to help them keep their students safe while on the Internet and focused on learning. In particular, PNK Box can assist schools and libraries in:
- Keeping inappropriate content out of the classroom and computer lab
- Creating a safe learning environment
- Achieving CIPA compliance
- Qualify for E-Rate funding
- Protecting computers from spyware, viruses, and other malware
- Dynamic Web Filter – Filter websites by critical categories for CIPA such as Pornography, Illegal Drugs, Dating, and Hate and Aggression, as well as manage access to web mail, shopping, proxies, and other sites.
- Control Internet usage based on 53 categories that covers over 100 million URLs.
- URLs that have not been seen before are processed and classified in real-time, allowing you to stay one step ahead of your students.
- Block https/ssl sessions by IP, thwarting a popular work around for standard web filtering solutions.
- Control Instant Messenger and other P2P applications – port hopping applications such as instant messenger and bit torrent can bypass standard firewall rules, consume network traffic, introduce malware, and open a door for child predators. PNK Box allows you to control these applications and set reasonable restrictions for your network.
- Block Viruses, Spyware, Spam, Phish, and Other Malware – PNK Box scans all traffic including http and ftp for viruses, worms, spyware, phishing, and other threats to protect your network and the personal information of your students.
- Monitoring – PNK Box Reports lets you see who’s doing what on your network, including reporting by active directory user name. This lets you monitor for violations of your acceptable use policy and identify suspect behavior.
- Policy Management – Create an unlimited number of web usage policies based on user and/or time of day, including rules appropriate for teacher, staff, and students as well as different age groups.
PNK Box is a great tool for the educational community and is priced per user. Call today for a free quote. 1-800-285-2448