Help Lightspeed Fight Cyberbullying. Take Our Survey

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Protecting students and preventing cyberbullying, violence and self-harm are at the core of what we do at Lightspeed Systems. To fight bullying from all fronts, we’ve created solutions like suspicious search query reports in Web Filter 3: Longhorn, real-time suspicious term alerts in Relay for Google Chrome, and teacher device monitoring via Classroom Orchestrator.

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3 Things to Know for July

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1. The Web Filter 3 general release is here.
And if you’re a Web Filter customer, you need to get your complimentary upgrade! Go here to get version 3 documentation and upgrade instructions, watch the replay of our webinar, take a course, and much more.

2. Here’s the answer to your No. 1 support question.
Now that the general release is available, some customers have asked if it’s possible to continue using their old user agents. Most user agents will still work with version 3. Most user agents will still work with version 3. For Windows, you need to move from the PC User Agent to the LMA (Lightspeed Management Agent), which uses the latest security protocols. Learn more here.

3. What do customers think about the Management Bundle for Windows?
We recently caught up with the staff at Roselle Park School District in New Jersey to learn about their experience with our Management Bundle for Windows. Watch the video here. Then, ask for a personalized demo of the Management Bundle for Windows or new Bundle for Chrome.

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The 10 Coolest Things That Happened at Lightspeed This Summer (Plus Our Fall Plans)

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Today is the last day of summer, and while those of us at Lightspeed have had our share of summer fun, we’ve also been busy, busy, busy. In just the past few months, we’ve launched all sorts of great new solutions, product developments, partnerships, and features on our company website. In case you missed them, here are the highlights.

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The Top 4 Uses for Web Zones

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Are your teachers and administrators using Web Zones? If not, they’re missing out on an important feature inside Lightspeed Systems Web Filter.

So what’s a Web Zone? Think of a Web Zone as a private room: Basically, teachers set up a zone to expand or restrict Web access temporarily. Although Web Filter’s flexible and customizable policies are ideal in most scenarios, there are times when individuals, small groups or classes may need more or less access to the Internet for a while. One way to accomplish this is with Web Zones.

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Calling All IT Pros! Take Our Survey and Win an iPad

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Lightspeed works to solve IT problems in schools around the globe. And we want to bring you content — presentations, Knowledgebase posts and everything else — that helps you solve your top challenges.
Please take this quick survey so we can prioritize that content, efficiently delivering the resources you want and need most. As thanks for your feedback, you’ll be automatically entered to win an iPad.
Got any more great ideas for how Lightspeed can better serve you? Tweet @lightspeedsys with the hashtag #solvedIT.

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