How to Easily Decrypt SSL on Any Device

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Hate setting up proxy servers, trust certificates, or PAC files for SSL decryption? You’re not alone; SSL decryption is a time-consuming, costly process.

Unfortunately, schools can’t afford to not get full reporting on HTTPS traffic. More than half of all websites are encrypted, including Google and YouTube. It’s critical for schools to decrypt this traffic in order to set filtering policies and get accurate reports on student activity.

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Using Data for Good: How Relay Reports & Insights Save Lives

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Lightspeed Systems’ goal is to provide schools with smart, advanced tools to help keep students protected from harm. Technology plays a critical role in advancing learning. Sadly, exposure to the internet (and social media, specifically) is linked to an increased risk of depression and other mental health issues. Among 12- to 17-year-olds, suicide is the second leading cause of death.

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Your Top Questions About Relay Smart Agents, Answered

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What are IT’s biggest challenges with filtering today? Last week, we hosted a special webinar on the future of filtering. Here’s what attendees said are their biggest filtering headaches:

– 64%: filtering SSL traffic
– 56%: filtering social media and video
– 44%: filtering multiple device OSes
– 22%: managing filtering hardware

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3 Ways Lightspeed’s Classroom Stands Out in K-12 Ed-Tech

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Classroom learning and device tech are evolving faster than ever. Now, it’s essential to empower teachers with advanced tools and solutions to monitor class activity and keep students engaged.

Lightspeed Systems Classroom, now available for Chrome OS, represents a step up from current device monitoring tools by effectively measuring student productivity with machine learning.



Artificial intelligence isn’t the only thing that makes Classroom stand out. Here’s what sets Classroom apart from other classroom management solutions, according to our friends and partners at Amplified IT.

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Lightspeed Systems Threat Check Arms Schools — With Data and Insights — to Keep Students Safe

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We’ve had a lot of big moments and big releases in my nine years with Lightspeed Systems, but Wednesday was the biggest. We announced Lightspeed Systems Threat Check, a tool that means a lot to all of us — as parents, as employees, and as people. We have to be equipped to better identify and prevent the next crisis before more lives are lost as a result of gun violence, bullying and self-harm.

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14 Things No Other Internet Filter Can Give Your School

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Your internet filter needs to keep students safe and using technology appropriately. But with more technology than ever to manage, your school needs an internet filter that delivers more while saving time. Lightspeed Systems Relay is a revolution in web filtering — with more functionality in an easier, smarter, SAAS platform that saves you time and money. No internet filter besides Relay can do all 14 of these essential things.

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Why It’s Time to Get Smarter About Filtering Your K-12 School

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The Web is changing, technology is changing, and it’s time for filtering to change, too. Relay brings schools a needed revolution in web filtering.

All the things that used to be difficult to filter and report — social media, YouTube, mobile filtering, and SSL traffic — are easy with Relay. Relay is powered by Smart Agents that give you anytime, anywhere, granular control and insight.

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3 Ways Lightspeed Systems Honors Safer Internet Day, Every Day

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Today marks Safer Internet Day 2018, a global event recognizing the importance of keeping the internet safe, especially for young users. According to the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of teens use the internet on a daily basis. Common Sense Media reports that children under 9 spend more than two hours every day in front of device screens.

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