See why Lightspeed Filter™ stands apart from Securly and GoGuardian

Find the best web filtering solution for protecting your students online with this comparison chart

As your district evolves to integrate new K-12 technologies, it’s critical that you find a reliable and comprehensive web filter that protects your students wherever they go online.

To help you select the best web filter that meets your schools’ and districts’ unique needs and online student safety plans, check out this resource. You’ll see why Lightspeed Filter better protects communities than Securly and GoGuardian do.

Five Key Ways that Lightspeed Outclasses the Competition

When comparing these five key features, see why other K-12 web filters fall short:

  • Cloud-based filtering across multiple operating systems and environments
  • Out-of-the-box e-safety compliance
  • Comprehensive filtering database and granularity
  • Student safety monitoring
  • Parent controls and visibility

Understanding the web filtering solutions available—and how they address the unique needs of K-12—empowers schools to better protect students and keep the focus on safe learning. Download the comparison chart to find the solution that best secures your community’s safety.

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Don't take our word for it.
Here's what Nate M., Network Analyst, had to say:

Lightspeed is miles ahead in its ease of integration and interface navigation. Extremely convenient and fast across all of our devices. Compared to other solutions [Filter] also has some of the best and more robust reporting options, with the activity log being very helpful.

Dave Munro

United Learning Trust,
Senior Technology Specialist

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Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance