We Analyzed Thousands of Student Web Searches About Suicide. Here’s What We Learned

Author Headshot

In our day-to-day work at Lightspeed Systems, we’ve seen how a deeper understanding of user behavior can lead to life-saving interventions, particularly for students dealing with mental health challenges.

We recently released a detailed report on cyberbullying trends based on a survey of parents and IT professionals in the K-12 community. We learned that cyberbullying is on the rise, and many agreed that an increase in young people’s access to technology has played a key role in the problem.

Read more on We Analyzed Thousands of Student Web Searches About Suicide. Here’s What We Learned…

Leave a comment

Cyberbullying Is a Growing Threat in K-12 Schools. Here’s How to Stop It

Author Headshot

This month, in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month, Lightspeed Systems is raising awareness about a critical issue impacting students around the world: cyberbullying. As the leader in K-12 web filtering and mobile device management, Lightspeed Systems is proud to empower IT and teachers with the tools they need to track digital learning and keep children safe.

Read more on Cyberbullying Is a Growing Threat in K-12 Schools. Here’s How to Stop It…

Leave a comment

Filter Bypass Tools: What Schools Need to Know About Psiphon, Ultrasurf, Hotspot Shield & More

Author Headshot

A Q&A with Lightspeed Systems VP of Product Development Rob Chambers

Q: What are Psiphon, Ultrasurf and Hotspot Shield?
A: They’re tools designed to bypass internet content filters, designed particularly for use in countries that filter and limit internet access for their citizens.

Read more on Filter Bypass Tools: What Schools Need to Know About Psiphon, Ultrasurf, Hotspot Shield & More…

5 Comments

Help Lightspeed Fight Cyberbullying. Take Our Survey

Author Headshot

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.

Read more on Help Lightspeed Fight Cyberbullying. Take Our Survey…

Leave a comment

Here’s How to Block Students From Using Psiphon, Ultrasurf and Hotspot Shield

Author Headshot

Students have always sought ways to get around your school’s content filter – and we’ve always been a step ahead with innovative features to protect your users, your network, and your school. The latest feature in Lightspeed Systems Web Filter 3: Longhorn gives you more power than ever, with new Filter Bypass Controls that block even the toughest bypass tools, like Psiphon, Ultrasurf, Hotspot Shield and more!

Read more on Here’s How to Block Students From Using Psiphon, Ultrasurf and Hotspot Shield…

11 Comments

How to Get the Most out of Your Lightspeed Systems Web Filter Today

Author Headshot

It’s hard to believe that summer is halfway over. For many school districts, August is a critical time to ensure your network and one-to-one deployment are ready for a flood of students and administrative staff members eager to kick off the new school year.

Read more on How to Get the Most out of Your Lightspeed Systems Web Filter Today…

Leave a comment