Enforce Google Safe Search for guest devices with Rawstream DNS

Rawstream allows you to enforce Google SafeSearch for all guest devices that connect to the network. Google SafeSearch helps schools and organizations avoid adult content from appearing in search results. SafeSearch is a useful tool and most organizations would want to enable it. SafeSearch For Guest Devices If you have a BYOD policy with devices connecting via ..

How to use Rawstream Content Filtering with Tanaza Cloud Managed WiFi hotspots

Tanaza provide affordable cloud managed wifi hotspots that are simple to use and work great. We are happy to announce that Tanaza now supports Rawstream’s DNS-based web filtering. Tanaza customers need to do the following simple steps: Create an account on Rawstream.com Go to Settings > Networks Click Add New Network For networks with static public IPs customers ..

Rawstream for Chromebooks – Support for public wifi hotspots

Rawstream for Chromebooks – Support for public wifi hotspots

The latest release of the Rawstream for ChromeOS Agent – version 3.0.8 is out – and we’ve included a key feature that you’ve been asking for! Rawstream for Chrome allows you to monitor web traffic for Chromebooks and other ChromeOS devices. Very handy for schools and businesses who are moving to a Google ecosystem. The agent works everywhere, including off-campus ..

Chromebook support for Irlen Syndrome

Chromebook support for Irlen Syndrome

If you, or someone you know, suffers from Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, also known as Irlen Syndrome, a member of our team has developed a Chrome extension that may help. Color Overlay is freely available on the Chrome Web Store. Color Overlay is a color filter which puts a tint on your browser to make text ..

Shadow IT – why vendors are still in the dark about New IT

Shadow IT – why vendors are still in the dark about New IT

Ben Kepes has a post up discussing the dangers of Rogue IT and why IT departments don’t like to say no, but have to. Illustrating with examples of Rogue IT, Ben’s conclusion is that both sides – IT and business users – should talk and understand each other’s position, a detente if you will. But ..

Engage brain and engage staff

Engage brain and engage staff

Productivity – In the dim distant past when we still though Charles might be king one day and The King was still walking in Memphis; I worked in a factory for a while. I was an engineer keeping a line of machines running. At the end of each line was a large board declaring yesterday’s ..

Why your existing web filtering product is misleading you

Why your existing web filtering product is misleading you

Web monitoring solutions are used to monitor web site access. That is a given. But what if the data being collected does not represent a true and fair view of a user’s activity online? In the case of social websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, no web filtering solution shows an accurate view of ..

How-To: User-Based Filtering

How-To: User-Based Filtering

How it works We have an innovative method to support per-user policies based on agent technology. The agent acts as a DNS proxy on the machine – the machine uses the agent as the DNS server and the agent then reponds to the DNS queries. Internal domains continue to resolve normally. Internet activity is monitored ..

Channel Partner? IT Reseller? Here’s why to choose us in 150 words

Channel Partner? IT Reseller? Here’s why to choose us in 150 words

Do you want to jump into one of the fastest growing markets? We help you build your services portfolio by offering your customers a solution to spend their time online productively, profitably, and safely with on our cloud-based web filtering solution. 1. Solve a real pain point – help your customers improve their business’s productivity and keep ..

How-To: Deploying DNS-based filtering

How-To: Deploying DNS-based filtering

How it works DNS based monitoring / filtering works by having Rawstream process the DNS requests from your network. Configure your machine or network router to use the Rawstream DNS servers to answer the DNS queries. When Rawstream receives a DNS query, it checks to see if the source IP is from a customer’s network. ..